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January 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

Rhythms of Life

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Feature

Culture and the People

M. Sheela Priya

12

Special Feature

Face to Face with Six Artists

Manoj Das

18

Arts

Shri Nandalal Bose

Jayantilal Parekh

21

Special Feature

Music of the South

K.R.Rajagopalan

24

Today’s Topic

Can Humanity Survive Pollution?

S Ambirajan

30

Interview

Interview with Jai Ratan

Swapna Dutta

34

Panorama

The Way of the World

 

38

Panorama

The Costliest Painting

Van Gogh

39

Poetry

Lifetime

Ramakanta Rath

40

The Other Experience

Who Called?

Yogananda

41

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

Tulasi: The Symbol of Devotion

Richard Pearson

42

Little Known India

Moirang of the Lake

Natabar Khuntia

44

Roots

Strange Case of the  Forgotten Triangle: Ratnagiri,Lalitgiri and Udayagiri

Manoj Das

48

Down Memory Lane

An August Day in 1942

Jayanta Mahapatra

53

Nature and Beyond

The Brahminy Kite

M.Krishnan

58

The World of Dreams

How Significant are Dreams?

Devapriyo

60

Body and Mind

The Role of Personality and Emotions in Illness

Dr. A.S.Dalal

63

Book Review

Saga of Antiquity: Sights and Insights: Edited by A.S.Raman

 

 

Short Story

The Flute Player

Ruskin Bond

68

Short Story

Gherao

K.S.Duggal

72

Fables and Parables for Adults

The Teacher of Wisdom

Oscar Wilde

77

A Novelette

Bird of Paradise

Maggi Lidchi

80

February 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

Modern Artists of India

Raja Ravi Varma

Varsha Das

12

Tradition

Romance of Khamba and Thoibi

Radha kanta Paul

18

Mysteries of History

Buddhism and Christianity

Bhagat Swarup Goel

22

Perceptions

Design or Accident

Shraddhavan

24

Focus

The Plunder of Antiquity

H.Bhisham Pal

28

Nature and Beyond

Our Lost Great Cat

M.Krishnan

34

Books

The Coasts of India: A Collection of 80 Photographs by Ashvin Mehta

 

36

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

The Bilva: Dear to Shiva

Richard Pearson

38

Photo Feature

Orchids:The Ever Modish Plant

B.N.S. Deo

40

The World of Dreams

Dreams: Their Lightning Speed

Devapriyo

42

The Other Experience

My Swollen Ego

Swami Rama

45

Body and Mind

The Role of Personality and Emotions in Illness

A.S.Dalal

46

Panorama

Do Monsters Exist Now?

Marcus Blake

50

Photo Feature

The Well of Life

 

52

Down Memory Lane

My Himalayan Encounters

G.D.Khosla

54

Little-Known India

Fossil Land

 

60

New Leaf

Snowing in Bombay

Pratap Chandra Mohanty

62

Nature and Beyond

Encounters with Pets

Anila Gupta

66

In the Lighter Vein

Professor Rao who are You?

P. Raja

67

Short  Story

The Grocer's Funeral

L.N.Gupta

70

Short  Story

Veena Bhavani

Kalki

73

Fables and Parables for Adults

The Last King

C.Rajagopalachari

79

A Novelette

The Bhaiyya Express

Arun Prakash

80

March 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

Roots

Konkhal: The birthplace of Man

“V”

12

Poetry

Blood

Kamala Das

18

 

 

 

 

Down Memory Lane

Tales of Two Streets

Ruskin Bond

20

Fables and Parables for Adults

The Bell

Champak Chatterji

26

Festivals

Holi:The Festival of Spring

Sister Nivedita

28

People and Places

Sidelines of the Holi

Hari Shankar Sharma

31

Panorama

Twinkle Toes

Kate Molloy

34

The Way of the World

 

 

35

Photo Feature

The Good Old Friend of the Fisherfolk

Viman

36

 

 

 

 

Modern Artists of India

Amrita Sher-Gil

Varsha Das

38

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

Palash: The Flame of the Forest

Richard Pearson

42

The World of Dreams

The Prophetic Dreams

Devapriyo

44

Nature

The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth

M.Krishnan

46

The Other Experience

In a Tiger's Cave

Swami Rama

48

Topic of the Day

Apartheid

Brojendra Nath Banerjee

49

Mysteries of History

Was Chandragupta maurya the 'Sandrocottus'of the Greeks?

