‘I have learnt to welcome differences instead of looking for similarities in cultures. I have learnt that you need not speak a language to …The Traveller in Time
Written in 1908 in Shantiniketan, the lyrics of this song describe what is traditionally known as the sarat season ( or early autumn) when the …The Song of Advent by Tagore
Durga: Madhubani painting Scene from Ramayana: 17 CE painting Courtesy : Creative Commons As the year stretches towards the next one, festivals …Homecoming Festivals
“Beauty is truth, truth beauty — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.” John Keats (1795-1821), Ode to a Grecian Urn ‘Beauty is …Making a Grecian Urn
Bapu or Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) on India’s currency. Courtesy: Creative commons Gandhi with his call to combat violence and hatred …Gandhi & Our Future
Abhisar, translated as ‘The Tryst’, was written by Rabindranath in 1899. It is a story poem based on Upagupta, a Buddhist monk who lived in the 300 …Abhisar by Rabindranath Tagore
One of the countries often in news nowadays is Myanmar or Burma. George Orwell’s novel, Burmese Days (1934), showcased a …Rohingyas, Rifts and Peace
…Don’t you know They’re talkin”bout a revolution It sounds like a whisper… — Tracy Chapman,’Talkin ‘Bout a Revolution Courtesy: Creative Commons Thou…The Caged Birds Sing
Myanmar and Afghanistan — what could they have in common?
By Mitali Chakravarty The ‘women in mini skirts’ who resided in Kabul were a minority.Where Have All the Allies Gone?
By Mitali Chakravarty Can wrecking, destroying erase an ideal, revive the dead, rewrite the past?In Quest of Syncretism: Two Poems by Mitali Chakravarty