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Daily Archives: November 21, 2015

Is the Soul Immortal? (Swami Vivekananda)

“None has power to destroy the unchangeable. — Bhagavad-Gita. In the great Sanskrit epic, the Mahabharata, the story is told how the hero, Yudhishthira, when asked by Dharma to tell what was the most wonderful thing in the world, replied, that it was the persistent

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment

“To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson In a life no short of moments that are worth a spot in an engaging highlight reel of his times, Henri Cartier-Bresson (August

Retrospective || Sunil Das (1939-2015)

I do a sketch before I start painting. I always struggle with colours and shapes, until they fall to desired pattern. Like a music conductor, I summon all my music instruments to play and orchestrate an aesthetic unit out of various experiences. – Sunil Das

Drama || A Moon of Jupiter (Pothik Bagchi)

SCENE ONE Two men post an informal dinner. The setting is a drawing room. The background has the impression of a starry night – a blank canvas dotted with bluish-white, red and green dots, twinkling as if stars. There are two couches on the stage.

Fiction || Obsession (Larry Lefkowitz)

My husband has been obsessed for some time with replacing gas fueled vehicles (“gas guzzlers”) with electric battery fueled vehicles. He is fond of quoting a Tesla Car forum user: “I got tired of being a sucker and paying for over-priced crude oil knowing the