"Mahasweta Devi" Essays and Research Papers

  • Mahasweta Devi

    (/login) Book Reviews : Mahasweta Devi, Mother of 1084. Translated with an Introductory Essay by Samik Bandyopadhyay. Calcutta: Seagull Books, 1997. 130 pages. Rs 160. Mahasweta Devi and Usha Ganguli, Rudali—From Fiction to Performance. Translated with an Introductory Essay by Anjum Katyal. Calcutta: Seagull Books, 1997. 156 pages, Rs 175. Mahasweta Devi, Five Plays. Translated by Samik Bandyopadhyay. Cal cutta : Seagull Books, 1997. 149 pages. Rs 150. Mahasweta Devi, Breast Stories. Translated...

    Book review, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 904  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Woman Who Walked Into Doors

    unrepresentable subaltern subject that and know and speak itself;” however, this impossibility is a deconstructive (im)possibility,[3] neither final nor absolute. Spivak’s writings on fictional representations of subalterns, such as her preface to Mahasweta Devi’s Imaginary Maps[4] and “A Literary Representation of the Subaltern,” as well as “Can the Subaltern Speak?”, explore the contradictions that this impossible speech produces. Doyle’s novel suggests another way to theorize this contradiction by...

    Child abuse, Domestic violence, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 5687  Words | 15  Pages

  • jjjkkkkkkkkk

    production. ‘These tribes had no concept of money. They would come out of the forest, go to the village market, place honey, leaves, roots, flowers, and silently take away whatever they needed: rice, oil, spices. So they were thieves!’(Mahashweta Devi, 2001: v, vi) The resistance of some forest-based tribal communities to occupation of their forests also made them enemies of the state. In 1871, the colonial state passed the notorious Criminal Tribes Act to deal with these ‘suspect’ communities—nomadic...

    Criminal Tribes Act, Denotified tribes of India, Ethnic groups in India 4983  Words | 14  Pages

  • Navratri

    is the Creative Aspect or Lakshmi that is adored. And, on the last three nights, the knowledge aspect, or Sarasvati is invoked. The tenth is the Vijaya Dasami Day or the Day of Victory. There is a special significance in this arrangement. When the Devi is worshipped by a devotee, She first destroys the evil propensities that lurk in his mind; then She implants therein, the Daivi Sampat or the divine qualities conducive to spiritual unfoldment; then She bestows true knowledge on him; lastly the...

    Devi, Durga, Lakshmi 899  Words | 2  Pages

  • Nanda Devi

    |Nanda Devi National Park | |IUCN category Ia (strict nature reserve) | |[pic] | |[pic] | |Location |Uttarakhand, India | |Coordinates |[pic]30°25′7″N 79°50′59″E / 30.41861°N | | |79.84972°E / 30.41861; 79.84972Coordinates: | | ...

    Bill Tilman, Eric Shipton, Nanda Devi 916  Words | 4  Pages

  • Durga Puja

    Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Navami and Vijayadashami. The dates of Durga Puja celebrations are set according to the traditional Hindu calendar and the fortnight corresponding to the festival is called Devi Paksha (Bengali: দেবী পক্ষ, ‘Fortnight of the Goddess’). Devi Paksha is preceded by Mahalaya (Bengali: মহালয়া), the last day of the previous fortnight Pitri Paksha, ‘Fortnight of the Forefathers’), and is ended on Kojagori Lokkhi Puja (‘Worship of Goddess Lakshmi on Kojagori Full...

    Devi, Durga, Durga Puja 1327  Words | 4  Pages

  • Maharani Gayatri Devi

    Maharani Gayatri Devi (23 May 1919 – 29 July 2009), often styled as Maharani Gayatri Devi, Rajmata of Jaipur, was born as Princess Gayatri Devi of Koch Bihar. She was the third Maharani of Jaipur from 1939 to 1970 through her marriage to HH Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II.[2] Following India's independence and the subsequent abolition of the princely states, she became an extremely successful politician. Gayatri Devi was also celebrated for her classical beauty and became something of a fashion icon...

