Behind the Veil : visual acuity
By Arindam Sen
July 31, 2011
This post is not a Tagore anthology attempt. In a year that has been dotted with Rabindranath Tagore?s 150th birth anniversary celebrations, the poet has predictably engaged many in the research and analysis of his artistic...
Rabindranath Tagore is a 1961 black-and-white short film directed by an Indian director Satyajit Ray on the life and works of noted Bengali author Rabindranath Tagore. Ray started working on the documentary in the beginning of 1958 and it was...
India ? M K Gandhi ? father of the Indian nation highly important document dated ?Asho sudi 4 Vikram Samvat 1982? (September 23rd 1926 on the Gregorian calendar) being the will of M K Gandhi written at the Satyagrah Ashram Sabarmati Bhadarva in hi...
In 1946, Mohandas Gandhi sits next to a spinning wheel (Charkha), a device used to make yarn or thread; the now-famous image came to symbolize the notion of Indian self-sufficiency ? and thus independence from British rule.
Photographed by Margaret BourkeWhite Collarn a unique, celebrated care...
Digital Rare Book:
By Jiddu Krishnamurti
Published by Star of the East, Amsterdam - 1920
I am alone on the road, not a soul in front of me; there may be many behind me, but I do not desire to look back upon the horror of sufferings of the past. On either side of this long and w...
"I maintain that truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. That is my point of view, and I adhere to that absolutely and unconditionally. Truth, being limitless, unconditioned, unapproachable by any path whatsoever, cannot be organi...
The Making of the Mahatma
Directed by Shyam Benegal
Written by Fatima Meer
Released in 1996
The Making of the Mahatma (1996) is joint Indian - South African produced film, directed by Shyam Benegal, about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi during his 21 years in South Africa. Th...
Dr. Annie Besant (born 1st October 1847), English philosopher and feminist in a chat with a fellow member in the Theosophists Star Camp in Ommen, Netherlands, 1926. Besant was president of the Theosophical Society.