On Zakat, Or Spartan Charity

You will not find me volunteering for charity driven “causes” and the like. I am not for vainglorious philanthropy. I do not make donations to third parties. I do not believe in middle men. I need to see where my money is going. More importantly, I need to see where my help is going. I … Continue reading

Inguru Dosi

He boards the bus, carrying just a bag on his side. He puts his hand in and takes out a little packet, “inguru dosi, rupiyal pahai”. He’s selling ginger candy, at five rupees a packet. I know of no one who has a particular liking for inguru dosi, I’d never heard of it until the … Continue reading