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Ramendra Narayan De | Upahar | Book Review

Ramendra Narayan De
UPOHAAR
Bengali Short Stories

Bengali Short Stories Collection Book

Ramendra Narayan De resides in the Washington DC metro area, USA, and is a renowned thinker, writer, artist, stage actor and director, among other things. His uniquely perceptive mind and deeply sensitive nature leads him to explore modern cross-cultural social and economic issues in a fascinating series of short stories, published as the book "Upohaar" by Utsab Prakashoni, Kolkata.


Ramendra Narayan De | Agami Prithibi | Book Review

Ramendra Narayan De
Agami Prithibi
Bengali Short Stories

Bengali Short Stories Book

Ramendra Narayan De is a resident of Washington DC metro area, and is widely known as a writer, contemporary intellectual powerhouse and thinker, with deep emotional sensitivity that stands behind his literary style.


Calcutta Bengali Bangla Books E-Books Online | WBRi India West Bengal Kolkata Book Recommendations | Bangla Boi Selections

1000s of Bengali / Bangla Bangla Books & E-Books Online - Kolkata India West Bengal Books / Bangla Boi on the internet. Kindle / E-Book / Hardcover / Softcover / No Cover / Chenra boi / Notun boi / Purano Boi - everything available now on the internet from WBRi Online Book Store.
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Singing to the Goddess: Poems to Kali and Uma from Bengal. Ramprasadi & Nazrulgeeti Lyrics. WBRi Online Bookstore Selection.

Devotional Songs Book | WBRi Online Book Store RecommendationAvailable in Paperback, Hardcover and Kindle Editions, this collection presents 164 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma by thirty-seven representative poets. These poems, many of which are presented here for the first time in English translation, were written from the early eighteenth century up to the contemporary period. Included are forty-eight poems by the most famous of all Sakta poets, Ramprasad Sen (c.1718-1775) and ten lyrics by the renowned 20th-century poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The book begins with an introduction that places these works in their historical context and shows how images of the goddesses evolved over the centuries. These poems evoke the passion and devotion of the followers of Kali and Uma and shed light on the history and practice of goddess worship.

Bollywood Nights, Superstar India, Regen in Bombay, Socialite Evenings & others | Shobhaa De | WBRi Bookstore Featured Author

Shobha De was born to a Marathi (Maharashtrian, i.e. from the State of Maharashtra in India, in which Mumbai, the capital city, is the seat of Bollywood Indian Hindi "Masala" Movies) Brahmin family. Her maiden name is Shobha Rajadhyaksha. Shobha was a successful model till the early seventies, after which she picked up the pen to write.

Shobaa Dey has  been a freelance writer and columnist for various journals, magazines and newspapers (she is the founder and Editor of the popular magazines Stardust, Society and Celebrity), as well as the author of quite a few interesting and occassionally controversial books, which are the subject of this WBRi Online Bookstore Special Focus.

Shobha has a degree in psychology from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.


Calcutta Children's Book Fair | Crossword Kolkata | Promoting the Habit of Reading rather than Books

Crossword is a book store that opened in Kolkata, West Bengal, India around five years ago. The address is 8, Elgin Road. (Whatever happened to Dasgupta on College Street ?) Crossword is about to open a second book store in Calcutta in City Center 2.

To celebrate their five whole years in Kolkata, Crossword is organizig a Children's Calcutta Book Fair in May. A Telegraph article on April 20, 2009 quotes Sidharth Pansari of Crossword on one of the purposes of the book shop being to instill in children "the habit of reading, rather than books". Crossword has a huge section devoted to books for children for this purpose.

Visit our online Bookstore to excellent books from great authors at online discount prices.


Ragas of Northern Indian Music. Theory Of Indian Ragas. Selected Recommendations from WBRi Online Bookstore. Know your own Music

Discover and learn all about the great heritage of one of the oldest musical traditions of human civilization - the South Asian / Indian Classical Music tradition. You can listen free to samples online and download classical songs, music, vocal and instrumental records and CDs from the new web site Shastriya.com. In the meanwhile, we recommend the following selection of books which you may want to buy and read from our online Bookstore.

Latest Kolkata Event | Summer Camp | Journey Into Outer Space | Mad Science and NASA | NASA Space Academy Camp, Calcutta

As part of the Mad Science Summer Camp, Mad Science Kolkata & the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) of the USA have partnered to bring the excitement and wonder of space to Calcutta at the NASA Space Academy Camp.

Venue: Mad Science Activity Center, B 184 Survey Park, Kolkata

Call 24164342 or visit madscienceofkolkata.com for more information.

Buy a couple of books on space - discover the fascinating world of stars and galaxies and our fragile planet in the vastness.


Craft Workshop for Children in Kolkata by Starmark | Clay Modelling, Paper Art, Sand Art & Patachitra (scroll painting)

Date: May 19 - 22
Time:
10.30 am - 12.30 pm:
Organizer: Starmark
Venue:
Starmark, G-202 City Centre, Salt Lake;

A craft workshops for Calcutta children:

  • clay modelling
  • paper art
  • sand art
  • patachitra (scroll painting)

Clay Modelling and related arts & craft creativity is great for your children - get your kid off the TV set and unleash their creative minds. Attend the Clay Modelling Arts & Crafts workshop event in Kolkata arranged by Starmark in Salt Lake City Center.

If you live outside Calcutta, do not fret - check out these great books and have fun with your child creating clay models. Recommended by WBRi, available online now from WBRi Book Store.


Online Bengali Book Store | Picture Imperfect and Other Byomkesh Bakshi Mysteries | Saradindu Bandyopadhyay

Online Bengali Books | Store | WashingtonBanglaRadio.com affiliateRead more details and buy Picture Imperfect and Other Bomkesh Bakshi Mysteries by Saradindu Bandyopadhyay from our Online Bengali Magazine & Book Store ...

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