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Lakshmi helps us define who’s God and who’s not
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Lakshmi helps us define who’s God and who’s not

September 24, 2020

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist Everyone needs, and wants Lakshmi in Hindu mythology: Devas, Asuras, Rakshasas, Yakshas. But each one’s relationship with wealth is different. Some like Ram and Duryodhana are lucky, they are born in rich families. Ram is a positive, divine character, in the Ramayana but Duryodhana is a…

Building and Chi
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Building and Chi

September 21, 2020

Fundamental principle of Feng Shui is the flow of unhindered energy known as Chi (pronounced “chee”). This is said to be the life force pervading everything on the planet. Chinese Medicine describes the flow of Chi along the meridians within the body for a building. In the science of Feng Shui, the Chi depicts the…

SKYWATCH: A mesmerizing experience
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SKYWATCH: A mesmerizing experience

September 20, 2020

Six planets galore in the evening sky at greater heights By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer Planet Watching’ is one of the most enthralling, pleasurable and spellbinding experience. If we witness the sky on a dark, clear night we can see many hundreds of stars and few terrestrial planets. They are not alike; they…

Flowers to enhance beauty  of illuminated Circles this Dasara
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Flowers to enhance beauty of illuminated Circles this Dasara

September 18, 2020

Mysore Palace gears up for Navarathri with flower pot arrangements and rose garden By M.T. Yogesh Kumar [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] This Dasara, colourful flowers will add additional glitter to the illuminated streets, Circles and prominent structures within the city boundaries. Though it will be a low-key Dasara as decided by the State Government…

US Open Review: Dominic Thiem fourth time lucky
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US Open Review: Dominic Thiem fourth time lucky

September 18, 2020

By U.B. Acharya As most of the tennis followers would have already seen on TV (live or later in news channels) or read in the newspapers that after failing thrice in the ultimate round to the two great champions, Dominic Thiem of Austria (pronounced as ‘Teem’) won his first major Title namely the US Open…

Sarna, the Harappan Tree Goddess
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Sarna, the Harappan Tree Goddess

September 17, 2020

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist One of the things in the about-4,000-year-old Harappan seals is the value placed on trees. There is the peepal tree and the babool (acacia) tree that have been identified. The peepal tree is identified by its characteristic wide tapering leaves. The babool tree is identified by…

Tukk… tukkk… tukkk… goes the Coppersmith
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Tukk… tukkk… tukkk… goes the Coppersmith

September 16, 2020

By Ragoo Rao, Ethologist This is the repetitive, monotonous, steady sound, one hears in a grove of trees, or a single standing heavy tree, that gives the bird that makes this sound, the name Coppersmith Barbet – Megalaima haemacephala as known in the Ornithological world. In yesteryears, when the metal copper was manually beaten into…

Engineer’s Day Today: Anecdotes on Sir MV
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Engineer’s Day Today: Anecdotes on Sir MV

September 15, 2020

By H.R. Bapu Satyanarayana, Retired Chief Engineer At the present juncture India suffers from crisis of values that has distorted our outlook impacting in all spheres of activities. September 15 is celebrated as Engineer’s Day all over India to commemorate the birthday of Sir M. Visvesvaraya (MV), Engineer-Statesman of the then Mysore State.  He was…

Creating opportunities through energy flow
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Creating opportunities through energy flow

September 14, 2020

Organising the space and orienting things to garner support and improve prosperity is the primary focus while adapting Feng Shui. The time-tested solutions in Feng Shui aids in activating specific aspirations in our lives. There are many whose burning issue is relationship and everything else is fine, for few others it could be wealth and…

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