“Life can only be understood backwards……” Part 3

Previously on Masala Chai, we brought Sameer's story to you. In case you've missed these, the links are: https://masalachaimusings.com/2018/06/15/life-can-only-be-understood-backwards https://masalachaimusings.com/2018/06/29/life-can-only-be-understood-backwards-2 Today we bring you the third and last post in the series from Sameer where he reaches back into the deep recesses of his past. “You look like Mandakhini” Sameer continues...........“There was an incident that... Continue Reading →

Introducing Cutting Chai!!

For those of us who know 'chai', we can agree that brewing never really stops. After we finish a cuppa we find a reason to have another. So for many of us 'masala chai' is a reason, a medium, a task, a process and also a reward. The musings here at Masala Chai keep brewing... Continue Reading →

Love, lust and family life: Beyond singular stories

On Masala Chai we have eschewed singular stories. As the renowned author Chimamanda Adichie argues, our personal and social lives, our cultures, are imbued with overlapping stories and any attempts to reduce that becomes an oversimplification, a flattening of the immense diversity that exists in any given context. Whichever story is told therefore, is not... Continue Reading →

Exactly a year ago!

  https://www.facebook.com/musingsaboutlittlepeople/videos/2094399790587944/?hc_ref=ARQLccwr2siZSJM_Fy3MF8if1mEczzCKC2COy9C9W4BRiRbx2t3aSb-SJjfMefNgs-g We embarked on this journey exactly a year ago. Our Friday morning masala chai comes with a click at "Publish..." tab on the top right corner of the ‘create post’ page! MC enjoys its weekend reading comments and tracing the journey our posts make across the globe. To celebrate the day, we have... Continue Reading →

MC turns One!

We embarked on this journey exactly an year ago. Now for one whole year our Friday Morning masala chai comes with a click at "Publish..." tab on the top right corner of create post page! MC enjoys its weekend in reading comments from readers and tracing the journey our posts do across the globe. To... Continue Reading →

Things that stew in my mind

Why do adults sometimes feel powerless with children when it comes to stopping them from doing something? Why is it so hard for some for us to say NO to a child? On the one hand we have instances of harsh disciplining that can sometimes become abusive, and on the other, over-indulgence. How does one... Continue Reading →

‘Our’ Birthday Greetings!

We are because of our readers! May is our birthday month and it’s been a year for us here at Masala Chai, brewing essays. If you’ve followed us through the year, you may know how valuable our contributors and readers are to us. Our collaborators have been formative for our posts. Masala Chai aims at... Continue Reading →

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