Best of the Week- 7 November 2010 (via Sonia Jaspal’s RiskBoard)

Sonia Jaspal is always telling me things I don’t know. If you know me, you realize that this doesn’t happen all the time. Currently, the President of the United States is in India negotiating trade deals and explaining to the nation of India that taking American jobs is really a good thing for us. He was there during the celebration of a major holiday. Sonia Jaspal in this post explains the holiday and its importance.

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James Pilant

Best of the Week- 7 November 2010 This week India celebrated the festival of lights, Diwali. The sound of firecrackers is still ringing in my ears and everybody has binged on sweets and dry fruits. Everybody is spending Sunday recuperating from the excesses of Friday and Saturday. On Diwali, Hindus celebrate Prince Ram’s return to his hometown Ayodya after living fourteen years in exile. Let me go a bit back in Hindu philosophy. As per Hindu cosmetology, the world has a cycle of … Read More

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