FEBRUARY 12. DARWIN DAY. A REASON TO CELEBRATE CREATION

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation.

Charles Darwin (Feb. 12, 1809 to April 19, 1882) holds a unique place in history as the foremost proponent of the theory of evolution. Indeed, to this day, Darwin is the most famous evolution scientist and is credited with developing the theory of evolution through natural selection. While he lived a relatively quiet and studious life, his writings were controversial in their day and still routinely spark controversy.

FEBRUARY 12. DARWIN DAY. A REASON TO CELEBRATE CREATION.

WE DIRECTLY EXPERIENCE THE POWER OF CREATION THAT GIVES A NATURAL SENSE OF JOY BY SIMPLY HOLDING OUR OWN BABY. 

WHAT IS CREATION? 

February 12. Darwin Day. The Birth of Jesus and His earthly existence describes the operation of a Supreme, Spiritual Law that harmonizes all Laws of Nature that operate in the physical world to establish the human existence which may be stated as a Law of Conservation:” Matter is neither created nor destroyed.”

Creation is defined as to make or bring into existence something new and to produce an object through imaginative skill. As per my Theory of Creation, the natural world and the universe in which we exist is the physical manifestation of an act of Creation. Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution cannot explain this natural phenomenon of Earth existing in a harmonious relationship with Cosmos. The Theory of Evolution is a speculative interpretation of the biological diversity, the ecological relationships, the Natural Adaptations, and the synchronized existence of the living entities and the Cosmos. There is no direct, observable evidence to substantiate the processes or the mechanisms of Evolution. 

THE EVIDENCE FOR ‘THE THEORY OF CREATION’ 

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation. The sweet floral fragrance of Rose is known to man since prehistoric times. It is a favorite flower in many lands.

People all over the world directly experience the natural phenomenon of Creation. Since every individual could observe and sense this experience, we do not need peer-reviewed papers to prove the fact of Creation. Creation is not merely a past event. Creation is an observable phenomenon of our present times. Creation is a phenomenon that would repeat and perpetuate itself as long as planet Earth exists and the Cosmic Balance, the Cosmic Harmony and the Cosmic Connection prevails. Creation is a Reality that is evident by its own nature. Creation is a self -evident TRUTH. 

We detect the reality of Creation through the five special organs of sense. These are: 

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation. Astronaut Alan Shepard is pictured on Moon. The Moon surface is seen illuminated. The Sky is Dark. The Sky is also Dark in the rest of the Universe. Earth is one of its own kind original celestial object with its Blue Sky.

1. VISUAL : The sky is blue. The sky is blue because we have the ability of color perception and we actually see the blue light of the visible light spectrum. In rest of the universe, the sky is dark in spite of the presence of very bright objects with a greater illuminative power than Sun. The moment we leave planet Earth, we would encounter a dark sky. 

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation. The Sound Energy has a mystical effect and is thought of as an Elixir to cure the disease called ‘Stress’. The Chanting of Hare Krishna Mahamantra.

2. AUDITORY : The natural world is full of sounds. The sounds that we hear are real and often we can recognize and identify the person and the species by applying speech and vocal sound identification technologies. The rest of the universe is silent. There is no scientific evidence to support the existence of entities that have the ability to generate sound and that have the ability of sound perception in the rest of the universe. Sound energy appears to be a phenomenon of our natural world. To propagate sound waves across the universe is not possible due to the lack of a compressible, conductive medium such as gas, liquid, or solid. We use sound energy in several Creative ways and delight ourselves with the musical sounds that we Create. 

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation. Living Waters. The New Testament, The Gospel According to Apostle John, Chapter 3, verse#5 , Jesus answered, “I tell you the truth, no one can enter the Kingdom of God unless he is born of the water and the Spirit.”

3. GUSTATORY : Water imparts an original, pure taste. There is no scientific evidence for the existence of liquid water with its original, pure taste in other parts of the universe. The taste sensation contributes to our enjoyment of life and is celebrated through our culinary arts. 

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation. The original fragrance of the soils of Earth.

4. OLFACTORY : The soils of Earth have an original fragrance known as GEOSMIN. The chemical compounds that contribute to Earth’s original fragrance and the soil organisms that generate these chemicals have been identified. The fragrance is a product of interaction of physical, chemical, and biotic factors. The Lunar soil samples that were tested do not demonstrate the characteristics of the soils of Earth. There is no scientific evidence to show that the characteristics of Earth’s soil could be found in other regions of the universe. We should take time to smell the roses to enjoy the fragrant natural world, and to enrich the quality of our existence. 

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation. Human Life begins after a Creative thought. Mother Mary was informed about the fact of Immaculate Conception before she gave birth to Jesus.

5. TACTILE : The power of Creation that provides a natural sense of joy can be directly experienced while simply holding your own baby. This sensation of touch is experienced by the object aswellas the beholder of the object. There is no scientific evidence to prove that a similar experience of tactile sensation generated between an object and the beholder of the object could exist in the rest of the universe. 

February 12. A Reason to Celebrate Creation. Earth’s Rotational Spin provides the experience of Time by causing changes in the environment which Man perceives as Day and Night. This cyclical change of alternating periods of Light and Darkness is synchronized with Man’s Biological Rhythms.

These five sensations and the five abilities of sensory perception prevail only upon planet Earth. Planet Earth is unique, original, and is only one of its kind in the universe that we directly or indirectly observe and understand as of today. The existence of earth like objects in the universe is purely speculative and is not confirmed by science. The Solar system and the objects it contains came into existence through an act of Creation as defined in the introductory paragraph.

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation.

