Monthly Archives: August 2013

HAPPINESS ( hidden in small packets)

HAPPINESS ( hidden in small packets) Jeet Uttam Kumar Choudhury( BA-1, Chinese Deptt, Visva Bharati) Today while i was on my way i was thinking about the rain that happened today it rained the whole day it had been mud …

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BIRDS OF SANTINIKETAN: THE MUNIA GROUP

BIRDS OF SANTINIKETAN: THE MUNIA GROUP  Among the Munia Group, three varieties can be found relatively easily in Santiniketan and its surrounding areas. These birds are smaller than the house sparrow, but rather exquisite in look. Tall grass are their …

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BUTTERFLIES OF SANTINIKETAN

BUTTERFLIES OF SANTINIKETAN This time we shall look at two of the black variety of butterflies, which can be quite similar to the other. One of the major problems in identifying the butterflies arises because their wings can look different …

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OUR INDEPENDENCE 2013

PEOPLE AROUND SANTINIKETAN JOURNEY TO DUST Times have changed Or the change is supposed to blow In the wind-like once Dylan said, With his customary nonchalance. He was a rather hopeful bloke. Times can also get frozen. Only the grass …

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FLORAL ORNAMENTS OF BRIKSHA-ROPANA

FLORAL ORNAMENTS OF BRIKSHA-ROPANA  This is a perennially favourite subject of mine, and for about last 3 years I have methodically studied and greatly enjoyed the experience of watching the floral ornaments to be created. The story invariably starts with …

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MAHMUD HUSAIN LASKAR: THE BUDDING PAINTER

MAHMUD HUSAIN LASKAR: THE BUDDING PAINTER Mahmud Hussain Laskar, born in 1978, came to Santiniketan as a boarding student of Patha Bhavana at the age of 11 from Silchar, Assam. He passed BFA from Kala Bhavana and the MFA from …

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FLORA & FAUNA OF SANTINIKETAN: AMONGST THE RAINS

FLORA & FAUNA OF SANTINIKETAN AMONGST THE RAINS After the usual scorching summer of Birbhum, the Rarh Bhumi, the rains are a genuine breather of life and freshness. The cycle of activities gets in top gear in this period and …

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