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Fine arts with a purpose: Rasa Aadharan

Theatre for Holistic Development (THD) Located on Bengaluru’s bustling Sampige Road in Malleshwaram is the truly unique Rasa Aadharan, a centre for children and adults with special needs. Committed to the holistic development of special students, Rasa Aadharan is a branch of RASA, Chennai.  The latter was founded by Dr Ambika Kameshwar, who advocates the… Continue reading Fine arts with a purpose: Rasa Aadharan

Food

Avarekai Mela: a festival dedicated to Bengaluru’s favourite bean

Come winter and there is an influx of “Avarekai” in the vegetable markets of Bangalore.  Extremely popular and a universal favorite, Avarekai is almost the soul food of south Bangalore during the months of November to February.  The avarekai season is much awaited and most Benglureans look forward to the arrival of their favorite vegetable… Continue reading Avarekai Mela: a festival dedicated to Bengaluru’s favourite bean

Karnataka · Travel

Bengaluru’s annual groundnut fair: Kadalekai Parishe

A ‘ground nut’ fair? Sounds strange for many but I am sure not for those of you who are from or familiar with Bengaluru.  For the uninitiated, the groundnut fair is an annual event that happens on the last Monday of the Karthika month of the Hindu calendar in the vicinity of the Bull temple… Continue reading Bengaluru’s annual groundnut fair: Kadalekai Parishe