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Four Years of Blogging!

So WordPress reminded me a few days ago that I have been blogging for 4 whole years now! Wow that’s great isn’t it??

 

Thank you all for making this possible. Without your love reflecting in my ever-growing viewership and follow count, I wouldn’t have had the inspiration required to keep growing! Cheers to you all…Keep showering your support always 🙂

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Praises! Praises!

Thank You Story Mirror for this. It really means a lot! 🙂

Happy 3 years of Blogging to me!

It’s 3 YEARS already! 🙂 🙂
So WordPress reminded me that I have been blogging for 3 whole years now! I can’t believe that. The journey has been amazing and there’s definitely an improvement in my writing style, or I would like to think so 😛

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Celebrating the Art of Writing and Calligraphy

The written word has an impact far greater than that what is heard. It has a farther reach, can be authenticated easily and preserved in a better way than just in memory. Communication and transfer of knowledge, in Ancient India, was more popular through oral means. We have a reference in Chanakya Niti, where Chanakya says “Knowledge reduced down to the book, like loaned money, will be of no use in time of need.” However, as time progressed most of the things began to be written down in various texts and treatises, Chanakya Niti included. This art form has served multiple purposes since its inception including the duplication of religious texts and as a form of basic communication.

As rich were the oral traditions of India so was the art of writing and calligraphy. Starting from the earliest undeciphered traces of inscriptions found in the Indus Valley Civilisation to the beautifully crafted calligraphies on the monuments, our history of the art of writing and calligraphy spans a variety of languages, scripts, writing materials and styles. While the art has easily morphed and adjusted itself in the modern digital world, the ancient style of calligraphically writing and documenting forms an alluring part of our heritage.

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