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Sararīman

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Joined Twitter 8/9/14


I can't say I have enjoyed paan. Once after dinner at a fancy hotel in Bangalore, I persuaded myself to try their s… https://t.co/vfqwvJHPLLAt my grandfather's nod, I would fetch his brass paan box and sit down to watch the ritual of its preparation: the… https://t.co/NoCeVa0bW7Speaking of paan: in my family only the grander generation indulged; others took their tobacco lit, the cigarettes… https://t.co/W8FFodJEr9
8/11
2020
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Retweeted by Don't PanikOnly for average people https://t.co/9i0K4lXYk2
Retweeted by Don't Panik @SudShivani This Bundi one seems to have been popular. He's another version of the same! This dated to 1775 from Bu… https://t.co/rjHqIUf7c8
Retweeted by Don't Panik @SudShivani This Bundi one seems to have been popular. He's another version of the same! This dated to 1775 from Bu… https://t.co/rjHqIUf7c8 @SudShivani And one from Bundi: https://t.co/LXVgaqE0zA @SudShivani Here's one from Uniara on the Dutch theme: https://t.co/yWoKJr9YE4 @SudShivani The Dutch connection, whatever that might have been, is doubly fascinating, of course, given the earlie… https://t.co/Lti3k6MDz2 @SudShivani Besides Jaipur and Mewar, I have seen works depicting Europeans coming out of other princely states in… https://t.co/TWXrRdeEzI @dpanikkar Yes, the Mewar paintings for the most part appear more caricaturish. But, I need to think through the si… https://t.co/kJ0RAxNvZ0
Retweeted by Don't Panik @SudShivani Another from the LACMA: https://t.co/s4ZhXnnGda @SudShivani The 'Mewar' ones at the LACMA invariably have a flat background, but that of the Dutch gentleman remind… https://t.co/NL8frtt7x5
Retweeted by Don't Panik @SudShivani Looking forward to your findings. This reversal of the gaze is most fascinating, and some of the art wo… https://t.co/G4nvkaL2cP @SudShivani The 'Mewar' ones at the LACMA invariably have a flat background, but that of the Dutch gentleman remind… https://t.co/NL8frtt7x5 @dpanikkar I see stylistic similarities with this painting and other late 18th-c ones from Jaipur that depict simil… https://t.co/4WwAN7OXj1
Retweeted by Don't Panik @SudShivani You may be right but I think you would need to consider portraits as such. The Mewar association (by th… https://t.co/tgqSgfmfu8 @SudShivani Interesting. But why? There are several of these, sometimes silly, portraits attributed to the Mewar co… https://t.co/ICMKBjNo2FThe geese have been missing from the pond for several days, and although one doesn't miss the raucous honking, one… https://t.co/yiigdanLfoWe saw this Six-spotted Fishing Spider (Dolomedes triton) sitting absolutely still in a bottomland cypress swamp we… https://t.co/ktrqUVmlXx
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8/10
2020
Democrat Kai Kahele wins Hawaii primary to replace Tulsi Gabbard https://t.co/qZxW9UcwmY https://t.co/eJVnvHfmGK
Retweeted by Don't PanikPortrait of Maharaja Ranjit Singh sitting on a terrace with perhaps the river Ravi flowing in the background. Mid/L… https://t.co/iXDsS1R6m0
Retweeted by Don't Panik @whataboutery9 Jest pullin' yer leg.Can't sets of bungee nets at the end be constructed? That progressively break and thus arrest the momentum? And a s… https://t.co/g9rhMcoQog @whataboutery9 I'll take your word for it; I haven't had raw shark liver.'...the wounds on otherwise intact carcasses suggest that they bite their victims near their pectoral fins and then… https://t.co/BWyYkNM0BfIn Myanmar's tropical forests 99 million years ago, a baby bird left the nest for the first time. It didn't get far. https://t.co/eZvJCiuXhB
Retweeted by Don't PanikVachana of Basavanna (translated by AK Ramanujan, 'Speaking of Siva'). Words from a thousand years ago never rang m… https://t.co/t7kLnOTiTX
Retweeted by Don't PanikMukul Kesavan: The razing of the Babri Masjid and the raising of the Ram Temple are two sides of the same coin. Tha… https://t.co/eQzGAXNxDv
Retweeted by Don't PanikThe Dutch Gentleman. Mewar, early 19th century. Christie's. https://t.co/RbuKLs6COK @JAJafri Thanks.Man feeding ducks and swans by Polish Photographer Marcin Ryczek https://t.co/ABJuNv2SJb
Retweeted by Don't PanikThose balmy nights in Sant'Elena... https://t.co/p1zZW4grlr
Retweeted by Don't PanikThe European Maiden. Mewar, early 19th century. Bonham's. https://t.co/M3iTzy8LcFhttps://t.co/hlZnZxHp3K
Retweeted by Don't Panik @shaluvk Is one of them named Tricki-woo? @Zeelaf01 @DalrympleWill @dpanikkar @zpr27 @PunjabiRooh @PunchTantrum @Reenu1966 @SupriyaJaan @ambrin_hayathttps://t.co/PLZpChehIB
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8/9
2020
