Exploring and rejuvenating our unique position in the discourse around Femininity and Womanhood. Introduction by Vidhu Sharma, Beyond-the-Bindi co-editor and festival coordinator.
Exploring the concept of Leadership, Dharma and what it means for women.
Exploring the different lenses and biases through which we 'see' empowerment across civilisations, cultures and geographies.
Explaining the misconceptions and false stereotypes of the ancient science of Tantra.
Exploring the stereotypical definitions of 'Primitive' through the exploration of goddesses.
This session explores the perspectives from Telugu culture on Femininity and Womanhood.
In conversation with Dipti Vora, partner at PwC on the challenges of ascending the corporate ladder.
A masterclass for graduates in being confident and authentic about bringing their identity to the workplace.
Exploring the life changing decision of becoming a Brahmacharini.
Understanding the unique concept and meaning of 'sewa' and how women have supported society's most vulnerable in times of need.
In conversation with Reena Vekaria on her journey to explore the life of this great visionary female leader of India.
A conversation journeying the transition from scepticism to amazement around the ancient sciences around menstrual practices.
Simran Solanki, a british-born teenager asks pertinent questions to elder Vidhula Ambekar.
This interactive session will explore the role that men can play in the upliftment of women, and how we can educate the next generation in understanding critical gender issues.
A session explores the complex and nuanced intersection of being an Indian woman and navigating our relationship with traditions.
A journey through how feminine energy is channelled through Dance.
Exploring the mistranslation of the Kama Sutra and misconceptions around how Hindu culture approaches conversations about sex and sexuality
Newly-wed Puja prepares groom-to-be Sumit for marriage by guiding him through Hindu wedding rituals and their significance
Exploring how the arts have had an impact on our psyche how depictions of the feminine have formulated our perceptions.
Supperclub Chef Sohini Banerjee will walk Beyond the Bindi authors through making jodubazaar potatoes and tomato chutney from scratch
This interactive session explores the important issue of Caste and how its interpretations and misinterpretations have led to enduring faultlines.
Unearthing Ancient Sciences behind Menstrual Practices with author Sinu Joseph
In conversation with Sangamam on the Tamil culture's perspectives on Femininity and Womanhood.
Imparting and nurturing values in difficult circumstances.
We can take for granted how having a mother in our life is of so much value. This heartfelt session discusses the experiences of motherlessness.