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Pykara for some romantic time
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Pykara for some romantic time

Pykara is a village and river is located around 21 km from Ooty. Pykara River rises at Mukurthi peak, flows through Pykara and Glenmorgan dams, and forms part of an important hydro-electric power project. The river flows over a series of waterfalls, the last two of 55 metres (180 ft) and 61 metres (200 ft)…

For a serene  weekend at Honnemaradu
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For a serene  weekend at Honnemaradu

Honnemaradu is a tourist place situated on the backwaters of River Sharavathi in Shivamogga district. Honnemaradu derived its name from the Honne tree. However, the literal meaning of Honnemaradu is Golden Lake. It is located about 35 km from Sagara on the way to Jog Falls. It is a small village perched on the hills…

Nruthyopasana, a promising platform for Bharatanatyam artistes
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Nruthyopasana, a promising platform for Bharatanatyam artistes

Nruthyopasana is an annual dance festival which offers a promising platform for every individual learning Bharatanatyam under Kala Sandesha Prathishtana. This year’s Nruthyopasana, a three- day festival with Grant-in-aid by the Ministry of Culture, was organised at various ends of the heritage city, Mysuru. Day-1 (Jan. 26) of Nruthyo-pasana was held at Ganabharathi (Veene Seshanna…

Haridasotsava at Ganabharathi
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Haridasotsava at Ganabharathi

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Ganabharathi of Mysuru revived a good old tradition of celebrating Haridasa Utsava instead of Tyagaraja Aradhana which goes on throughout the month from many music sabhas at Mysuru. Retaining its ‘Taruna Bharathi,’ a platform for young musicians, it added two more days of Haridasa Utsava which spread from Feb. 2…

Aligning prosperity
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Aligning prosperity

Vaastu-Fengu Shui and Bio-energetics – By S.B.S. Surendran, Accredited Master, Feng Shui Consultant. Designing and placing the main door and frame is an essential part of a building construction hence adapting the right dimensions, material and position ensures that the house is not deprived of good energy which would in turn affect the occupants over a…

Nritya Naadaamrita: New dimension to instrumental music with dance
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Nritya Naadaamrita: New dimension to instrumental music with dance

Sri Nadabrahama Sangeetha Sabha, in association with Mysuru Kalabhimani Balaga and other prestigious Music and Dance organisations of Mysuru, have organised an unique presentation of Chitraveena and Dance by Sangeetha Samrat N. Ravikiran and Smitha Madhav named ‘Pancha Mahapurushara Mukthimarga’ at Sri Vasudevacharya Bhavana, Sri Nadabrahama Sangeetha Sabha, on JLB Road in city on Feb….

Jerry Vincent the Sound Engineer par excellence
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Jerry Vincent the Sound Engineer par excellence

For many, Sound Engineering is an unknown entity. But it is one of the prime and critical factors that make music soothing to ears. With Sound Engineering being an emerging field in the music industry, there is a lot of demand for talented professionals. Star of Mysore met one such talented Sound Engineer in the…

Star cultural scene: The changing trends…
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Star cultural scene: The changing trends…

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur The rasikas of Mysuru were treated with a number of Bharatanatyam performances during the 20th year celebrations of ‘Nrityagiri’ Academy of Performing Arts and Research Centre, recently. The grand three days event that was held at the Open Air  Theatre of Ganabharathi gave an opportunity to many dance schools of…

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