    Family, Gayatri Devi, Indian National Congress 820  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nang Nak

    Exemplified by the Movies Nang Nak and Devi What is most captivating about human nature is perhaps the natural inclination of most to fall in love with the discovery or worship of what one chooses to be devoted to. In relation to this is the manner in which the the characters from the two movies, Nang Nak and Devi, have demonstrated an extreme devotion to certain things in their life. In Nang Nak, Mak showed love for Nak up to the point that he denied reality. In Devi, this was shown through the people’s...

    Devi, Durga, Goddess 1234  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mus 358 Indian Music

    The piece “Devi Niye Tunai” is in kriti genre. The kriti genre is made of three major parts: Pallavi, Anupallavi, and Charanam. There are usually sections that are played before and after these three parts that make a piece that is in kriti genre sound complete, so we can say the kriti section of the piece is in the kriti genre (the whole piece). There is a section that is played before these three sections, and it is called alapana. Alapana does not have rhythm; in other words, it has free rhythm...

    Carnatic music, Carnatic music terminology, Devi 975  Words | 3  Pages

  • dashin

    Dashain are called nawa ratri when tantric rites are conducted. In Nepal the life force is embodied in the divine energy and power of the female, depicted as goddess Durga in her many forms. All goddess who emanated from goddess Durga are known as devis, each with different aspects and powers. In most mother goddess temples the deity is represented simply as a sacred Kalash, carved water jug or multiple handed goddess holding murderous weapons. During these nine days people pay their homage to the...

    Devi, Durga, Goddess 1609  Words | 4  Pages

  • Religious Expression of Nudity and Sexuality

    bring them the “son/daughter of God”. Along the Tigris- Euphrates river, there were many temples where this ritual were practiced openly as a part of weekly worship. In Hinduism, this tradition is named differently as DevDasi who would be serving Dev-Devi, the male or female God and to please them with holy sex with the hope of a God Child. The women who were dedicate to this practice used to join the temple forever and learnt different dance moves including Odissi and enjoyed high social status. But...

    Devi, Goddess, Hinduism 2191  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gender Bias in Hindu Myths

    the divine force. She manifests herself to destroy demonic forces and restore balance. Every God in Hinduism has his Shakti and without that energy they have no power. Lakshmi is the energy of Vishnu. Parvati is energy of Shiva. Shakti is also called Devi or mahadevi, assuming different roles as Sati, Parvati, Durga and Kali. So Shakti is the mother goddess, the source of all, the universal principle of energy, power or creativity.1 The Ramayan is the very soul of India. It is a complete guide to God-realization...

    Devi, Durga, Goddess 1590  Words | 4  Pages

  • REL 133 week 2 Saraswati Hindu Goddess

    yagna, fire sacrifice, but in order to perform a yagna the assistance of a wife is needed. Saraswati consented to be Brahma’s wife and the two were reconciled. Functions Saraswati is the Goddess of knowledge and the arts. She embodies the wisdom of Devi, the female aspect of the Divine. Saraswati dispels the darkness of chaos, confusion, and ignorance. Followers of Saraswati rejoice in the serenity of the spirit, the power of the mind, and not the pleasure of the senses. She embodies all that is...

    Brahma, Devi, Hinduism 1844  Words | 8  Pages

  • Durga Goddess

    oral traditions that came before any written accounts, it is hard to say with precision when and where the belief in Durga originated. Early mentions of this goddess derive from major religious text of praise called the Devi Mahatmya, which dates back to the 5th century. The Devi Mahatmya is very important because it is the first crystallized text devoted to a goddess. Her distinctiveness from other deities, determines that Durga’s origin may be near the Vindhya Mountains among non-Aryan tribes such...

    Deva, Devi, Durga 1493  Words | 4  Pages

  • Non-Western Paper

    Indic civilization that flourished along the coasts of what is now central and southern Vietnam or roughly a one thousand year period between 500 AD and 1500 AD. (Art of Champa, Wiki) Uma is one aspect of the Great Goddess of Indian mythology known as Devi “the Goddess.” She is considered Shiva's wife, and can take several forms, from the gentle Parvati to the fierce Durga to the destroyer Kali. Although her attributes do not offer positive identification, this four-armed goddess appears to be Uma,...

