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Archive for June, 2016

Tagore: in Response

Written by on in Bengali Literature

In response to the writings of RabindraNath Tagore, Dr. S. Parui offers… imagery. Enjoy. (Image: R. Carlén/SORS Paris) Dr. Suvro Parui, former Chair, Institute of Asian Studies and Professor of Chinese Studies, Amity University, Gurgaon is a recognized authority on India’s esteemed poet and thought leader RabindraNath Tagore (1861–1941).

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Language – the Vedanga

Written by on in Language, My views

(Second in my Language Series) Here’s my ‘quick look’ at the Six Vedanga: they formed an ancient language science (from which modern Indo-European languages and rules evolved). Vedanga (n., pl.|Sanskrit: वेदाङ्ग vedāṅga, “limbs of the Veda”).

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Arrant Moodiness Feeds Egomania

Written by on in Cricket, My views

I have somehow become convinced that it’s okay to ignore some fans I love when, like a petulant child, I may not get my way at all times on my own schedule. I sorry. I will do better. This post was much longer. I took the moody part out, now it’s not so long. We’ll see […]

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Patience Pays

Written by on in Mumbai, My views

Every year around this time Monsoon arrives. While it has been known to “come in like gangbusters” and inundate roads and neighbourhoods (not to mention farms, homes, schools, businesses and gardens) with abundant rains, one seldom knows precisely when the rains will arrive. This year it seemed that the Monsoon would never reach us. We […]

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A Touch of Class

Written by on in Film (Music) History, Inspiration

Some of the greatest joys in life reach at unexpected moments adding to recognition by those we admire. God knows I admire Sonuji! He is such a hopeful light in the world. When Sonu Nigam smiles with his eyes and a silent “Acha!“ (as he gave to Aditi Singh Sharma above) be assured that you did something exceptionally well! Life is good. This was […]

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Arijit with Orchestra

This is video coverage of a great July 2015 concert in Mumbai. Maybe some day I will have a concert like this one!

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