marketing our heritage

Jan. 22, 2014, 1:08 a.m. culture , heritage , tourism

Art into Heritage daya dissanayake Today Heritage is a potentially profitable, audience attracting business. Unfortunately, by trying to make heritage an economic asset, and trying to conserve and maintain the heritage site as a self-supporting venture, it could cause more harm. Commodification deme ...

happiness

Jan. 17, 2014, 5:14 a.m. Bhutan , happiness , sukha

Gross National Happiness daya dissanayake For anyone in search of a people who could be considered as true followers of the Buddha Dhamma, this is the place to come to. They appear to have conquered their Tanha, or may be they do not know what it is to be greedy, and to suffer from envy. People wear ...

money into art

Jan. 8, 2014, 11:36 a.m. artwork , coins , currency , money

money into art daya dissanayake Dr. Sanjay Garg (author of Sikka and the Raj: A History of Currency Legislations of the East India Company, 1772-1835) delivered the monthly lecture organized by the RAS on November 25th. It was titled, 'Power of Money: Money of Power. Probing Money as Mass Media'. As ...

Art into Nudity

Jan. 2, 2014, 2:18 a.m. Art , nudity

Art unclothed daya dissanayake For me, the naked and the nude (By lexicographers construed As synonyms that should express The same deficiency of dress Or shelter) stand as wide apart As love from lies, or truth from art. (Robert Graves, 'The Naked And the Nude) Nude means unclothed, nakedness refer ...