    Champa, Devi, Durga 924  Words | 3  Pages

  • Navratri

    Mother Goddess and her various forms are celebrated each day (HEB). “During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Shakti/Devi are worshipped, [and are said to] signify various traits that the goddess influences us with” (Navratri). This festival is observed in most parts of India, particularly in northern India, eastern and western India, although the nine Devis worshipped during this time period depend on the tradition of the region in which the festival is being celebrated (Navratri). Consequently...

    Devi, Durga Puja, Goddess 1236  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hindu Gods

    tapas at the banks of the Lamhitya. • Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music and all the creative arts. Saraswati is called the Mother of the Veda's and the repository of Brahma's creative intelligence. Saraswati is also called Vak Devi, the goddess of speech. • Indra is the king of the gods and ruler of the heavens. Indra is the god of thunder and rain and a great warrior, a symbol of courage and strength. • Shakti is the divine force, manifesting to destroy demonic...

    Devi, Kali, Parvati 494  Words | 2  Pages

  • Vivekananda

    [3][4][5] The film was dubbed in 18 languages.[4][6] Deep Bhattacharya played the role of Swami Vivekananda whom director Tutu Sinha first saw in a Bengali drama. Premankur Chattopadhyay and Gargi Roy Chowdhury played the characters of Ramakrishna and Sarada Devi respectively.[4] ------------------------------------------------- Synopsis[edit source | editbeta] Main article: Swami Vivekananda The eventful life of Swami Vivekananda has been captured in this film. The film shows the transition from young...

    Actor, Hinduism, Indian film actors 950  Words | 4  Pages

  • Phoolan Devi

    Phoolan Devi the Bandit Queen of India By Anthony Bruno Another St. Valentine's Day Massacre On February 14, 1981, 18-year-old Phoolan Devi had only one thing on her mind: revenge. Waiting outside the remote village of Behmai on the Yamuna River in northern India, a band of about 20 dacoits (bandits) waited for her instructions. The dacoits were from three different gangs, but their goal was the same: to hunt down the treacherous Ram brothers, Sri Ram Singh and Lala Ram Singh. Sri Ram was a...

    Bandit Queen, Chambal River, Crime 5300  Words | 13  Pages

  • Status and Role of Women in Hinduism

    by all sections of the society. Probably the Brahmin women were its worst victims and suffered more compared to women of other castes. According to Hinduism, a woman is a form of energy or an aspect of Shakti. She is mata, the Mother Goddess, or devi the auspicious one. As a young child she is kanya, the goddess Durga. As a wife she is patni and saha dharma charini, a partner in her husband's religious duties. As a mother she is worthy of worship. As a child she is supposed to remain in the custody...

    Devi, Gender, Gender role 473  Words | 2  Pages

  • Reincarnation

    cases is that of a young Indian girl named Shanti Devi living in Delhi (born 1926) who at the age of three began to recall details of a former life in the town of Mutta eighty miles away. She said she had married a cloth merchant, given birth to a son and died ten years later. Her claims continued and when she was nine years old her family wrote to her claimed husband who visited her home unannounced and was immediately recognized by Shanti Devi. A committee was set up to witness her visit to Mutta...

    Buddhism, Death, Heaven 630  Words | 3  Pages

  • Essay

    "Shakti". Worship of the goddess Shakti is very popular among the Hindu people. Durga stands for the unified symbol of all divine forces; Strength, Morality, Power, Protector. Slokas on Goddess Durga form the part of prayers offered to the goddess. Durga (Devi) Shlokas / Slokas are as follows: "Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Maatrirupena Sansthitah Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaktirupena Sansthitah Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaantirupena Sansthitah Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namo Namah" ...

    Devi, Hinduism, Lakshmi 8047  Words | 43  Pages

  • respect girl child

    2012, is the last day of the Hindu festival of Navratra—the nine days’ regimen of fasting and feasting, which is celebrated in its various nuances—Durga Pooja (worshipping goddess Durga); the rhythmic Garba dancing; the night long singing of bhajans (devi jagran); the Ramlila (enactment of life of god Rama), with the celebrations culminating on the tenth day by immersing the statues of the goddess in the river (from dust unto dust) and burning the effigy of the demon king Ravana (triumph of good over...

