“Hindu culture and heritage have intricately woven themselves into my identity as a British Indian, nurturing attributes that define me: positivity, composure, open-mindedness, empathy, and rationality.
“The practice of yoga and meditation stands relevant in the modern world. Yoga not only promotes physical well-being but also fosters mental clarity and emotional balance, contributing to my composed demeanour and rational thinking. Meditation, a cornerstone of Hindu philosophy, cultivates mindfulness and empathy, enhancing my ability to understand and connect with others.
“Hindu culture’s emphasis on unity in diversity guides me towards open-mindedness and inclusivity. The influence of family, friends, and community forms an integral part of my well-being, enabling me to comprehend diverse perspectives. As a British Indian, I find immense value in the teachings of my culture, allowing me to embrace my identity with confidence and make a positive impact on both my local and global communities.”
Sharath Kumar is a Manager in Data & Analytics at KPMG UK. Explore other stories in our Culture Spotlight series.