Saturday, September 29, 2001  

Tales about Godís own people

Today, September 29, is the feast of St Michael and All Angels. It is a good occasion for a discussion on angels. Are they male or female? What do they look like? What are they supposed to do? Rani Sircar takes a peek into the world of these celestial beings.


Kala is promoted here
S evening spreads its dark mantle over the city, notes of folk instruments accompanying the rhythm of rustic feet cast a magical spell on the audience of City Beautiful. The place where this magic unfolds is Kala Gram, spread over an area of 14.5 acres on the Chandighrh-Panchkula road. It is much more than just an example of impressive architecture.

Spreading the holy message
R.M. Devgan
NDIA has been a land of great saints and sages. These divine souls have been awakening mankind from the slumber of ignorance for the past many millennia. Swami Chidananda, President of the International Divine Life Society, Rishikesh, is one such great saint who is transmitting the spiritual heritage of his guru and of the holy land of India to every nook and corner of the world.

All dolling up of little avail
Thakur Paramjit
S the clock strikes 9.30 in the morning, the gates of International Dolls Museum in Sector 23, Chandigarh, open and the dolls there begin another day of fruitless wait for visitors. Though this museum, which houses 250 dolls from 28 countries, was set up in the city 15 years ago, very few people are aware of its existence.