    Devi, Durga, Female 433  Words | 2  Pages

  • women reservation bill

    reservation for women. 'My party is not opposed to women's reservation, but the case of Dalits, backward classes, Muslims and other religious minorities should not be overlooked,' is his argument. "I want to see women like Kalawati and Bhagwati Devi to be included in the quota. There should be reservation within reservation," said Lalu. Mulayam favours making it mandatory for political parties to give 10 percent of election tickets to women. His argument is that if inadequacy of representation...

    Bihar, Lok Sabha, Mulayam Singh Yadav 919  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sacred Shrine Kamakhya

    wet with water that flows from a spring below. The length of the Mandala is one arm and twelve fingers. It is also attracted with a Siva Linga. Saktism, the cult of worshipping the mother goddess as the supreme deity known by various names such as Devi, Durga, Kali, Kalika, Uma, Kamakhya, Tara, Chandi, Chamunda, Vindhyavasini, Sakambhari and so on were centered in and around the Kamakhya temple in ancient Assam. However, as literary records like the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Kalika Purana...

    Assam, Devi, Durga 7599  Words | 22  Pages

  • Goddess Laxmi

    ------------------------------------------------- Lakshmi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Lakshmi (disambiguation). Lakshmi | Raja Ravi Varma's Lakshmi | Devanagari | लक्ष्मी | SanskritTransliteration | lakṣmī | Affiliation | Devi (Tridevi), Shakti | Mantra | Om Hrim Shri Lakshmi Bhyo Namaha | Consort | Vishnu | Mount | Elephant, owl | An article related to | Hinduism | | * Hindu  * History | Deities[show] | Scriptures[show] | Practices[show] | ...

    Devi, Hinduism, Krishna 3873  Words | 13  Pages

  • Kasjmir

    Vaishno Devi, which is approachable on foot along a 14 Kms long well laid footpath. Every year, more than 4.5 million pilgrims pass through Katra on their way to the holy shrine.Over night stay at the hotel in Katra. Day 06 :- Katra-Vaishnodevi Darshan-Katra After breakfast, start your Holy Journey to Mata Vaisnodevi Darshan. Trek to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine (14 kms), ponies can also be arranged by self {at your own cost} for the trek, return back to Katra late in evening/night, Mata Vaishno Devi temple...

    Dal Lake, Gulmarg, Houseboat 2759  Words | 7  Pages

  • Study Mate

    engineering department). and in sky gormennt as a team leader Pass Port No : k4772690 Personal Profile: Name : S. Chandra shekar Father’s Name : S. Venkateshwarlu Mother’s Name : S. lakshmi Devi Date of Birth : 22-02-1988 Marital Status : Unmarried Nationality : Indian Hobbies : Music, Dance, Watching TV and playing chess Languages Known : English, Hindi and Telugu Declaration: ...

    Devi, India, Lakshmi 273  Words | 2  Pages

  • Hindu festivals

    weapons in Her hands. She sits on a lion. She keeps up the play of the Lord through the three attributes of Nature, namely, Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas. Knowledge, peace, lust, anger, greed, egoism and pride, are all Her forms. You will find in the Devi Sukta of the Rig Veda Samhita that Vak, symbolising speech, the daughter of the sage Anbhirna, realised her identity with the Divine Mother, the Power of the Supreme Lord, which manifests throughout the universe among the gods, among men and beasts ...

    Devi, Durga, Hinduism 39613  Words | 130  Pages

  • Title: Describe a Few of the Interesting Characters in Your Class.

    teacher is Encik Azmi bin Nusi. We have a wonderful monitor who does every job given to her responsibly. She is Uma Devi a/p Nagiah and she never complains about doing jobs without an assistant. Most of the students are Malays. There are only four Indian girls and four Chinese students. Our class is one of the noisiest class because of the interesting characters we have. Uma Devi is chosen to be our monitor mainly because of her gutsiness to confront some of the rebellious students who are usually...

