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Last hymn of the Rig Veda
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Last hymn of the Rig Veda

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist The Rig Veda has over a thousand hymns (sukta) that are arranged in ten chapters (mandala). The first and the tenth mandalas have precisely 191 hymns, indicating that the arrangement of hymns is not random, but deliberate. This organisation of hymns is attributed to Vyasa. Internal…

Mysuru Warrior spins his way into Mumbai Indians
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Mysuru Warrior spins his way into Mumbai Indians

Krishnappa Gowtham (K. Gowtham) is known to Mysureans as a Mysuru Warrior as he plays for the Mysuru Warriors, city’s team in the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). This Karnataka cricketer, who made his first-class debut against Uttar Pradesh in Meerut during November 2012, had to wait another three years before returning to the State team…

The typical Indian solution- Jugaad
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The typical Indian solution- Jugaad

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A typical solution for all problems “Jugaad,” a  colloquial Hindi and Punjabi word. Universally accepted. Funnily the interpretation or the meaning of the word jugaad means different to different people. For some it is an innovative fix, for some it is creativity with meagre resources, for some it…

Allergy and Asthma
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Allergy and Asthma

Allergy is an abnormal exaggerated Immunological reaction to substances that are generally considered ‘harmless’ to most of us. The main reason of being allergic is due to the genetic tendency and environmental interaction. Around 20% of the population has this tendency. Allergy can start at any age: even from birth till old age. Generally, allergies…

Mysuru’s nonagenarian unravels Mudra way to health
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Mysuru’s nonagenarian unravels Mudra way to health

Title :  The Science of Mudras & Your Health Author  : Prof. D.V.S. Iyer Pages    :  68 Price      : Rs. 50  Publisher :  Vaidyavartha Prakashana Mysuru Mysuru-based well-known promoter of wellness, industrialist Dr. B.R. Pai, in the course of his presentation of simplified insight into healthy living on many platforms proclaims his conviction that…

Harmony and balance
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Harmony and balance

By S.B. Surendran, Accredited Master Feng Shui Consultant In Feng Shui, the symbolism of what we see is very important, hence orienting and placing the right décor and symbols is quite important especially for bedrooms. The bedroom space is the ultimate inner sanctum where the person is most vulnerable during sleep to recharge the chi….

Tree Facts: Amrutha balli – A divine herb…
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Tree Facts: Amrutha balli – A divine herb…

India is endowed with innumerable medicinal plants. Among these, ‘Amrutha balli’ tops the list being the most used premier medicinal herb. It is a miraculous ancient herb with amazing medicinal values and health benefits. The name ‘Amrita,’ which literally translates to ‘the root of immortality’ or ‘nectar’ lends its name to the plant. Native to…

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