Interviews with Musicians
Two weeks ago, I had my first open mic at the World Music Dance Centre (WMDC) organized by my music teacher Prewien Pandohi-Mishre. I sang a Mantra, Guru Vandana, which is a homage to our inner guru. And a Kirtan dedicated to Lord Ganesha who you might know as the...
Feel the joy of Holi and listen to our special podcast featuring some of our favourite musicians.
Diepak Ramjiawan was only six years old when he started learning Indian classical music. He developed his devotion for music in temples. It was there that he started singing his very first songs. In temples and during satsangs, Diepak's passion for music is reflected...
‘Vaibhavi’ a short film (2017) based on true events is written and directed by Mumbai based Neha Sharma. This film tells the story of Vibha and Bhara, a couple living in a small town in the state Uttar Pradesh, India.
If you have seen the groundbreaking documentary ‘Seaspiracy’ on Netflix you will highly appreciate every attempt that is being made to spread awareness about the consumption of plastic. Our oceans are polluted with million of tons of plastic. The documentary Seaspiracy makes us aware that the large portion of garbage left in the waters are pieces of fishing gear. Many of us now possess an ounce of general knowledge to understand the impact of consuming plastic is harming the environment, marine life and our health.
Ambika, Sadhana and Swarupa have two things in common: a musical career and being a mommy. In this article they will shine the light on their most intimate motherhood journey and how mothering impacted their career in music.
Gita Desai, a resident of Los Angeles, has devoted the past 14 years of her life in creating the three most comprehensive documentary series to date on the profound Indian traditions of Yoga, Ayurveda and Raga Music. She worked on making Raga Unveiled from 2005 to 2009. Gita’s single-minded vision is to bring these powerful ancient sciences to as many people around the world, while keeping their spiritual essence intact. At the core is her ambition to transform the viewers at the deepest level through a fully immersive experience. Nothing less, nothing more!
Since Covid-19 mental health has become a buzzword. When you visit news sites, read news papers, watch television or scroll through social media messages published by celebrities and influencers. There will be topics related to mental health. Especially celebrities speak out much more often about their mental health struggles. Now, the question is what is mental health and how can we deal with mental health issues in these difficult times?
Indrani Datta is a specialist in Kalka Bindadin Gharana of Kathak which hails from Lucknow. It is led by legendary Pandit Birju Maharaj and his disciple Vidushi Saswati Sen at Kalashram in Delhi. She is also a legal professional within an in-house counsel team for an international law firm.