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Why India’s Essentially Divine Culture Needs to be Preserved   This past year (2021-22), India commemorated its 75th year of independence. Seventy-five years ago, on Aug 15, the land of Bhaarat managed to break free from the shackles of centuries …

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Calling All Quiz/India Enthusiasts: International Online Indian Heritage Quiz Can you guess the answers to the below questions? Or would you like to learn about them? Who was the first Indian director of Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore? ‘Thou art …

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Cherished Memoirs 94 – My Guru As I See Him This series chronicles sweet experiences recounted by the devotees of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji as well as some divine experiences of Sri Swamiji himself. These articles are translations …

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Cherished Memoirs 89 – My Guru As I See Him Vikata Kacheri for Sri Mahaperiyava’s Jayanthi This series chronicles sweet experiences recounted by the devotees of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji as well as some divine experiences of Sri …

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Nivedita of India “Let me tell you frankly that I am now convinced that you have a great future in the work for India. What was wanted was not a man, but a woman – a real lioness – to …

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This month’s quiz is based on some of the popular and traditional kolams of South India. Kolam is composed of geometric lines and shapes and is drawn on a pattern of dots. 1.Which part of the house is generally adorned …

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This month’s quiz is based on Kalamezhuthu, a popular floor art form that originated in Kerala, India 1. What does the term ‘kalam’ refer to? a. Picture b. Colors c. Art of Drawing 2. What does the term ‘ezhuthu’ refer …

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Madhurageetham – Sri Krishna Leela 16 O Mind, Fly to Brindavan For the past two months, we have been relishing Sri Swamiji’s songs on the grandeur, beauty, and sanctity of Brindavan – a land devoid of animosity, greed, and jealousy. …

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This month’s quiz is based on the Nirmal Painting, a popular art form that originated in Telangana, India 1. Name the town in Telangana where Nirmal paintings originated? a.Ongole b.Nirmal c.Visakhapatnam 2.The artists in the town of Nirmal are called as …

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This month’s quiz is based on the Rajasthani Miniature Painting art form, a popular form of painting that originated in Rajputana.       1. When did the Rajasthani miniature paintings evolve and flourish? a. Between 16 and 17th centuries …

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