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How were Galaxies Discovered?

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Spread the love17          17SharesThe discovery that stars are clumped into galaxies represents the first advance in efforts to describe the actual shape of the universe and the distribution of stars in it. Thomas Wright’s theory of galaxies was the first astronomical work to place our sun not in the center of the universe, but in a […]


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Butterfly in the Storm

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Spread the love           When Julia “Butterfly” Hill was born on February 18, 1974, little did anyone suspect that she would create a ripple effect across the planet with her conviction to create change despite all odds and she would one day ironically shed her outer materialistic ego layers to undergo a true transformation of her soul, says […]


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Grace of Black Panther: Spirit, Self and the Shaman in the Mother Continent

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Spread the love7          7SharesIt is a source of boundless energy and power that an animal totem like the panther represents. Shamans of the world intuit that secret. Let us journey into the heart of Africa where that elemental vibration of life can be sensed by those who are ready to leave their mundane mind and its […]


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The Order of Three Ds!

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Spread the love8          8SharesAn avid fan of Sunil Gavaskar, I heard him (and read quite often) attributing his success to the “3 D’s”: determination, dedication, discipline. Sushmita explores its ramifications, exclusively for Different Truths. Tall order it is, to allocate an order to the 3 D’s that Sunil Gavaskar acknowledges for his achievements. He surely has […]


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Serendipity

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Spread the love11          11SharesAn evocative love poem by Nilakshi for Different Truths. It was a year or two before That I felt that sense of being left out That abnegation… When the favourite colour of sky was what I started watching, cerulean … Less than dark at midnight Not quite as light as dusk When I lay awake beside youAs you turned […]


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Anu Radha: Lady Behind the Documentary, A Little Poland in India

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Spread the love5          5SharesRupa profiles Anu Radha, the free spirited, award winning, documentary film maker, writer, producer, humanitarian, journalist, women’s rights activist and a leader. She rose against patriarchy. An exclusive for Different Truths. “She floats like a butterfly, stings like a Bee” – is the famous Muhammed Ali quote, who gave up his slave name […]


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Family, Festival and Food: Celebrate with Kheertua, a Sweet Dish from Assam

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Spread the love           Sarika tells us how festivities changed as she grew up. Family and friends are of greater significance. She is saddened by honour killing and hopes that festivities would remove bitterness, marking a new beginning, as promised by Makar Sankranti. An exclusive for Different Truths. Makar Sankranti is just over, the first harvest festival […]


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Lost Tears

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Spread the love66          66SharesAn evocative poem by Atrayee for Different Truths. Smell of my lost tearsHangs there,With the elan of a warriorAt the door ajar. Eyeing the sky deep blueScribbling my pangs on its hueDo they try to quench my pain?At an abode that far. My tears would travel perhaps,Through the woods of my ruinAnd the […]


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Chittor: A Bastion of Rajput Glory and Splendour

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Spread the love           Ruchira takes us on a journey to the famous Chittor Fort. Here mythological and historical tales mix and mingle. A Different Truths exclusive.   During my schooldays and growing up years I had read about Chittorgarh in history text books besides Abanindra Nath Tagore’s Rajkahini– a compilation of  heroic tales  from Rajputana (now  Rajasthan). […]


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Tales from Srimad Bhagavatam: Family Time – LXXXV

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Spread the love           Nilanjana recounts a tale from the Bhagavatam. Devaki and Vasudeva began telling them of the many relatives that they have had. Balarama and Krishna were eagerly listening to those stories. Of all that they heard the tale of Kunti, and her sons interested them the most. An exclusive for Different Truths.   Parikshit […]


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