BHARAT DARSHAN – BHGAVAN VED VYAS – AUTHOR OF GEETOPANISHAD


BHARAT DARSHAN – BHAGAVAN VED VYAS – AUTHOR OF GEETOPANISHAD In Indian tradition, Ved Vyas is the legendary author of epic poem Mahabharat, Bhagavata Purana, and several other Puranas , son of Sage Parashara, and Satyavati. He is father of Sage Shuka, King Pandu, and Minister Vidura. He is great-grandson of Maharishi Vasishta, and grandson of Sage Shakti. Ved Vyas is a historical person, a contemporary of another legendary person known as Lord Krishna whom Indians worship. As per Indian tradition, Lord Krishna belongs to a time period or “YUG” called ‘DWAPAR YUG.” Apart from being a great poet, Ved … Continue reading BHARAT DARSHAN – BHGAVAN VED VYAS – AUTHOR OF GEETOPANISHAD

BHARAT DARSHAN – THREE GREAT TEACHERS OF INDIA


BHARAT DARSHAN – THREE GREAT TEACHERS OF INDIA There are three Indian Schools of Thought that share Vedic Wisdom and its practical applications in daily life. Adi Shankaracharya(c.788 – c.820), Ramanujacharya(c.1017 – c.1137), and Madhvacharya(c.1199 – c.1278) shared these Vedic truths derived from studying the same source materials like Vedas, Upanishads, Gita, and others. Shankara, exponent of ‘Advaita’ or Non-Dualism described The Theory of Maya or Grand Illusion, giving attention to true or real identity of man; an unchanging, immutable, immortal, eternal, and unborn reality that establishes human existence while the human being leads a mortal, transient existence depending on … Continue reading BHARAT DARSHAN – THREE GREAT TEACHERS OF INDIA

BHARAT DARSHAN – INDIA’S FIRST COMPUTER


BHARAT DARSHAN – INDIA’S FIRST COMPUTER I am pleased to share a very brief story about development of Computer Technology in India and use this opportunity to pay my very respectful tribute to Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha who provided leadership in developing India’s capability in Nuclear Science, Electronics Technology, and a variety of allied fields. Under Dr. Bhabha’s eminent leadership, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research(TIFR) added Computer Section as part of its Electronics Instrumentation Group by 1955. Professor PVS Rao shared with me the story about designing and building India’s first electronic, and digital computer by a team headed by … Continue reading BHARAT DARSHAN – INDIA’S FIRST COMPUTER

WHAT IS CREATION?


WHAT IS CREATION? The search for another planet that is similar to planet Earth calls for understanding the term ‘creation’. In my view, a created object is original, unique, distinctive, and one of its own kind of object that may not be replicated either using a spontaneous process, or by a deliberate, purposive action. Planet Earth qualifies as a created, original, unique, distinctive, and one of its own kind of object and there is no second celestial object similar to Earth. The recent discovery of Kepler – 452b exoplanet has stimulated interest in possibility of finding a second Earth-like planet … Continue reading WHAT IS CREATION?

MISSING IN ACTION – INDIAN PRISONERS OF 1971 WAR SEE LIGHT AT THE END OF TUNNEL


MISSING IN ACTION – INDIAN PRISONERS OF WAR SEE LIGHT AT THE END OF TUNNEL Special Frontier Force initiated Liberation of Bangladesh with military action in Chittagong Hill Tracts during November – December 1971. Indian Army’s victory in East Pakistan during the brief 1971 War has come with a sense of pain for India has failed to account for Service Personnel Missing In Action. Pakistan is still holding 54 Indian Prisoners of 1971 War and has not formally announced their existence in captivity. I am rejoiced to hear about efforts launched by human rights activists to bring these prisoners back … Continue reading MISSING IN ACTION – INDIAN PRISONERS OF 1971 WAR SEE LIGHT AT THE END OF TUNNEL