The Boy & the Bindi Book by Vivek Shraya

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized
  • Post comments:0 Comments

A five-year-old boy becomes fascinated with his mother’s bindi, the red dot commonly worn by South Asian women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have one of his own. Rather than chastise her son, she agrees to it, and teaches him about its cultural significance, allowing the boy to discover the magic of the bindi, which in turn gives him permission to be more fully himself.

Gender & Cultural Differences
Critical and Reflective Thinking, Personal and Social responsibility

Leave a Reply