World Music Day – Music is Life!
What is World Music Day? Today is World Music Day. If you are wondering that is this a new fad that people are following these days, then you are wrong. Celebration of World Music Day, also known as Fete de la Musique (French for Music Festival) began in 1982 in France. This day is celebrated to bring […]
Why we stereotype?
According to Psychology, stereotype is a generalised belief about a particular group of people. It is a technique used by our brain to reduce the amount of thinking that is required when we meet a new person. Psychology of Stereotyping As a child, we start learning by characterising things into different schema. A child begins […]
Sleeping Doesn’t Mean that You Are Lazy!!!
Well, a lot of time people equate a person who sleeps a lot with them being lazy. We all have heard the statement from our family members – Saara din soti rehti hai. I also used to believe that I sleep a lot until I got a sleep monitor band. When I started wearing it, […]
Nichidatsu Fujii and His Peace Pagodas
Do you also feel that when a movie becomes a hit, majority of people only talk about the actors? Not many are interested in knowing who wrote the script, who shot it or who designed the sets. So in this blog, I won’t be talking about how amazing the peace pagodas are. Instead, I have […]
Ever heard of Patna Mahila Charkha Samiti?
Bihar has several hidden gems that will constantly surprise you and one such place is the Patna Mahila charkha Samiti. Located in the bylanes of Kadam Kuan, this is the first women’s institution to have come up in Bihar. It was established in 1940 by Prabhavati Devi, a famous freedom fighter and social worker from […]
Why do men get the Bill???
We talk so much about gender equality. We want to believe that we have changed a lot and gender equality does exist in our society. But, some of my past experiences have made me realise that gender inequality is so deeply rooted in this society, that it still needs a lot of extra effort to […]
Nari Gunjan Band- First all-female Band of Bihar
“When women in the cities can fly planes, why can’t we play drums and earn a living?” If you’d ask me names of women from Bihar who can be termed as role models and successful. Then I’ll take names of these ten incredible women from the Nari Gunjan Sargam Mahila Band. Under the guidance of […]