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Classical Indic Music II: History of Sangeeta

N.R.I.pathi : July 12, 2017 9:45 am : Uncategorized

In the preliminary article in our Series on Classical Indic Music, we re-asserted the native canon of Saastriya Sangeeta and its historical Pan-India nature ...

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Literature: Paaka Darpana

N.R.I.pathi : June 18, 2017 9:23 am : Uncategorized

Continuing Food Week here on the Indic Civilizational Portal is a work of Literature mentioned in our preceding Post on Classical Indic Cuisine.

The Paaka Darpana of King Nala of the Nishadas is the oldest available text on Indian Cookery ...

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Classical Indic Cuisine: Soopa Sastra

N.R.I.pathi : June 13, 2017 9:37 am : Uncategorized

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Vedanga Jyotisha

Shivoham : June 5, 2017 8:34 am : Uncategorized

The Great King Suchi of Magadha
His calendar was a royal mess
because the equinoxes precess
until he learned 'the lore of time' from Sage Lagadha.


Jyotihsastra is the ancient Indian ‘science of light’ [2] ...

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Why Gentlemen Matter

N.R.I.pathi : May 27, 2017 7:59 am : Uncategorized

How regressive!”, they may say. “MGTOW!” they will retort. “Tactic to guilt women into becoming Ladies!”, they might argue. Yes, even the last one is true courtesy feminists in our topsy turvy age. But the reality is, whatever Leave a response »


The Civilizational Resonance of Baahubali

Admin : April 27, 2017 7:00 am : Uncategorized

A version of this Post was published at Andhra Cultural Portal, on July 22, 2015


Much water has flowed down the waterfall south of Mahishmati since we last touched on this topic. Those of you following us on Andhra Cultural Portal would have read our Post 2 years ago when Baahubali-The Beginning was released ...

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Sattva and Bharatanāṭyaṃ

Admin : April 17, 2017 7:30 am : Uncategorized

The following Post was composed by Prakruti Prativadi. You can follow her on TCP.



Bharatanāṭyaṃ performances often standout for the striking and realistic portrayals of characters and their stories which are powerful and moving and live in the memory of the audience ...


Puthandu Vazthukkal & Vishu Ashamsakal (2017)

Admin : April 14, 2017 6:40 pm : Uncategorized


From all of us at ICP, Vishu Ashamsakal! Puthandu Vazthukkal! Happy New Year to Malayalis and Tamils alike.

At last, we complete the cycle of Indic New Years (the exception of course being our Gujarati friends). The Solar Calendar New Years are celebrated today ...

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Shubha Vaisakhi (2017)

Admin : April 13, 2017 4:37 pm : Uncategorized


From all of us at ICP: Shubha Vaisakhi! Happy Baisakhi! Baisakhi di lakh lakh badhai! Shubho Nabo Borsho! Pana Sankranthi ra Subheccha! Shubh Jude Sheetal! Happy Bihu!

The other half of the assorted New Year’s of Bharatavarsha fall this well ...

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Classical Indic Literature V: Romantic Sanskrit Poetry 2

N.R.I.pathi : April 9, 2017 8:50 am : Uncategorized


In honour of Madan Utsav, Bharat’s true Festival of Romance, we bring you the second installment in our special set of articles from our Continuing Series on Leave a response »

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