Contemporary Story Discussions

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Synopsis

This is a contemporary story discussion podcast run by Divya and Vidyaraman.

Episodes

  • S1E17: Greatness of Saint Tyagarajar

    S1E17: Greatness of Saint Tyagarajar

    17/06/2018 Duration: 36min

    In this episode we share a snippet of an upanyasam on Saint Tyagarajar delivered by Smt. Visaka Hari. Saint Tyagarajar is one of the greatest composer of carnatic music and has composed thousands of unique devotional songs that are popular even today. In this snippet, we get to listen about the life history of saint tyagaraja and how deep was his devotion towards Lord Rama. Happy Listening!

  • S1E16: Hridayaleeswarar and Poosalar - The history behind Manaseega poojai!

    S1E16: Hridayaleeswarar and Poosalar - The history behind Manaseega poojai!

    09/04/2018 Duration: 09min

    What is true devotion? or Who is a true devotee? In this episode, we explore this concept through two simple yet fascinating stories - Happy Listening!

  • S1E15: Shiva and Ketaki

    S1E15: Shiva and Ketaki

    21/02/2018 Duration: 11min

    Lord Shiva- Is He The fearsome destroyer, or the compassionate forgiver? In this podcast, we narrate the story depicted in the picture, where Lord Shiva humbles Vishnu and Brahma, and forgives the Ketaki Flower for uttering a falsehood. Listen to the podcast where we discuss the mercy of Lord Shiva. Om Namah Shivaya!

  • S1E14: Catch yourself if you can

    S1E14: Catch yourself if you can

    28/01/2018 Duration: 14min

    In this episode, we discuss the art "Catch yourself if you can" on exhibit at Gillman Barracks, Singapore. This art is part of the DISINI OUTDOOR SCULPTURES exhibition that is currently running. This particular art piece belongs to Lugas Syllabus from Indonesia. We were inspired by the art and we did a live impromptu recording of our thoughts (you can even hear the insects humming in the background!) and some stories that the art reminded us of. Happy Listening!

  • S1E13: The Power of Devotion

    S1E13: The Power of Devotion

    13/01/2018 Duration: 10min

    What is the power of devotion? Money, fame or powerful weapons? In this podcast, we narrate the story depicted in the picture, where the great Sage Durvasa bows to the pure devotion of King Ambarisha. Listen to the podcast where we discuss the power of devotion. Happy Pongal!

  • S1E12: The Sacrifice of Bheema

    S1E12: The Sacrifice of Bheema

    31/12/2017 Duration: 18min

    In this episode, we narrate the story of Bheema and Bakasura / Detya Baka, both the Indian and the Balinese version. We also discuss some similarities and differences between them. The background music is from the Wayan Pulit (Shadow Puppet Show) in Bali, depicting this story. Happy Listening and Happy New Year!

  • S1E11: Ramayana in Bali

    S1E11: Ramayana in Bali

    06/02/2017 Duration: 22min

    Discussion after watching the Ramayana play in Bali

  • Navarathri Golu Medley (Part 2) @ Vahana Vaibhavam!

    Navarathri Golu Medley (Part 2) @ Vahana Vaibhavam!

    04/02/2017 Duration: 12min

    This is a navarthri Medley by the following artists 1) Shravan: Slokams 2)Kids: Rhymes 3) Sahana: Ganesha pancharatnam 4) Shiv: Kurai ondrum illai 5) Kavya: Maya Nadhi 6) Kavin: Neeratum 7) Keerthi: Twinkle Twinkle 8) Gayathri: Bhajan