Updates / additions in 2015

Current News
December 19, 2015
Bhakti theatre offering every 3rd Saturday at Aangana, Bimba the Art Ashram

November 18, 2015
MINISTRY OF CULTURE  invites application for empanelment of events with the Ministry for Festival of India
http://www.indiaculture.nic.in/sites/default/files/events/foi.pdf

November 13, 2015
Press Meet & Curtain Raiser of  TAALI HO -  1st International Qawwali Festival 2016 organized by Krishna Prerna Charitable Trust & Mr. Arun Budhiraja

November 10, 2015
Kalakshetra Foundation's NIRAM THIRAM 2015 A Festival of Traditional Indian Textiles & Crafts

November 2, 2015
US Orchestra to perform Dikshitar Compositions
Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra's performance of India's brilliant composer, Dikshitar's works, melharmonically arranged by Chitravina N Ravikiran

October 30, 2015
Kalanand Contest 2016 for Emerging Artists

October 26, 2015
Aadipuranam and shakthipuranam story - Cherial scroll painting

October 15, 2015
The annual all night performance KAISIKI NATAKAM will take place at the Nambi temple, Thirukurungudi, Tamilnadu on November 22, 2015  from 6pm onwards.

October 15, 2015
Retrospective exhibition from 16-20 Oct 2015 of the Life Works of JP SINGHAL

October 7, 2015
The Art of Mridangam Playing by Prof Trichy Sankaran at Acharyanet

October 6, 2015
9th edition of Delhi International Arts Festival - October 16 to November 1, 2015

October 3, 2015
Rasalok 2015 starting Oct 13 all the days of Navarathri.

September 18, 2015
Photo exhibit by Dr.Susil Pani from Sep 26- Oct 4, 2015

September 9, 2015
Kalasagar to observe GURUSMARANADINAM on 14 Oct 2015 in fond memory of KALAMANDALAM KRISHNANKUTTY PODUVAL.

August 27, 2015
Music Season 2015-2016 - Schedule & Awards

August 9, 2015
Vintage Tillanas series taught by Chitravina N Ravikiran - 6 brilliant Tillanas in Rakti ragas like Yadukulakambodhi, Surati, Shankarabharanam, Hamsanandi, Chenchurutti and Paras by Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, Patnam Subramanya Iyer, and many other composers.

August 3, 2015
Rasalok Solo Still theatre of miniature art
Every Saturday at 630pm at Bimba The Art Ashram

June 5, 2015
Certified online course conducted by Bombay Jayashri Ramnath at classle.net
Rhythms and Patterns with Notes in Carnatic Music
https://www.classle.net/#!/course/145252/coursehome/ (cut & paste the url if the link does not work)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqZlJIMoAcQ

May 11, 2015
Kalasagar celebrates the 91st birth anniversary of its founder, Kalamandalam Krishnankutty Poduval by honoring artistes on May 28, 2015 at Edappally, Kerala

April 21, 2015
Twaang - a digital distribution platform & mobile music library for Indian music lovers

March 23, 2015
Mylapore Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple 10 day Panguni Festival will be held from March 25 to April 4, 2015.
The important dates

March 19, 2015
Ashok Munne who has lost his leg below the knee is climbing Mt Everest after May this year & is now joining the paragliding program at www.flynirvana.com

March 17, 2015
Chidambaram Sri Natarajar temple Maha Kumbhabisheka Festival

March 15, 2015
Natya-Nataka Vizha presented by Tamil Nadu Eyal Isai Nataka Manram in collaboration with Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha

March 11, 2015
Yugadi Vastraabharana Parva - 8-21 March 2015

Model Raga Alapana - Yadukulakhamboji by Chitravina Ravikiran at Acharyanet

March 6, 2015
Purana Nataka Vizha presented by Tamilnadu Eyal Isai Nataka Manram in collaboration with Narada Gana Sabha Trust

Feb 19, 2015
Model Raga Alapana - Shankarabharanam by Chitravina Ravikiran at Acharyanet

Feb 17, 2015
The Brahan Natyanjali Foundation is conducting its consecutive twelth year International Dance festival at the World Heritage Monument, Thanjavur Big Temple for seven days from 17 Feb 2015 to 23 Feb 2015.

