Flood victims in Tando Allahyar, Sindh, Pakistan The disaster weighs heavy! For which crime they pay levy? Their houses washed away, And fields destroyed totally! They pray for mercy, Water Gods poured heavy! Jhulelal Saeein has to come, in manifestation of you and me! Wake up O’ sleeping folks, Share a dime, to help out … Continue reading Sindh Floods!
Monica Gokaldas expresses her views about how the influence of the ancients from Mohen jo Daro emerges in the present day life. As a young child when I learnt about Mohen jo Daro in the history class it fascinated me that I got to learn something about Sindh: The land of our ancestors. My feeble … Continue reading Inheritance from Mohen Jo Daro
A story of holding on to the religious beliefs and the religion one is born into. Is it good to convert into another religion?
The Hindu Sindhis celebrate Cheti Chand as their New year. Since the partition of India only a fraction of Sindhis remained in Sindh territory which came under Pakistan. Thousands of Sindhi families that were forced to abandon their abode during the partition of the country migrated to India and various other parts of the world. Since there is no state that belongs to this growing community, they are recognized as world citizens and have adapted themselves to respective cultures and continents. The uniting factor is their culture that marks Cheti Chand as their day of identity.
Patriotism of sorts is observed by patriots. Living in the country one doesn't sometimes think much about it but staying away from one's motherland one yearns for that identity and belongingness.