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Sojourner Truth, First Feminist to Assert Black Identity: Intersectionality and Truth

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Spread the love           What Sojourner Truth may have been most famous for, not unlike the firebrand anarchist Emma Goldman, was her public speaking. Illiterate throughout her life, she nevertheless had a remarkable gift for language, and from 1840s onwards, went on several speaking tours with both women’s rights groups and abolitionists. In 1850, she also began […]


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Tales from Srimad Bhagavatam: Vrindavan Longs for Krishna – LXXXIV

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Spread the love            Nilanjana recounts the tale of Vrindavan’s longing for Krishna, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Parikshit said, “So Krishna was now busy in his new role?” Sukha sighed, “Yes, the cosmic consciousness took the human form for a purpose. But then he never forgot his dear ones at Vrindavan. Krishna […]


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Impromptu: I am Prompted by You

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Spread the love           Are the appearances — words, things, beings — truly impromptu? Of course, that is not the subject, the matter of this outpouring, yet, has popped, seemingly impromptu, in the course of this outpouring, says Sushmita, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Isn’t it intriguing as to how the words appear and […]


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Opportunity: A Platform

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Spread the love           Sushmita dwells on opportunity – the unpredictability of life – in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. Mystical and awe-inspiring are the ways of life: absolute and unwavering reciprocity! How and when will appear, that which appears, one doesn’t have any prior inkling and thus, the undeniable sensation, tingling, accompanies the receipts. […]


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Some Problems of Translation: A Study of Red Oleanders by Tagore – I

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Spread the love9          9SharesThe journey of the theme and the meta-theme, encoded into one language, to another language, is the kernel of the translation process. We need to remember in this connection that the translation process is no longer considered a mechanistic one. Mechanical transfer of theme and linguistic features from one language to another is impossible. […]


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Perfection – II

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Spread the love           Here’s the second and final part of the serialising Tatjana’s new book, Perfection, in three languages, Serbian and Japanese, other than English, exclusively for Different Truths. The Faraway Horizons of Poetry The poem is the homeland of feelings, a poet’s topography of the soul. Its sublimity inevitably strives for perfection, which must not […]


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Tales from Srimad Bhagavatam: Vyoma and Krishna – LXXIII

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Spread the love            Nilanjana recounts the take of Vyoma and Krishna, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Sukha smiled, “Now, it was Vyoma’s turn to prove his loyalty.” Parikshit remembered, “Oh yes! Another from Kamsa’s entourage.” Sukha narrated the story, “Vyoma was perhaps one of the last Kamsa loyalists who had been sent […]


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A Remarkable Horizontal Vastness and a Rare Vertical Depth in the Poetry of Basudeb Chakraborti – IV

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Spread the love           Basudeb Chakraborti’s poetry has a remarkable horizontal vastness and a rare vertical depth. His poetry concerns itself with all the essential aspects of life and one feels the imprint of his originality of thought and expression. The riches of experience that he brings to bear invest his poetry with the authenticity of feeling […]


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How was the Human Circulatory System Discovered?

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Spread the love            William Harvey discovered the actual function of the major elements of the circulatory system (heart, lungs, arteries, and veins) and created the first complete and accurate picture of human blood circulation. Harvey was also the first to use the scientific method for bio­logical studies. Every scientist since has followed his example. Harvey’s […]


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Tagore and Einstein: Two Kindred Spirits

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Spread the love            Tagore’s meetings with Einstein which took place in 1930 and which elicited reactions, both respectful and not-so-respectful, from the scientific community were significant if only because of the opportunity they offered to two great minds of the modern age to know each other.  The apparent dissonance between the temperament of a poet and […]


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