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Vachanas help attain higher level of consciousness: scholar

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Journalist and scholar of Sharana literature of 12th century Basavarajswamy expressed displeasure over the increasing trend of merely advocating the guiding thoughts of Vachana literature and not adopting ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

Bastion of robust beauty

Basavakalyana, previously known as ‘Kalyana’, is in Bidar district. It came to be known as ‘Basavakalyana’ after the advent of Viswaguru Basavanna, the Veerashaiva saint and social reformer of 12th century. The town also has ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Scholars squabble over writer of vachanas

BENGALURU: History is always a ripe site for struggle not only in the past, but also the present. The Devara Dasimayya vs Jedara Dasimayya dispute is one such historical row that has always evoked extreme reactions. Devara Dasimayya was a 10th ...
 Times of India3 days ago
Bangalore Mirror

Professional tax notice served upon woman settled in US for last 22 years

Commercial tax dept issuing notices randomly without verification; over 1.3 lakh sent out In its zeal to bring working professionals under the Professional Tax net, the commercial tax department is sending random notices to people without even ...
 Bangalore Mirror1 week ago
Bangalore Mirror

All set to sing with king

18-year-old Amrapali, winner of Bangalore Mirror Local Vocal Hunt, will take the big stage today At every stage of the Bangalore Mirror Local Vocal Hunt, 18-year-old Amrapali Shinde kept reminding herself of the ultimate prize for the winner - an ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 weeks ago
Bangalore Mirror

Gita propagates violence: Sreedhar

Bhagavad Gita has have had many fans, including father of the nation MK Gandhi. Its mix of religion, philosophy and morality has triggered many debates, indicative of its relevance even today Recently the Bhagavad Gita is in the news for all wrong ...
 Bangalore Mirror4 weeks ago

A love affair with bhakti

Bhakti . For a long time, I thought the word was synonymous with religious sycophancy and spiritual feudalism. It conjured up images of jangling temple bells and glazed-eyed adoration, of mindless, weak-kneed devotion, calendar-art love, the path of ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

The Crooked Lives of Free Speech

Cover Story: Ideas Pratap Bhanu Mehta is president of the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. He is one of India's most popular columnists and public intellectuals Liberals lose the plot from Paris to Delhi Free speech, ...
 Open1 month ago

The write way to sing

Comment · print · T T T+· T- NEW NOTES Prince Rama Varma and T.V. Gopalakrishnan. Photo: M. Vedhan TOPICS T.V. Gopalakrishnan and Prince Rama Varma unravelled the lyricism in literature If only mere words could say it all. So there ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Bangalore Mirror

Is freedom of speech bunkum?

You have the right to free speech, another has the right to contest your words. Sowmya Rajaram tries to decode freedom of expression Je Suis Charlie. The slogan has been all-pervading in the past week. "I am Charlie" say the people showing ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 months ago
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