    Comedy, Devi, Education 674  Words | 2  Pages

  • shaheel's bio

    blade fastened at an angle to a long handle. Swooping: To move with a sweep. Conqueror: To gain or acquire by force of arms. Q4. Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music and all the creative arts. Saraswati is also called Vak Devi, the goddess of speech. In order to create the world and produce the human race, Brahma made a goddess out of himself. The Greek God is different. Pan, the noisy goat-footed god of the greeks, look after shepherds and woods, is a capable musician,...

    Brahma, Devi, Goddess 606  Words | 2  Pages

  • Goddess Annapurna

    appeared before Parvati with his begging bowl and admitted that food cannot be an illusion and is required to nourish the body in which resides the Atma. The goddess feeds him. Since the Goddess Parvati is worshiped as the Goddess of food- Annapurna Devi. Annapurna means food-filled. She is physically described as holding a golden ladle adorned with many different kinds of jewels in her right hand and a vessel full of porridge in her left hand. She is seated on a throne and in some pictures lord...

    Devi, Hinduism, Indra 491  Words | 2  Pages

  • Power of Women

    Introduction The power of a woman is an inspiring topic that is well recognized across international literature. This is because of the varying influences women continue to generate in societies around the world. The texts, I, Phoolan Devi, an autobiography of India’s bandit queen, Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare, Provoked… a true story, directed by Jag Mundra and the song, “Frozen”, by Within Temptation, all portray the type of power in women, its cause and influence on others....

    Bandit Queen, Domestic violence, Much Ado About Nothing 1621  Words | 4  Pages

  • Alha Udal

    Bhavishya Purana-Part-2) 1 Sootjee said:-“In vaksara village there lived an abhiri girl named Vratapa. She was fond of doing nava durga vrata in every starting year. She worshipped Chandika Mata for a boon that she asked for herself .She said:-“Please devi please with my worship and give me a beautiful boon of great child like Valarama and Krishna. Only this I ask from you hey mata swetaishwari”.There lived Vasumaan named king.He saw the abhiri girl and got pleased with her beautifulness. He married...

    Deva, Devi, Indra 3765  Words | 9  Pages

  • Durga Puja

    The journey of the Devi The multicolored stone studded earring got entangled with the shiny threads of the impeccable embroidered salwar kameez.The weary yet enthusiastic lady kept on struggling to detangle it while being effortlessly moved by the enormous crowd gathered in front of the sribhumi.Such is the spirit of Durga puja in Kolkata.People tend to ignore all the trouble just to get a glimpse of the gorgeous lady of the supreme power. We somehow managed to see the thakur decorated with...

    Assam, Devi, Durga 684  Words | 2  Pages

  • Dharmesh

    Deetya Deeva Deleena Delisha Demira Deprietta Deshna Desiha Desiree Desna Devahuti Devak Devakali Devakanya Devaki Devakiri Devalata Devalatha Devalekha Devalina Devamati Devamayi Devananda Devangana Devangi Devanshi Devapriya Devashree Devasree Deveshi Devi Devika Devina Devishi Devkanya Devki Devmani Devna Devya Devyani Dhaani Dhanashree Dhanashri Dhanishta Dhanvanti Dhanvi Dhanya Dhanyata Dhara Dharaa • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •...

    Devi, Durga, Lakshmi 8953  Words | 37  Pages

  • Assignment On Fodder Scam

    more responsible 4) End of Lalu’s Chief Ministership. Lalu parted ways from Janatha Dal and formed his own part with pressure mounting from opposition parties Lalu resigned the state’s office and he replaced his position with his wife, Rabri Devi as the new nominated Chief Minister on the same day. 5) Government Employees became more responsible. Current status of the Scam: 1) About 298 pupils were accused in 35 fodder scam cases. 2) 62 pupils got Convicted in fodder scam of them...

    Bihar, Ethics, Karpoori Thakur 948  Words | 6  Pages

  • Jljl

    Architecture Architecture Planning Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture Architecture National Institute of Technology, Patna National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, J&K Page 1 of 3 CENTRAL SEAT ALLOCATION BOARD [JEE (MAIN) [Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India] Headquarter: National Institute of Technology, Rourkela Rourkela - 769 008 (Odisha) Locked Choice List 17 18...

