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university is a place where the students are supposed to receive knowledge and
imbibe a value system from the teachers who are the disseminators of both
knowledge and morals. That is, of course, is an ideal situation and life is
rarely ideal, especially nowadays.
men to dare
drips from Chandanís temples as he struggles to get a grip. "Lay stress
on your right leg and move up," shouts the instructor. Chandan is hanging
precariously on a rope and climbing a mountain. "Try to get hold,"
thunders the instructor again. Eventually, Chandan makes it to the mountain top!
natives of Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh are traditionally referred to as
Kinners. Even today this tradition-loving community has preserved its pristine
heritage. The renowned poet Kalidasa, who belonged to Ujjain, has described
Kinners in many of his works.
life into ancient temples
old eyes strain to respond to greetings of strangers but when they notice these
visitors appreciating his handiwork of decades, they light up and shine warmly.