K.D.Sethna

54

Body and Mind

Our Many Faces

A.S.Dalal

60

Literature

Blood(Poetry)

Kamala Das

18

Short Story

The Bell

Champak Chatterjee

28

Short Story

Roots from Above

Sujatha Vijayaraghavan

64

Short Story

The Vampire City

Rajeswari Rajan

70

In the Lighter Vein

The Astrologer

K Sreenivasan

75

Novelette

The Gown

Giriraj Kishore

80

April 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

Roots

Dhauli:Its Blood -Soaked Earth Changed the Course of History

Vindusar

12

Photo Feature

Who Observes and Who is Observed?

Photo Courtesy: CHANDAMAMA

18

The Little Known India

Banganga: Not Far from the Madding Crowd

Gita Kapadia

20

Poetry

Julius Caesar

K.R.Biswas

22

Poetry

King Lear

K.R.Biswas

23

Festivals

The Rangali Bihu of Assam

Natabar Khuntia

24

Fables and Parables for Adults

A Forest on Fire

Shrawan Kumar

30

Down Memory Lane

Along the Lake Hidden in the Hills

Ganesh Saili

32

Photo Feature

Solitude: Still not a Myth

 

Photograph: Vidyavrata

36

Nature

Lion tails

M.Krishnan

38

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

Neem:The Tree that Breathes Spiritual Atmosphere

Richard Pearson

40

The Other Experience

The Yogi and the Scorpion

P.Parameswaran

42

The World of Dreams

Dreams that Reveal(1)

Devapriyo

44

Body and Mind

Our Many Selves

A.S.Dalal

47

Modern Artists of India

Abanindranath Tagore

Varsha Das

51

Today’s Topic

Let's Give a Chance to hte Writers in Punjab

K.S.Duggal

56

Perceptions

Music of the Spheres

Shraddavan

60

Panorama

Sending Bubbles into the Clouds

Liaquat Ali Bhatti

62

The Way of the World

 

 

66

In the Lighter Vein

 

 

67

Books

Rhythms of Rural Life by Kapila Vatsyayan

“V”

69

Short Story

The Pilgrim

Krushna Prasad Mishra

70

Short Story

The Hero

Aadavan Sundaram

74

Short Story

The Secret

Geeta Dharmarajan

78

Novelette

Light From the Pyre

Prema Nandakumar

81

May 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

Roots

Tirumala:Enchanting Seat of the Lord of Bounty:

Vindusar

12

Mythology

The Day Sita Rescued Rama

Nandita Bhattacharya

22

Down Memory Lane

Lot Kangara-Where Time Stands Still

Manmohan Melville

24

Photo Feature

Who is the Potter, Pray, and Who is the Pot?

Vidyavrata

28

Nature

The Voice of Spring

M Krishnan

30

Photo Feature

Summer's Delicious Gift:The Lychee

James B. Masih

32

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

  The Twin Majesties: Banyan and Peepul

Richard Pearson

34

The Other Experience

Can the Tarot Reveal the Future?

Carole Beckley

36

Photo Feature

Descent of Hope

R. Dev

39

The World of Dreams

Dreams that Reveal(2)

Devapriyo

40

Poetry

I Shall Wait

Sitaram Ballav Gosami

43

Poetry

Dialogue of Wind and Fire

C.N.Srinath

43

Poetry

Nameless in Avanti

Srikant Varma

43

Panorama

The Latest Witnesses to Flying Saucers

 

