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Parth Joshi
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The clearest way into the universe is through forest wilderness… – John Muir Forests are rather two-faced I think… on one hand, these are the stadia where the competition for life is fiercest, a Darwinian slugfest with battles are going on from the…

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For men in a state of freedom had thatch for their shelter, while slavery dwells beneath marble and gold. – Seneca the younger  Thatches are an important cornerstone of mountain conscience… a shelter, a visual lock, a figment of memory or a hideout…

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Though I have only been to Kashmir once, the hues of green that colour the landscape are distinctly lighter that their other western Himalayan counterparts… the mountains are abruptly high, not cloaked in progressive layers of smaller mountain chains like…

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I kept on trying to use so many media and ideas in my work because our horizon is so vast and Indian culture is so rich that I think what we are today, culturally, we have a unique position and I don’t think one lifetime is enough to encompass it.  – M.…

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One can very well imagine why Kipling camped in here devising the Jungle Book… the searing heat of the arid Aravalis creeping into narrow pockets of blinding yellow and green… Bundi remains one of the most enchanting places I’ve seen in Rajasthan, a gorge…

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The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there… – Robert M. Pirsig It has always been a tricky proposition, reading mountains through the lens of Industrial revolution… throughout history, men of enterprise have been…

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The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty… – Abraham Lincoln The analogies on shepherds are countless, they are…

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We all have forests on our minds. Forests unexplored, unending. Each one of us gets lost in the forest, every night, alone. – Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wind’s Twelve Quarters One’s own neck of the woods cannot escape being taken for granted… you don’t really…

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What is the pattern that connects the crab to the lobster and the primrose to the orchid, and all of them to me, and me to you? – Gregory Bateson why — more than marvelling at the how, I wonder, chasing Fiddler crabs sieving along the sand — would people…

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Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.  – Michelangelo When it comes down to it, a painter or sculptor is but a disciple of geometric forms, working in combinations of arcs and angles to create…
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