    Bihar, CSI: NY, Jammu and Kashmir 591  Words | 3  Pages

  • Major Project Sample Report

    Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Jammu & Kashmir School of Electronics & Communication Engineering Major Project Phase-I Report on ‘Implementation of OFDM Communication System’ Under the Guidance of Dr/Mr By This report is submitted by………………………………….Entry No:…………………………….in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering degree requirements of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. Student’s Signature Guide’s...

    Digital Subscriber Line, Jammu and Kashmir, Modulation 559  Words | 4  Pages

  • Drkkkkk

    CHAUDHARY DEVI LAL UNIVERSITY, SIRSA Phase : II - Provisional Allotment Letter (I Round) (Under S.F.S.) Candidate Details Registration No: 416261 B. Ed. (Regular) Course 2013-2014 Group: D.O.B.: Arts / Commerce 26/12/1990 Candidate Name: NEHA KUMARI Father’s Name/: Husband Name Category: NARESH PRASAD AI Merit (Over all): 13964 Percentage: 60 (Qualifying Exam.) Note : If any correction is required in the above details, then College should report about it ONLINE. Procedure...

    Chaudhari Devi Lal, Comprehensive examination, Haryana 1037  Words | 6  Pages

  • Loan Management System

    Raikwar School of Computer Science and Information Technology Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore (M.P.) (www.scsit.dauniv.ac.in) May 2014 LOAN MANAGEMENT SYSTEM A PROJECT REPORT Submitted by RITESH RAIKWAR Under the guidance of Dr. SANJAY TANWANI in partial fulfilment for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Computer Application in School of Computer Science and Information Technology Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore (M.P.) (www.scsit.dauniv.ac.in) May...

    Computational science, Computer, Computer software 643  Words | 9  Pages

  • Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Is an Indianentrepreneur. She

    network hospitals. Each year, the Foundation touches more than 300,000 lives through its holistic healthcare approach. She helped establish a 1,400-bed cancer care center at the Narayana Health City campus at Boommasandra, Bangalore, along with Dr. Devi Shetty of Narayana Hrudayalaya in 2007. She liked the innovation model and thinking that Dr. Prasad Kaipa brought to Biocon and funded multi-year research at Indian School of Business by creating Biocon Cell for Innovation Management [6] as part of Center...

    Bangalore, Biocon, Biotechnology 1007  Words | 3  Pages

  • Narayana Hrudayalaya

    Explain why. If successful, what were the elements that made it successful? If not yet successful, what else should NH be doing? “A dream of making quality healthcare available to the masses worldwide” Narayana Hrudayalaya was established by Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty in 2001 with this mission. Its main focus was to provide affordable cardiac care to the masses. It has followed a hybrid strategy of attracting paying patients by virtue of its reputation for high quality combined with a relentless focus...

    1926, 1982, Devi Prasad Shetty 1509  Words | 5  Pages

  • Rajasthan

    women are famous for their gorgeousness and beauty. The beauty of legendary Maharani Padmini Devi of Chittaurgarh and Maharai Gayatri Devi, present day Rajmata of Jaipur is famous all over the world. History says that Alauddin Khilji, the Sultan of Delhi, was so obsessed with the beauty of Maharani Padmini Devi that he attacked over the Chittaurgarh for her hand but he did not succeed. Maharani Gayatri Devi was considered to be amongst the ten most beautiful women in the world in her heydays. And...

    Folk music, Folklore, Gayatri Devi 808  Words | 3  Pages

  • Classical Dance

    responsible for once again raising the social status of Bharatanatyam is Krishna Iyer. He also contributed positively to the popularity of the dance form throughout the world. Another name that comes in mind in connection with this is that of Rukmini Devi Arundale. She modified the Pandanallur style of Bharatanatyam and popularized it in the West. Rukmini founded the Kalakshetra School in 1936, outside the city of Madras, in order to teach the dance form as well as to promote it. Today, Bharatnatyam...

