♦ The late legendary Guru Kalamandalam Padmanabhan Nair        Asan (1928-2007; Former Principal, Kerala Kalamandalam)



 "The man who finds his homeland sweet is still a tender beginner; he to whom every soil is as his                 native one is already strong, but he is perfect to whom the entire world is a foreign land." ​                                                                                      - Hugo of St. Victor, cited in Edward Said, Orientalism, 259​


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