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Land of body parts
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Land of body parts

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist The Buddhists and the Hindus share the idea of the land becoming sacred, when it is connected with the body of a holy being. Let us first hear the Buddhist story. We are told that when Buddha died, his body was cremated, and after the cremation,…

Rashtriya Yuva Sangeetotsava-2018
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Rashtriya Yuva Sangeetotsava-2018

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur November of 2018 was unique with regard to music. Apart from celebrating the Kannada Rajyotsava, three music conferences marked the beginning of this month. While two conferences were held in Bengaluru, one was held in Mysuru. Karnataka Ganakala Parishat’s annual music conference and Veenatattva Prakashika-2, the second international Veena conference…

CHANOYU: The Japanese Tea Ceremony
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CHANOYU: The Japanese Tea Ceremony

By Girija Madhavan  Chanoyu,” or “The Way of Tea” is a Japanese tradition of serving tea, a ritual evolved over centuries. It is the ceremonial presentation of “Matcha” or powdered green tea by a Tea Master [man or woman] to a small group of guests, generally in specified tea houses. With Zen Buddhist origins, it…

Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach
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Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach

By Prof. P.K. Misra Street vendors in a growing modern Indian city is an interesting and challenging phenomenon as it throws up many significant questions for which we do not have informed explanations. There is hardly any systematic and reliable data on them. For the people whom they serve they are customary strangers. For urban…

Why you shouldn’t miss Khadi Utsav
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Why you shouldn’t miss Khadi Utsav

By Ramesh Kebbehundi You can trace the journey of a thread — Khadi or the Fabric of Freedom — and at the same time wear clothes made out of it at the ongoing State-level Khadi Utsav, an exhibition-cum-sale organised by Karnataka State Khadi and Village Industries Board at J.K. Grounds in city. The mega display…

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