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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…

Self-discovery by a teacher
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Self-discovery by a teacher

January 2, 2020

Title : Reflections of a Teacher Author : K.L. Nagaraju Pages : 230 Price : Rs. 250 Year : 2018 Publisher : Notion Press, Chennai We learn from Thythiriya Upanishad about the virtue of respecting mother, father, guru and guest, all being perceived as divinity. Even as the outlook of people at large towards teachers…

Grandma’s Tale
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Grandma’s Tale

December 31, 2019

Title : Rajammal Author : Bharathi Ghanashyam Pages : 235 Price : Rs. 200 for Kindle version with a free Kindle reader;  Rs. 508 for paperback. Publisher : Self-published on Amazon By Gouri Satya, Sr. Journalist Rarely do we come across a great grand-daughter writing a novel thinly based on her great grandmother. Bharathi Ghanashyam…

Book talk: Salvation from sorrow
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Book talk: Salvation from sorrow

December 30, 2019

Title: The Path of from Sorrow Author: Acharya Mahashraman Translator:   Samani Vinay Pragya Pages:   156 Price:     Rs. 100 Publisher:  Jain Vishva Bharathi Ladnun, Rajasthan (2018) Jain Acharya Maha-shraman’s simple-to-follow prescriptions for leading a purposeful and satisfying life free from sorrow by limiting desires presented in this booklet drawing from Rajasthani literature conforms to the Kannada…

Book talk: A worthy role model
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Book talk: A worthy role model

December 30, 2019

Title:      Back to the Native Village Authors: H.R. Chandravadana Rao and Prof. T.R. Vijayaraghavan Pages:   104 Price:     Rs. 100 Publisher:  H.R. Chandravadana Rao, Mysuru (2019) The narrative of prose fiction, being shorter than a novel and longer than a short story by the authors, rich in sentimental tone, originally written by the first author…

Mysuru Dance Guru in Global Glare
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Mysuru Dance Guru in Global Glare

December 29, 2019

Title :  Vasundhara – Odyssey of a Dancer Author :  George S. Paul Pages :  220 Price :  Rs. 1,699 Year :  2019 Publisher :  Notion Press, Chennai This splendidly illustrated biography of Dr. Vasundhara Doraswamy traces the 50-year spirited journey of the renowned Bharatanatyam exponent, a revered Guru for thousands of her students initiated…

A father figure of forest’s flora and fauna
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A father figure of forest’s flora and fauna

December 22, 2019

Title :  An Autobiography of a Kodava Forester Author :  Dr. Kodira Achappa Kushalapa, IFS (Retd.) Pages :  228 Price :  Rs. 200 Year :  2019 Publisher : Dr. K.A. Kushalapa, Mysuru. In the film of 90 minutes duration, titled “Beautiful people: Some call them animals,” a comic allegory produced in 1974, focussing on various…

Saga of selfless service
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Saga of selfless service

December 19, 2019

Title :  Sutturu Suradhenu Author :  K. Veerabhadra Translater :  Padma Ramachandra Sharma Pages : 582 Price :  Rs. 350 Year :  2019 Publisher :  Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Grantha-male, Mysuru A lthough the publication has been deemed to be a novel, the narrative is actually a biographical record of Suttur Seer Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra…

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