Natural scientists use their faculty of sensory perception to identify species that inhabit the Earth. Each species displays its unique traits and exhibits the characteristics of both intraspecies and interspecies variations. The unique ability of living entities to exist and to perpetuate their existence while displaying individual variations is a practical proof of the acts of Creation. In the books of Plant Taxonomy, and the books of Classification of Animal Kingdom, we do not have a category to show any species living or extinct as a ‘TRANSITIONAL’ species or form. The phrase ‘TRANSITIONAL’ species or form only exists in the realm of speculative evolutionary biology. These ‘TRANSITIONAL’ species if found existing today, they would not be described as ‘TRANSITIONAL’ forms in spite of the similarity in some morphological features between ‘TRANSITIONAL’ and other species. This phenomenal natural world with its rich biodiversity is the product of Creation. The ‘PLASTICITY’ of the genome allows an organism to make adaptive changes in response to environmental stresses. Such adaptive changes in the genome are only of a ‘minor order’. A ‘major order’ change in the genome would produce a skeletal change or a morphological variation of high significance that alters the identity of the species and may change its taxonomic classification. Scientists have not demonstrated such ‘major order’ changes in genome in response to environmental stimuli. For example, a bacterial cell can change its genome and acquire the ability of drug resistance without making an evolutionary change in terms of its morphological appearance. Similarly, a bacterial cell can alter its sugar metabolism and yet retains its identity specific to its own species. In fact several different species such as cockroaches, sharks, and turtles are existing upon this planet Earth since the last 200 to 350 million years without changing their anatomical appearance. The dinosaurs of different sizes, shapes and eating habits survived on this planet for nearly 165 million years. In the absence of hard evidence, it is difficult to support the Theory of Evolution. 

A REASON TO CELEBRATE CREATION 

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation. Witness the Magic of Creation.

We are all witnesses to the physical manifestation of the Creative Force/Energy, Creative Power, Creative Processes, and Creative Mechanisms that contribute and shape our earthly experience of human existence. We are actually endowed with the power to Create. The Creative Force inspires us to be Creative in our imagination, in our thoughts, and in our acts. We express our Creativity in writing, music, performance arts, and craftsmanship. We demonstrate our Creativity in the manner that we use our Precision Grip. We are Creative in our efforts to research or investigate a problem, or to explore the natural world and the universe. The capacity for original and productive thought contributes to Creativity. We need to celebrate the natural phenomenon of Creation to acquire the ability to manifest Creativity in our thoughts and actions. 

Dr. R. Rudra Narasimham,

Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, A.P., India.,

M.B.B.S., Class of April 1970.

February 12. Darwin Day. A Reason to Celebrate Creation. Man’s home in the Milky Way Galaxy. Man is destined to live and seek existence on planet Earth as it is created with a purpose; the purpose of providing a home to the living entities.

 

SET YOUR MIND FREE – LET SARASVATI FLOW: MY CONVERSATION WITH SIKHS

SET YOUR MIND FREE – LET SARASVATI FLOW: MY CONVERSATIONS WITH SIKHS

Firstly, I have no fears about losing my Hindu Identity if I share views not supported by any of the known Hindu Scriptures such as the Vedas and its related Texts, the Puranas and the Bhagavad Gita. I view my Hindu Identity as my biological inheritance and none of you can change or alter it unless you have the ability to change the Identity of my birth parents. However, I set my Mind Free to explore the ideas, the mental concepts shared by other Scriptures without ever compromising my Unchanging Hindu Identity. For that reason, all Scriptures are relevant. I study Scriptures at my convenience, one concept at one time, and I have no Fear that I must totally accept or totally reject any Scripture.

I prefer direct and simple term or word GOD for purposes of discussion. However, Hindus use their Freedom to seek GOD using thousand and more different names. To that extent, Sikhs must use their Freedom to seek GOD without any Fear; do not develop a dogma or doctrine describing the Categorization of GOD using Watertight Compartments and do not create Barriers to arrest the Flow of Sarasvati.

If your Mind is not Set Free, you should not bother to share your interpretations with others. Be Happy, live as much as possible with your own thoughts. The purpose of Life is that of performing its Living Functions. Your Existence precedes Your Essence which you may describe as God. Soul, Mind, Sikh, and etc.,

Rudra Narasimham Rebbapragada
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4162 USA
SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE-ESTABLISHMENT No. 22-VIKAS REGIMENT

Saraswati Stotram Video (With English Meaning)

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Saraswati Stotram Video (With English Meaning)

This Divine Hymn written by Sage Agastya (the sage who composed mantras of Rig Veda, most ancient text available…

Musings on Sunday, the Second Day of the Second Month of 2020. A Day of Darkness in the Belly of a Big Whale

Musings on Sunday, the Second Day of the Second Month of 2020. A Day of Darkness in the Belly of a Big Whale.

This Sunday, the Second Day of the Second Month of the Year 2020 could be special for many reasons. None of them are relevant to my existence for I lost the track of day and night while I survive trapped in the Belly of a Big Whale. I am not surprised to note that people do not pay attention to my plight. All that people can see is the Big Picture of the Big Whale.

Musings on Sunday, the Second day of the Second Month of 2020. A Day of Darkness in the Belly of a Big Whale. I am a Refugee. The relentless pursuit of Chakrata Karma. I can neither run nor hide from God.

On this unique Day of our present times, I cannot visualize anything other than the Darkness that shrouds my mortal existence. All that I can speak or write is, “I am a Refugee. Who is my Refuge?”

Rudra Narasimham Rebbapragada

Special Frontier Force-Establishment No. 22-Vikas Regiment

Musings on Sunday, the Second Day of the Second Month of 2020. A Day of Darkness in the Belly of a Big Whale.

Today’ date is a rare instance of palindrome happening for the first time in over 900 years

Musings on Sunday, the Second Day of the Second Month of 2020. A Day of Darkness in the Belly of a Big Whale.

This Sunday is unique as it has a palindrome date, the first in over 900 years, according to the Washington Post.  February 2, 2020 or 02/02/2020 reads the same backward or forward regardless of the date format — “Month/Day/Year” or “Day/Month/Year”, as seen in many countries.

