CHICAGO - Indian classical music has undoubtedly evolved over time. Many wonder whether it has strayed from its roots and been diluted with modern touches, but virtuosic tablist Ustad Zakir Hussain has a different perspective: he feels that Indian music “has maintained its integrity and traditionality but at the same time has made itself valid for the time we live in.” His statement is adequately backed up by the audience reviews of his TISRA tour, in which Hussain performs alongside acclaimed flautist Debopriya Chatterjee and sarangi maestro Sabir Khan. TISRA has been a success, with over 10 performances across North America, all completely sold out.

In Service Of Telugu Language Venkat Gangavarapu Rallies Children To Join ‘SiliconAndhra ManaBadi’

SiliconAndhra ManaBadi has been playing a pivotal role in promoting the education of the south Indian language, Telugu for Indian origin children, and preserving the cultural heritage of Telugu-speaking communities worldwide. The dedication of SiliconAndhra to passing down the language to future generations is truly commendable. Over the past 17 years, they have successfully provided Telugu language education to over 100,000 students.

Holi 2023: How your zodiac sign reflects your festive mood?

Holi is one of the most popular and colourful festivals in India. It signifies the victory of good over evil and is celebrated with great enthusiasm. But did you know that there are different ways to celebrate Holi depending on your zodiac sign? Each zodiac sign has its own unique way of celebrating and being able to make the most out of this festive occasion. Let us explore how you can customize your Holi celebration as per your zodiac sign.

Air India’s art collection: what’s in it, and where does it go now?

The ‘Maharajah collection’, as it is called, has over 4,000 works, including by Jatin Das, Anjolie Ela Menon, M F Husain and V S Gaitonde.

Rediscovering Ashoka The Great

Irwin Allan Sealy’s Asoca tells the story of an emperor from the subcontinent in third century BCE, a man we know as Ashoka the Great. Sealy has a delightful play on his name—ashoka and ashocha mean the same thing, effectively, but he attributes his preferred softer “ch” sound to the prince’s mother and her “socially” lower dialect. This gentle linguistic shift immediately places us in a position of intimacy with our hero, a man not as good-looking as his more appropriately birthed royal stepbrothers but with a far more glorious destiny.

Dilip Kumar passes away at 98 in Mumbai

Ever since he turned 90 in 2012, frequent reports of his 'sad demise' have spread, so when he quietly passed away, news outlets heard it with disbelief at first. He was a man of many records. But when Dilip Kumar slipped away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Mumbai, he also held an unbeaten record as the celebrity who died the maximum number of times. No Indian actor passed on as many times as Dilip Kumar did. Ever since he turned 90 in 2012, frequent reports of his “sad demise” would spread so far and wide, and with such authenticity, that when he quietly passed away at age 98, every news outlet heard it with disbelief at first and then double-checked it before putting it out as confirmed information.

Why did Bhishma not use Chakravyuh in Mahabharata?

He was able to handle Arjuna, so Arjuna would not be a threat to Bhishma.

Did Mahabharata or Ramayana really happen? Did it have Europeans or Middle Eastern in it?

The westerners today are likened to Karna character, you can regard this character as the Napoleon of India. 1000 years later in Egypt, Tutmosis 2nd is considered the Napoleon of Egypt who had same problems like Karna and Kunti Mother, in Egypt he carved out his mothers details.

Krishna is supreme, then why Vishnu is worshipped instead?

Lord Krishna and Lord Vishnu are the one and the same. There is absolutely no difference in Tatwa. Lord Krishna resides in Goloka and he in his Vishnu form (Narayan) resides in Vaikuntha.

King Shantanu was a normal human, then how he could bless Bhishma with wish-long life?

King Shantanu was not just a normal king. He had divinity in him.

Who amongst Vidhurar, Arjuna, Draupadi & Abhimayu most deserved Krishna's affection? Why?

The question is “Who among the four, Vidur, Arjuna, Draupadi and Abhimanyu most deserved to have Krishna’s affection? Why?”

What is the name of lord Shiva's trishul?

The name of Shivas Trishul is VIJAY, Not Pinaak as few people think, this trishul is also eternal like Nag, Nandi, Vyaghrcharm of Shiva, No body made it but Shiva himself. 

Kumbh Mela to be held in Haridwar next year for 48 days

The Kumbh Mela will be held for 48 days in Haridwar next year instead of three and half months, state's Urban Development Minister Madan Kaushik said.

MOHINIYATTAM: Dance Scholar Methil Devika Dwells On Its Sensuality And Spirituality

I go by my own rules, my own formula about life. I believe there is no right or wrong way to live, and as long as you are operating from love and compassion, it’s all good.....

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