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Ravi Shankar, the guru of the indian music

India’s devotion to music goes back to prehistoric times. There are references in the religious texts and other ancient treatrises which suggest that music had achieved a high degree of sophistication already 3.000 years ago. At the end of the … Continue reading

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India : about schoolkids who walk on fire to overcome their fears

Since decades, hindus have been accused of being cowards…despite of the many acts of bravery of the Rajput clans ( warriors and kings from western India) in the mediaeval times.    Recently, something like 200 schoolkids of a private school in … Continue reading

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India : an unusual way to solve the violence in schools

In the Idukki district ( Kerala state), a school principal caned herself before the students to know who stole the prize money set aside for the winners in a sports meet. Her new model to handle students paid off as one boy came forward … Continue reading

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Indian spirituality : Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Why do you want to read others’ books when there is the book of yourself ?” This is one of the many sayings of Jiddu Krishnamurti, an indian thinker who lived in the 20° century. Promoting an alternative education, free … Continue reading

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Indian spirituality : follow your goal

“When someone has a goal in life, whatever he does to attain it is moral. If you have no goal, whatever you do is immoral.” This is one of the many teachings of Swami Prajnanpad, an hindu spiritual master who lived … Continue reading

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India : schoolkids told to beat schoolkids

There is nothing to stop corporal punishments in the indian schools. It’s not just about some teacher slapping and caning children, but also about punishment being inflicted on students by students. And this happens in full glare of school authorities. Despite … Continue reading

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