My Wedding Henna + The Henna Artist's Bighearted Alka Joshi on Saris
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#Authors #Writing #India #Pro-Choice #WomensRights #DressCodes

“The Henna Artist,” by Alka Joshi is as big-hearted as the novelist! Here Alka discusses how today’s professional women of India handle dress codes.

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Time Stamps (where segments begin):

  1. HBT introduction
  2. Today’s topic and about today’s guest 1:05
  3. Alka Joshi discusses the wearing of saris in India
  4. My question for you and episode outro
  5. HBT outro

Links used for the HBT blog post of this episode:

Photos available at the HBT post for this show:

  • Book cover of “The Henna Artist,” by Alka Joshi.
  • Screenshot of Alka lauding “Big Magic,” by Elizabeth Gilbert.
  • Photos of me, da-AL, with henna tattoos for my wedding.
  • Screenshot of Alka from her youtube channel.
  • Alka’s photos from Ansal University, just outside of New Delhi: Gurgaon's news bulletin board, students, architecture staff.
  • Alka’s photo of an architect wearing a sari.
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