RABINDRANATH TAGORE

Awarded Nobel Prize for Literature on 10 December 1913 Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) was a Bengali poet, writer, composer, philosopher and painter. He reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of the “profoundly sensitive, freshContinue reading “RABINDRANATH TAGORE”

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY

2020 Theme: Mountain biodiversity December 11, “International Mountain Day”, was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2003. The General Assembly “encouraged the international community to organize events at all levels on that day to highlight the importance of sustainable mountain development.” International Mountain Day is “observed every year with a different theme relevantContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY”

RITUALS OF THE LAZY FOLKS

GITA WISDOM # 45 विधिहीनमसृष्टान्नं मन्त्रहीनमदक्षिणम्‌।श्रद्धाविरहितं यज्ञं तामसं परिचक्षते॥ शास्त्रविधि से हीन, अन्नदान से रहित, बिना मन्त्रों के, बिना दक्षिणा के और बिना श्रद्धा के किए जाने वाले यज्ञ को तामस यज्ञ कहते हैं ॥13॥ Men possessed of lazy approaches to life carry out religious practices not sanctified by the scriptures with indifference and bereftContinue reading “RITUALS OF THE LAZY FOLKS”