44

Today’s Topic

Blackmail

Ajay Rai

46

Reflections

Literary Values in the Age of Technology

K.R.Srinivasa Iyengar

51

Psychology

Effective Communication

Prema Sastri

56

Modern Artists of India

Rabindranath Tagore

Varsha Das

60

Crafts

Seats for the Deities

K.B.Swaroop

64

Fables and Parables for Adults

A Symposium in the Forest

Vindusar

66

In a Lighter Vein

Big Bill

Satyajit Ray

67

Short Story

The Cage

Ramachandra Behera

74

Short Story

The Red Bike

Raj Gill

78

Novelette

Model

V.S.Rao

81

June 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

Little Known India

A Week in Courtallam

Shraddhavan

12

Museums and Archives of India

The Victoria Memorial

Arun Basak

20

Topic of the Day

The Indian Scene: A Different Reconnaisance

 

26

Tribute

Profiles in Greatness

Visvavasu

23

Modern Artists of India

Jamini Roy

Varsha Das

32

The World of Dreams

Towards Interpreting Dreams

Devapriyo

38

Photo Feature

'The Years the Locust Hath Eaten'

Photographs by Snehal Patel

40

Poetry

The Poetry of Earth

Sitakant Mahapatra

42

Crafts

An Ancient Charm of Rajasthan

L.A.Bhatti

44

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

Unguent for the Goods

Richard Pearson

47

Nature

Our Own Bear

M. Krishnan

49

The Other Experience

Giants Humbled in the Football Field

Nolini Kanta Gupta

52

Psychology

Communicating Values

Prema Sastri

55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fables and Parables for Adults

Return of the Hermit

Told by Swami Brahmananada

Retold by Champak Chatterjee

58

Books

Living Within

Selection from the Works of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, compiled by A.S.Dalal

 

60

Books

From Crisis to Liberation: The Gita’s Gospel in Sri Autobindo’s Light by H.Maheshwari

 

60

In a Lighter Vein

Headgear Habits of teh Sirumudi Indians

Kasthuri Sreenivasan

61

Short Story

Designs and Destiny

Shrawan Kumar

64

Short Story

Two Faces of Eve

Vernon Thomas

70

Panorama

Review your Knowledge

 

69

Novelette

Diary of a Young Girl

Toru Dutt

74

July 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

Modern Artists of India

Gaganendranath Tagore

Varsha Das

12

Crafts

Rural Rhythms in Toys

K.Chanramouli

16

Traditions

Danda Nacha, The Drama of Penance

Sarat Chandra

20

Photo Feature

A Fusion of Head and Heart

 

26

Roots

Sringeri:The First Sacred Seat of Dharma Founded by Adi Sankara

Anup Kishore Das

28

Fables and Parables for Adults

The Elephant and the Fish

By Swami Brahmananda

Retold by Champak Chatterji

35

Photo Feature

Wonder Wonder All Around

Photograph by Snehal Patel

36

Nature

The Fall and Resurrection of the Pelican in the South

M.Krishnan

38

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

Arka:Offerings for Lord Hanuman

Richard Pearson

40

The World of Dreams

Remembering and Interpreting Dreams

Devapriyo

42

The Other Experience

Practice Makes Perfect

Swami Rama

45

Down the Memory Lane

Those Unforgettable Faces

A.S.Raman

46

Today’s Topic

Myths of Competition

Alfie Kohn

52

Panorama

Review Your Knowledge

 

55

Mysteries of History

The Legend of Veetashoka

Pradip Bhattacharya

56

Psychology

The Need for Self-esteem

Prema Sastri

59

Mythology

Vibhishana and Bhishma: A Study in Contrast

B.V.Subba Rao

62

Short Story

Sunset Over the Valley

Manoj Das

64

Short Story

Mahesh

Sarat Chandra Chatterjee

68

In a Lighter Vein

 

 

74

Novelette

Diary of a Young Girl-Part II

Toru Dutt

75

August 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Interview

“May be a Small Territory,But not a Small People” Interview with M.O.H. Farook

Manoj Das

 

Special Feature

Sri Autobindo Ashram

Visvavasu

12

Little Known India

A Shrine for Saturn

Vindusar

20

Tributes

My Darshan of Sri Aurobindo at Pondicherry

Mukul Chandra Dev

26

Special Feature

Pondicherry-Its Origin and Growth

F. Cyril Antony

30

Special Feature

An unexplored Mine of Indian History

Vasundhara Filliozat

 

