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Updates / additions to the site in 2017

Madras December Music / Dance Season

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December 21, 2017
Tamil Heritage Trust & Varahamihira Science Forum present a lecture by Prof Krishnaswami Alladi, University of Florida, USA  - "Alladi Ramakrishnan's Physics Seminar and Birth of MatScience" on 23rd December 2017, Saturday 4.00 - 5.30pm at Tamil Virtual Academy, Kotturpuram, Chennai
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Sanipeyarchi rasi palan(In Tamil)

December 15, 2017
Tamil Heritage Trust presents "Pechu Kacheri" on Kanchi Mahaamani - A glimpse of Kanchipuram- glorious history, great kings and artists, a series of talks on Kanchipuram on 16 - 17

December 5, 2017
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) - launch of 'Forum of cities that segregate' on 12 December, 2017

December 1, 2017
Thiruvannamalai Karthigai Deepam (in Tamil)

November 21, 2017
Release of publication Body Burden: Lifestyle Diseases

November 19, 2017
The Crow and Other Mysteries - An Exhibition of Paintings by Darshana Bajaj
Date: 20-26 December, 2017
Venue: Sarala’s Art Centre, 1/12, Ganeshpuram 3rd Street, Chennai 600018

November 16, 2017
My Journey through India’s Green Movement by SUNITA NARAIN

November 8, 2017
Workshops at Kalarigram, Pondicherry
Yoga Sadhana Shibir with Swami Taponidhi - Dec 3rd to 10th 2017
Panchakarma Workshop - Dec 13th to 22nd 2017

November 6, 2017
Nov 18-23, 2017 Vaikom
27th  Sri Sathya Sai Sangeetholsavam @ Vaikom

November 3, 2017
Shri Veda Bharathi in collaboration with Govt.of Telangana and 25 other cultural organizations is holding a National Seminar on “Samskritam & Bharateeya Kalaavaibhavam” with special focus on Sangeetam, Naatakam and Naatyam, during 10 to 12, November, 2017, at Hyderabad

November 1, 2017
Release of book: Drought, But Why? and a panel discussion with Nila Madhab Panda, the maker of "I am Kalam" and soon to be released "Kadvi Hawa", a film on climate change and Eshwer Kale, an expert of water budgeting model to fight drought and climate change on November 3, 2017, 3:30 p.m 

October 27, 2017
Leading adventure tour operator, that specialises in Treks & River Rafting in the Indian Himalayas and beyond.
Dec 15-17, 2017- India's First Outdoor Adventure Race - The Himalayan Adventure Challenge with a 3-type format involving 2-3 disciplines - Bike - Paddle - Trek!

October 9, 2017
Learn the magic of sight through experiential drawing with Priya Jayanand presented by Kalarigram

September 10, 2017
Mallai Study Tour series MST#02 on 23rd Sep 2017 Saturday conducted by Tamil Heritage Trust

August 29, 2017
Head of India's Top Sanskrit Research Center in Conversation with Rajiv Malhotra

July 28, 2017
Collecting the Artist (An exhibition of works from the Madhavan Nayar Foundation Collection) curated by Supriya Menon presented by India Foundation for the Arts in collaboration with Kerala Museum
On view from: August 06, 2017 to October 31, 2017

July 7, 2017
Online Carnatic Music Video Lessons taught by Great Music Gurus

June 16, 2017
Master Class on Compositions of Sangeet Samrat Chitravina N Ravikiran

May 10, 2017
Buddha Purnima 2017: How people are celebrating Gautam Buddha’s birthday worldwide

February 21, 2017
The Brahan Natyanjali Foundation is conducting its consecutive thirteenth year International Dance festival at the World Heritage Monument, Thanjavur Big Temple for seven days from 24 Feb - 2 Mar 2017.

February 14, 2017
Acharyanet - A new series on "Laya - Basics to Advanced" taught by Acharya Ratnakara Shri Chitravina Narasimhan - these special lessons have been made freely available for the benefit of all.

February 9, 2017
WhizJuniors Competition - National Competition that tests tech skills of young students

January 25, 2017
Padma Awards 2017

January 12, 2017
Centre for Science and Environment's Workshop for Children on Comics creation
January 5, 2017
Acharyanet - Master Class Ekaika Raga Krithis of Trinity, Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi and other Composers Workshop by Chitravina N Ravikiran.

Tamil Heritage Trust an organization run by a few enthusiasts based in Chennai, organizes monthly talks on issues related to heritage and culture and also organizes intense heritage workshops.

Temple Architecture and its Symbolism
- Purushottama Bilimoria

Akbar the Scion of the Mughal Dynasty - Padma Mohan Kumar
Humayun, the Second Mughal Emperor - Padma Mohan Kumar
Babar, the Founder of the Mughal Dynasty - Padma Mohan Kumar
The Sayyids and the Lodhis - Padma Mohan Kumar

Banglar Tant of West Bengal

Resources/ Links

Dec 2017
The embodiment of rural identities
Movement is giving sense to divine language
- Marc-Paul Lambert

Nov 2017
SVB - preservation of Vedic Sabda and also propagation of Vedic wisdom

Sep 2017
Indian Art & Paintings - Buy art online

Aug 2017
No.16 - The Open Air Cave of Ellora - A film by Sanjay Shankar

The Infinity Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Princeton, New Jersey engaged in making grants in the areas of compassion and wisdom.

Programs by Yazh Sudhakar
Ilangai Vaanoli Ninaivalaigal 1

Ilangai Vaanoli Ninaivalaigal 2

Paattukku Oru Thalaivar TMS 1

Ennai sethukkiya mgr paadalkal part 1

Ennai sethukkiya mgr paadalkal part 2

Ennai sethukkiya mgr paadalkal part 3

Paadumnilaa Baalaa


Aug 2017
Rediscovering the sculptural legacy of Shivas of the south
- Veejay Sai, The News Minute, 5 March 2016

Jul 2017
C.Velayutham - Specialist in all kind of Wood Carvings, Dwajasthambam, Vahanam, Ratham and Temple car works

Jul 2017
Natya Shastra Lectures by Dr. Bharat Gupt at Kalakshetra of 25 hrs feb 6-10, 2012 in 53 videos

Jul 2017
Divyakala - Art inspired by the divine

Illustrations in Tamil publications