My birth given name is Mahankirn Kaur Khalsa, which means Great Ray of Light. I got the nickname "Mahani" from my aunt as my mother had the exact same name.
My 6 year old "Mama is God a girl or a boy?" What do you think I asked her.. "I think he is a boy as God is like a boy's name.
Reflecting on the past 30 years since I embarked on an Air India flight to go to boarding school in India, full of excitement and anticipation, not realizing the reality of what lay ahead.