Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida – Part 1/उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिडा के साथ बातचीत – भाग १/उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदासह गप्पा – भाग १

Original thought: English   Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida - Part 1 Today, we have an opportunity to understand what urushi (natural lacquer) art means from the artist Meguri Ichida herself. This is an interview series of 3 articles which help you understand not only what the art is but what it means …

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Expression/अभिव्यक्ति/अभिव्यक्ती

Original thought: English   Expression When the water flows, it cannot be stopped. Whatever we do, the water knows that ‘to flow’ is its character and destiny and thus it flows… Heraclitus, a great philosopher, says, “You cannot step into the same river twice.” If we take his assertation on the word level, it indicates …

Connecting the dots/सिंहावलोकन/सिंहावलोकन

Original thought: English   Connecting the dots One of our English lessons in collage was a speech given by Steve Jobs. In that lesson, he talked about how what he did in his college days helped him become what he did become when he started working. When studying Psychology, we were taught that every behaviour …

Walk with nature…/प्रकृति के साथ चलना …/निसर्गाबरोबर फेरफटका…

Original thought: English   Walk with nature… It is said that when you are happy, the time moves faster. Today, I would say the time moved so fast that only after looking at the watch I realised that if I don’t return, people might start worrying. I started walking without the reason with sun as …

Sensing and feeling!/संवेदना आणि भावना!/संवेदना और भावना!

Original thought: English and Marathi   Sensing and feeling! Sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste!!! We all learn about these when we were in school. It is through them that we understand the world as we know it. As a child, I thought it would be impossible to live in this world if I didn’t …

On occasion of Holika Dahan/होलिका दहनाच्या निमित्ताने/होलिका दहन के अवसर पर

Original thought: English   On occasion of Holika Dahan Today and tomorrow, we would celebrate holika dahan (symbolic burning of the evil demon named holika). The story behind today’s festival is something like this: A devoted child is born to a demon. The demon tries his best to make the child forget about all his …