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Dress Up your Diwali

Diwali is round the corner. Get ready to celebrate and enjoy this bright and colourful festival.

Diwali is all about lights, but it won’t be just the fireworks that light up the festival. 404 more words


No Bodhidharma in Kanchipuram

The reason for starting the journey in Chennai – which might not be the first place that springs to mind when one thinks of the serene undulations of Zen – is its proximity to a town called Kanchipuram, purportedly the birthplace of Bodhidharma, the Indian monk who first introduced Zen to China. 1,305 more words


Moolah for statues, morsels for heritage

The latest Union Budget includes a provision for Rs. 200 crore to be spent on a statue for a great leader of the past. We do not have anything to say on that beyond wondering whether the Iron Man of India would have wanted such amounts to be spent on his deification. 492 more words

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