Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Tigress

Here’s a small passage these guys were discussing, from a book named My India by Jim Corbett: I once saw a tigress stalking a month-old kid. The ground was very open and the kid saw the tigress while she was … Continue reading

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Tradition Re-Presented

Continuing on the topic of repackaging tradition, heres a song which has been sung and sung again, and again across the centuries. A very popular song with a profound message, this is a poem by the great saint Baba Bulle … Continue reading

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A Song About …

Heres a Punjabi classic which is another nice example of how some of the pearls of our heritage can be re-presented in a new age. This is the song called Kamlee. Kamlee comes from from the great Saint Baba Bulle … Continue reading

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Happy Vaisakhi

The first day of the month of Vaisakh (the first month of the Hindu new year) is a special day. The day is celebrated in different parts of India in different ways. This is a day of special significance in … Continue reading

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Real Distance

A rather insteresting talk by noted journalist M. J. Akbar … and what these guys were talking about was one specific aspect of this talk. That of distance. As Mr. Akbar says, for India, USA is more a neighbour than … Continue reading

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Kudos To A Life …

A life well lived … a life lived in a way that when the man died, the word that most of the people knew him were using was generous. The Sardar of English literature passed away a few days back. … Continue reading

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