Month: January 2010

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Visiting Puttaparti, Andhra Pradesh

Visiting Puttaparti, Andhra Pradesh When you think to visit Puttaparti (Puttāparti, the last ‘t’ being soft), it is imperative that you are curious, attracted or looking to visit Sri Sathya Sai Baba (‘th’ again gives the sound of soft ‘t’). Puttaparti itself is a very small village but due to the transformation that Bhagwan Sri …

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Roadside Tea vendor: chaiwala/chaiwali

Tea vending is one of the most popular street businesses in India. You go to any place in India, be it cities, metros, towns, or even countryside, you will come to notice some people preparing tea (chai). Construction sites, corporate offices, busy marketplaces, countryside roads, highways, colleges canteens, hospitals and what not–these tea vendors pervade …

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Entrepreneur Dhanki: Idol Maker–Moortikaar

Idol making has been a traditional occupation in India and elsewhere also. Molding, casting, dies and what not—all the mechanical processes that you learn in production technology, are practiced by these idol makers.

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Poetry from the Heart

A national service scheme volunteer, corporate professional, social communicator, creative director, scriptwriter and now a poet – Mukesh Anand has been one of those rare kinds who can take on many different challenges and thrive. This journey has bestowed upon him the labor and subsequent birth of “Tum Kabhi Boodhi Mat Hona” – his book …

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Visiting Qutub Minar, Delhi

Today, I picked up my mobike and drove to visit Qutub Minar in Mehrauli, Delhi. I have, many times, closely passed by this monument but was not particularly excited to visit it. There were two reasons–I had visited it earlier in 1995 and secondly I had a misconception that there is nothing much to see. …

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“Not Only Vivaldi”–Baroque Music and Dance by Musica Fiorita & Il Ballarino

Yes readers, you are up to something pretty much different and nice. Yesterday, I got a chance to attend this special musical and dance presentation by a polyglot group of artists belonging to various countries ranging from Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Argentina, Uruguay, Sweden, etc. Don’t blame me if you don’t understand some terms and names …

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The Game of Dice–a dance presentation by Sadhya

A few days back, I got an opportunity to attend a very special dance program presented by a group from Delhi, named as Sadhya. The program was special because it was a mixture of Kathakali and Chhau styles, based on a very historical story and delivered with technical support of audio-visuals.