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The Amreekan Desi

The Amreekan Desi

By Nikita Goel
A Podcast dedicated to Desi Women breaking stereotypes, crossing boundaries, and awakening the Durga within.
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10 Cool Things You Did Not Know About Lord Ganesha
We celebrate this 10 day long festival every year but how many of us really know what is Ganesh Chaturthi and why is it celebrated?
September 10, 2021
Is Walking Away From Marriage Easier Today?
Almost 50 percent of all marriages in the United States will end in divorce or separation. Let’s Understand Why Deciding to end your marriage, without question is the most heart-breaking decision a couple could face. Marriage does not necessarily keep two people tied together, it’s the love and friendship between them. Walking out of a relationship that you thought would end a lifetime and were willing to do anything to make it work is difficult but staying in an unhappy marriage could be worse. There’s an increasing number of divorces all around the globe which was unheard of in the past centuries. Our parents and grandparents were united through marriages and they managed to be a happy throughout their lifetimes Unlike our generation (Millenials) that chose their life partner, fell head over heels in love and tied knots in marriage and within a few years, they realize they cannot live together. There have been couples who were lovers for almost a decade but fall apart within a year of marriage. What has changed? Why has it become easier to walk out a relationship? Let us try and understand in today’s Episode why there has been an upsurge of Divorces in the 21st century?
September 10, 2021
The show “Explained” on Netflix just did an episode on chess. Not sure how much weed was smoked.
“ And countries that do not have a history of competitive chess are producing some of the world’s best chess players. Countries like India“ HOLD MY BEER! India Invented Chess.
August 26, 2021
Stop This Bullshit! Raksha Bandhan Is Not Patriarchal
Raksha Bandhan is a modern name for Raksha Sutra. It is a Hindu festival celebrated throughout the South East Asia and some parts of the Middle East. A majority of people are demeaning this festival. It is time we find the truth ourselves by shedding the layers of centuries old colonized minds.
August 17, 2021
Is your Inner Child Ruining your Adult Relationships
Have you ever wondered why you are always triggered by a certain thing someone says or does and how you can trace it back to your childhood. Here are the signs that your inner child is wounded; 1- You constantly criticize/ doubt yourself. 2- You are unforgiving to yourself and others. 3- You have deep insecurities and abandonement issues. 4- You feel restless when not in your comfort zone. Let’s walk together and talk about how our relationships as adults are largely determined by our childhood experiences
August 13, 2021
Listen to this if you are lucky enough to have a parent or two alive on this planet, Call them Now
We are so busy growing up, we often forget our parents are growing old. No matter, how different your world is today- You are still their everything. The harsh truth of our mortal life is that we are all going to die.. Spend as much time as you can with your parents before they leave for their heavenly abode
August 4, 2021
Kundalini Awakening: Living in the 4th Dimension
Kundalini Awakening is rise of the ultimate energy residing within all of us. It is often envisioned as a three and a half times coiled snake sitting dormant at the end of our spine.
July 30, 2021
Is it that time of the month?
“ God, she is bitchy tonight. It must be that time of the month” “Girl, why are you so cranky, Is that Aunt Flo”. Urban Dictionary tells me, “ That time of the month” is an excuse used by women in order to get by whatever they want. Really? Let’s talk
July 27, 2021
The correlation between the wardrobe of a woman and the dignity of the family
Once you tie the knot in India, womeb have to look different. Your wardrobe had to announce your marital status.
July 19, 2021
New Delhi- Ye Sheher Nahi Mehfil Hai
Ask a Dilliwala and you’ll know what it actually means to live in India’s capital- New Delhi. It’s a concrete jungle bubbling with over enthusiastic people. There is always something happening in the city that the world is talking about. Whatever your idea of happiness is, You’ll find it in New Delhi
July 7, 2021
What is the significance of chanting Gayatri Mantra 108 times?
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June 30, 2021