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A critical work that salutes motherhood
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A critical work that salutes motherhood

April 17, 2023

Title : Bhyrappanavara Krithigalalli Taytanada Teregalu Author :  Prof. L.V. Shantakumari Page s: 144 Price : Rs.175 Publisher:  Sahitya Bhandara, Bengaluru By Prof. G.L. Shekar Bhyrappanavara Krithigalalli Taytanada Teregalu,’ authored by Prof. L.V. Shantakumari, a critic and a translator, is a critical work that salutes motherhood delineated in its myriad forms and manifestations in Dr….

Mysuru’s most active NGO
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Mysuru’s most active NGO

March 6, 2023

The Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP), which was formed in Mysuru in the year 1989, has been active in the cause of providing quality civic services to Mysuru’s about 15 lakh citizens. During its 34 years of service to the community as an NGO, there is hardly an area that MGP has not touched and helped…

‘Kala Kaustubha,’ a book on the life and contribution of legendary violinist Mysore T. Chowdiah      
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‘Kala Kaustubha,’ a book on the life and contribution of legendary violinist Mysore T. Chowdiah      

February 24, 2023

Kala Kaustubha’, a book on the life and contributions of Sangeetha Kalanidhi Mysore T. Chowdiah, his compositions with notations and photographs, authored by SOM music critic     Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan will be released at a programme to be held on Sunday, 26th February at Nityotsava Convention Centre, Krishnamurthypuram, at 11 am. Renowned musician Chitraveena N. Ravikiran…

Unique Book on Mysore Zoo
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Unique Book on Mysore Zoo

February 21, 2023

Title: It All Happened at the Zoo Author: Dr. J.K. Sunder Raj Year: 2022 Pages: 43 Cover Page Art: Anita Murthy A unique kind of a book about Mysore Zoo titled  “It All Happened at the Zoo” was published last year by Dr. J.K. Sunder Raj, a family doctor of our city. His claim to…

Book Talk: Looking Back on Independence Saga
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Book Talk: Looking Back on Independence Saga

January 13, 2023

Title :  “Partitioned Freedom” Author : Ram Madhav Year : 2022 Pages : 246 Price : Rs. 500 Publisher :  Prabhat Prakashan Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi Independence struggle has been substantially dissected, deliberated and detailed during the past 75 years. However, the dogmatic distortions in its narration have only increased the hunger for unravelling the…

Raja Kalavida Ravivarma: Life history of a prodigy artist
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Raja Kalavida Ravivarma: Life history of a prodigy artist

January 4, 2023

Title: Raja Kalavida Ravivarma Author: Dr. Geetha Seetharam Price: Rs. 200 Publisher: Panchajanya Publications, Bengaluru For any average Hindu household, Ravi Varma paintings were not anything unusual. One would have grown up with the paintings of Lakshmi, Saraswati, Yashoda Krishna, Muruga  and visualised these Gods just as seen in the photos bedecking the high walls….

How to make Hindu religion a practising religion across different strata of our society
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How to make Hindu religion a practising religion across different strata of our society

December 17, 2022

Title :  ‘A Call For Progressive Spiritual Hinduism  — The Vivekananda Way’ Author :  Swami Muktidananda Year : 2022 Pages : 112 Price : Rs.75 Publisher: Advaita Ashrama (Publication House of  Ramakrishna Math) Swami Muktidanandaji, President of Sri Ramakrishna Ashram, Mysuru, has written an interesting book, directed at all Hindus titled ‘A Call For Progressive…

Re-Discovering Bharat
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Re-Discovering Bharat

December 16, 2022

Second book of Sai Deepak’s Bharat Trilogy launched HH Sri Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar Foundation has organised an insightful talk and interaction session on the book ‘India, Bharat and Pakistan: The Constitutional Journey of a Sandwiched Civilisation’  by its author  J. Sai Deepak, who is also a Supreme Court Advocate, at Vijnana Bhavan in Manasagangothri, Mysuru,…

The book I read in the US: The Maharaja and the Princely States of India
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The book I read in the US: The Maharaja and the Princely States of India

November 18, 2022

By Gouri Satya, Sr. Journalist Title:      ‘The Maharaja & the Princely States of India’ Author: Sharada Dwivedi Year:      2002       Pages:   156 Price:     224 dollars Publisher:  The Vendome Press, New Toekm USA Whenever I come to the US, I make it a point to visit the Sunnyvale Library in San Francisco. A beautifully designed coffee-table book…

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