• Cauvery Madhavan

Sentiments behind nativity play are universal and a great life lesson.

Compassion, empathy, charity – no one faith can have an exclusive claim over these

Children, with their untutored eyes, are often the first to recognise that the sentiments behind the nativity are universal


Across the country blue sheets are being excitedly whipped off beds in the name of the Mother of God. Striped tea towels are flying off the shelves to adorn the heads of eager shepherds, and all over the nation wire-hangers are being born again as wings.

‘Tis the season for the nativity play, and we can all look back or look on to what it meant as a child or what it means as a parent – everyone of us knows the drama that is involved in this particular casting call.... Read More