Indian Wine Podcast

I love wine.  I drink wine.  So hosting a podcast seems like a natural way forward. Ergo, the Indian Wine Podcast Indian Wine Podcast is hosted by Shoba Narayan. In which she talks to wine lovers mostly based in India, or of Indian origin about wine, tasting, terroir, vintage, and everything in between. This podcast…

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New episode in Bird Podcast

Check it out here. A few years ago, I cold-emailed Jairam Ramesh, then minister of rural development, with one question: how could urban individuals contribute to rural India? He called me from Gumla, Jharkand. “Do you know where Gumla is?” he asked. Sheepishly, I said No. After some small talk—his mother lives in Bangalore— I…

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Indian vegetarians travelling the world

Audiomatic is a great platform for some great Indian podcasts.  Vikram Doctor does a great show called ‘Real Food Podcast.’  Here is an episode in which I was (a little) involved. Here is the link to the show.

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Flora and Fauna in Sanskrit literature

For any nature-lover, this video interview with Naresh Keerthi, who is a doctoral student at NIAS (National Institute of Advanced Studies), Bangalore is a treat.  I loved his lecture on the same topic here and got in touch with him afterwards.  Thanks to Suhas Mahesh for the connect. Skanda of Shaale.com is the producer and Sampath…

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The Sanskrit Podcast

I met Vrinda Acharya through my sister-in-law in Florida.  She teaches my sis-in-law carnatic music via skype.  Vrinda is a young, dynamic musician, performer, researcher and has a Master’s degree in Sanskrit.  Her husband is a mridangam artist.  She lives in Malleshwaram and is steeped in music and sanskrit. I interviewed her on the Sanskrit…

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Relevance of Sanskrit poetry in today’s world

I loved recording this episode of The Sanskrit Podcast. One thing I didn’t know was how important poetry was in ancient India. We have an unbroken tradition of poetry starting from the second century and coming down all the way to Kalidasa. In this episode, we discuss why anyone should pay attention to this rich…

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Vimala Rangachar

Welcome to the Sanskrit Podcast where the ideas of ancient India meet the modern world. Vimala Rangachar has been associated with fine arts and performing arts conservation movement of Karnataka for many years. She holds multiple positions of Chairperson of the Craft Council of Karanataka, Founder Member and President of M.E.S Institutions, President of the…

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