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129th Ramotsava by Ramabhyudaya Sabha – 11: Spiritual and Melodic
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129th Ramotsava by Ramabhyudaya Sabha – 11: Spiritual and Melodic

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan On the concluding day of Ramotsava at Alamma’s Choutry, Vidyabhushana sang devotional songs. Pradeshachar accompanied him on violin, H.L. Shivashankaraswamy on mridanga, his disciple Nagaraj on tabla and M.R. Manjunath on ghata. Devaranamas and bhajans were sung only in temples and at homes before. Their concert appearance is comparatively a recent…

A morning at Nrityagiri Academy
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A morning at Nrityagiri Academy

By B.K. Viswanath It was a bright Sunday morning as I responded to an invitation by Dr. Kripa Phadke, Director of Nrityagiri Academy of Performing Arts and Research Centre, to attend a talk on ‘The Art of dance culture from the Vedic times to the Contemporary’ by Natyacharya Prof. K. Ramamurthy Rao, Director of Nupura…

129th Ramotsava by Ramabhyudaya Sabha – 10
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129th Ramotsava by Ramabhyudaya Sabha – 10

By Dr. Padmavathi  Narasimhan T.M. Krishna sang on the tenth day of Ramabhyudaya Sabha’s Ramotsava at Alamma’s Choultry. He was accompanied by Akkarai Subhalakshmi on violin, K.V. Prasad on mridanga and Vazhappally Krishnakumar on ghata. As a vocalist, T.M. Krishna has courted controversy by making a large number of innovations in the style and substance…

Beat Depression by Photo Shopping
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Beat Depression by Photo Shopping

Muni Rao Mane, a man whose car photo collections inspire, impress By N. Niranjan Nikam Despite the depression smothering him he could not do much about it. It came to such a pass that his friends and relatives started noticing him talking to himself on the road (still the ubiquitous mobile phones had not proliferated)…

Dogs of the Gods
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Dogs of the Gods

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In traditional Hindu society, dogs are considered inauspicious. This is most evident in dharma shastras, which were put together about 2,000 years ago. Dogs were associated with death, as well as with pollution and, therefore, belonged to the periphery of society. Dog-eater was a common way…

Clearing Roadblocks
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Clearing Roadblocks

By S.B.S. Surendran, Accredited Master Feng Shui Consultant Many a times, our dreams, aspirations and desires face sudden roadblocks and things which have been sure of happening seem to remain a mirage. At times, such obstacles could be due to the individual zodiac luck not favourable or could be the cause and effect of the…

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