Why Gandhi Belongs to the Future?

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Exploring his idea on Power, Plurality and Sustainability Image from Google The political backdrop against which Gandhi evolved his character is what gets talked about constantly. The progressive mutation of a human spirit that took place in leaps and bounds is completely disregarded. In his 150th birth year, there is a systematic deconstruction of his … Continue reading Why Gandhi Belongs to the Future?

Where History Limits, There Art Liberates.

An account of T.M. Krishna’s concert at Rangashakara as a part of the “Equal - Voices for a Common Humanity” festival on Septermber 15, 2019 We all have an obsession about the past. But can history be a reliable source, considering it is usually written by the victor? Also, history has become a chronology of … Continue reading Where History Limits, There Art Liberates.

Anantrika: To find “an” infiniteness within “the” finite!

Artwork by Ramya Rangaswamy As a generation, we thrive in a world of great opportunities. Once envisaged, the vision is so much easier to translate today than ever before. We have more than what we ever needed, yet we keep yearning for more. And more we get. And then some more! However, despite being in … Continue reading Anantrika: To find “an” infiniteness within “the” finite!

Alas! It’s Dasharata and not Janaka’s motif of parenting.

Raja Ravi Verma's painting depicting Sita swayamvar where Rama breaks the shaft of Lord Shiva's bow. King Dasharata of Ayodhya had three wives. But none of them could give him a son. So, he invoked the Gods and was blessed with four sons. Rama being the eldest his entire life was only a preparation to … Continue reading Alas! It’s Dasharata and not Janaka’s motif of parenting.

Yashoda: giving you major mom goals

When you have to take a reference of a character from the Indian mythology pages, an epitome of the Vatsalya Preeti or mother’s love is undisputedly Yashoda. Foster mom to Krishna, she stands as the definition of what a mom should be. Alas, evolving patriarchal society and simplifying stories and characters and current modern-day annoying … Continue reading Yashoda: giving you major mom goals