8Jun

Indian Rishis & Their Space Odysseys

Humans have travelled into space essentially to explore it and to gain knowledge of it so that we understand ourselves and our place in the universe much better. However, our relationship with space and celestial bodies is not just a modern discovery but goes back to ancient India. The sages of antiquity were one of...

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2Apr

Buddha and his Anxiety: An Existential View

It was 4:30 am on a Friday morning and I was saying goodbyes to my family and friends. We all stood outside the international airport terminal as I began to feel this tingling sensation flowing through my body. It was excitement, contentment, and sadness. I was heading to Ireland to pursue a Master’s degree in...

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2Mar

Calligraphy Writing for Kids: A Visual Art with Rhythm

Feeling stressed? Practising the beautiful art form of calligraphy could help you. Writing lessons for kids are relaxing exercises to learn and unwind.  What is Calligraphy? Calligraphy is a visual art of designer writing. It is an artistic process of developing beautiful symbols by hand and arranging the words with integrity, harmony, and rhythm. The...

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21Feb

Louis Braille’s Quest for Accessibility and Equality

Louis Braille, the man who invented the script for the visually-impaired, was born on 4 January 1809. He hailed from Coupvray, France.  Louis and his three siblings lived with parents Monique Braille and Simon-Rene Braille. When Louis was three, he was playing with in his father’s harness shop when the tool slipped and struck him...

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20Feb

An Indic View on Ecology & Sustainability

As the coronavirus pandemic locked the largest populations of the world inside their homes, we deliberate about how life would be without much locomotion, now and in the future. Will we be able to come out of this unprecedented moment in history unchanged? We realize that the entire world is in an emergency, but what...

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18Feb

How Sattvic Food Promotes Holistic Health

It is freezing cold outside and you are woken up with hot tea in your bed. You are tucked under your quilt while your mother rolls out hot paranthas dolloped with desi ghee. You frown. Holidays are over and you are resolute to rid yourself of the tummy fat you’ve gained. “Today I’m only eating...

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14Feb

Hampi: Stories Set in Stone

A tapestry of stories in stone, Hampi is a forgotten treasure trove of architecture, art and culture. In the southern state of Karnataka, Hampi is a dream come true for story, history, adventure lovers, and even for people who love to walk. It has a lot to offer. Recognised as a UNESCO heritage site, Hampi...

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