Palindrome refers to a number or a segment that reads the same forwards as it does backwards. The previous eight-digit palindrome was 11/11/1111, 909 years ago and the next palindrome date in will happen on 12/12/2121, after 101 years.

Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Portland, Aziz Inan, told The Washington Post that there are only 12 eight-digit palindromes this century. He also pointed out that this Sunday is the 33rd day of the year with 333 more days to follow as February has an extra day this year.

In addition to the rare palindrome date phenomena, it is also Groundhog Day in Canada and America. The day is part of a long-standing tradition in which a groundhog is used to determine how many more weeks of winter there will be.

Musings on Sunday, the Second Day of the Second Month of 2020. A Day of Darkness in the Belly of a Big Whale.

TAT ASMI PRABHU. THE SPIRITUAL CONNECTION OF MAN, EARTH, AND SUN

TAT ASMI PRABHU. THE SPIRITUAL CONNECTION OF MAN, EARTH, AND SUN. HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGE OF SUN.

I use the Fifth Great Aphorism, the ‘Panchama Mahavakya’, ‘Tat Asmi Prabhu’ not to propose a new theory of God. I make the statement to explore ‘The Magic of Creation’. The “Magic” or “Maya” in the Indian Sanskrit language accounts for the nature of all existence. In English language there is no equivalent word for the term “Maya.” I use the term “LOVE” as the equivalent of “Maya” for both the terms can be interpreted as Fundamental Force described in Physics.

Tat Asmi Prabhu. The Spiritual Connection of Man, Earth, and Sun. What is Creation? What are the Forces operating in Nature that can fully account for variations observed in planetary motions?

Love or Maya when interpreted as Fundamental Force can account for the nature of connection between Man, Earth, and Sun. I use the term “SPIRITUAL” to describe the nature of connection, relationship, partnership, association, the coming together, the joining, or the yoking of two or more distinct entities to perform guided, goal-oriented, sequential, purposeful actions to support the existence of life on planet Earth.

WHAT IS MAN? SPIRITUALITY AND SELF-REALIZATION. THE PROCESS OR MECHANISM CALLED CELLULAR RESPIRATION IS NOT LEARNED OR ACQUIRED EXPERIENCE. NO SPIRITUAL TEACHER, NO SPIRITUAL MASTER, AND NO SPIRITUAL GUIDE CAN IMPLANT THIS KNOWLEDGE IN MAN.

The fundamental living function performed by all the trillions of independent, individual cells of the human body is described as Cellular Respiration. This function involves the use of Oxygen molecules to create new molecules of energy using the Carbon molecules synthesized by plants performing the Photochemical Reaction called Photosynthesis. Sun, Photosynthesis, and Respiration demonstrate the nature of spiritual interactions between Earthly domain and the extraterrestrial or Supernatural domain.

SPIRITUALITY SCIENCE – THE ART OF KNOWING: HOW DO PLANTS KNOW WHAT THEY KNOW ??? PLANTS KNOW ABOUT LIGHT, THE LENGTH OF DAY, AND THE DURATION OF DARKNESS CALLED NIGHT. THERE IS NO “INTELLECT” INVOLVED IN THIS PROCESS OF KNOWING. THE ABILITY OF KNOWING LIGHT OR PHOTORECEPTION IS EXPLAINED BY PHOTOCHEMISTRY.

The Man has the cognitive ability called ‘Vision’ which is the second most important Photochemical Reaction performed by living entities. The Man living on the surface of Earth, the natural world has the cognitive ability to directly visualize the Sun moving across the Sky. However, the Man cannot transcend the barrier between the Natural Domain of Earth and the Supernatural Domain of Sun.

Rudra Narasimham Rebbapragada

Special Frontier Force-Establishment No. 22-Vikas Regiment

The sun looks like caramel corn in highest-resolution image ever of our star

The world’s largest solar telescope has revealed its first detailed image of the sun.

Scientists just released the highest resolution images of the Sun’s surface ever taken, obtained with the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) in Hawaii, the largest solar telescope in the world.

“This telescope will improve our understanding of what drives space weather and ultimately help forecasters better predict solar storms,” director of the US National Solar Observatory (NSO) France Córdova said in a statement.

The images show patterns of the turbulent plasma that covers the entire Sun. Each visible cell is about the size of Texas. Hot plasma rises in the center of each cell and cools as it sinks back below the surface, forming the dark lines surrounding the cells — a process known as convection.

TAT ASMI PRABHU. THE SPIRITUAL CONNECTION OF MAN, EARTH, AND SUN.

“What we previously thought looked like a bright point – one structure – is now breaking down into many smaller structures,” Thomas Rimmele, the director of the Inouye solar telescope project told The Guardian.

“The Inouye Solar Telescope will collect more information about our Sun during the first 5 years of its lifetime than all the solar data gathered since Galileo first pointed a telescope at the Sun in 1612,” NSF astronomical sciences director David Boboltz said in the statement.

Tat Asmi Prabhu. The Spiritual Connection of Man, Earth, and Sun, A close-up of the solar telescope’s first published image.  (Image credit: NSO/NSF/AURA)

JANUARY 29. REFLECTIONS ON MARRIAGE MADE IN HEAVEN TO LIVE IN HELL ON EARTH

January 29. Reflections on Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth

The First Book of Apostle Moses, the GENESIS gives an account of creation of the first man whom God named as Adam. Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created. Genesis 5:2 (King James Bible)

January 29. Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth.

God created the Garden of Eden to provide home to Adam and Eve to live forever in eternal marital bliss. And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the Garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it. Genesis 2:15 (King James Bible). The Garden of Eden is the Paradise or Heaven on Earth. For that reason, I claim that the Marriage of Adam and Eve is Made in Heaven for God created a heavenly abode for Adam.

