Temple Architecture of Somanathpura

The Hoysalas ruled over Mysore and neighbouring regions for the period of two and half centuries from 1047 to 1300 A.D. It was under Bittideva Vishnuvardhana (1106-1141 A.D.) that major territorial expansions and more lasting contributions to art and culture were made.+[1] The Hoysalas built several temple structures all over Karnataka, but the temples of […]

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Kinds of Indians: Which one are you?

India is the second most populous country in the world. The nation with 1.25 billion people is bound to have a lot of differences. There are about six different kinds of Indians that exist amongst us. ‘Revolutionary Indians’ are those who always try to bring about a change in the system. These Indians always think […]

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Early Indian Society

Article: Society: Class, Family, and Individual Book: The Wonder that was India Author:  A L Basham The article, “Society: Class, Family, and Individual” is a critical analysis of Indian customs from the early Vedic period to the shaping of the modern society. I was keen on reading and understanding about the societal structure of the […]

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How Nations weight in the Era of Globalisation

Globalisation has brought about a transformation in every aspect of the functioning of a society. It is not just linked to the industrialisation or just an economic terminology. It has become a new world system, where the private, as well as governments, play at the level play field. Globalisation has brought about a transformation at […]

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Economic Model on Friendship

Building an Economic Model on two friends, using the factors that determine their Level of friendship and also breaking point 1.  Theory: If two people are in friendship, their level of friendship is directly proportional to the No of Years, Total time spent together in day, similar interests, Loyalty, Hanging Out, And inversely proportional to […]

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Review: ‘The Lowland,’ by Jhumpa Lahiri

One word for Jhumpa Lahiri’s brilliance of storytelling in ‘The Lowland’, is that she is just ‘Awesome.’ If I were to point out at one book by an Indian author, and ask people to read it, then it is this masterpiece. The novel begins with two brothers, 15 months apart, in the then Calcutta. The […]

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How to overcome challenges in life

Life is all about the way we live it, life accompanies several challenges at every point in some or the other way. No matter how hard or difficult it is to overcome, if we give up on our ability, we lose. Someone rightly pointed, “life is a roller-coaster. It has ups and downs. But it’s […]

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