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Making the world a better place to live in for all
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Making the world a better place to live in for all

Play ‘Stage Chemistry – Neuro-psychiatric Disorders on Stage’ dismantles borders and barriers By Dr. R. Purnima, Director, Children’s Literary Club The play ‘Stage Chemistry – Neuro-psychiatric Disorders on Stage’ was recently enacted by Children’s Literary Club in Mysuru and I was the scriptwriter, director and producer. Let me tell you the story behind why I…

Sayoga: A one-stop boutique for yoga
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Sayoga: A one-stop boutique for yoga

By Sujata Rajpal It’s not that in life every venture begins with a dream. Sometimes ideas erupt out of nothing but ultimately take the form of a dream. The story of Sayoga, a boutique store for yoga enthusiasts is something similar. It all started with providing accommodation to yoga practitioners visiting Mysuru. “Foreigners, who come…

Mysuru reJoises Ashtanga Yoga
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Mysuru reJoises Ashtanga Yoga

Sharath Jois, the world’s foremost authority in Ashtanga yoga, talks about benefits of yoga, his institute and why he is never tired of teaching this ancient yogic method. By Arathi Menon While the rest of the world knows the seasons to be four in number, an Ashtanga yoga practitioner, who makes his annual pilgrimage to…

Yoga for Health
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Yoga for Health

Setting the mood for the International Yoga Day on June 21 with Mysuru’s own yoga champion Khushi performing with her fellow friends in front of the imposing Crawford Hall, this Weekend Star Supplement takes a look at how the Heritage City is gradually evolving as the global yoga hub. The tag Pensioners’ Paradise no longer…

Zakat: The obligatory act during Holy Ramzan
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Zakat: The obligatory act during Holy Ramzan

By Shadan Muneer, Freelance Journalist The essence of Islam is peace and brotherhood. The core teachings emphasises that people live in peace and harmony and believe that the disparity between the rich and the poor needs to be bridged. Islam prescribes sharing of one’s wealth with the less fortunate and chalks out the method through…

Yagna or Puja
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Yagna or Puja

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist It is common amongst Western scholars and their Westernised students to differentiate between the Vedic yagna and the Puranic puja, rituals that define the two major phases of Hinduism, one that flourished over 3,000 years ago and one that emerged 2,000 years ago. Of course, at…

Womenfolk scale new heights…
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Womenfolk scale new heights…

By Tiger Solanki Having heard about the tales of Himalayan Expedition on several occasions and having listened to my son’s tales several times, I was little apprehensive whether I can do a Himalayan expedition or not. I was having back pain and was apprehensive about the cold too but I could still do it and…

Ramzan eats & treats in Mysuru
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Ramzan eats & treats in Mysuru

By S. Kenneth Shishir Ramzan holy month is definitely about tasting varieties when it comes to food and everyone in city — irrespective of caste and religion — get together to savour the delights as an assortment of dishes from across the country make an entry, bringing about diversity to the kind of food culture…

Feeling good…
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Feeling good…

The fundamental premise of Feng Shui is the interaction of the five elements, the energy due to the individual element and the interaction of the elements in a space. Although all the elements are of equal importance and great significance, water and fire elements are quite dangerous when they are out of proportion or misaligned….

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