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The Sanskrit Podcast with Shoba Narayan

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The Sanskrit Podcast brings the ideas of ancient India to the modern world. Hosted by journalist Shoba Narayan and featuring poets, dancers, musicians, storytellers, artists, and scholars of Sanskrit and Indian culture, the Sanskrit Podcast attempts to shed light and life on concepts and ideas from India’s past in an informal, conversational way.
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The+Classisism+in+the+puppetry+of+Karnataka+with+Anupama+Hosakere
access_time4 years ago
Anupama Hoskere has a Master’s in Engineering from California State University in Long Beach. After a stint in the US, she returned to India with her husband, Vidyashankar and founded “dhaatu” which attempts to disseminate Indian culture and values through puppetry and storytelling. In this episode, Anupama is talks about classicism in the puppetry of […]
Finding+your+true+self+with+Dr.+B+Mahadevan
access_time4 years ago
Professor B. Mahadevan has taught at the Indian Institute of Management for over 20 years. His research interests include supply chain management in electronic markets. He teaches an elective on how to apply lessons from the Bhagavad Gita into management. The course, he says, demonstrates how religious, spiritual and secular ideas coexist in Gita and […]
Relevance+of+poetry+in+the+modern+world+with+Dr.+Shankar+Rajaraman
access_time4 years ago
One the one hand, poetry or any art should not need any justification. Poetry, said Wordsworth, is emotion recollected in tranquility. It is a way to compress emotion and aesthetics through words. We get all that. Poetry is important. Yet, when was the last time you read poetry? How do schools and colleges teach poetry? […]
Crafts+of+Karnataka+with+Smt.+Vimala+Rangachar
access_time4 years ago
Vimala Rangachar has been associated with fine arts and performing arts conservation movement of Karnataka for many years. She holds multiple positions of Chairperson of the Craft Council of Karanataka, Founder Member and President of M.E.S Institutions, President of the Natya Institute of Kathak and Choreography, President of the M.E.W.S Ladies Club, Malleshwaram, Bangalore, heading […]
Kalidasa+for+the+21st+Century+with+Mani+Rao
access_time4 years ago
Welcome to the Sanskrit Podcast where the ideas of ancient India meet the modern world. Mani Rao is the author of nine books of poetry and two books in translation (Kalidasa, and Bhagavad Gita). and essays and poems are widely published internationally. Her latest book, New & Selected Poems, has just been released in India. […]
Dharma%3A+Concept%2C+Context+%26+Manifestations+with+Prof.+B+Mahadevan
access_time4 years ago
Welcome to the Sanskrit Podcast where the ideas of ancient India meet the modern world. Professor B. Mahadevan has taught at the Indian Institute of Management for over 20 years. His research interests include supply chain management in electronic markets. He teaches an elective on how to apply lessons from the Bhagavad Gita into management. […]
The+pleasures+of+Sanskrit+%E2%80%93+a+youth%E2%80%99s+perspective+with+Suhas+Mahesh
access_time4 years ago
Welcome to the Sanskrit Podcast where the ideas of ancient India meet the modern world. Suhas Mahesh is an undergraduate at the Indian Institute of Science. Though blissfully wedded to physics during day, he ekes out time to woo language at night. Despite his diplomatic insistence that he loves all languages equally, sources close to […]
Nuances+of+Chitra+Kavya+with+Dr.+Shankar+Rajaraman
access_time4 years ago
Welcome to the Sanskrit Podcast where the ideas of ancient India meet the modern world. The history of Indian poetics goes back to 200 B.C. when Bharatha Muni compiled the Natyashastra. Poetry was accorded a high status in India. Poets were understood, enjoyed and venerated. Bharateeya Kavyashastra as it is called is replete with poets, […]
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