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This is a translation of the author’s original Kannada essay titled “ಭಾಷಾಬೋಧಕಗಳ ನೆಲೆ-ಬೆಲೆಗಳು” published in his work, Bhashabhrungada Benneri. Translated by Sandeep Balakrishna. I had averred earlier that one of the tragedies of today is the fact of not prescribing evocative literature at the level of primary school instruction. It’s not necessary to

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I have to give vent to what has been bothering my mind for quite sometime now. I hope that the underlying fervor appeals to the like-minded. With a view to retain and sustain our cultural tradition among the upcoming generations, we induct them into classical music, classical dance, yoga, ethical values

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Ananda Coomaraswamy remains one of the most staunch defenders of the Indian tradition in the mold of what David Frawley calls an intellectual kshatriya. Coomaraswamy wrote a series of articles about the state of (the British-imposed) Indian education and alerted Indians about its perils. Ananda Coomaraswamy mostly wrote for a scholarly

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The rigorous training that a Carnatic musician undergoes for several years teaches him/her lessons that are worth applying to other areas as well. An outsider might find it hard to make sense of the repetitive practice but over the years an insider realizes the benefit of the long, lonely hours

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