    Bharatanatyam, Carnatic music, Dance 798  Words | 3  Pages

  • Review of Literature on Prostitution

    law was much debated and many saw this as endangering the traditional dance form. But the revival of Bharatnatyam as the ancient and 'pure' Indian art almost simultaneously was welcomed by many. This revolutionary movement was initiated by Rukmini Devi Arundale. The writer, thus, concludes by stating that two processes- reform and revivalism worked simultaneously to restore the status of a lost art form and at large the status of women. (Srinivasan, 1985) This article once again re-emphasizes the...

    Bharatanatyam, Devadasi, Human sexuality 2739  Words | 7  Pages

  • Festivals

    around the Baba and his followers congregate at Jhiri on the appointed day from every corner of North India; they revere him for his compassion, courage and honesty. Navratri Festival (September–October) Though the yatra to the shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is a round-the-year event, a pilgrimage undertaken during the Navratras is considered the most auspicious. In order to showcase and highlight the regional culture, heritage and traditions of the area during this period, the State Tourism Department...

    Guru Gobind Singh, Jammu, Khalsa 691  Words | 2  Pages

  • Bandit Queen Film Review

    Bandit Queen: Review By Ekta Srivastava The film ‘Bandit queen’ Runs through the Life of a Dalit Woman (we remember as Phoolan Devi), the film dares to talk about the discrimination faced by them at every level of the structure that founds our Nation, we call India. And it is in Phoolan’s Character that not only the Dalits of the Indian society, but every one who has ever been oppressed, discriminated, victimized and vandalized find a connection. The Film dares to bring these issues to the forefront...

    Answer, Bandit Queen, Caste-related violence in India 506  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ignou Feg 1 Old Question Papers

    1. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow : Vimala Devi prefers being addressed as the mother of Sarita rather than people calling Sarita her daughter. "Who wouldn't like to be known as the mother of the brave heart girl. For me, it's immense honour to have given birth to a girl who has carved a niche for herself against all odds," says the doting mother. Media glare is not new to Vimala Devi. Her daughter's courageous fight against her physical disabilities has invited...

    Christopher Nolan, Following, India 2449  Words | 11  Pages

  • Vivekananda Quizes

    (Source: A short life of swami Vivekananda,Page.1) Q.3.Waht was the profession of swami Vivekananda’s Father? Answer : Attorney –at –Law (Source: A short life of swami Vivekananda,Page.1) Q.4.Name of swami Vivekananda mother is Answer- Bhuvaneswari Devi (Source: The life of Swami Vivekananda...Page:8) Q.5.When was Swami Vivekananda born? Answer- 1863 (Source: A short life of swami Vivekananda,Page.1) Q.6. ”I prayed to Shiva for a son and He has sent me one of His demons” Who said this about...

    Belur Math, Ramakrishna, Ramakrishna Mission 8894  Words | 40  Pages

  • Tourist Places of Jammu and Kashmir

    Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Chashme Shahi are some of the best-known tourist spot in Srinagar. Jammu is the winter capital of the state and next in importance after Srinagar. Most of the tourists who come to the Jammu region have the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine as their destination, which is quite close by. However, the spirit of holiness permeates through the entire city, so much so that Jammu is also known as the ‘City of Temples’. If Bahu Mata is the presiding deity of Jammu, the dargah of Peer...

    Hindu, Hinduism, Jammu 533  Words | 2  Pages

  • Horse Pee

    we entered the cave that held our Goddess, Vaishno Devi’s statue. When it was my turn, I was pushed into the cave by a mob of people, almost slipped on the slightly wet floor, and in a matter of seconds my precious moments of being close to Vaishno Devi were over. After a good hour and a half, I noticed that the horse was slightly waddling, and when I looked down, it broke my heart to see that there was a nail stuck in its poor hoof. Yet, the horse kept walking. I kept this thought in mind, Finally...

    Debut albums, English-language films, Hinduism 547  Words | 2  Pages

  • Salivary Amylase Enzyme

    enough, you might be able to catch a glimpse. You can also find distinctive species of birds over here. The zoo is open on all days except for Mondays. Mansa Devi Temple Location- Panchkula Mansa Devi temple is a very famous shrine dedicated to Mata Mansa Devi. According to Hindu mythology, the head of Devi Sati had fallen over here. Mansa Devi Temple basically houses two temples. The temple that is located near the parking lot is said to be the main temple. It was established in the year 1815 A.D...

