On 27th February Krithika gave a very inspiring and practical session about "Physiotherapy" and "Natya Shastra". She started with Sanskrit shlokas from the Natya-Shastra making us wonder how the "Natya Shastra", an old surviving text believed to be written between 200 AD and 200 BC by Sage Bharata Muni, could anyhow be connected to the fairly recent "Physiotherapy". And by the end of the session Krithika had successfully made us realise this correlation through the 'shlokas'
I often have cultural and especially linguistic dilemmas and nostalgias. Flavors of chapati, roti, or naan linger on my taste buds. But calling all together as a ‘pancake’ in English is soul less!!for me atleast! How do I translate, lassi, falooda, sherbet? Although I enjoy all these to the core of my heart. One of the things that I miss from childhood are my neighbors’ 'open doors'. Those are the living educational institutes for children to learn languages, cultures, manner
Since 1986 to commemorate and honor the work of great Indian physicist Bharat Ratna Prof. C.V. Raman, National council for science and technology communication (NCSTC) has designated 28th Feb as National science day of India. He was awarded Noble prize in 1930 for his work. National Science Day is being celebrated to appreciate the significance of scientific applications in our daily life, to appreciate efforts and achievements in the field of science for human welfare. To en
In the 'Marathon dream' session today, listening to Lekha, Venu and others was truly motivating. It's amazing to see that how self- realization, self-actualisation and discipline can infuse positive changes in ones life. These talks inspired and ignited listeners' minds. I was oblivious to the history of marathon and even the fact that women were banned to run in Olympic games until 1960s! If Venu hadn't shared this fact, I would have remained ignorant forever. Moreover, befo