January 29. Reflections on Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth.

God’s Plan for the Marriage Made in Heaven includes an important clause, for God is aware of the Devil’s Plan and God knew that Adam is predestined to get entrapped in the Devil’s Plan for the Marriage Made in Heaven. But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God has said, ‘You shall not eat it, nor shall you touch it, lest you die.’ ” Genesis 3:3 (King James Bible)

January 29. Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth.

God purposefully instructed Adam for God is aware of the presence of a crafty creature called Serpent which intends to ruin the Marriage Made in Heaven, a God’s Original Plan for Adam and Eve.

January 29. Reflections on Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth.

As anticipated by God, Adam was predestined to eat the Forbidden Fruit violating God’s Commandment.

January 29. Reflections on Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth.

The First Marriage Made in Heaven was destined to fail without giving the Man any hope of eternal conjugal bliss on Earth. And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat. Genesis 3:6 (King James Bible)

January 29. Reflections on Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth.

From the beginning, the First Marriage Made in Heaven was doomed. God wasted no time to expel Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden. Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken. Genesis 3:23 (King James Bible)

JANUARY 29. REFLECTIONS ON MARRIAGE MADE IN HEAVEN TO LIVE IN HELL ON EARTH. THE OLD TESTAMENT BOOK OF GENESIS IS A WRITTEN RECORD OF THE LIFE-SPAN OF HEBREW PEOPLE. HUMAN HISTORY AND THE RECORDS OF HUMAN LONGEVITY BEGIN WITH THE CREATION OF ADAM AND EVE IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN. THE HEBREW WORD ADAM MEANS MAN.

God’s banishment of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden came with a Curse imposed on Earth. Then to Adam He said, “Because you have heeded the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’: “Cursed is the ground for your sake; In toil you shall eat of it All the days of your life. Genesis 3:17 (King James Bible)

January 29. Reflections on Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth.

God gave no further concessions to Adam and Eve. They did not die immediately after getting expelled from the Garden of Eden, the Paradise on Earth. And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died. Genesis 5:5.

January 29. Reflections on Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth.

The First Marriage Made in Heaven lasted for 930 years giving Adam and Eve the predestined opportunity to live in Hell on Earth.

January 29. Reflections on Marriage Made In Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth.

The First Marriage Made in Heaven was consummated on Earth, a Living Hell for 930 years, a battlefield rather than a Bed of Roses.

January 29. Reflections on Marriage Made in Heaven to Live in Hell on Earth

JANUARY 27. DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY. THE LIGHT BULB CONNECTION

Deepam jyoti Param Brahma, Deepam sarva tamopaham

Deepena saadhyatey sarvam,

Sandhyadeepam Namostute.  

Deepam Jyoti Param Brahma – Light and Ultimate Reality       Indian Tradition recognizes ‘Light’ as the manifestation of Ultimate Reality known as Param Brahma and Indians worship all sources of light including that of a light bulb. This light bulb appears lit. What is the source of its energy?
Thomas Alva Edison - 'The Light Bulb' Connection to Indian Identity
Thomas Alva Edison – A Great Inventor of Modern Times. His invention has connected me to my Indian Identity.

Firstly, I want to give my thanks to Mr.Thomas Alva Edison, the great American inventor. He is most famous for his development of the first commercially practical incandescent lamp(1879). Perhaps his greatest contribution, however was the development of the world’s first central-electric-light-power station. We owe him thanks for making the human existence pleasant and comfortable.

Thomas Edison’s bright idea

January 27. Defining Indian Identity. The Light Bulb Connection. The invention of Light Bulb in the City of New York.
January 27. Defining Indian Identity. The Light Bulb Connection.
Indian Tradition recognizes ‘Light’ as the manifestation of Ultimate Reality known as Param Brahma and Indians worship all sources of light including that of a ‘Light Bulb’.
On January 27, 1880, Thomas Edison received a patent for an electric lamp using ‘a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires.’ This wasn’t exactly the first light bulb, but it was the first practical and inexpensive one, a key technological innovation that introduced a new era. To mark the day, we’re looking at the bright lights of New York City and its surrounding area, as seen from the International Space Station.

Edison moved to New York in 1869 and did much of his work in nearby West Orange, New Jersey. He started the Edison Electric Illuminating Company of New York to supply electricity (and help sell light bulbs). It would eventually merge with several gas companies to form Con Edison, which supplies power to New York City to this day.

I also give my thanks to Nikola Tesla who is indeed the Genius Who Lit the World.  

While speaking about Light and Electricity, I also pay my homage to Nikola Tesla, The Genius Who Lit the World.

 What is this ‘Light Bulb’ connection that may define the Indian Identity?      

I grew up in India. People visit a variety of temples to worship and to seek the presence of God.They do that at homes as well.When I was a boy, one of my early observations was that, in the evening hours as it gets dark after the sunset, when I flip the switch to turn the light on, my mother would pay respects to the light bulb. It is almost like a reflex behavior. I had asked my mother about it.The instant the light bulb comes to life, it becomes a source of light and being a source of light, it would represent God. My mother had told me that she would be reminded of God’s presence when the light bulb is switched on. My grandmother had also done the same thing.We worship the light bulb as it gives us the awareness and makes us conscious of the reality of God.       

Sri Kalahasti Temple at Sri Kalahasti, Andhra Pradesh, India.
All living entities are ‘CONSCIOUS’ and are aware of their existence and their living environment. Living Entities are also ‘CONSCIOUS’ of the Creator. The legend at Sri Kalahasti establishes the awareness of creatures like a spider, a snake, and an elephant and their desire to seek the LORD.

