9Apr

The Evolution of Music Over the Years

Scientists have found flutes made from mammoth ivory and bird bones from ancient caves in southern Germany. These musical instruments date back at least 43,000 years and serve as evidence of the earliest occupations of homo-sapiens.  Various stringed instruments, such as the Ravanahatha, have been recovered from archaeological sites like the Indus Valley Civilization.  The...

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5Apr

How the Ragas Infuse Colour in Daily Life

Picture playing any string instrument in an empty room. Imagine it vibrating the air at a specific frequency, the music flying through the air, reaching your ears, moving some liquids in there, and firing up the same vibrations in the neurons of your brain. It is a classic example of how music “colours the mind”....

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2Apr

The Musical Journey of a Teen Digital Creator

We asked some of our readers to share their experiences with music and discovered this interesting story shared by 16-year-old Divij. Read on!  Ever since I was a kid, music always had an immense impact on my life, whether it was school assemblies, family get-togethers, or simply car journeys with the radio playing. From Imagine...

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15Mar

Khadi Textile: Past, Present, Future

Did you know that the official Indian flag is manufactured and sold by a group of women in Karnataka? The unit is called ‘Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha’ or KKGSS, the only federation entrusted with the responsibility by the government. Since the national flag cannot have any variation in size, shape, colour, or thread count...

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8Mar

How Cultural Entrepreneurship is Rooting for India’s Creative Footprint

Culture has been a very integral part of our lives, more so in India, personally and collectively as a society. The Indian creative industries have thrived for thousands of years, and India has quintessentially been a land of knowledge creators, seekers, and preservers. Elaborate texts on various subjects including aesthetics, economy, arts, and culture have...

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1Mar

A Delightful Fusion of History & Family Time

Hampi, a UNESCO world heritage site, is a temple town in Karnataka, known for its narrative ruins, captivating landscapes, unique topography, and the varied experiences it makes possible. This Indian town is rich in  beauty, history, culture, adventure, and stories, making it a favourite among travellers domestically and internationally. It offers a world of novelty...

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25Dec

The Tides of Tomorrow: A Poem

A young poet uses observation, imagery, and rhyme to communicate her clarion call for a sustainable and livable world. Read on!  Tomorrow, I see the world falling apart, The last drop of water given to the last loyal heart, Innocent souls handed no mercy at all, We’ve killed our sweet planet; simply letting it fall....

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