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শান্তিনিকেতনের জ্ঞানপূর্ণ কথাবার্তা গুলি

আচ্ছা প্রনম্য রবি ঠাকুর মহাশয় তেনার ইস্কুলের এর ছাত্রছাত্রী দের ঠিক কি বলতে চেয়েছিলেন বলেন তো ? আমিও তেনার ইস্কুলেরই ছাত্র ছিলাম, বেশ হেঁসে খেলে দিন কাটিয়েছি, মানতেই হবে। আজকের যুগের মত বই কে সই বানিয়ে চোখের ফোকাস টাকে ২ …

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ONE MORE SEASON PASSES BY IN SANTINIKETAN

One more winter passes in Santiniketan. Rabindranath left us about 75 years back. Santiniketan now languishes at one corner of existence still trying hard to recollect him. The internal composure has weakened in each successive year to make Tagore an …

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NATURE STUDIES: KASH & THE MUNIAS

Kash has undoubtedly remained a flambuoyant sprout around autumn in Bengal, leading to the ultimate euphoria ‘Durga Puja’- the great annual extravaganza of the Bengali clan. We have rejoiced Kash right from our childhood. Interspersed with nature, Kash is photographically …

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THE STIFLING STALEMATE AT VISVA BHARATI

Crazy as it may seem, Visva Bharati at this moment is headed by Vice Chancellor Professor Sushanta Dattagupta, but stripped off all financial and appointing powers, resulting in a stifling stalemate condition for the University where all major financial and …

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POUSH MELA

Swinging with the flooded memories of Poush Mela, I was leafing through the images I captured at random from 2008 onwards, trying to fathom what this particular yearly event actually means. In 2008, when Poush Mela was bifurcated to the …

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RABINDRA NRITYA-NEW INITIATIVES AT VISVA BHARATI

Visva Bharati has formed a new course at Sangit Bhavana, namely ‘Rabindra Nritya’, which is in its second year now. Historically speaking, Rabindranath assimilated dance forms basically from Manipuri & Kathakali style to suit the desired dancing expressions he envisaged. …

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THE BY LANES OF LIFE

On to the by lanes of life, Away from screeching highways of ‘intolerance’. It is nice to be alone at times. Thoughts are now scattered in tangential sunlight, I really do not know where I belong. Or perhaps I belong …

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SURVIVING IN A COMPETITIVE WORLD: SURVIVALS OF THE FIT AND CO-EXISTENCE

Darwin was perhaps bit too over enthusiastic proclaiming the term ‘Survival of the Fittest’; while as actual scientific observation should moderate the term to “Survivals of the Fit”. Probably Darwin, being one among the human species, was even a bit …

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DURGA PUJA 2015- A PERSONAL JOURNEY By Shubhashis Mitra

Durga Puja in Bengal is an epic, each time one turns the pages all over, new realizations, images, memories emerge. Just like other epics those inferences are then conveniently boxed to our psyche or sub conscious to be kept dormant …

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