LIGHT AND CONSCIOUSNESS:  

Light or JYOTI in the Sanskrit language represents the ETERNAL REALITY. Jyoti is our conscious, its our awareness and it connects us to the Creator.This consciousness permeates all living entities. Consciousness is a function which enables a living organism to be aware of its own state of existence and to maintain that state of existence. Living organisms are aware of their need for an external source of energy to sustain their state of existence. Living organisms exist as ‘Energy Seekers’ and to exist they need connection with a ‘Energy Provider’. Consciousness is a biological function which establishes the connection between ‘Energy Seeker’ and ‘Energy Provider’. Because of this awareness, all entities would recognize and respond to their Creator, the Prime Source of Energy and the Controller of Energy.       

It is not just humans who possess the awareness of God. In India, in the State of Andhra Pradesh, there is a beautiful town known as SRIKALAHASTI. According to legend, at this place, a spider, a snake, an elephant, and a man had worshiped Lord Shiva with an excellent sense of devotion.  

In almost every Indian home a lamp is lit daily before the altar of the Lord. In some houses it is lit at dawn, in some, twice a day – at dawn and dusk and in a few it is maintained continuously (akhanda deepa). All auspicious functions and moments like daily worship, rituals and festivals and even many social occasions like inaugurations commence with the lighting of the lamp, which is often maintained right through the occasion.    

Indians light up a lamp as a ritual to worship a deity of their choice. In several parts of the world and in various cultural traditions, the use of light is prevalent and is a part of ritualistic worship. In the Land of India, light is not only used as part of a ritual but also is directly worshiped with the belief that light represents God. Light is also worshiped in a personal form known as JYOTI, the sister of SKANDA and the daughter of Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati.      

Goddess Jyothi, daughter of Parvati
January 27. Defining Indian Identity-The Light Bulb Connection. DEEPAM, JYOTHI, OR LIGHT REPRESENTS GOD. The personification of light is Goddess Jyothi, daughter of Parvati, the Divine Mother.
January 27. Defining Indian Identity. The Light Bulb Connection.

The above is a prayer to lead us towards Right Conduct,to lead us from darkness towards LIGHT (ETERNAL REALITY) and to lead us from death towards Eternal Life.      

It is easy and simple to know the Indian Identity. Flip that light switch and let the ‘Light Bulb’ connect you to the Reality.

January 27. Defining Indian Identity. The Light Bulb Connection.

The First Book of Moses called GENESIS, Chapter 1, verses 2, and 3 describe the creation of Light : Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. If light was not created, the physical matter could have simply existed as dark matter. I describe luminosity, the quality of giving off light as an event of creation.  

ESSENCE AND EXISTENCE: 

Man, the multicellular organism exists as a physical, mental, social, moral, spiritual, and rational being. Man’s existence is conditioned by the subjective reality called alternating periods of light and darkness known as day and night, and the unconditioned reality is that of Sun who shines with the same brightness all the time while man experiences Sun rise and Sunset.   

Please view the related blog post titled ‘The Creation of Day and Night – A Synchronized Existence’    

https://bhavanajagat.com/2010/04/22/the-creation-of-day-and-night-a-synchronized-existence/

Dr. R. Rudra Narasimham, B.Sc., M.B.B.S.,      

Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India,      

M.B.B.S.,  Class of  April 1970.     

January 27. Defining Indian Identity. The Light Bulb Connection.

 

Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits celebrate 71st Republic Day of India

Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, the Living Tibetan Spirits celebrate 71st Republic Day of India. The Republic came into its existence on January 26, 1950 when the Constitution of India came into effect replacing the Government of India Act of 1935, the legacy of British Raj in India. This Journey in Independence and Freedom comes with the painful memory of China’s invasion of Tibet in October 1950. Freedom and Occupation remain in the memory of the Living Tibetan Spirits.

Rudra Narasimham Rebbapragada

Special Frontier Force-Establishment No. 22-Vokas Regiment

A fourth-generation Army Officer — Captain Tania Shergill — on Sunday led the marching contingent of the Corps of Signals during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in the national capital.
Indian Army Corps of Signals contingent led by Captain Tania Shergill, marches during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath. Photograph: Kamal

A fourth-generation Army Officer — Captain Tania Shergill — on Sunday led the marching contingent of the Corps of Signals during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in the national capital.

Tania Shergill did B Tech in Electronics and Telecommunications from Nagpur University,. She graduated from Officers Training  Academy (OTA), Chennai and was commissioned into the Corps of Signals in 2017.

One of the main highlights will be the marching contingent of DRDO that will showcase Anti-Satellite Weapons (ASAT) – Mission Shakti.

Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.

One of the main highlights will be the marching contingent of DRDO that will showcase Anti-Satellite Weapons (ASAT) – Mission Shakti.

Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.

The Indian armed forces were at the center of the grand parade when they showed the Bhishma Tank T-90, the Ballway Machine Pikate infantry combat vehicle and the brand new Air Force Rafale fighter jet, as well as the newly launched Chinook and Apache helicopters.

Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.

The long-range artillery gun Dhanush commanded by Indian army captain Mrigank Bhardwaj was part of the Republic Day celebrations in Rajpath for the first time.

The 155mm / 45 caliber Dhanush gun system is a trailed howitzer developed by the Ordnance Factory Board. The weapon with a maximum range of 36.5 km can be automatically aligned and positioned.

Women bikers of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) named as ‘CRPF Women Daredevils’ showcased their daring stunts at India’s 71st Republic Day parade. Leading the Dare Devils was Inspector Seema Nag, who was seen saluting while standing atop a moving motorcycle

A biker from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) also made her debut on Day 71 of the Republic. Inspector Seema Nag, who is stationed at the Rapid Action Force (RAF), commanded the contingent and was seen saluting on a moving motorcycle.

Mission Shakti, India’s first anti-satellite mission, was a major breakthrough when it was shown that the nation was capable of fending off enemy satellites.

The newly launched Chinook Heavy Lift and the Apache Attack Chopper were also exhibited for the first time during the parade on the majestic Rajpath.

