A TRIBUTE TO RAJAHMUNDRY’S TRADITION-PERFORMING ARTS

GOVERNMENT ARTS COLLEGE, RAJAHMUNDRY WHERE STUDENTS EXCEL IN PERFORMING ARTS THE TRADITION OF PERFORMING ARTS IN RAJAHMUNDRY : Rajahmundry gets credit for being the home for great artists. The first drama in Telugu language was written by Kandukuri Veeresalingam, a native of Rajahmundry. During the few years I spent in Rajahmundry, I had witnessed several …

THE FEAR OF THE ‘BEATEN PATH’ – DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY

Truth is a pathless land. There is no beaten path to arrive at truth.

THE WEST MEETS THE EAST-MEET THE WHITE AMERICAN BRAHMIN

The West meets the East – Colonel Henry Steel Olcott who had established the International Headquarters of The Theosophical Society at Adyar, Madras( Chennai ), India was known as the ‘White American Brahmin’.

HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA’S VISIT TO ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama visited Ann Arbor,Michigan on April 19 & 20, 2008.

“IF ARRIVED, WILL DEPART, THE KING, THE SLAVE AND THE FAKIR”

“Where are you searching for me, my friend ? I am with you. Not in temple, nor in mosque, not in Kaaba, nor in Kailash, but here right with you am I “. KABIR DAS(Kabir-Arabic for “GREAT”, Das-Sanskrit for “SERVANT”) 1398A.D. to 1448A.D.(or 1440A.D. to 1518 A.D.) Saint Kabir lived in Benaras(Kasi, Varanasi), India during …

WINNING PEACE-THE ART OF PREPARING FOR WAR

We can win Peace when we are prepared for War.

INDIA AND IRAN – WHAT IS THE CONNECTION ?

Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw belonged to the Parsi Community which had arrived in India from Persia. I started my military career while Sam Bahadur was the Indian Army’s top Commander. He led Indian Armed Forces to a great victory during Indo-Pak War of 1971. This military experience has helped me while I had participated in Security and Intelligence Operations conducted at Strait of Hormuz, Persian Gulf while serving in the Land Forces of Sultanate of Oman.

SANGRAM MEDAL 1971 – A STORY THAT I SHARED WITH THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF ARMED FORCES MEDICAL SERVICES

The Story about Indo-Pak War of 1971, the military operation in Chittagong Hill Tracts, and the Courage displayed by an Army Medical Corps Medical Officer.