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Feel fresh in your home
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Feel fresh in your home

January 27, 2020

The ancient Chinese metaphysics known as Feng Shui  says that the land’s energy could either make or break the kingdom. Hence this metaphysical science was most revered in the ancient times under certain emperors’  regime. Theories of yin and yang, as well as Feng Shui form some of the basic principles of Taoism and the…

The Clean Picture
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The Clean Picture

January 25, 2020

Who will wash your clothes and iron your formals and whites if not these Dhobis? Almost hidden and unnoticed by people, Mysuru has four Dhobi Ghats where families of washer men try to sustain themselves by washing and ironing clothes from dawn to dusk. One can always find them scrubbing and washing clothes and later…

India becomes a Republic: Somnath Temple in Gujarat, The First General Elections, Bharat Ratna to Nehru
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India becomes a Republic: Somnath Temple in Gujarat, The First General Elections, Bharat Ratna to Nehru

January 25, 2020

By Dr. C.D. Sreenivasa Murthy [Continued from yesterday] The famous Somnath temple was in Junagadh State (or Junagarh, a Princely State in Gujarat) before Independence and was known for its splendour and wealth. It was first plundered and destroyed by Gazni Mahamood in 1025 and subsequently by many more foreign invaders. After India’s Independence and…

India becomes a Republic
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India becomes a Republic

January 24, 2020

The First President, The First Prime Minister and The Initial Years… By Dr. C.D. Sreenivasa Murthy India gained Independence on 15th August 1947 but technically it was not yet a fully free nation. The newly-independent country had a dominion status and  King George VI of Britain was its nominal head. The process of giving it…

Good-deva Bad-asura
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Good-deva Bad-asura

January 23, 2020

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist If you read the Vedas, which are nearly 4000 years old, the word ‘asura’ does not mean demon, or villain, but quite the opposite, a divine being. It’s a title given to Indra, Agni, Rudra, Varuna, and to most Vedic deities. Vritra, the enemy of Indra,…

Wilderness to Wellness
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Wilderness to Wellness

January 23, 2020

Title :  Annual Report 2018-19 Author :  Officer-in-charge , Mysuru Zoo Pages :  79 Publisher :  Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysuru The narrative, presented in a coffee table book form and printed on art paper, enriched by nearly 250 multi-coloured pictures, comprising 32 sections including a brief history of the Mysuru-based Zoo, established in 1892,…

What Next? For those who are at career crossroads
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What Next? For those who are at career crossroads

January 21, 2020

Title: At The Crossroads – How to Make The Right Choice for a Successful Career Author: Shankar Bellur Category: Career Counselling Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Adhyyan Books Pages: 184 (paperback) Price: Rs. 399 The quality of life depends on the choice made at every critical phase of our lives. A wrong decision made, for any…

Nrutya Samarpana and Somashree Awards presentation ceremony
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Nrutya Samarpana and Somashree Awards presentation ceremony

January 19, 2020

By Kala Rasika Many people have different ways of expressions and different actions while paying tributes to their departed father and Guru. Vidushi Srilakshmi Kumar has her own way to express gratitude and salute her father Kalashree late T.N. Somashekhar and Founder of Shri Umamaheshwara Nrutya Kalakshetra Trust in 1951. Srilakshmi Kumar, an established dancer…

Calendar Chronicles
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Calendar Chronicles

January 18, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar A calendar is a system of organising days for social, religious, commercial or administrative purposes. This is done by giving names to periods of time, typically days, weeks, months and years. A calendar is also a physical record of such a system. Everyone looks into a calendar at one point of…

Masculine and Feminine Gods
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Masculine and Feminine Gods

January 16, 2020

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In mythology, generally, masculinity refers to the human desire to dominate and be territorial like the proverbial alpha male. In a positive sense it protects, in a negative sense it controls. Femininity is associated with nourishment, with feeding others (in a positive sense) and consuming others…

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