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An epic of new dimensions
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An epic of new dimensions

January 16, 2022

Title: Srirama Bharatham Author:  Dr. N.M. Girijapathi Year: 2021 Pages:  374 Price: Rs. 450 Publisher: Naimisha Publications,   Mysuru By Prof. Chandrasekharaiah, Visiting Professor,  Sri Basaveshwara Centre, Kuvempu Institute of  Kannada Studies, UoM I heard in disbelief when Dr. N.M. Girijapathi first revealed that he has composed a narrative poem of epic proportions in Kannada based…

A useful reference work for those interested in Indian culture & its aspects
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A useful reference work for those interested in Indian culture & its aspects

December 18, 2021

Title:                                     Indian Culture Kannada Original:              Dr. S. Srikanta Sastri English translation:          Prof. S. Naganath Year:                                       2021 Pages:                                    669 Price:                                      Rs. 800 Publisher:                            Notion Press Media  Pvt.  Ltd., Chennai Originally written in Kannada by renowned scholar and historian, Dr. S. Srikanta Sastri (1904-1974) under the title “Bharathiya Samskruthi”…

A Mariner’s Tryst with Real Heroes
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A Mariner’s Tryst with Real Heroes

November 29, 2021

By R. Chandra Prakash This is a media impacted world. Information is no more merely a News, but a means of shaping the opinions of even an ordinary citizen. Media changed the direction of life of D.V. Sridharan, a trained marine engineer. After a decade of service on the sea and across the world he…

‘Tai Nadu’ P.R. Ramaiah A family story
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‘Tai Nadu’ P.R. Ramaiah A family story

November 12, 2021

By Gouri Satya, Sr. Journalist Title : Heegondu Kutumbada Kathe Author: Palahalli Vishwanath Year:      2021 Pages:   343 Price:     Rs.280 Publisher: Vasantha Prakashana, Jayanagar, Bengaluru As one enters the Lansdowne Building Road from the Jaganmohan Palace Road in Mysuru, one sees a prominent signboard on the first floor of the now neglected heritage building. It reads…

Book talk: City with many colourful feathers
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Book talk: City with many colourful feathers

September 14, 2021

By R. Chandra Prakash Title: Memorable Mysoreans: A Collection of Biographical Sketches  Author: Dr. Bhagirath  S. Naganath Year: 2021 Pages:  225 Price:  Rs. 249 Publisher: Notion Press Media Pvt Ltd. Mysore city has several epithets — Heritage City, Cultural City, Educational City, Capital City, a Planned City, Garden City, Yoga City and many others as…

INDIAN CULTURE: A Compendium of Indian History, Culture and Heritage launched
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INDIAN CULTURE: A Compendium of Indian History, Culture and Heritage launched

July 21, 2021

English translation of Dr. S. Srikanta Sastri’s Kannada Classic work “Bharathiya Samskruthi” Title:  INDIAN CULTURE –  A Compendium of Indian History, Culture and Heritage  Original Author:  Dr. S. Srikanta Sastri (in Kannada as “Bharathiya Samskruthi” – 1954) English Translation:  Prof. S. Naganath Year of Publication:  2021 Pages: 674 Price: Rs.800 Publisher:  Notion Press INDIA Pvt….

A piece of medieval history well-packaged !
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A piece of medieval history well-packaged !

May 2, 2021

Title : Sword of Shivaji  Author : K.B. Ganapathy Year : 2021 Pages : 110 pages Price : Rs. 100 Publisher : Samvahana, Mysuru Cover pix : Ganjifa Raghupathi  Bhat By Dr. C. Naganna  Almost all writers of my acquaintance in Karnataka have come out with one book or a couple of books in Kannada…

How great men died – Preparing for Death
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How great men died – Preparing for Death

April 20, 2021

Title: Preparing for Death  Author: Arun Shourie Pages: 516 Price: Rs. 799 Publisher: Viking  – Penguin Random House, India By R. Chandra Prakash Death has moulded attitude to life in the evolution of most of the philosophies. Death has haunted life in such a way that values became bases of religious beliefs. It will not be…

Booktalk: Narratives that leave indelible impression in mind
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Booktalk: Narratives that leave indelible impression in mind

November 4, 2020

Title: Baduku Paarijaata  Author:  Dr. Geetha Seetharam Language: Kannada Pages: 108+iv Price:  Rs. 100 Publisher:  Panchajanya Publications, Papareddypalya, Bengaluru Life has been interpreted by many renowned writers in different languages that may help us understand its full import. The legendary writer D.V. Gundappa (DVG) opined that life is a mere cart and its reins lie…

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