Monthly Archives: August 2012

Jaya Jaya Jaya Priya Bhaarata Janayyitree,

Jaya jaya jaya priya Bharata janayeetri …… In a recent post, I had written a bit about a great song, ” Jayati, jayati, Bharata Maataa” There is one another great anthem which we learnt in our school days. It is … Continue reading

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A bachelor’s complaint, by Charles Lamb.

In my recent entry I included a video clip from the Kathakali opera, Kalyana Saugandhikam. One of the lovable parts of the clip is where Hanuman, a bachelor, taunts his brother Bheema in mock amazement, as to how he embarked … Continue reading

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Two mighty cousins , meet. Jai Bheema, Jai Bajraanga.

Have you seen the for-ever-hit Telugu movie of the 1950’s Maya Bazar, and the dramatic scene wherein Abhimanyu, the son of Arjuna and Subhadra, encounters and fights with Ghatotkacha, the son of Bhima ( living in the forest with his … Continue reading

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Jayati jayati Bhaarata Maataa.

In a recent post I have written a little bit about the great singer,Tanguturi Surya Kumari. .There is another song of her in Bilahari raagam, penned by Dr. Balantrapu Rajani Kanta Rao, ” Maadee Swatantra Desam, maadee swatantra jatee”, which … Continue reading

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A great hero takes anotherv gaint leap. iinto the unknown.

Neil Armstrong, 1930-2012 – In Focus – Here is link to a set of 38 photos put together by The Atlantic as a.homage to a hero who took a gaint leap on behalf of mankind. http://m.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/08/neil-armstrong-1930-2012/100359/

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A bucket list,..

Here is a link to a slide show of 14 suggestions for your bucket list. http://www.frommers.com/slideshow/?p=1&group=1186&cat_cd=ARTCULTURE#thumbs

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Maa telugu Talli ikimalle poodanda — T.SuryaKumari.

The present generations do not in general know much about Tanguturi Surya Kumari. In fact, I also do not know much about this great lady, who sang the anthem of the Telugu people, ” Maa Telugu Talli ki Malle poodanda … Continue reading

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