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Translator must always stay true to the original work

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Beyond the beaten track, Creative Scape, Read Alert|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jayakanthan (24 April 1934 – 8 April 2015), popularly known as JK, was an Indian writer, journalist, orator, film-maker, critic and activist. Born in Cuddalore, he dropped out of school at an early age and went to Madras, [...]

One Man’s Journey from the Outer to the Inner Self

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: Beyond the beaten track, Read Alert|Tags: , , , , |

This is a novel that takes a peek inside the secret world of an inventor's mind— what he sees, how he thinks and how he conceives the inventions that help change the world. The story [...]

In loving remembrance of Swamiji’s speech in the Parliament of Religions

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Beyond the beaten track, Read Alert|Tags: , , , , , |

A frog lived in a well. It had lived there for a long time. It was born there and brought up there, and yet was a little, small frog. Of course the evolutionists were not [...]

The Languages and Peoples in Ancient India

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Creative Scape, Read Alert|Tags: , , , , , |

The Rig Veda was included in the UNESCO “Memory of the World Register” in 2007 because, “being among the first literary documents in the history of humankind, [the Vedas] transcend far beyond their identity as [...]

The concept behind the Hindu Gods: An analysis based on Aurobindo’s interpretations of the Rig Vedic Gods

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Beyond the beaten track, Creative Scape, Read Alert|Tags: , , , , |

Sri Aurobindo has provided a very interesting interpretation to the various aspects of the Rig Veda. His interpretations seem very logical.  A cursory glance at the Rig Veda may lead to the apparent belief that [...]

Without Prejudice – the making of the story

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Beyond the beaten track, Excerpts, Read Alert|Tags: , , , , |

The issues related to Mumbai dance bars are multifaceted and very deep-rooted. They have layered nuances, primarily socio-economic and carry legacies of our colonial past. The core problem is a complex social issue. Unfortunately, currently [...]