Monthly Archives: April 2014

INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION 2014 & VISVA BHARATI

INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION 2014 & VISVA BHARATI As a prologue, I should acknowledge that politics were never my forte. However at the initial stages of my career as I was posted at the hotbed of power politics in the coal …

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THE KALEIDOSCOPE OF BENGALI NEW YEAR AROUND SANTINIKETAN

PEOPLE AROUND SANTINIKETAN-3 THE KALEIDOSCOPE OF BENGALI NEW YEAR AROUND SANTINIKETAN This year little away from Rabindranath Tagore’s Santiniketan, I treaded into the nearby rural psyche of the Bengali new year. The dramatic change of the perspective within a few …

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THANGKA PAINTING WORKSHOP, KALABHAVANA

THANGKA PAINTING WORKSHOP, KALABHAVANA 17-27 MARCH 2013 Thangka painting is chiefly dedicated to Lord Buddha in our perception; though it is essentially an oriental practice of painting on cloth, cotton or silk, by natural paints by those available hundreds of …

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JOB FAIR AT VISVA BHARATI, APRIL 4-5 2014

JOB FAIR AT VISVA BHARATI, APRIL 4-5 2014 This was a new initiative in Visva Bharati, hopefully to be continued every year. Being long and far away from this competitive circuit, I myself was not too sure about what kind …

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EMPTINESS & THE ‘MULTIVERSE’

EMPTINESS &THE ‘MULTIVERSE’ After a considerable dithering on selecting a suitable topic to muse about; I ultimately give in to the emptiness of thought. It happens sometimes in Santiniketan, you know, when Summer starts to manifest its elements and when …

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‘Evolution of thoughts on Education’ – by Bratin Dey : Part-1

We are pleased to bring in the ‘Evolution of thoughts on Education’ – by Bratin Dey in three parts. Here is the first part.  

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