A SERMON IN KAPTAI, BANGLADESH

During Indo-Pak War of 1971, Colonel B K Narayan and the Unit he Commanded had liberated Kaptai in Rangamati District of Chittagong Hill Tracts. He conducted the Friday prayer service for Muslim worshipers at Kaptai. The Military Mission had aimed at bringing Peace and Joy to the Bangla Muslim Community. The role of this Gunner officer as an Infantry Commander is historical.

“PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN”

Rani Padmini of Chittorgarh had defined her essence, her true nature with a sense of great courage and her spirit lives in the hearts of Indians and she had conquered death and has become an immortal being.

DEFENDING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE CHALLENGE OF TERROR

The Tragic Scene at Lumbini Park, Hyderabad Om Sarvesham Swastir bhavatu, Sarvesham Shantir bhavatu, Sarvesham Purnam bhavatu, Sarvesham Mangalam bhavatu. Om Sarve bhavantu Sukhinah Sarve santu niramayah Sarve bhadraani pachyantu Maakachidukha bhagaveth. Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti hi Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti hi Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti hi. In the Land from where such beautiful thoughts […]

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE PORTRAYAL OF RELIGIOUS ICONS

Kasturi tilakam la laata palake vakshasthale kaustubham, Nasaagre nava mouktikam karatale venum kare kankanam Sarvaange hari chandanam cha kalayan kanthe cha muktaavalim, Gopastree pariveshtitho vijayate Gopaala choodamanee. THE PORTRAYAL OF RELIGIOUS ICONS Apart from the basic differences in the ideas and thoughts of various religious traditions of this world, there is a fundamental difference in […]

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-MATRU DEVO BHAVA

In Judaism and Islam, God is never invoked as ‘FATHER’. Jesus had expressed His intimate relationship with God by addressing God as ‘FATHER’. In India, we speak of God as Mother and Father.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-MY BIRTHPLACE

Mylapore, Madras (Chennai), India is my birthplace. It has been continuously inhabited by humans for thousands of years. Thiruvalluvar who is recognized as the Saint Poet of India belongs to Mylapore.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE LAND OF CULTURAL VALUES

‘VANDE MATARAM’ THE LAND OF CULTURAL VALUES : “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth”. The Book of Matthew, Chapter 5,verse 5 of The Holy Bible teaches that humility has its own rewards. I inherited a sense of humility from the Land of Bharat.I consider humility as my acquired behavior and my […]

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY – ‘KARNA’ MY FAVORITE HERO

Prince Karna of Mahabharata has defined his true nature and his essence and has lived as a man true to his salt.