Naming Our Daughter

Naming Our Daughter

Naturally, everyone asks our daughter’s name. Some ask, “Does she have an American name or an Indian name?” Some, who are more privy to the ways of Indian family tradition, ask, “Did you choose her name, or did his family choose her name?”

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The Ghoonghat Chronicles – Part 1

The Ghoonghat Chronicles – Part 1

The practice of ghoonghat is the practice of a bride covering her head in the presence of elders, most especially elder men in her husband’s family. This means covering her head in front of her husband’s father, his elder brothers, his elder male cousins, and uncles.

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