Faren Rajkumar

Western Fire, Eastern Wood - By Faren Rajkumar

Ascending

Ascending By Faren Rajkumar hold me, but then let me fall to strike the ground like Indian rain something I have seen only in my sleep where I dance amidst a dark monsoon until I find myself drowned, unable to breathe face down against the wet earth praying for release from this body unaware of the tempest evolving in the …

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Tattvamasi

Tat Tvam Asi

Tat Tvam Asi By Faren Rajkumar maybe I should begin writing new prayers, in a language my own and simple soft things I can understand the whispering rise of the moon haseya, haseya stillness of early morning in my chest sat nam laughter when a lost thing is finally found svaha feet striking the ground on a paththat soon will …

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Diwali Festival of Light

Author by Faren Rajkumar The entire Desh-Videsh Media Group team warmly welcomes Faren Rajkumar as its newest staff writer. Faren’s background and experience both with journalism and creative writing makes her an ideal member of our growing team. My year always begins anew on the darkest of nights. For as long as I can remember, Diwali has been a night …

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Vedic Science

Vedic Science

Author by Faren Rajkumar The most ancient of all religions has found itself thrust into the middle of a modern sphere that differs so dramatically from the days of ancient India. Hinduism is free from the worldly confines of a date of origin, setting it far apart from so many other religions that are able to boast proud relevance in …

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Western Fire, Eastern Wood - By Faren Rajkumar

Western Fire, Eastern Wood

Author by Faren Rajkumar To be a true American is to be patriotic and persevering. A good American citizen understands the constitution and is aware of and protects their rights to free speech, press and religion. “If the freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter,” said George Washington. …

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