Feb 14, 2015
ITKHORI MAHOTSAV

Feb 1, 2015
Workshops at NIFA
* Graffiti Workshop by PEARL academy on 2nd Feb 2015
* Workshop By Dag Hol on 5 feb 2015

Feb 1, 2015
Kalasagar's ORU PIRANLINTE ORMAKAI on May 28, 2015


Temples
June 14, 2015
Layout of Arunachaleswarar temple
http://www.arunachalasamudra.org/interactive/arunachaleswaratemplelayout.html

Temple Walkthrough by Meenakshi Ammal
http://www.arunachalasamudra.org/templeessay6.html

Apr 24, 2015
Kamakshi Amman sametha Marundeeswarar and Anjaneyar Temple at Vada Iluppai, near Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu

Mar 10, 2015
Chandrodaya Mandir - Vrindavana in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh


Art & Craft
Sep 14, 2015
Jayanth Kalamkari designs - Sarees with scenes from the Mahabaratham


Painting
Jun 28, 2015
Barman Arts Online
www.barmanarts.com

Mar 12, 2015
Ravi Varma Prints available at

Mar 6, 2015
Art & Craft by Aparna Rajagopalan - updated rcok painting

Mar 2, 2015
IA Raja - Finger painting


Snippets
Sep 23, 2015
Scientific reasons why Ganesh Chaturthi should be celebrated
12 names of Lord VIshnu & Goddess Lakshmi

May 24, 2015
22 Reasons to believe ancient Indian lifestyle based on science
By Indudhartm, on January 4th, 2015
http://ayurvedasutra.com/lifestyle-modus-vivendi/22-reasons-to-believe-ancient-bharat-is-based-on-science/

May 14, 2015
Sacred texts / Literature - Sri Rama Gita, Sri Devi Gita, Sri Ganesha Gita, Sri Guru Gita

Mar 2, 2015
Nava Nandis at Nandyal

Feb 19, 2015
Airavatesvara temple at Darasuram

Jan 23, 2015
Snippets of information from the epic Mahabaratham - Sage Vyasa, number of verses


Pillars of India Today
Jan 30, 2015
15-year-old Deepika Kurup developed a water purification model which works on solar energy. The effort won her the title America's Top Young Scientist.
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/more-to-solar-than-scams/article5067758.ece


Tamil film songs
Links to articles
Dec 25, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - Devanin karunai indre kaigalile
SS Vasan, The Hindu, December 25, 2015

Dec 13, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - thannai marandhu mannil vizhundhu
SS Vasan, The Hindu, December 11, 2015

Nov 25, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - muzhukka nanainja piragu mukkaadu edharku?
SS Vasan, The Hindu, November 23, 2015

Nov 10, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - manidharin poimugam
SS Vasan, The Hindu, November 6, 2015

Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - pookkal thadumaarugindrana
SS Vasan, The Hindu, October 23, 2015

Oct 1, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - annaalil illaadha ponnaana ennangale
SS Vasan, The Hindu, September 25, 2015

Sep 20, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - oru mozhiyillaamal mounamaagiren
SS Vasan, The Hindu, September 11, 2015

Aug 7, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - sendru vaa nilave
SS Vasan, The Hindu, August 7, 2015

Jul 25, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - enname kaatchiyaai vandhadho
SS Vasan, The Hindu, July 24, 2015

Jul 4, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - kaadhale vaazhvu kaadhale thaazhvu
SS Vasan, The Hindu, July 3, 2015

Jun 14, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - ennai marandhadhen thendrale
SS Vasan, The Hindu, June 12, 2015

May 30, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - malargal malarvadhu enakaaga
SS Vasan, The Hindu, May 29, 2015

Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - sollaadha sollukku vilai edhum illai
SS Vasan, The Hindu, May 15, 2015

May 5, 2015
Soozhal ondru paarvai irandu - Maatrathin meedhu maarupatta paarvaigal
SS Vasan, The Hindu, May 1, 2015

Apr 25, 2015
Mozhi pirikaadha unarvu - manadhai keeri vidhai podu
SS Vasan, The Hindu, April 24, 2015

Mozhi pirikaadha unarvu - thoongum bodhum thoongavillai un gyaabagame
SS Vasan, The Hindu, April 17, 2015

Apr 12, 2015
Mozhi pirikaadha unarvu - netru varai nee yaaro naan yaaro
SS Vasan, The Hindu, April 10 , 2015

Apr 6, 2015
Mozhi pirikaadha unarvu - nallaa padichavanga naalu peru sonnaanga
SS Vasan, The Hindu, April 3, 2015

Mar 29, 2015
Mozhi pirikaadha unarvu - inbathin ilakkum thunbathin illamum
SS Vasan, The Hindu, March 27, 2015

Mar 17, 2015
Iravu pagal nizhal veyyil
SS Vasan, The Hindu, March 13, 2015

Mar 6, 2015
Mozhi pirikaadha unarvu 34 - Iravin thanimayil azhugindra veenai
SS Vasan, The Hindu, March 6, 2015

Feb 28, 2015
Mozhi pirikaadha unarvu 33 - Vizhi siraiyil pidithaai
SS Vasan, The Hindu, February 27, 2015

