Dec 18, 2014 09:46 PM
She learnt music, but it was dance that held the icon spellbound. A book titled ‘Chithira Tiruppavai’ was published in 1965. It had beautiful illustrations for each Pasuram, by Chitralekha, who did the cover illustrations for Ananda Vikatan&
Dec 18, 2014 09:44 PM
Vasundhra Rajagopal chose kritis not frequently heard and for that reason, her concert was appealing. Her Subhapantuvarali and the Mysore Vasudevachar’s kriti ‘Paripahimam Dasarathae’ was quite moving because of the wistful tenor of the
Dec 18, 2014 09:40 PM
Experience creates knowledge and expertise. In Suguna Varadachari’s music, one can perceive its most important dimension - depth. That is because she appreciates the wealth of imagination, sublime thought and the variety of emotions that lie hidden
Dec 22, 2014 05:14 PM
Prof. Rama Kausalya went into the specialities of the Ninth Thirumurai. You could call it a journey through the pages of history, a guided tour through the pages of Saivite bhakti literature or a musical voyage. In fact, Rama Kausalya’s lecture on
Dec 22, 2014 05:12 PM
Urmila Sathyanarayanan’s ‘Meera-The Lotus of Prem’ had a gripping story, some soulful music, striking expressions and agile movements. The thematic dance presentation in the ekaharya style hit the milestones of Meera’s life. Urmi
Dec 21, 2014 10:52 PM
The infinite greatness of the Supreme Brahman is the subject of contemplation and discussion among the sages of yore as is revealed in the Upanishads. Two kinds of knowledge are explained — that pertaining to the empirical world of mutability known a
Dec 21, 2014 07:06 PM
Bhargavii Mani’s Arpana, an exhibition of photographs, captures musicians and dancers in the moments when they are most involved in their art There is a moment during the performance when the artiste forgets time and space; when the audience fades
Dec 19, 2014 09:11 PM
Preceptors extol Bhu Devi’s incarnation as Andal as exemplifying her infinite patience and compassion towards the countless jivatmas who are unaware of the way to salvation when being immersed in samsara, said Sri M. A. Venkatakrishnan in a lecture.
Dec 19, 2014 08:55 PM
Bangalore Little Theatre presents Ira Hauptman’s Partition, based on the lives of two great mathematicians, Srinivasa Ramanujan and G.H. Hardy The collaboration between two of the greatest mathematicians of the twentieth century, Srinivasa Ramanuja
Dec 19, 2014 08:47 PM
Stories that stones narrate The massive granite blocks of the fort wall at Thiruvananthapuram have withstood the ravages of time. Though the original granite walls in the East and Southeast were later replaced with laterite and brick, the western side o
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