Monthly Archives: December 2012

POUSH MELA-2012: THE PATACHITRA ARTISTS

POUSH MELA-2012: THE PATACHITRA ARTISTS The Patachitra or scroll-painting artists, invariably, along with the Dokra artists always sell their products on ground under the open sky in all Poush Melas. A roof at the fair ground is simply not available …

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SILPA SADAN at POUSH MELA 2012

SILPA SADAN at POUSH MELA 2012 A lot is debated about the role of Silpa Sadan at Visva Bharati University for quite sometime now, and hence our ‘muktodhara’ group took a look into Silpa Sadan products at Poush Mela. These …

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PRE-POUSH MELA,2012 SANTINIKETAN

PRE-POUSH MELA,2012 SANTINIKETAN The idea of the traditional annual celebration of Poush Utsava or Poush Mela originated basically to celebrate an important day in the life of Maharshi Devendranath Tagore when he baptized in Bramhaism in mid nineteenth century on …

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SOPTOPORNO – DWITEEYO KHANDA – CHATURTHO PARICCHED

SOPTOPORNO – DWITEEYO KHANDA – CHATURTHO PARICCHED – by Shri Indrajit shall be published on 1st Nov 2013

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Dekhi bhubonkhani…..

     

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PEOPLE AROUND SANTINIKETAN-1

PEOPLE AROUND SANTINIKETAN-1 People, naturally, remain a focus of interest in this site. Being stationed in Santiniketan, people around Santiniketan will be a topic of continuous deliberation, on and off. It is after all interesting to know where we belong …

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BOOK REVIEW: RABINDRANATH by SUPRIYO TAGORE

BOOK REVIEW: RABINDRANATH by SUPRIYO TAGORE Ananda Publishers: ISDN 81-7756-074-3 Books on life of Rabindranath Tagore and his various spheres of activities are so many that it is difficult to choose any particular book as favourite. But ‘Rabindranath by Supriyo …

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BIRDS OF SANTINIKETAN: BULBUL-RED VENTED

BIRDS OF SANTINIKETAN: BULBUL-RED VENTED (Pycnonotus cafer) PREFACE: Government of India has a program in place to record the biodiversity in each Panchayat Samity level. But the program is in papers only, without much implementation. In this site a sustained …

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BOOK: BRAMHAVIDYALAYA by AJIT KUMAR CHAKRABORTY

BOOK: BRAMHAVIDYALAYA by AJIT KUMAR CHAKRABORTY Visva Bharati Publication Though the article is being categorized under the ‘Book Review’ section, the author no way intends to review the book in the sense of a critical appraisal. This book is regarded …

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POUSH MELA in BLACK & WHITE

    POUSH MELA in BLACK & WHITE The history of Poush Mela coincides with the ceremonial opening of the Kanch Mandir/Upasana Griha/Prayer Hall of Santiniketan. The opening day celebration of the Bhramha Prayer Hall in Santiniketan was held on …

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