A famous Zen aphorism says that when the student is ready, the teacher appears. One such student was Helen Keller and the teacher, the “miracle worker” who transformed her life, was Anne Sullivan. One of the most iconic women of all time, the story of Helen Keller and her struggle to overcome her double burden
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I experienced the vitality and life affirming power of oxygen in the thin atmosphere of the Trans Himalayan region of Ladakh. Ironically, as I stepped out of the aircraft at the Kushok Bakula Rimpochee airport in Leh— one of the highest airports in the world —there was little to alert my body that I was
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While the film has the razzle dazzle of glamour and technical wizardry, the absence of a genuine story leaves the viewer disappointed, says Allen Worwood If Mani Ratnam’s latest film, Raavanan, was capable of living up to the monumental hype that it has been at the centre of, then it would truly be an epic.
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