The Marching Corps of Army Air Defense contingent, led by Captain Vikas Kumar Sahu of the Army Air Defense Center, made its debut on Rajpath during the Republic Day parade.

The Marching Corps of Army Air Defense contingent, led by Captain Vikas Kumar Sahu of the Army Air Defense Center, made its debut on Rajpath during the Republic Day parade.

Marching contingents

Republic Day parade was commanded by Lt. Gen. Asit Mistry, General Officer Commanding, Delhi Region.
Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.

Republic Day parade was commanded by Lt. Gen. Asit Mistry, General Officer Commanding, Delhi Region. Maj. Gen. Alok Kacker, chief of staff of the Delhi region, will be the deputy.

The first contingent in the uniform of the former Gwalior Lancers was 61 Cavalry – the only active cavalry regiment in the world. It was built on August 1, 1953 with the merger of six cavalry units of the state troops.

The Indian army was represented by a mounted column of 61 cavalrymen, eight mechanized columns, six marching contingents and a fly-by of Rudra and Dhruv Advanced Light helicopters from their aviation wing.

Other army troops marching included the Parachute Regiment, the Grenadiers Regiment, the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment, the Kumaon Regiment and the Corps of Signals.

Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.
Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.
Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.

The Indian Army’s main battle tank, the T-90 Bhishma tank, the Ballway Machine Pikate infantry combat vehicle, the K-9 Vajra and Dhanush cannons, the portable satellite terminal and the Akash weapon system were the main attractions of the mechanized columns.

The Akash missile system rolls down the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day parade, in New Delhi on Jan 26, 2020.
The Akash missile system rolls down the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day parade, in New Delhi on Jan 26, 2020.
The Akash missile system rolls down the Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day parade, in New Delhi on Jan 26, 2020.
Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.

The Indian Navy contingent consisted of 144 seafarers, led by Lieutenant Jitin Malkat. The naval tableau “Indian Navy – Silent, Strong and Swift” followed.

Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.

The IAF contingent, consisting of 144 air warriors, is led by Lieutenant Shrikant Sharma. The Air Force panel shows scaled-down models of the Rafale and Tejas planes, the Light Combat Helicopter, the Akash missile system and the Astra missiles.

This day of the Republic Day parade also had a “tri-service formation” for the first time. This was followed by the “Vic” formation of Chinook helicopters, with which various loads could be transported to remote locations.

Apache helicopters, Dornier aircraft, C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, an Airborne Early Warning and Control System aircraft and the “globe formation” with three C-17 globemasters also delighted the audience.

Five Jaguar Deep Penetration Strike aircraft and five MiG-29 air superiority fighters in arrowhead formation showed their flight maneuvers.

A fleet of Sukhoi-30 MKI jets that shared the sky with a breathtaking “Vertical Charlie” aerobatic maneuver was the last attraction of the Republic Day parade.

Sunday, January 26, 2020. Living Tibetan Spirits Celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.

January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. My reflections on “CHAKRATA KARMA” with the help of a Squirrel Story.

January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. My reflections on “Chakrata Karma” with the help of a Squirrel Story.

January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. It was established by Christy Hargrove, a wildlife rehabilitator from North Carolina, to draw attention to the importance of these remarkably widespread creatures. Native to five continents and currently living on six (there’s no Antarctic squirrel), there are about 285 species of squirrels in the world, ranging from the tiny African pygmy squirrel to the Bhutan giant flying squirrel (when in Bhutan, be ready to duck).

Like most squirrels, the Eurasian red squirrel pictured here eats primarily nuts and berries. It also has a habit of burying caches of food for later consumption—and even ‘pretending’ to bury food to mislead other animals that might be watching. But squirrel brain capacity being what it is, the squirrel inevitably forgets where some of the food has been buried. Out of that grows one of the humble squirrel’s most important roles in the forest ecosystem: It’s an inadvertent planter of new trees and bushes. Three cheers for the squirrel!

The Squirrel Story that I am sharing is about the fact of Squirrel’s Conscious behavior and actions. While the Squirrel could be forgetful, my memory of events in Chakrata, Uttarakhand, India are still alive.

January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. My reflections on “Chakrata Karma” with the help of a Squirrel Story.

A SQUIRREL’S CONSCIOUSNESS AND DISPLAY OF MATERNAL INSTINCTIVE BEHAVIOR LEADS ME TO EXPLORE CONSCIOUSNESS. 

January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. My reflections on “Chakrata Karma” with the help of a Squirrel Story.

IRATE MOTHER SQUIRREL ATTACKED A VISITING TEACHER ON UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN CAMPUS:

January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. My reflections on “Chakrata Karma” with the help of a Squirrel Story.

The Ann Arbor News reported this story about a mother squirrel’s angry attack. A 52-year-old Detroit Public School teacher was with a group of students touring the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor on Thursday, April 23, 2010. She had spotted some baby squirrels that were outside of their nest. The teacher had tried to alert the mother squirrel that was at a distance about a baby squirrel that was left alone. The mother squirrel could instantly recognize that the teacher was giving unwanted attention to her baby. The mother squirrel was instinctively aroused, turned on the teacher. The teacher tried to run away from the angry mother squirrel. She slipped and fell on the ground and injured her ankle. Seizing the opportunity, the mother squirrel bit the teacher on her leg. The teacher managed to escape and went to the Hospital Emergency for treatment.     

PARENTAL CARE IS AN INSTINCTIVE BEHAVIOR:     

Parental care is an aspect of social behavior exhibited by all animals. This is a complex unlearned or innate behavior that is influenced by heredity(genetic basis) as well as experience. The study of behavior provides valuable information about relationships among animals. No animal is ever completely isolated from some kind of environment. Animals exhibit social behaviors and form parental societies to care for their offspring. This parental care/maternal instinctive behavior is highly organized amongst mammals. The young are part of the mother while growing inside the mother and are nourished before birth by the ‘placenta’ of the mother. After birth, the young still seek nourishment from the mother and suck or lap milk produced by the mammary glands of the mother. This ensures that there is a strong family association between the mother and the offspring.     