38

Special Feature

A City Rises from Ruins

Manonmani Filliozat

46

Arts

Horrors of War and an Artist's Vision of Transcendence

Ulli Beier

50

The World of Dreams

Meaning of Dream Symbols

Devapriyo

56

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

Lotus: The First Flower of Creation

Richard Pearson

58

Nature

The Madras Ordinary

M.Krishnan

61

The Other Experience

Smelling the Distant Sails

Sonia Dyne

63

Special Feature

Pondicherry Vignetties:'A Shadow whose Source is a Spot of  Light'

Maurice Magre with sketches by Jayantilal Parekh

64

Down Memory Lane

Those Unforgettable Faces

A.S. Raman

68

Psychology

Expressing Needs and Feelings and Overcoming Anger

Prema Sastri

72

Special Feature

India in French Literature

Prithwindra Mukherjee

76

Panorama

Review Your Knowledge

 

81

Short Story

The Shoes

Prapanjan

82

Short Story

The Story of Catherine Bolton

Qurratulain Hyder

86

Fables and Parables for Adults

The Fare for the Journey

Champak Chatterji

93

Special Feature

Bande Mataram and Subramania Bharati

Prema Nandakumar

94

Novelette

Anandamath

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

98

September 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

Special Features

Revelations of The Gita

Manoj Das

12

Roots

Kurukshetra:The Site of War and Liberation

C.N.S.K.Murthy

17

Special Feature

Three Eventful Centuries of a Municipal Corporation

D. Anjaneyulu

23

Fables and Parables for Adults

Curse of Blessings?

Retold by Vindusar

28

Book Review

The Parrys Story

By E.I.D. Parry

 

30

Down Memory Lane

Those Unforgettable Fances

A.S.Raman

32

Psychology

Mental Tension and its Prevention

L.P.Varma

38

An Episode to Remember

The Lost Shell

A.R.H.Bulu Imam

41

Nature and Beyond

Dreams of Fear Need Not Be Feared

Devapriyo

42

Nature

The Least of the Primates

M. Krishnan

44

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

Kadamba: The Symbol of the Sun

Richard Pearson

46

Panorama

Review Your Knowledge

 

49

Ecology

Nature Conservation

K. Venkatasubramanian

50

Photo Feature

Those Looks of Love and Trust

Photographs: Oscar Lasser

54

In a Lighter Vein

The Blind and The Dumb

Vindusar

56

Today’s Topic

The Perverse Legacy of Communalism

Suresh Chandra Dey

58

Modern Artists of India

Devi Prosad Roy Chowdhury

Varsha Das

62

The Other Experience

The Forsaken Temple

C.W.Leadbeater

65

Short Story

Pride

Nanjinandan

70

Short Story

The Old Artisan

Lakshmikanta Mahapatra

73

Novelette

Anandamath

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

76

October 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

Roots

Bodh Gaya: Witness to Buddha’s Enlightenment

 

12

Panorama

 

 

18

The Other Experience

Asleep in a Burning House

C.W.Leadbeater

18

Little-Known India

Ganagapur: Abode of Lord Dattatrey

Manmohan Melville

20

Reflections

Philosophy of he Olympics

Visvavasu

24

Psychology/Body and Mind

The Technique of Enjoyment

Swami Ranganathananda

30

The World of Dreams

Flying in Dreams

Devapriyo

32

Nature

The King of Beasts

M.Krishnan

34

Crafts

The Lone Champion of a Tradition

Vidyavrata

37

Modern Artists of India

Ramkinker

Varsha Das

40

Festivals

The Mysore Dusserah

N Saraswathi

44

Sacred Trees and Places of India

Jaba: Offerings for the Mother Goddess

Richard Pearson

50

Tribals

Tucked Away in Remoteness: The Juangs

K.V. Jayaraman

52

Fables and Parables for Adults

The Man With Two Lives

Kanta Gupta

58

Nature

Bonsai

Debaranjan Chatterjee

60

Reminiscences

Meeting P.G.Wodehouse

P.Lal

63

 

