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Who made God Perfect?
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Who made God Perfect?

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist I recently heard an Odia song where Lakshmi and Parvati tease each other by mocking each other’s husbands. Lakshmi wonders about the health of Shiva’s mount, Nandi, who she describes as an old weak bull. Parvati retorts by describing Vishnu as a cowherd who should know…

Metal Power
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Metal Power

By S.B.S. Surendran In the theory of the five elements in Feng Shui, each of the elements have a specific significance and importance. The element Metal signifies many important aspects in our life like strength, networking luck, mentor support etc. Metal element in Feng Shui décor is symbolized by round shape and circular decor items…

LOOKING BACK . . . Precious Things
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LOOKING BACK . . . Precious Things

Musings on my Ma’s Memorabilia… By D. Lalitha Rao There are philosophical systems like Feng Shui that speak of harmony between people and natural forces. For example, one belief is that if a mirror in the house reflects gardens and trees outdoors, it brings positive energy into the house. While the scientific basis for such…

Tree Facts: Pretty Periwinkle
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Tree Facts: Pretty Periwinkle

With shiny leaves and pretty flowers ‘Periwinkle’ is a unique plant, which blends ornamental values and medicinal properties. It has earned the name  ‘Sadabahar’ in Hindi as the flowers are literally ever blooming. French referred to it as “Violet of the Sorcerers” as it could ward off evil spirits. In  Kannada  it is  “Nithya pushpa”,…

Geetharnava: A Musical Extravaganza…
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Geetharnava: A Musical Extravaganza…

By Pooja Dev Dayananda Saraswathi once said, “Though music transcends language, culture and time, though notes are the same, Indian music is unique because it is evolved, sophisticated and melodies are defined.” Thus, it is very clear that Indian music is the greatest asset that our ancestors have given us. And we, Indians are the…

SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT: Yugadi
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SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT: Yugadi

Ugadi for Hindus ushers in the New Year which is celebrated with joy and happiness. Various delicacies are prepared as part of the festival and the new Panchanga is brought out. This year, it is ‘Hevilambi Nama Samvatsara’ and we at Star of Mysore wish everyone a Happy Ugadi and pray that the New Year…

Income Tax on salaries
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Income Tax on salaries

The end of FY 2016-17 is fast approaching and the Income Tax (IT) on salaries shall be calculated accordingly before end of March 2017 and remitted before the due date. Any excess or shortfall in taxes deducted can be adjusted during the financial year 2016-17, that is before 31.3.2017. The Income Tax is deductible annually…

EGYPT: An enigma inside a riddle – 2
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EGYPT: An enigma inside a riddle – 2

Tracing the glorious Egyptian Civilisation. By B.S. Narayanaswamy  [Continued from yesterday] It all started with Great Napolean conquering Egypt in 1799 and made it a French Colony. His army could find a stone (now called Rosetta stone) with strange etchings of three languages at a place called Rashid, 15 kms from Alexandria. This paved the…

EGYPT: An enigma inside a riddle – 1
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EGYPT: An enigma inside a riddle – 1

By B.S. Narayanaswamy, Freelance Consultant (Valuation), Bengaluru Since my child hood, I was fascinated with the History of Egypt, its Pyramids, Pharaohs and their legends and not to forget the Mummies. All this kindled my fascination to visit this country and my dream came true last month. A serious traveller should not visit Egypt unless…

What is the opposite of intellectual?
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What is the opposite of intellectual?

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist Globally, we are seeing a wave against intellectuals, those whose rationality overthrew the priests of yore, who saw the world through a mathematical prism, and sought to create a fair and just society by redistribution of wealth and power, using logic. In Vedic theory, one can…

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