Monthly Archives: April 2011

Arthur Koestler’s Mimophant

Note: It is spelled as momiphant in The End of India. Fixed the error with Mimophant, the accurate spelling. Throughout the ages, painters and writers of fantastic tales have been fond of creating chimeras (a monster with a lion’s head, … Continue reading

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Evoking Nostalgia with a Painting

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The pillars (தூண்) that reminds me of old homes? The cooking pots (மண் பானை), once essential, now almost extinct? The firewood cooking (விறகு அடுப்பு) that itself feels so quaint? The flowers in the hair? The courtyard (வாசல்) and the play … Continue reading

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P.Sainath on Three Major Basis for Corruption

Three major basis for corruption in our society:

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