Letter to the Editor | Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Śakti, Sāhasa. Strength, Courage. Every Bengal Bouts practice ends with those two words in Bengali (pronounced “shakti, shahosh”). This tradition was something I looked forward to each day during my time in the club. A call-and-response type breakdown of practice, the resulting echo from some 200 Bengal Bouts members never failed to give me chills.