Flow/वाहतळ/धारा

Original thought: English   Flow In one of the dramas I was watching, they discussed teaching as an art which makes it a teacher's job to inform, engage and entertain. When I heard that, I kept thinking if all our experiences did that then… Yesterday, I attended an event with an expectation of feeling left …

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पहाड़ी लघु चित्रकला/Pahadi Miniature Painting/पहाडी लघु चित्रकला

मूल विचार: हिंदी   पहाड़ी लघु चित्रकला - अंकन दास मैं हाल ही में शिमला गई थी। वहाँ मुझे 'अंकन दास' मिले जो पहाड़ी लघु चित्रकला शैली के छात्र हैं। उन्होंने मुझें और मेरे दोस्तों को इस शैली के इतिहास और वर्तमान से रूबरू करवाया। भारत में राजपूत और मुग़ल लघु चित्रकला शैली बहुत सालों …

Interpreter for the Global Forest Conference 1/पहिल्या जागतिक जंगल बैठकीची अनुवादक/पहले विश्व जंगल सभा की अनुवादक

Original thought: English   Interpreter for the Global Forest Conference 1: Fear of translating a poem It was during September 2016 that the first Global Forest Conference took place. The coordinators had asked me to come to Ganjad, Dahanu Road, for interpreting the speeches. I had no idea of how long it might be and …

Let the dialogue take place/संवाद घडू दे/होने दो बतियां

Original thought: English   Let the dialogue take place I am addicted to a Hindi song. I listen to the song on loop for hours together while working. Moreover, I keep humming the song irrespective of where I am and what I am doing. The words of the song are simple. People would even argue …

Upon Yudhishthira renouncing the throne/युधिष्ठिरजीके सिहासन को ठुकराने के विषय में/राजा युधिष्ठिर यांनी सिंहासन नाकारल्याबाबत

Original thought: English Upon Yudhishthira renouncing the throne Today, I was telling a friend that when I read literature that is philosophical in nature, I find it easier to appreciate the mainstream life. Today, I was reading about how Yudhishthira wanted to give away the throne as he felt guilty for letting the war take …

Worn out/वॉर्न आऊट: थकून झिजून जाणे/वॉर्न आऊट: थककर चूर होना

Original thought: English   Worn out The phrase ‘worn out’ came to my mind when I was immersed in work. I was trying really hard to make something. Drawing the lines and erasing them till they were like I wanted them to be. I did not hear anything. I was listening to music but that …

Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida – Part 3/उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदा के साथ बातचीत – भाग ३/उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदासह गप्पा – भाग ३

Original thought: English Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida - Part 3 Here’s something new about Ms Meguri Ichida. She recently visited India with the team of Wall Art Project for Global Forest Conference II in September 2017. In this segment, she shares her experience and more. You recently visited India, how was your …

Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida – Part 2/ उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदा के साथ बातचीत – भाग २/एक उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदासह गप्पा – भाग २

Original thought: English Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida - Part 2 The last article discussed the nature of urushi. We pick up from there to further formulate the current condition of urushi art and the culture. What is the current state of urushi and urushi artists in Japan? Currently, the urushi artist and …