Feb 19, 2015
Kaadhalai vaazhthum iyarkai
SS Vasan, The Hindu, February 13, 2015

Feb 2015
Mozhi pirikaadha unarvu 30 - Imayathai thalai kuniya vaitha punnagai
SS Vasan, The Hindu, January 30, 2015

Siragadikkum pattam, seeri paayum kaalai
SS Vasan, The Hindu, January 23, 2015

Jan 10, 2015
Manidhanai pisaasaaga maatriya kaadhal
SS Vasan, The Hindu, January 9, 2015

Jan 4, 2015
Thirai Isai - Mozhi pirikaadha unarvu 27 - Poovellam kettu paar
SS Vasan, The Hindu, January 2, 2015



Get to know India
Apr 15, 2015
Ayurveda


Resources / Links
November 14, 2015
Tamil translation of the Vedas by MR Jambunathan - pdf files for download
http://www.vedicgranth.org/home/the-great-authors/mr-jambunathan/veda

October 14, 2015
Deities to be worhipped on the 10 days of Navarathri - pooja, slokam for each day
Kolu steps procedure by Niranjana Sankaranarayanan

October 7, 2015
Odissi photos - series of pictures by Dr.Susil Pani presented in the photo exhibition at Pondicherry
https://www.flickr.com/photos/raghuclinic/sets/72157659127826350
https://www.flickr.com/photos/raghuclinic/albums/72157659505936976

October 2, 2015
English translation of the Mahabharata by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
http://www.aryabharati.org/mahabharat/mahabharen.asp

English translation of the Mahabharata by Pratap Chandra Roy
http://www.holybooks.com/mahabharata-all-volumes-in-12-pdf-files/

Tamil translation of the Mahabharatam by Arutselva Perarasan from the English transaltion by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
http://mahabharatham.arasan.info/2013/01/Mahabharatha-Purpose-of-translation.html

http://www.siththarkal.com (Siddharkal Raajyam - Original in Tamil)
http://www.siththarkal.info (Kingdom of  Siththars in English translated by Lalithambika Rajasekaran)

August 5, 2015
Bare Walls - Posters and Prints

July 2, 2015
About the Periakoil, Thanjavur
http://tamilandvedas.com/

June 18, 2015
Beautiful Badrinath - Part 1 & 2
- Aravind Balasubramanya
http://aravindb1982.hubpages.com/hub/Beautiful-Badrinath-Part-1
http://aravindb1982.hubpages.com/hub/Beautiful-Badrinath-Part-2

June 14, 2015
Layout of Arunachaleswarar temple
http://www.arunachalasamudra.org/interactive/arunachaleswaratemplelayout.html

Temple Walkthrough by Meenakshi Ammal
http://www.arunachalasamudra.org/templeessay6.html

June 13, 2015
A postman collected pebbles every day for 33 years and what he created is astounding
By Talia Avakian, Business Insider

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/postman-collected-pebbles-every-day-185657841.html?soc_src=mail&soc_trk=ma

June 11, 2015
A gallery of Pallava art by Geeta Padmanbhan, The Hindu, 9 June 2015

Range of arts and crafts
http://www.pulpypapaya.com

June 9, 2015
CSE Store - a one-stop shop for all environment information needs.
http://csestore.cse.org.in/

June 5, 2015
imantra, an e-magazine
www.imantra.org

May 25, 2015
http://www.dancecostumesandjewelry.com/

May 24, 2015
22 Reasons to believe ancient Indian lifestyle based on science
By Indudhartm, on January 4th, 2015
http://ayurvedasutra.com/lifestyle-modus-vivendi/22-reasons-to-believe-ancient-bharat-is-based-on-science/

Shops selling dolls online
http://www.artsandhandicrafts.in/
http://www.navarathri.com/

May 9, 2015
Eastern Book Corporation - books available online on Indian Art, Indian Architecture, Classical Indian Dance, Music and other Performing arts, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Buddhism
http://www.easternbookcorporation.com

May 6, 2015
www.heritageonline.in - an e-magazine documenting some of the rare artefacts and natural resources - NATURE for natural heritage and CREATIONS for man-made heritage maintained by C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation and C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre
www.cprfoundation.org / www.cpreec.org / www.ecoheritage.cpreec.org / www.cpreecenvis.nic.in

May 1, 2015
Ram Bhakt Hanuman
http://www.ramhanuman.in/

April 25, 2015
exploration of Indian Heritage and Culture in various aspects by Dokka Srinivasu
http://indian-heritage-and-culture.blogspot.in/

April 21, 2015
Twaang - a digital distribution platform & mobile music library for Indian music lovers

Jan 22, 2015
http://www.templefolks.com

Madras December Music / Dance Season



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