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Rajeev Taranath – the genius
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Rajeev Taranath – the genius

September 16, 2019

Bangalore Brothers display harmony in music By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan It is no joke for a musician to be performing at the age of 86. Sarod playing demands a particular posture which is not easy to manage for more than half-an-hour at the most. But this 86 years young gifted musician sits for more than…

Art of balancing
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Art of balancing

September 16, 2019

The Chinese awareness of the earth’s magnetic field dates back to the Shang dynasty (1650-1027 BC). However, it was not until 500 BC during the Zhou dynasty that this information was used as an orientation aid. At that time, orientation instruments were created in such shapes as needles, spoons, and disks; these were used to…

BEADING: Unsung Beadstringers of Ashoka Road
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BEADING: Unsung Beadstringers of Ashoka Road

September 14, 2019

By Shadan Muneer Beadwork is the use of beads in fabric decoration and ornamental design. Beads were used decoratively in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome and during the Indus Valley civilisation. However, today, the art that is handmade is becoming increasingly hard to find, which is reflected in its price point in the marketplace. Beadwork,…

Vijay Siva – A traditionalist’s music
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Vijay Siva – A traditionalist’s music

September 13, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan On the 4th day of the Music Festival at 8th Cross, V.V. Mohalla, Vijay Siva gave a vocal recital with his younger brother Manoj Siva on mridanga, Trivandrum Sampath on violin and G.S. Ramanujam of Mysuru on ghata.  Unstinted devotion to traditionalism, utter conviction, distinct clarity in diction, and a total…

For a Rasika Rains don’t Ruin…
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For a Rasika Rains don’t Ruin…

September 13, 2019

Sri Mysore B. Nagaraj curated the 39th edition of Articulate Festival for Articulate Trust for Arts at Veene Seshanna Bhavana in city on Aug. 18 as part of every month 3rd Sunday concert series to a packed hall. The festival started with a pandanallur style of Bharatanayam by Spoorthi Aurobbindo, her inaugural choice was a…

Passion for Sanskrit drives Sudharma
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Passion for Sanskrit drives Sudharma

September 12, 2019

The World’s Only Sanskrit Daily printed and published from Mysuru turns gold By Sreekanth Datta Many have declared Sanskrit to be a dead language. Though Sanskrit may be the least-spoken language in India, it is far from being done and dusted. Ethnologue, a reference work that provides information and statistics about living languages around the…

Mythology of Harappa
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Mythology of Harappa

September 12, 2019

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik The Harappan civilisation thrived between 2500 BCE and 1900 BCE, lasting six centuries, existing 4,000 years ago. In these cities, we find seals with images that give a tantalising glimpse of a mythology that may have thrived in those cities before the arrival of Indo-European myths 500 years later, around 1500…

Go with the flow
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Go with the flow

September 9, 2019

The art and science of creating prosperity and harmony, known as Feng Shui from the ancient oriental civilisation and its equivalent from Indian civilisation known as Vastu, is not just a process of decoration but a tool to create an environment that has the best energy to support the specific activity, or activities intended for…

Satyagraha Soudha remains a centre for illegal activities
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Satyagraha Soudha remains a centre for illegal activities

September 8, 2019

Local residents hope to see a new Shivapura Freedom Monument at least for Platinum Jubilee of India’s Independence By Nagaiah Lalanakere Any road traveller from Mysuru to Bengaluru would not miss a striking red and white building with a unique shape at Shivapura in Maddur taluk, Mandya district.  One plain look at the building will…

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