My Paati by Rekha

Blog post by Rekha Sriram Like the Tam Brahm Maamis, kosha podavai clad paatis too are a unique lot. They live in TamBrahm households sometimes dominating, sometimes demure; opining what is right and what is wrong. They uphold our culture and keep worrying that generations after, TamBrahms are going to let the culture, traditions and beliefs (so well protected by them) easily… Read More My Paati by Rekha

Tamil Brahmins are (Un)likely to Fade Away by V Sriram #BookReview

Blog post by V. Sriram, Chief Librarian, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram     BOOK REVIEW: Tamil Brahmans: The Making of a Middle – Class Caste by C. J. Fuller and Haripriya Narasimhan     Tamil Brahmin community are privileged people. That is how members of other communities perceive them. However; the truth is that Tamil… Read More Tamil Brahmins are (Un)likely to Fade Away by V Sriram #BookReview