Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy, Biography and his Works
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Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy, Biography and his Works

Introduction Ananda K. Coomaraswamy who was born in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and grew up in England, taught the West the way to approach and understand the arts of India. His whole life was dedicated to the study and exposition of Indian culture and arts. He said to friends who wanted to write his biography “Assess…

Biography of Nandalal Bose and his famous Paintings
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Biography of Nandalal Bose and his famous Paintings

Introduction A celebrated painter of modern India. A genius who was admired in many countries. His was an attractive personality, which combined boundless learning and a unique genius with unaffected modesty and gentle humor. Mahatma Gandhi used to call Rabindranath Tagore ‘Gurudev’. To Tagore, Gandhiji was ‘Bapu’. They were great friends and they respected each…

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee: Author of Anandamath, other books
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Bankim Chandra Chatterjee: Author of Anandamath, other books

Introduction One of the greatest novelists of India who gave the people the sacred ‘mantra’- Vande Mataram.’ The Bengali Novel practically began with him. He also wrote philosophical works, which stimulated independent thinking. Bankim Chandra Vande Mataram Sujalam Sujhalam Malayajasheetalam Sasyashyamalam Mataram There is hardly an Indian who is not familiar with this National Song. Possibly, most…

Poet Kalidasa’s story and his Works and Poems with Videos
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Poet Kalidasa’s story and his Works and Poems with Videos

Introduction One of the greatest poets and dramatists in Sanskrit. His chronicle of the kings of the Raghu clan (‘Raghuvamsha’), the great play. ‘Shakuntala’ and other works depict, through many great characters, the highest ideals of life as seen by the ancient people of Bharat. There are hundreds of languages in the world. However, great…