Caught in the act #SARSCoV2 infecting cells. Produces the filopodia protrusions (teal prongs) and budding virus par… https://t.co/FpOtHaW06o
Retweeted by Don't Panik @Puneetdan Thank you for the reference! @dpanikkar Madras Rediscovered by S Muthiah. https://t.co/GmTY2jL972
Retweeted by Don't Panik @KAShaji123 reports on Silent Valley which is one of the last tracts of undisturbed tropical evergreen rainforests… https://t.co/YFSDjhDbLW
Retweeted by Don't Panik @nextgencali Ice in the hold of a ship sailing from Boston in winter would only need to contend with conductive hea… https://t.co/aKiGhDMBHiBREAKING: People without symptoms carry just as much virus in their nose, throat and lungs as those with symptoms,… https://t.co/ib4au2GmFr
Retweeted by Don't Panik @lochakmochak Thank you! Interested to note that Tudor's ventures were funded at 40% interest! The brig Tuscany car… https://t.co/k0WoA5WyvXA Coffee Plant Grows in New Jersey. From the famous series: Thirty Six Views of the Sister's Garden. https://t.co/iumSd4O5VS @opdroid1234 I was actually doing the consumption, if not conspicuously.¡Happy Jalapeños! From the famous series: Thirty Six Views of the Sister's Garden. https://t.co/AWrQ4ah3KEDaughter skeptical that ice from Massachusetts found its way to the gins and tonic of colonial Calcutta. Need to fi… https://t.co/MOG7zZwLFk
8/7
2020
Kerala approaching uniform density. https://t.co/3uhdu65xxMThe last of the Zoroastrians https://t.co/rr1zjdtTuo
Retweeted by Don't PanikDiscovery of the coronavirus molecular pore, which facilitates replication and intra-cellular transport, via cellul… https://t.co/qpxxXBqOLo
Retweeted by Don't PanikNon-Invasive Nerve Stimulation Boosts Learning of Foreign Language Sounds Transcranial vagus nerve stimulation cou… https://t.co/vgQuTOaiNy
Retweeted by Don't Panik"Nothing in the cry of cicadas suggests they are about to die" Basho Matsuo (images: Harunobu Suzuki / Koson Ohar… https://t.co/ETRLERL81c
Retweeted by Don't PanikCorrection: This piece states that "Immunology confuses even biology professors who aren’t immunologists," but it a… https://t.co/BdXvQ780tm
Retweeted by Don't PanikMaharaja Gaj Singh-I holding Court, ca. 1800 work with MMT. The Ruler & some of the attendants seem to be observing… https://t.co/o6oRzOBfuv
Retweeted by Don't PanikDeath of Vali & Waiting out the Monsoon. Rama Charit. Marwar, 1775. MMT. @DalrympleWill @Chemburstudio @ambrin_hayat https://t.co/XpD97nF398
Retweeted by Don't PanikMonsoon. Mumbai, 2005. https://t.co/8jo1z3Ajy0
Retweeted by Don't Panik @PriyaChabria I believe so. In Malayalam we call it the Chembōth. A mnemonic for its deep, five-syllabled, call goe… https://t.co/3eY701qEeN
8/6
2020
@_onionesque Thank you!Spotlit by the waning, slanting light of the evening, a deer: at the far strand of the pond. I look up from typing… https://t.co/BsxmmE4FRk @_onionesque Source?"Those who come to the course with no previous adventures in numerical analysis will be like urban children abandon… https://t.co/VJVnmjY7we
Retweeted by Don't PanikTrees fall. Big ones too; and everywhere. Via WhatsApp, news from the botanical world: the recent storm felled an o… https://t.co/43C0x5R38CWord of the day. commissure /ˈkɒmɪsjʊə/ noun. ORIGIN: Latin commissura, from commiss-: see commission. 1. A junc… https://t.co/9nOzk2QfptThe Daily Dak. But the sender! Slightly Eccentric? Possibly Trinitarian? https://t.co/2US16FkCYK#Beirut explosion: What is ammonium nitrate (NH4 NO3), and why is it so dangerous? A short thread by @PeterRNeumannhttps://t.co/acJJEbRxsw
Retweeted by Don't PanikThe Month of Bhadon. Barahmasa Series. Garhwal, 1800. National Museum of Scotland. @ambrin_hayat @DalrympleWillhttps://t.co/yO3b3EAhkr
Retweeted by Don't PanikMore from Marwar. The Month of Bhadon. Barahmasa Series. Late 18th. UNC. @ambrin_hayat @DalrympleWill @Chemburstudio https://t.co/uPX6iXQbH9
Retweeted by Don't PanikFolio from Baramasa series : the month of Bhadon (Aug-Sept). A female heroine meeting her lover on a stormy night.… https://t.co/94lM1ejo1k
Retweeted by Don't PanikThis is so exquisite Surya Chandela, c1100 Private Collection https://t.co/cJ37xe1ksT
Retweeted by Don't Panik🚨I wrote a guide to the immune system—how it theoretically works, how it reacts to the new coronavirus, why it’s al… https://t.co/tDiYVaizgx
Retweeted by Don't PanikRavana Receiving the Pashupata Weapon from Shiva Himachal Pradesh, circa 1850,@LACMA presently @dpanikkarhttps://t.co/zYhwurIyqC
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8/5
2020
@Sheshnath13 Nothing significant. Kitsch. @mkimdorman It is, indeed, and quite rare these days to find a copy, and it cost me a treasure! @Zeelaf01 @DalrympleWill @dpanikkar @farida_art @zpr27 @PunjabiRooh @PunchTantrum @JAJafri @nistula @PropitiousOn3https://t.co/urQ9kakXRw
Retweeted by Don't Panik @Darjuna7 Yes, you get 72 pages on the subj.
