The Many Benefits of Coconut

- August 12, 2022


Botanically classified as a fruit, a nut, and a seed, the coconut is as versatile as its classification. Its application varies in forms and fields. From cosmetics to medicines to food to decor, the humble coconut finds application in almost every industry, with every part from the water to the meat to the shell to even the husk on the shell being utilized in some way or another. Here are some of the many uses of coconut:

Illustration: Rajib Das

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M.S. Subbulakshmi

M.S. Subbulakshmi was born to sing. Her unchallenged position in the realm of Carnatic music was the result of great talent combined with hours of practice and utter devotion. Subbulakshmi began her formal training in music when she was five. Her first stage performance was at the age of eight. It is said that the young Subbulakshmi would practice her ragas even between household chores, keeping time to the most intricate and complex beats of Carnatic music. M.S. Subbulakshmi used music as an instrument to motivate people, especially during the freedom movement. Her music inspired all those who heard it and she was celebrated and acclaimed wherever she went. In this graphic biography, Amar Chitra Katha pays tribute to the legend and her invaluable contribution to the world of music.

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