Monthly Archives: March 2013

BASANTA UTSAV MORNING-2013 AT SANTINIKETAN

BASANTA UTSAV MORNING-2013 Basanta Utsava 2013 starts:- Though I was pensive about strict entry norms in the main venue, I got in rather smoothly. In fact this time I went closest to the performers than earlier years. Personally I enjoyed …

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HOW WAS BASANTA UTSAV WITHIN ASHRAMA COMPLEX:2009-12

TIME SHIFTS: HOW WAS BASANTA UTSAVA WITHIN ASHRAMA COMPLEX: AN OBSERVATION The Genesis of the Problem– The venue of Basanta Utsava has been shifted from within the Ashrama Complex to the Purva Palli Mela Ground in 2013. The trend, in …

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FLOWERS OF SANTINIKETAN: FLOWER KANCHAN at SPRING

 FLOWER KANCHAN-THOSE BLOOM IN SPRING or THE SPRING BLOOMERS  The flower KANCHAN, as we generally know, comes in several varieties; more-over not all of them bloom at around the same time. Those Kanchan flowers, which bloom at around 2nd half …

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BASANTA UTSAV IN BLACK & WHITE

BASANTA UTSAV IN BLACK & WHITE Exactly when the Basanta Utsav was conceived and executed by Rabindranath Tagore in Santiniketan cannot be confirmed; but it is said that in 1907AD, Vasanta Utsava was first celebrated on Basanta Panchami day. Seasonal …

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Medical Check-up of the Alumnus and Ashramites of the Visva-Bharati

Medical Check-up of the Alumnus and Ashramites of the Visva-Bharati To                                                                                                                    March 16, 2013 The Registrar,Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan Sub:    For query about Medical Check-up of the Alumnus and Ashramites of the Visva-Bharati.  Sir, I would like to invite your kind …

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An Ex-Student from Toronto Raises an Issue

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES at SANTINIKETAN Aadita Chaudhury Firstly, as always, I must apologize for my long absence and lack of participation in this group’s activities. Since I may no longer be familiar with many members of this group as of now, …

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FLOWER OF SANTINIKETAN: PALASH

FLOWER OF SANTINIKETAN: PALASH The poetry:- I don’t know, when exactly the love affair started Perhaps years and decades back When as a child with every new step of mine Sprouted a new symphony Love was ever sublime, it was …

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