For this first episode of our bi-weekly series Grief, Gratitude, Grace, my co-host Sarah Hines and I are joined by Chandra Ramamurthy from Mumbai.
Chandra was familiar with grief through her work as a psychologist working with AIDS patients before she suffered the most profound loss of her only child Naman to suicide.
Sarah and I had the privilege of sitting down with Chandra for this wide ranging discussion on grief. Chandra's spirit shines through as she shares Naman's story and speaks about her professional experience and about grief as India saw shocking pandemic death tolls during the summer of 2021.
As she shares her story, Chandra explores the importance of speaking openly about grief, how it brings us together as humans while also isolating us, the importance of gathering and supporting one another, the healing power of gratitude and the need for grace.
Sarah and I are so grateful to Chandra for her willingness to tell her and Naman's story with us and with you our audience. I am sure anyone grieving or comforting those who grieve will agree that this is an essential conversation that will help many find a way forward after loss.
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