BEHAVIOR AND CONSCIOUSNESS:     

The mother squirrel while displaying its maternal instinctive behavior has demonstrated that it is a ‘CONSCIOUS’ entity. Consciousness is defined as the state of being ‘conscious’ which has two components. 1. Being ‘conscious’ means being aware or recognizing the fact of one’s own existence. 2. Being ‘conscious’ also means being aware of our natural environment and it represents the state of knowing what goes on around one. Being conscious gives us the ability to interact with our environment and display appropriate behavior.

In higher animals, this consciousness or awareness is also characterized by the presence of mental activity which includes an awareness of our own thoughts and emotions. A living entity is always conscious of its own existence. A living entity always exists in a state of consciousness.

We identify a person as ‘UNCONSCIOUS’ if the person is not spontaneously interacting with his environment. There are several medical conditions that alter and affect our state of consciousness. Several drugs and intoxicants such as alcohol and poisonous agents like carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide cause drowsiness, stupor, and various levels of semiconscious to deep unconsciousness. Consciousness is very important in evaluating people with head injuries and neurovascular accidents such as ‘stroke’. While a person is unconscious of his environment, he is still aware of his existence. This fact could be easily demonstrated by conducting tests. A living organism or a living cell responds when exposed to a stimulus. For example, an unconscious individual is evaluated by testing to see the response of the pupil of the eye which reacts by constriction of its size on exposure to a light beam.     

A LIFE-THREATENING CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING INCIDENT AT CHAKRATA MILITARY HOSPITAL:     

January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. My reflections on “Chakrata Karma” with the help of a Squirrel Story.

An organism uses its awareness to survive in the environment. I could illustrate this by narrating my personal experience.

On January 21, 1974, I was the Duty Medical Officer at the Military Hospital Wing, Establishment No. 22, Chakrata. We were using the buildings and the living quarters of the British while they ruled India.

On that cold winter night, after finishing the midnight round of the hospital wards, I arrived at the Duty Medical Officer’s Room along with the on duty Medical Nursing Assistants. The Duty Medical Officer is allowed to get some rest as the Duty Officer returns to regular working schedule at 7.00 A.M. at the end of the night duty. All other night duty personnel remain alert for they just work during their night shift. When we reached the room, I found a charcoal ‘sigri’ that was just lit a few moments before my arrival at that room. This type of cheap charcoal burners are used by the poorer working class Indian families to provide warmth during cold winter nights. It is not uncommon to hear about carbon monoxide poisoning associated with the use of such charcoal burners. However, in the Chakrata Military Camp, we were not using charcoal as a heating fuel and during the official inspection tours of the Camp I never discovered the use of the charcoal sigri for heating rooms. Some buildings such as the Officers’ Mess have fireplaces with chimneys and use firewood and not charcoal which poses the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning.

I was surprised to encounter a charcoal sigri for the very first time after arriving at Chakrata in 1971.  The night duty personnel were not sure as to who placed the sigri in the Duty Medical Officers’ room. I never tried a charcoal sigri for room heating purpose while many Indians including my own family used wood coal for cooking purposes in the kitchen.

The Duty Medical Officer’s room at Chakrata Military Hospital is a small room that was not heated by any electrical space or personal heater, and the room had no fireplace or a chimney. I permitted the coal burner to remain in the room. The charcoal burns very slowly giving heat and it lasts for several hours and once the coal is lit, the burner needs no further attention. On that particular night, I did not recognize that the coal was of poor quality and it was not burning as expected and was giving away smoke while I turned off the light and resting in the bed. As the door and the windows of the room were shut, the smoke started filling up the room. The smoke is odorless and is lighter than the room air, and it slowly went up filling the room from the top without alerting me.

I was fully asleep in that dark room, unaware as to what was going on around me. I was suddenly alerted when I experienced ‘palpitation’, a consciousness of the beating of my heart (Heart palpitations, pal-pih-TAY-shuns, are the feelings of having a fast-beating, fluttering or pounding heart). I awoke but still could not see the smoke in the dark room. I evaluated my condition to understand my rapid heart rate. I was in good health and there was no reason to experience an increased heart rate. I decided to investigate my problem and walked up to the door to turn the light switch on. The moment I had turned the light on, I could immediately see the smoke-filled room and the fresh, clear layer of room air was below my bed level. I immediately left the room to get fresh air from outside and saved my life. I was feeling very nauseous and threw up while a fainting spell forced me to hit the floor. The hospital Duty Nursing Officer who was on her rounds watched it and rushed to me to provide assistance. She alerted other night duty staff. I recovered very quickly with the intake of fresh air. The Staff took out the offending charcoal sigri and fully ventilated the room driving away the smoke. With the charcoal sigri gone, the room became safe to be reoccupied. I returned to the room and returned to my morning work schedule at 7.00 A.M.

In my analysis, the charcoal sigri was intentionally planted in the Chakrata Military Hospital Room to harm and endanger my life. I make that claim as no person came forward to apologize to me for placing the charcoal sigri in the duty room. In my view, only an enemy agent would have the motivation to conceal his involvement in the unexpected appearance of a charcoal sigri at our Military Hospital.

Many people are not that fortunate, and we read about entire families losing their lives while sleeping in rooms that are heated by improper burners. I was not conscious of what was going on around me while I was sleeping. However, my body was aware and conscious all the time. The chemical sensors in my body worked alright, they sent signals to my brain centers, which in turn sent signals to increase my heart rate to improve the oxygen delivery. It, fortunately, worked like an alarm for me. Very often, people become more drowsy, become fully unconscious, and lose life while asleep in smoke-filled rooms.     

