Life, Vision and Actions Dr. It is a rare event in the annals of the history when the personalities like Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan are born. Born in one of the remotest villages of India at Tirutani near Madras in a traditional Indian family in the yearhe touched the best possible heights achievable in the modern world.
Originally Posted by Americanragas Hello my friends: I am planning on going to India during January for a grant to study classical indian music, in particular sitar, in order to further explore and expand the American Raga themes developed by Robbie Basho and carried on by Steffen Basho-Junghans.
So, if anyone knows someone in India who either can teach me the basics of sitar or any other classical india instrument I would love to have their contact info.
In addition if you know anyone that just knows a lot about indian classical music I would love to speak with them when I am there. And I cannot study classical indian music through any programs or established courses because one of the conditions of the grant is that it is done independently.
Well if it's sitar you want to learn there are many options. My own teacher is Indrajit Banerjee www. He should be back in Calcutta by then, probably the best sitarist in the world in my opinion. If you want to go to Calcutta that is Another option is Varanasi. You can study with Shivanth Mishra and his son Deobrat.
Another option in Varanasi is Rabindra Goswami http: I'm a sitar player in WA state 25 years now and specialize in sitar, importing, etc. I'd suggest that you have an idea of which instrument you intend to learn. If you can't decide then look for vocal lessons maybe.
Be very careful as many a student on a grant has been ripped off by ego and money hungry teachers and come away disenchanted. For sitar, the above people are on the level and decent human beings as well.
If you're looking for lessons in Delhi, better forget it for sitar. Also there are 2 major schools in Hindustani classical music, the teachers I have listed are in the Maihar-Senia group.
PM me for help if you need it and good luck! Nov 7th,New Delhi [India], Apr. 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday recalled the contribution of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore in the world of literature. Addressing the nation on.
A study of educational philosophy of Rabindra Nath Tagore and its relevance today knowledge. I will, therefore in the following few pages, record about my very personal memories and impres- sions of my grandfather, aided by what I learnt from my grand mother, Lady Yogamaya Mookerjee, my father Promathanath Banerjee, my uncle Ramaprasad Mookerjee and others.
'This is a narrative about a child and his grandfather. As the experiences and emotions differed, the media also varied.
That is how we have Tagore the poet, Tagore the composer, Tagore the painter and so on.
Although a staunch nationalist, Tagore was a champion of internationalism, touring various countries and pleading for 'one world'. Since my stories have grown out of my observations of people and places, they are realistic.
For example, two stories deal with human sacrifice in India.
Who would imagine that such a thing would happen in the 21 st century, yet is exists. It does not hurt my pride to acknowledge that, in the present age, Western humanity has received its mission to be the teacher of the world; that her science, through the mastery of laws of nature, is to liberate human souls from the dark dungeon of matter.