Monthly Archives: December 2013

PEOPLESCAPE-POUSH MELA 2013

PEOPLESCAPE-POUSH MELA 2013 The trust of 1888 by Devendranath Tagore, among other important facets, had a provision for holding a fair on 7th Poush basically to enlighten the rural folk around Santiniketan about the ways and means of Bramhaism, and …

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POUSH MELA 2013

POUSH MELA 2013 Honestly speaking I was not in the right frame of mind to absorb Poush Mela 2013, for several reasons. First of all I was a bit frustrated as the Lalbandh Butterfly Project remains an uncertain reality right …

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ADVENT OF WINTER IN SANTINIKETAN

ADVENT OF WINTER IN SANTINIKETAN Slowly it is winter in Santiniketan. Landscapes create transitory impressions which remains however perennially etched into our psyche. It is amazing how slowly life evolves in the country side even if all of us aspire …

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PROLOGUE TO POUSH MELA 2013

PROLOGUE TO POUSH MELA 2013 This year I feel compelled to write a prologue to Poush Mela, because this is most probably the last year Poush Mela is being organized in the current format. Poush Mela 2014 will be a …

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NANDAN MELA 2013

NANDAN MELA 2013 So far I never ventured to report anything on Nandan Mela, basically because any Art Fair always appears a bit difficult topic to handle. This year, 1rst December was Sunday-an opportunistic holiday for me, and I was …

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