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Anand Neelakantan

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I was born in a quaint little village called Thripoonithura, on the outskirts of Cochin, Kerala. Located east of mainland Ernakulam, across Vembanad Lake, this village had the distinction of being the seat of the Cochin royal family. However, it was more famous for its hundred odd temples; the various classical artists it produced and its music school. I remember many an evening listening to the faint rhythm of Chendas from the temples and the notes of the flute escaping over the rugged walls of the school of music. Gulf money and the rapidly expanding city of Cochin have, however, wiped away all remaining vestiges of that old world charm. The village has evolved into the usual, unremarkable, suburban hell hole, clones of which dot India. G ...more

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Anand Neelakantan It was definitely due to gradual evolution of my thought process. If Kushboo or Amitab Bachan can have temples, is it not possible that some of our ea…moreIt was definitely due to gradual evolution of my thought process. If Kushboo or Amitab Bachan can have temples, is it not possible that some of our earlier era heroes become gods over time(less)
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Is Deepavali more than just a festival of lights? Generally, Diwali in the Northern parts of the country is celebrated to commemorate the triumphant arrival of Sri Rama in Ayodhya after vanquishing Ravana. In the south, Deepavali is associated with the killing of Narakasura by Sathyabhama and Krishna. In both cases, it shows the triumph of good over evil, or so we have been taught. Different cultu Read more of this blog post »
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Arjun Rawat Dear Book-lover & author,

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