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Is there an Indian style?
`If you can't hide it, flaunt it' is Priscilla Kohutek's advice, an approach to Indian style that will greatly appeal to the Indian mind. While her book is certainly a guide to interior decoration, with its design philosophy appearing to consist of `piling on the layers', GEETA DOCTOR looks at whether it `goes over the glass top'.
Focus
INSIGHT
The anatomy of faith
It is a sense of separation that fundamentally underwrites all forms of ignorance, cruelty, prejudice and suffering. And it is here that history, economics, politics, literature and sociology can assist our comprehension. These disciplines help to ad dress such questions as the social organisation of greed, the cultural legitimation of hate or the acceptability of inequality, between genders, castes or communities, writes LATA MANI.


HERITAGE
Craft: Shifting sands
A five-day residential workshop organised recently in Bangalore, brought together craftspeople, NGOs, government representatives, designers and students to explore the changes facing the world of traditional craft. ADITI DE on the participants' views .

Columns
CRICKET LORE
By Ramachandra Guha
Other games people play
MEDIA PULSE
By Sevanti Ninan
Western overdrive

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Drama in New York
OUT OF MY MIND
By Dom Moraes
Minerva's bird

ETIQUETE
By Hilka Klinkenberg
Just a few words



People
CLOSE-UP
A Gandhian in Garhwal
RAMACHANDRA GUHA rounds off his portrait of Chandi Prasad Bhatt, one of the country's greatest and inadequately honoured environmentalists, by recollecting his personal memories of him. The conclusion of a two-part article.

Lifestyle
THEATRE
Ultimate end
`Breathe In, Breathe Out', directed by Lillete Dubey, based on Edward Albee's Pulitzer winning "Three Tall Women," was an intense, intelligent production, says UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA, reviewing a recent performance at Mumbai's NCPA Experimental T heatre.
The Phakama way
Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre recently facilitated a workshop in Pune based on the Phakama way, or community-based intercultural learning to promote understanding and combat conflict in society. GOWRI RAMNARAYAN on this South African concept.
DESTINATION
A green and pleasant land
Bastar is one place on Earth that is crammed with Nature, writes M.P. NATHANAEL

Health
HEALTH
Whither family medicine?
There is nothing inevitable about the decline in general practice's fortune but if this trend is to be halted and reversed, it can be only through consistent and constructive leadership. DR. K. P. PARTHASARATHY on the importance of family practice as a discipline.

Books
FICTION
Complex strands of bonding
Rohinton Mistry's narrative in his Family Matters is more or less an agreeable journey. In a way it quietly seems to assert the power of the real over the imagined, says MUKUND PADMANABHAN.
ARCHITECTURE
Designing trends
A Concise History of Modern Architecture in India traces, from the 1920s till the end of the 20th Century, architectural and political influences, identifies the pioneers and the trendsetters and describes the styles with its variations. TARA MURAL I lauds the book as interesting and informative.
Astrology
SUN SIGNS
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead


Aries

Taurus

Gemini

Cancer

Leo

Virgo

Libra

Scorpio

Sagittarius

Capricorn

Aquarius

Pisces


MOON SIGNS
By Khousikan
Should a Jyeshta star born wed only the eldest (Jyeshta) among siblings? If the marriage is with a younger one, is it harmful?


Mesha

Rishabha

Mithuna

Kataka

Simha

Kanya

Thula

Vrischika

Dhanus

Makara

Kumbha

Meena




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