FEB-MAR 2023

Into the Literature...

Conversation with H H Aswathy Thirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bayi of the Travancore Royal Family, a noted writer.

Digital Detox.

Today, due to the global pandemic situation, we are all forced to be on our phones and laptops all the time. Our school, college, or office is all inside our gadget and we don’t have an option but to stay glued to our phone and other gadgets. But, as we know, too much of anything is good for nothing. Same rule applies with too much time on our gadgets. So, then what is the solution to this? The solution is to do a Digital Detox.
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Emotion in stone.

A 6” x 6” square and within that space a deeply touching scene - the dead body of Vali surrounded by other grieving Vanaras after he was hit by Rama; the stone surface is somewhat rough, but that does not affect the profoundness of the relief sculpture.
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Bani Beyond Borders.

A Glimpse into a Living Veena Bani. The uniqueness of our tradition, the Karaikudi Veena Bani, is that it has thrived over three centuries, eleven generations, and carried itself beyond the borders of India.
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Aesthetics of Rukmini devi.

The minute one enters the portal of Kalakshetra- The Temple of Fine Arts - a new awakening stirs the soul. Sensitivity transcends time. Athai’s aesthetics is everywhere unfolding a new aura every-day!
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Lokame Tharavadu.

It was a treat to my visual sensory, like exploring a small island with all its people, women and children, workers and families, labourers and jack fruit eaters, little homes and dense forests, lives longing for love, passionate people waiting to be loved, toys and guns, trees and boats..
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Guru Vandan...

In conversation with Vidushi. Hiranmayee Srinidhi. Read More

Baby steps towards the ocean…

"Receiving this prestigious award puts our country firmly on the conservation map and shows the world that we are making an effort to protect our marine heritage and wildlife. Being the first woman from south India is truly an honour,”
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The “R” tist...

Any expression in any format is possible as long as you have the will to learn and experiment, persevere and allow your imagination to flow. Age and learning are no barriers.
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Time for parenting

It's often difficult for parents and kids to get together for a family meal, let alone spend quality time together. Here is a section for more effective parenting, child-rearing tips that can help you feel more fulfilled as a parent by Vidya Shankar, a Child Rights Practitioner and a Montessori advocate for children. Founder of CASCADE Family Learning Services.
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La musique carnatique à Paris.

As India prepares to celebrate 75 years of independence, Indians living in Paris have one more reason to cheer, Mythri Mes Amis. Carnatic Conservatory of Paris (CCParis), under the patronage of Indian embassy in France, is organising a month-long cultural events to celebrate 75 glorious years of diplomatic relationship between India and France.
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Art Show:
Retrospective exhibition of Painting, Printmaking and Drawings by Premalatha Seshadri at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai from March 8th-14th March 2023.

Flavours of modernity in “tradishion”

Fashion, as the term refers, is often defined as a form of self expression; at times as a form of art or the way of dressing. Fashion has the ability to shape our lives through our style, comfort, personality, background and why not? Tradition of course!
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