8/4
2020
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, now heading to Mars, is just one step in a grand future of flying, hopping, ballooning… https://t.co/G10Iv9eYhB
Retweeted by Don't PanikNo invite for 5th August ? @dpanikkar @DalrympleWill @PunjabiRooh @PropitiousOn3O @ssharadmohhan @hemantsarinhttps://t.co/TIZdJAzjDf
Retweeted by Don't PanikPortrait of a bare breasted pregnant woman holding a Lota in her right hand. Inscription on top “A woman pregnant t… https://t.co/fquncyV6Km
Retweeted by Don't Panik @Darjuna7 The latest seems a summary of his previous work, but focused on Indian Mathematics this time, and on its… https://t.co/2mqC7iqhST @Darjuna7 I have found G. G. Joseph to be fairly impartial, careful not to go out on a limb with tempting speculati… https://t.co/lERs0ma62k @narayani_basu I am with the Sambhaji, except I want the full hirsute. This is the image of Shri Rama that I grew u… https://t.co/kgWx2rjC8K @drunkengrass I get the feeling it is highly speculative in 'filling up the gaps'. But, such vaulting bridges are m… https://t.co/CqJr5dpxXg @drunkengrass Will provide takes. :-) Haven't read it beyond the preface. Sounds interesting.What the Dak runner brought. https://t.co/MgYB0Geu58
8/3
2020
Word of the day. concupiscence /kənˈkjuːpɪs(ə)ns/ noun. ORIGIN: Latin concupiscentia, from concupiscent- pres. pp… https://t.co/SsSFWQGjGa78rpms by Pt. Mallikarjun Mansur. Never reissued. Music of Dharwad series https://t.co/B5HvvUXGjb
Retweeted by Don't PanikThe Maharaja in his Garden. Sajjan Singh of Mewar. 1880. Howard Hodgkin Collection. https://t.co/VyFELXpZVuCoucal. Company School. Calcutta, 1800. https://t.co/MmsqMzvqur
Retweeted by Don't Panik#ThingsOfBeauty shared daily :) Time for the horses to go home. On the #RoofOfTheWorld, a family returns. #ladakhhttps://t.co/CBlZmDsAkC
Retweeted by Don't PanikSoon after his trip to Kashmir in 1589, Akbar came across the Kathasaritasagara by Somadeva. He enjoyed the stories… https://t.co/SeufEhmFod
Retweeted by Don't Panik#FriendshipDay 'Hibiscus Plant' #CompanySchool #CompanyPainting signed by artist #SheikhZainAlDin of #Calcutta, now… https://t.co/CWVJGMaYre
Retweeted by Don't PanikThis catalogue of 56 beautiful Kangra paintings of the Devi Mahatmaya with descriptions by Jerry Losty has been ver… https://t.co/9Z60xXDbb9
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8/2
2020
Under the dogwood tree. Again. Summer of 2020. https://t.co/T56xa0DuTYWith David Gruber and Shafi Goldwasser we are organizing a workshop on nonhuman species communication at the Simons… https://t.co/lxKwIxBpGO
Retweeted by Don't Panik @ranjithoskote The acknowledgement of personhood is stunningly generous! There is yet hope. I am tearing up now...From my 2010 archives: It was surreal to see this Golden Lotus Banana in bloom at Fairchild's in Miami. As if someo… https://t.co/hniCLKmD3y
Retweeted by Don't Panik @ranjithoskote But are you a 'resource'? @Ritiks The museum's notes do not answer those two questions, unfortunately. Yes, it's a stunning example of the nim qalam.
8/1
2020

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