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A Day of Fulfilment
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A Day of Fulfilment

February 19, 2020

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Tyagaraja Aradhana is held every year on the anniversary of the day the great saint achieved Samadhi in 1847, that is, on the Pushya Bahula Panchami day. Bangalore Nagarathnamma, an ardent devotee of Tyagaraja, considering that she owed her considerable wealth to the grace of Tyagaraja, dedicated her life’s earnings to…

Living for and through Lavani
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Living for and through Lavani

February 19, 2020

By Nandini Srinivasan  For the men seated in the Bhoomigeeta theatre at Rangayana on Sunday evening, at the ‘Sangeet Bari’ show, held as part of Bahuroopi-2020 National Theatre Festival, it was a delectable evening indeed!  While the young whistled and hooted, the old twitched, turned, blushed, smiled and gasped as the warm memories of their…

Gain confidence through Feng Shui
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Gain confidence through Feng Shui

February 17, 2020

By S.B.S. Surendran Understanding the metaphysical science of Feng shui  is quite simple and implementing some of the basic recommendations are logical and practical too. The metaphysical science can be adapted for all aspects of daily life and human aspirations. Feng shui principles can aid ion improving determination, confidence and this in turn helps in…

DC turns his Bungalow into a Nature’s Paradise
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DC turns his Bungalow into a Nature’s Paradise

February 16, 2020

By B. C. Thimmaiah Not many Government Officers holding high positions are ready to swap his or her work at the desk for muddy boots. But Mysuru has a Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar, who dons many roles apart from being the head of the District. He is a nature-lover, an avid birder, photographer and…

How Mummadi and his  Queens built Mysore
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How Mummadi and his Queens built Mysore

February 16, 2020

By Gouri Satya, Sr.Journalist As a few other subjects drew my attention, I could not continue to write about the past history of Mysore for the last few weeks. My earlier articles on the old city of Mysore published in these columns, in particular on Agraharas and Keris, received overwhelming response. Readers posted hundreds of…

Tales from Family Lore…
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Tales from Family Lore…

February 16, 2020

By Girija Madhavan Images of the 1920s and early 1930s are reprints of the descriptions of my father, M. Venkatesh and mother Mukta, a memory bank for me. Venkatesh was an engineer in the Mysore State Railways. Mysore was a conservative society, each community adhering strictly to their customs but living together in amity. My…

Feeding a Zoo!
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Feeding a Zoo!

February 16, 2020

What it takes to feed carnivores, omnivores, frugivores, insectivores, foliavores and nectavores By S. Kenneth Shishir One might think feeding a Zoo is easy. But Zoo keepers say that a lot of planning and preparation goes into animal diets. With more than 100 species of animals, reptiles and birds residing at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens…

Eclipse Chaser
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Eclipse Chaser

February 16, 2020

Meet city’s octogenarian umbraphile who travels the globe chasing a blackened Sun By B.C. Thimmaiah Though a total solar eclipse occurs about every 18 months or so, its visibility at any particular place is extremely rare. In order to experience the full effect of the eclipse, one must be on the ‘path of totality’, a…

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