Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Meta-physical Way Forward For the Discerning

Here is a meta-physical road-map from Annamayya for the discerning. It is set to music by Sri Nedunuri Krishna Murthy in Vakulabharanam ragam in Jhampe taalam ( Ten beat cycle). First my attempt at translation into English. Refrain: Why study … Continue reading

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Indian Culture -a portal

Here is a link to a portal about Indian Culture and life style that you may find interesting and informative. http://www.indianetzone.com/

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Annamacharya songs by GBKP

Here is a link to a big bunch of mellifluous Annamacharya songs rendered by Garmella..sure, you will find it enjoyable and useful. http://www.myandhramp3.in/2009/09/annamaacharya-keerthanas-by-sweet-voice.html

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A scout’s succint report.

The scout has returned in style. The graceful simian has accomplished his critical mission. He has traced his lord’s spouse to the inaccessible island where she is incarcerated by the devious demon. And he has prevented her from laying down … Continue reading

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Close call in the ER: How one desperate young doctor became a surgical visionary.

Here is a fascinating article about a great teacher of practical anatomy,. How I wish that I could be that imaginative and creative as a mentor ! http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2013/11/close_call_in_the_er_how_one_desperate_young_doctor_became_a_surgical_visionary.html

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Is it in the nature of man to bear pain, self-inflicted?

See the photograph at this URL. http://lightbox.time.com/2013/10/10/piercing-through-evil/#1 Doesn’t it remind you of Thaipusam? By the way what is the origin of the word THAIpusam? is there something to it more than the name of a month ? And then there … Continue reading

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Todi, the magnificent raaga.

While doing a search for some low-down on the legendary Todi vidwan, Todi Sitaramayya, I came across the following resource. http://www.carnatica.net/special/raganubhava-todi-ppn.htm. Tyagaraja too, reportedly sang this ancient, magnificent perfect raaga which he evidently liked very much, for eight days continuously, … Continue reading

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