Episode 13: A cultural Insight into Indian Jews
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1y ago
Tis the most wonderful time of the year…isn’t it? Despite the dreary weather December always bring a lot of cheer…there’s something magical about this time of the year…people are a lot kinder and more giving. Whether you are religious or secular, this time of the year is festive. We all know that Christmas is always on December 25th and is about the celebration of Jesus Christ. The Jewish festival of lights is Hanukah which starts on December 18th this year…based on the lunar calendar, this eight-day festival differs each year. In the next episode of the Stories Between the Lines podcast, I br ..read more
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Episode 12: Reflection on A Country Called Childhood
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by Stories Between the Lines
1y ago
“We didn’t get to choose the childhood we were given, but we can choose what to do with the stuff of our childhood memories.” Every Thanksgiving, we have a tradition in our family to go around the table to mention one thing each of us is thankful for. And almost always, family is the #1 gratitude, followed by friends who are like family.  Now more than ever, we need this reflection because we live in such uncertain times.  The people in our lives who had a hand in shaping who we are and making us better people from the good and not-so-good experiences that hit us in this journey call ..read more
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Episode 11: Ponniyan Selvan - Lost in the Era of the Cholas
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by Stories Between the Lines
1y ago
Ponniyan Selvan – PS (Ponni’s Beloved) - the Indian version of Game of Thornes   Fresh Flood | Whirlwind of emotions | Sword of Slaughter | Fight for the Crown | The Pinnacle of Sacrifice. How many of you have read this literary masterpiece? Does the thought of reading over 2,000 pages (5 volumes) feel daunting? Then tune in to this episode of the Stories Between the Lines Podcast for a quick and easy version of this much-cherished novel to give you a glimpse into a story that glorifies a forgotten piece of Indian history – the Mighty Chola Dynasty. The story is a perfect blend of valor ..read more
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Episode 10: In Conversation with the Pitch Perfect Diva of Carnatic Music - Dr. Sudha Ragunathan
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by Stories Between the Lines
1y ago
When Words Fail Music Speaks – these words hold so much truth. Music has no language and  is a medium that connects people and emotions. In the next episode of the Stories Between the Podcast I have the extreme honor of presenting a delightful conversation with the Pitch Perfect Diva of Carnatic Music (South Indian Classical Music)  Padmabushan awardee Sangitha Kalanidhi Dr. Sudha Ragunathan. Her soulful voice coupled with an infectious smile has won her a legion of fans all over the world. In this episode, we get a glimpse into her multi-faceted personality beyond the mystical world ..read more
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Episode 10: In Conversation with the Pitch Perfect Diva of Carnatic Music - Sudha Raghunathan
Stories Between the Lines
by Stories Between the Lines
1y ago
When Words Fail Music Speaks – these words hold so much truth. Music has no language and  is a medium that connects people and emotions. In the next episode of the Stories Between the Podcast I have the extreme honor of presenting a delightful conversation with the Pitch Perfect Diva of Carnatic Music (South Indian Classical Music)  Padmabushan, Sangitha Kalanidhi Smt. Sudha Raghunathan. Her soulful voice coupled with an infectious smile has won her a legion of fans all over the world. In this episode, we get a glimpse into her multi-faceted personality beyond the mystical world of m ..read more
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Episode #9: Always wear your Invisible Crown
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by Stories Between the Lines
2y ago
If an opportunity doesn’t knock on your door-BUILD A DOOR – this is the mantra of Mrs. India USA 2022. Do you need a little pick-me-up today or a little nudge to break a mental barrier that is stopping you from taking that next step towards your dream, then listen to this episode of the Stories Between the Lines Podcast – in conversation with the real-life beauty queen Shalini Madan Sharad who does justice to the phrase – Confidence is Beautiful ..read more
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Episode #8: Mother's Day Musings
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by Stories Between the Lines
2y ago
Have you ever wondered how Mother’s day started and by who? This episode Stories Between the Lines Podcast has a few historical tidbits, some musings, a book recommendation specially for mom’s in their midlife, and soundbites from one of the most memorable movies that portray a mother’s wise words ..read more
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Episode #7: A Reflection on Friendship
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by Stories Between the Lines
2y ago
Feb 14th may be all about hearts and chocolates and roses, candies, and romantic relationships, but the day is also a celebration of friendships – those special girlfriends you have in your life! Here’s a short and sweet episode of the Stories Between the Lines Podcast reflecting on female friendships – your inner circle – your tribe. I have included a few much-loved clips from some of our favorite sitcoms (Parks and Recreation, Friends, and Sex and the City) for some throwback moments – these clips offer a much-needed perspective (and not prescription) on friendship. How many of you say this ..read more
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Episode #6: Devouring the Tasty Pages of Flavors of Home - A cook book & more
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by Stories Between the Lines
2y ago
The Stories Between the Line podcast features the tasty pages of the Flavors of Home – a cookbook packed with equal parts of stunning photographs, lip-smacking recipes, and nostalgic food stories. I had a lovely chat with Dr. Veenu Chopra, who the author of this brilliant cookbook. Like her book, Dr. Chopra’s life is like a perfect blend of Indian spices. She was born in Amritsar (Punjab), raised in Alleppey (Kerala), educated in Ooty (Tamil nadu) and Trivandrum (Kerala), and has been living in New Delhi for over 40 years. Through her book, she traces her family roots from Lahore – in the pre ..read more
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Episode #5: Kolam – Reconnecting the Dots of this Sacred Art
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by Stories Between the Lines
2y ago
Kolam is an ancient ceremonial art of connecting dots to form a beautiful pattern – it is beautiful, mathematical, spiritual, and has a hidden socio-cultural message. This episode of the Stories Between the Lines podcast celebrates this ceremonial art and to honor the women who perform this art at the thresholds of their house every day, even to this date. What’s in Kolam – you may wonder. There is more to this art than what meets the eyes. Dr. Vijaya Nagarajan an Associate Professor of Theology, Religious and Environmental Studies at the University of San Francisco eloquently explains that th ..read more
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