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By Charles Correa, Kenneth Frampton

Within the overdue twentieth century, a number of the world's maximum architectural demanding situations lie no longer within the West yet in what India's most sensible identified architect, Charles Correa, is excited to name the 3rd global. The architectural and concrete making plans strategies proposed by way of this architect have won him a world following. His tasks, absolutely documented during this quantity, were as huge ranging as they're outstanding: low-rise, reasonably cheap, high-density housing, complete townships and extensions to significant towns, but additionally many person schemes and structures, from the Gandhi Museum (1962-65) to the nationwide Crafts Museum in New Delhi (1975-90). This version examine of an more and more influential determine is finished through an in depth chronology and bibliography.

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Ad 1114), the Lilawati manuscript uses pictures of birds and animals to explain difficult concepts such as trigonometry. Here, two monkeys are shown walking toward an acute angle. Elsewhere, a peacock swoops down to catch a snake in its beak, at a perfect right angle! ” DR. V. Raman (18881970) founded the Indian Academy of Sciences. He received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930 for discovering that light scatters when it passes through transparent material. This is called the Raman effect. ROCKETING FORWARD A sadhu (holy€man) uses a laptop to compute horoscopes BYTES OF KNOWLEDGE Since the late 1980s, India has invested heavily in computer education.

The priest fans it with a ceremonial whisk, as a mark of respect. Sikhism places great importance on the need for spiritual guides who help their followers along the spiritual path. ” The Guru Granth Sahib is written in Gurmukhi, the Punjabi script. Speech Wisdom AUSTERE JAINISM Mahavira Jain was born a prince around 540 bc. Like the Buddha, he gave up his riches to lead a life of self-denial while he tried to understand the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. Like Hindus and Buddhists, Jains believe that people are reborn again and again until they reach a state of perfection, such as this tirathankara (Jain saint).

In this part of India, any spare money is often invested in jewelry, so women literally wear their wealth. Bangles come in many different styles. Brightly colored, inexpensive bangles made from glass or papier maché and paste are worn Gold bangles particularly during the festival with elephant season; enameled ones are for head terminals other special occasions. Gold bangles symbolize a woman’s married status. These could be plain circlets or elaborate filigree bands with animal-head decorations.

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