August 2022

GroupDance
We will need to search for an object at the place where we have lost it – this is inevitable and also expected. We can examine this from the perspective of music. It is needless to say that music is inevitable for dance and in a sense directs dance. In a dance recital, even if the dancer is below par, we can relish the performance to some extent if the music accompaniment is good. On the contrary, if the dance is good but the accompanying music...
Story 21 28. Trivikramasena, for the twenty-first time, hauled the corpse on his shoulder and head out. The vetāla began narrating yet another story: There lived a merchant named Arthadatta in the city of Viśālanagara. He had only one child –  a daughter named Anaṅgamañjarī. He had her married to a merchant named Maṇivarmā who hailed from Tāmralipti. Since he was extremely attached to his daughter, he had made arrangements for his daughter and...
BrihadeeshvaraTemple
For people of the sanātana-dharma, the whole of creation is an embodiment of divinity – the creation is pervaded by its Creator and both are equally divine; they are, in fact, not two different entities.  It is for this reason, there is hardly any object that is not worshipped in the sanātana culture. From a vedāntic perspective, the nirguṇa-parabrahma is the only Reality and needs to be realised within oneself. While the Ideal of realising the...
It is important for us to understand the concept of a ‘colony’ and ‘colonising a country’ before we dwell on the subject of ‘decolonising legal system’. The term ‘colony’ finds its root in the Latin word colonus, which referred to ‘a farmer’ or ‘a husbandman’, who would hold his own land as a tenant for a money payment. The person who lent money to the farmer would partake the character of a landlord until the money was repaid by the farmer....
ರಂಗನಾಥ್ ಅವರ ಮೊದಲ ಮಗಳ ಹೆಸರು ಅಂಜನಾ. ಎರಡನೆಯ ಮಗಳು ಹುಟ್ಟಿದಾಗ ಯಾವ ಹೆಸರು ಇಡಬೇಕೆಂದು ಕೇಳಿದಾಗ ಎಸ್. ಕೆ. ಎಮ್. ಹೀಗೆ ಹೇಳಿದ್ದರಂತೆ: “ನಿರಂಜನಾ ಅಂತ ಇಡಿ. ಮತ್ತೂ ಒಬ್ಬಳು ಹುಟ್ಟಿದರೆ ಇದ್ದೇ ಇದೆ ಅಮೃತಾಂಜನಾ!” ಇಲ್ಲಿಯ ಧ್ವನಿ ಆ ಕಾಲದ ಕನ್ಯಾಪಿತೃಗಳಿಗೆ ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿ ತಿಳಿಯುತ್ತದೆ. ಚೋದ್ಯವೆಂದರೆ ರಂಗನಾಥ್ ಅವರಿಗೆ ನಿಜಕ್ಕೂ ಮೂವರು ಹೆಣ್ಣುಮಕ್ಕಳಾದರು! ಪುಣ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಹೆಸರುಗಳು ಮಾತ್ರ ಬೇರೆಯಾದವು. ಕೃಷ್ಣಮೂರ್ತಿಗಳ ಈ ವಿನೋದ ಎಚ್. ಕೆ. ಆರ್. ಅವರಿಗೆ ಅದೆಷ್ಟು ಇಷ್ಟವಾಯಿತೆಂದರೆ ಒಮ್ಮೆ ಡಿ.ವಿ.ಜಿ. “ನಿಮಗೆಷ್ಟು ಮಕ್ಕಳು?” ಎಂದು ಕೇಳಿದಾಗ “...
Let the Field of Work be Limited Constantly expanding the area of work of the government has become an intoxicating disease afflicting all States today. This becomes inevitable in a State with political parties. Appanna’s government, in their election campaign, promises the people that they will obtain the moon. Tamayya’s party says, “What’s the big deal in that! I will pluck all the planets together and bring it for you; just give us your vote...