 

 

 

Poetry

Bird Still on a Soaring Rock

Ashok Vajpeyi

66

Books

Encyclopedia of Puranic Beliefs and Practices by Sadashiv Ambadas Dange

 

67

An Episode to Remember

For Ganga and His Tribe

B.V.Subba Rao

68

In a Lighter Vein

My Lost Dollar

Stephen Leacock

70

Short Story

Air

K. Alagirisami

72

Short Story

The Last Rites

Himanshu Joshi

76

Novelette

The Wild Lizard

Uday Prakash

81

November 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

Roots

Chittor: The Citadel of Chivalry

Manoj Das

12

 

 

 

 

Panorama

Review Your Knowledge

 

22

Poetry

The Wind

Jayanta Mahapatra

23

Little-Known India

Gangaikondacholapuram

Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya

24

Festivals

Homage to the Serpent

S.B.

28

The Other Experience

A Challenge and A Response

Shyamkumari

35

Modern Artists of India

Benode Behari Mukherjee

Varsha Das

36

 

 

 

 

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

Banana: Fruit of All Seasons and All Rituals

Richard Pearson

39

Traditions

The Paik Dance of Orissa

Ilena Citaristi

42

The World of Dreams

Macbeth Shall Sleep no More!

Devapriyo

44

Photo Feature

Splendour of Trees

Snehal Patel

46

Nature

The Chowsingha

M.Krishnan

48

Reflections

Are We Alone in the Infinite Universe?

R.Y.Deshpande

50

Perceptions

The Mysterious Energy that Surrounds Us

Prabhat Poddar

56

Psychology

Meditation and Medicine

A.S.Dalal

61

Short Story

A Brush with Bratajar

Nalinaksha Bhattacharya

65

Short Story

A Funeral has been Arranged

K. Sreenivasan

68

Short Story

Jasso

Lalita Arya

72

New Leaf

A Dawn in the Past

Devdas                  

74

Fables and Parables for Adults

A Song at Dawn

Retold by Vindusar

76

Novelette

The Halfway House

Mridula Garg

77

December 1988

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Today

This Month in Indian History

 

8

Phenomena Around the World

 

 

10

Ideas and Explorations

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

Roots

Palni: Abode of the Young Ascetic God

K.S. Ramamurti

12

The Other Experience

The Hill of the Lama

Champak Chatterji

18

The Little Known India

The Basilica of Sardhana

James B. Masih

20

Photo Feature

Wonders of the Coral Reef

Binoy Gupta

24

Tributes

“Nehru’s Impact on the Creative Mind”

Manoj Das

26

 

 

 

 

Reflections

Democracy and Elections

Dr.S. Ambirajan

29

An Episode to Remember

Blood for Blood

Jayant K. Biswal

35

Psychology

Spiritual Dimensions of Health

H.R.Khanna

36

The World of Dreams

When Hair Turns into Fire

Devapriyo

40

Special Feature

Jesus Visualised by a Hindu Artist

J.S. Murthy

42

Special Feature

Stained Glass: An Art Inspired by The Christ Theme

Photograph by:T.N.N.Prasad

44

Modern Artists of India

Sobha Singh

Varsha Das

48

Festivals

The Float Festival at Madurai

 

54

Sacred Trees and Plants of India

Coconut: The Auspicious Fruit

Richard Pearson

58

Nature

A Walk Through the Wind

M. Krishnan

60

Panorama

The Importance of T.S. Eliot

Bijay Kumar Das

62

Literature

On the New Year Eve

Anton Chekhov

66

Short Story

The Miracle

Shraddhavan

68

Short Story

Interlude

Achala Bansal

74

Short Story

The Wolf Meets the Lambkin

Dharanaidhar Sahu

78

Fables and Parables for Adults

The Angel’s Fear

Sunil Ganopadhayay

81

Novelette

By the Glow of the Gentle Flame

Shreekumar Varma

82