EP 029: Elephant in the Room – Unveiling the Mysteries of Ganesh Chaturthi!

Let’s unravel the mystique and grandeur of Ganesh Chaturthi! From the cosmic tale of Lord Ganesha’s birth to our modern, cross-cultural spin on the celebrations, this episode is your gateway to one of Hinduism’s celebrated festivals. 🎉🐘

EP 028: The Strings, Beads, and Toe Jams That Bind: Mangalsutra & Toe Rings—An Epic of Indian Wedding Bling

Join us in this exhilarating episode where we unbox the timeless bling of Indian weddings—Mangalsutra and Toe Rings! From their age-old symbolism to their modern makeovers, we cover it all. Ideal listening for anyone ranging from a soon-to-be Indian bride to an international jewelry thief looking for cultural context. Don’t miss it!

EP 027:  The Lemon, The Chilies, and The Cross-Cultural Knot: Understanding Superstitions in India

This episode of ‘Married to India’ dives deep into the vibrant and perplexing world of Indian superstitions, where faith meets tradition, as well, as a bit of mysticism. Host Amy Regeti explores how these beliefs intersect with religion and culture, often creating intriguing yet confusing dynamics in a cross-cultural relationship. Whether navigating the ‘Evil Eye’ or curious about why you shouldn’t sweep the house after sunset, this episode is your guide to understanding the roles these superstitions play in Indian families and how they can affect your relationship. Tune in for an eye-opening discussion, real-life anecdotes, and practical advice on how to tread these culturally rich yet challenging waters.

EP 026: The Unthinkable – Navigating Heartbreak and Grooming in a Multicultural Family

In this deeply personal episode, host Amy Regeti tackles a difficult chapter of their family’s life: the sudden decision to walk away under the cover of darkness by their 19-year-old daughter. In a twist that left them devastated, she left with a 53-year-old married man, an unexpected turn stemming from a fateful graduation party. Listen as she heartbreakingly delves into the painful reality of grooming, the anguish it has brought into their lives, and the complexities of navigating such a sensitive issue in a multicultural setting. This episode offers a raw, emotional, yet insightful look into a topic that’s often left unspoken.

EP 025: A BIG move! BIL, SIL, and Kids move four miles away

25 years after moving to the United States my brother-in-law (BIL), sister-in-law (SIL) and the kids have finally moved to the Virginia, just 4 miles away from us. It’s a dream come true, the Regeti’s are finally all together.

EP 024: The Loss of a Great Man

No loss is ever easy, and anyone who ever claims that time heals all wounds is not as wise as they think they may be. Losing my father-in-law (FIL) has been one of the most heartbreaking moments of my life personally. We learn with time that processing and dealing with a loss becomes more bearable daily but never easier.