There is a Madonna in a half-bath tub in a field across from the home serving as spiritual center of artist Carrie Dashow's newest practice: creating the Atina brand of Ayurvedic condiments with her Kerala-born husband, Suresh, in Catskill, NY. From a chunky ginger-turmeric finishing jam to pickles, their condiments are both grounded in an almost 5000 year old tradition and a modern sense of place. Listen in to hear the magic and wonder that fills so much of Carrie's life from meeting her husband during a cyclone to her performance piece aimed at saying hello to one million people to the unique relationship she has with deepening identity.

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