Hacks for improved matching

At the outset, let me confess that I am a huge fan of the uppit kesari bath model of marriages, except of course when the coffee is unpalatable! Until now, I had not found a way to convince my generation why this model works best in the arranged set up. After recently speaking to someone of…

Yella okay, arranged marriage yaake?

Traditionally, in India, parents arranged marriages for their wards almost like how they selected the kindergartens they send their kids to and there was no two words to how this was done. Children finding their own partners were usually chided by the society and that’s how the strange term “love marriage” originated in India. It…

Manipulation or Preparation?

While I was in the middle of recruiting season last year, I found preparation for certain structured interviews extremely stifling. I found them too cookie cutter and not testing for one’s inherent traits, instead for one’s ability to acquire certain new traits through rigorous preparation. I constantly felt like I was not being myself, somehow cheating…

Karabath series

If you are familiar with the traditional heN noding shastra (from kannada movies), then most common thindi that is served to the to-be-groom is Karabath and Kesaribath. Since i am not very fond of sweets, i’d prefer just the Karabath. (You get very yummy karabath in Veena Stores,Margosa Road,Malleswaram). Just like how you put your toe…