Archive for August, 2020

KNOW YOUR PLANTS- MALABAR GLORY LILY

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Distribution: The Glory Lily grows throughout India, upto an elevation of 1800m in low jungles.

TEMPLES AS RECREATION CLUBS

Temples played an unique role in the socio-cultural and politico-economic life of the people of Tamilnadu. They preserved the rich heritage and were the traditional centres fostering the growth of civilization, in literature, art, music, dance, drama and other fine arts. As centres of worship, every temple of some prominence was busy with the incoming and outgoing d

KNOW YOUR BIRDS – DUCK TALES

Ducks are water birds that have a heavy short- legged body and legs adapted for wading in the waters. This group is the largest of the waterfowls and is also the most diverse among them. Ducks are characterized by their small body size, shorter necks, narrower wings which are more pointed and wing beats which are more rapid and a horny tipped bill. The male and fema

MUSIC AND DANCE IN PRE- AND PROTO-HISTORIC ROCK PAINTINGS – PART II

T.B. Hospital Area

The paintings found here are the oldest in Bhopal. The human figures found here are linear having, circular or rectangular heads, sometimes wearing, an animal mask, busy either in hunting or dancing. The figures either hold a stick or a stone implement. In another rock shelter in the same place

MUSIC AND DANCE IN PRE- AND PROTO-HISTORIC ROCK PAINTINGS – PART I

Rock Art is a new and emerging field of studies in Indian archaeology and therefore it is to be viewed in the aesthetic value of the pre-historic people. During primitive times, man was a nomad wanderer hunting animals for food, clothing and shelter.

The history of the art of painting in India can be traced back to pre-historic a