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The first blind person in the world to have completed her Doctoral Degree in German Studies, Urvi is also the brain behind the new independent concept of aesthetic perception called ‘Adrishya Rasa.’

2nd Oct 2019
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For many like Urvi Jangam, who turned blind as a premature baby while in the incubator, aesthetic perception is cultivated very early on in childhood. The first blind person in the world to have completed her Doctoral Degree in German Studies, Urvi is also the brain behind the new independent concept of aesthetic perception called ‘Adrishya Rasa’, the ability to perceive aesthetics without the visual sense, by using the other five senses.


Her paper, titled ‘Aesthetics of the Non-Visual,’ is a rare, first-of-its-kind research on the blind, of the blind, for the blind (and the sighted), by a blind.


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