    Chandigarh, Haridwar, India 2122  Words | 9  Pages

  • Narayana Hrudalaya

    Yasarapu (33016) Mimansa Khanna (33022) Surbhi Sood (33051) Ankit Parikh (p28056) Jyothsna Yasarapu (33016) Mimansa Khanna (33022) Surbhi Sood (33051) Ankit Parikh (p28056) Case 02:-Narayana Hrudayalaya Q1) Specialist surgeons such as Dr Devi Shetty are always short of time. Do you think experts like him would be able to spare enough time for providing diagnosis advice to distant patients through ‘telemedicine’ in a sustainable manner for a long time? Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication...

    Devi Prasad Shetty, Health care, Health care provider 347  Words | 2  Pages

  • Financial Ratio Analysis

    necessary infrastructure and information which made my work easier. Bhanupriya Vishwakarma MBA (Financial Administration) Institute of Management Studies Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore CERTIFICATE This is to certify that Ms Bhanupriya Vishwakarma, pursuing Masters of Business Administration from Institute of Management Studies, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya,Indore has successfully completed her summer internship from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Bhopal under my guidance from June 1st...

    Administration, Business school, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya 307  Words | 2  Pages

  • Bharatnatyam

    individuals from varied backgrounds: Indian freedom fighters, Westerners interested in Indian arts, people outside the devadasi class who learnt Bharatanatyam, and devadasis themselves. The pioneers in reviving this art for are: E. Krishna Iyer, Rukmini Devi, Balasaraswati etc. Bharatanatyam now attracted young artists from respectable Brahmin families. Initially met with shock, their participation ultimately helped to shift public opinion in favor of reviving the art. An association of devadasis joined...

    Bharatanatyam, Dance, Devadasi 2615  Words | 8  Pages

  • Shakuntla Devi

    Born - 4 November 1939 Achievements - Shakuntala Devi is an outstanding calculating prodigy of India. On June 18 in 1980, she again solved the multiplication of two 13-digit numbers 7,686,369,774,870 x 2,465,099,745,779 randomly picked up by the computer department of Imperial College in London. And this, she did in 28 seconds flat. Born on 4 November in 1939 at the city of Bangalore in Karnataka state, Shakuntala Devi is an outstanding calculating prodigy of India. Belonging from a very humble...

    Artificial intelligence, Guinness World Records, Mathematics 1285  Words | 4  Pages

  • Shakuntala Devi

    Shakuntala Devi | | | Born - 4 November 1929 Died - 21 April 2013 Very few people around the world achieved what this wonder-woman did. A mathematical prodigy, also known as the 'human computer', Shakuntala Devi was known for her complex problem-solving skills without the aid of any mechanical device. During her early years, she shot to fame by mentally calculating one of the toughest mathematical multiplications 10 seconds before the fastest and the most efficient computer of the...

    Child prodigy, Cube root, Guinness World Records 1709  Words | 6  Pages

  • the theme of subalternity in mahasweta devi's Rudali

    The theme of subalternity in mahaswethadevi’s Rudali Mahaswetha Devi was born in 1926 in Dhaka, in a privileged middle-class Bengali family. She is an extraordinary woman who has written and fought for the marginalized tirelessly for the past six decades. she is a culmination of an activist and a writer working for the betterment of subaltern in her own way of protesting against the atrocities on down trodden by the main stream society. Mahaswetha Devi’s literary oeuvre comprises stories around...

    Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Ritual, Ruling class 1807  Words | 5  Pages

  • Devi

    Q1 Define operational excellence. How can information systems help achieve it?   Hint Ans .Operational excellence is the achievement of higher levels of productivity, efficiency, and profitability. Information systems can help achieve operational excellence by improving communications to supplier and optimizing the supply chain. Information systems could help managers communicate with workers more efficiently, enable technological innovation in products, minimize warehouse overhead, and streamline...

    Business process, Customer, Customer service 1685  Words | 6  Pages

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