Monthly Archives: April 2013

THE BIHU SONGS

                                                       THE FOREWORD Bihu is the National Festival of Assam, one of the most beautiful …

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THE TAGORE CLAN: A HISTORY OF WEALTH

THE TAGORE CLAN: A HISTORY OF WEALTH FOREWORD: How we define wealth? The school textbook says ‘Health is Wealth’. The Marxists define wealth to be a commodity for distribution to all and sundry. The Capitalists define Wealth as a prized …

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PATACHITRA by Ravi Kant Dwivedi

The Patachitra                              (Traditional Audio-Visual form of communication) Patachitra are the original audio-visual entertainers and communicators. The Chitrakars or Patuas are basically entertainers who communicate their message …

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HUMANISM:-DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BAULS & RABINDRANATH

HUMANISM:-DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BAULS & RABINDRANATH Spirituality remains a primordial force of both Rabindranath & the Bauls and Fakirs. The comparison between the two form of spirituality and their humanistic aspects can be an elaborate exercise; in fact plenty of material …

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Night Out @ Tung Nam – Kanad Sanyal

I was wandering along Chattawalla Galli, the erstwhile Chinese quarters of Calcutta, on a sunny winter afternoon last year and came across the faded signboard of Tung Nam, an old Chinese eatery on Sun Yat Sen Street, just at the …

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THE TAPOVANA SCHOOL: GENESIS OF THE IDEA

THE TAPOVANA SCHOOL: GENESIS OF THE IDEA We have often heard that Rabindranath Tagore established a Tapovana School at Santiniketan in 1901AD, which is today known as Patha Bhavana. Being myself a student of Patha Bhavana till mid 70s the …

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