Monthly Archives: March 2014

ELEMENTS OF DESIGN

ELEMENTS OF DESIGN All articles are not meant to be significant; at times it can be refreshing to deal with trivia. To touch trivia and to build something out of it really can be intriguing, challenging the intellect with a …

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MY WORLDS AROUND WESTERN CANADA

MY WORLDS AROUND WESTERN CANADA Santanu Mitra I have been fortunate to have travelled extensively around the world, and lived in a number of places for longer periods before settling in British Columbia, Canada. On the whole I do consider …

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VASANTA UTSAVA 2014 AT SANTINIKETAN

VASANTA UTSAVA 2014 AT SANTINIKETAN In essence the Basanta Utsava or the spring festival at Santiniketan starts with the Basantabouri (Coppersmith bird) again peeping out at the end of winter, as the fleet-footed spring steps in rather stealthily. Soon the …

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Why Did I Cry in Turku, Finland: Santiniketan Sentiment?

Why Did I Cry in Turku, Finland: Santiniketan Sentiment?     Dr. Yukteshwar Kumar   (Baltic Sea between Sweeden & Finland  from cruise) Recently I went to Turku, Finland to participate and contribute a paper at an International Conference under …

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LALBANDH- THE UGLY DUCKLING OF SANTINIKETAN

LALBANDH- THE UGLY DUCKLING OF SANTINIKETAN Lalbandh is the last bastion in the campus area of Visva Bharati which still remains eco-sensitive; gone is the Khoai, gone are the open stretch of imaginative lands grabbed up by all and sundry. …

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