THE SQUIRREL IN THE STORY OF RAMAYANA:     

January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day.My reflections on “Chakrata Karma” with help from a Squirrel Story.

Three-striped Indian Palm Squirrel, natives of India, and Sri Lanka are mentioned in the epic poem of Ramayana. All living entities are conscious. Just like the mother squirrel in Ann Arbor which demonstrated its consciousness, in the epic poem of ‘RAMAYANA’, the awareness and the behavioral response of a squirrel are described. The story narrates the construction of what is popularly known as “SETHU” or a bridge across the sea from the southern shores of Indian peninsula to the island of LANKA. The squirrels were apparently conscious of their environment. The Squirrel(s) observed the activities of thousands of monkeys throwing stones to build the ‘ADAM’S BRIDGE’, and recognized the presence of LORD Rama who had initiated the effort to build the bridge. The Squirrel(s) volunteered to help and in its behavior, it showed attributes of devoted service. The abilities of the Squirrel(s) are very small and yet it won the favor of the LORD and is blessed. The LORD is pleased with the Squirrel’s conscious efforts to offer devoted service and as per the Indian legend the stripes on the back of the Three-striped Indian Palm Squirrel represent the markings of blessings given by LORD Rama.     

January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day. My reflections on “Chakrata Karma” with the help of a Squirrel Story.
 Dr. R. Rudra Narasimham, B.Sc., M.B.B.S.,   

Special Frontier Force-Establishment No. 22-Vikas Regiment   

 
 

My Musings on Monday, January 20, 2020. The relentless pursuit of Chakrata Karma. I am a Refugee. The Chakrata Legacy traps me in Slavery while I live in a Free Nation.

My Musings on Monday, January 20, 2020. I am a Refugee. The relentless pursuit of Chakrata Karma. The Legacy of Chakrata Karma traps me in Slavery while I live in a Free Nation.

Each year on the third Monday of January Americans observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and reflect on the work that still needs to be done for racial equality. This January 20, make the holiday more than just a day off and take time to reflect and take action on civil rights issues across the globe. The holiday was observed for the first time on January 20, 1986. It’s observed on the third Monday of January rather than directly on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday because it follows the guidelines of the Uniform Monday Holiday Act.

India – The Land of Karma. I am a Refugee. The relentless pursuit of Chakrata Karma. The Legacy of Chakrata Karma traps me in Slavery while I live in a Free Nation.
My musings on Monday, January 20, 2020. I am a Refugee. The relentless pursuit of Chakrata Karma. India – The Land of Karma. The Legacy of Chakrata Karma traps me in Slavery while I live in Free Nation.

The Land of India or Bharata Varsha is identified as KARMA KSHETRA or KARMA BHUMI.

The Sanskrit word Karma describes the totality of a person’s actions in any one of the successive states of that person’s existence. The Law of Karma governs all action and its inevitable consequences on the doer. Because of this deep-rooted belief in the inevitability of consequences on the doer, the Land of Bharat or India is identified as Karma Kshetra or Karma Bhumi. I can run but I have no place to hide or find shelter to avoid the consequences of Karma.

I am a Refugee. The relentless pursuit of Chakrata Karma. I can run, but can’t hide from God. The Chakrata Legacy traps me in Slavery while I live in Free Nation.

I left India on January 10, 1984 to avoid the trappings of Chakrata Karma. I can run but I can’t hide from God. The LORD provided a great fish to swallow Jonah and Jonah was inside the fish for three days and three nights (JONAH 1.1-16).

My Musings on Monday, January 20, 2020. I am a Refugee. The relentless pursuit of Chakrata Karma. The Chakrata Legacy traps me in Slavery while I live in a Free Nation.

Please explore the connection between the Law of Karma and Fate/Destiny at my Home Page of BhavanaJagat.

CHAKRATA KARMA: On June 03, 1972, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama visited Headquarters Establishment Number.22, Chakrata, Uttar Pradesh, to inspect the Tibetan soldiers who serve in the multinational military organization called Special Frontier Force. I served as the Medical Officer at this military Establishment and my duties required the verification of mental, and physical preparedness of all the men. The Chakrata Legacy traps me in Slavery while I live in a Free Nation.
My Musings on Monday, January 20, 2020. I am a Refugee. The relentless pursuit of Chakrata Karma. The Chakrata Legacy traps me in Slavery while I live in a Free Nation.

BHARAT DARSHAN-THE INDIAN ARMY CELEBRATES 72nd ARMY DAY ON JANUARY 15

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Bharat Darshan-The Indian Army Celebrates 72nd Army Day on January 15. Field Marshal K. C. Cariappa, The First Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, 1949

Even after the Independence, the Indian Army did not have an Indian chief; instead it was led by British Army officers. On January 15, 1949, then Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army General Sir Francis Butcher handed over the charge to then Lieutenant General KM Cariappa, giving Army its first Indian chief. A decorated Army officer, Field Marshal KM Cariappa spearheaded Indian forces during 1947 India-Pakistan war. The first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, Cariappa hailed from Karnataka. Born on December 1898, his career spanned over three decades. He is also one of the first two recipients of the title of Field Marshal of India, the second Field Marshal of India is Sam Manekshaw.

Army Day is celebrated every year across the country on January 15. This year’s Army day celebrations will be different as a fourth-generation woman army officer is going to spearhead an all men contingent on January 15. Captain Bhavana Kasturi, marking a departure from the convention, led an all men contingent on Republic Day 2019. Army Day is celebrated to honour our brave soldiers who serve the country selflessly, sometimes, laying down their lives.

Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane will be chief guest at the Army Day celebrations this year. The parade will showcase various routines such as aerial stunts and bike pyramids.

On Army Day, the army chief takes the salute and inspects the parade led by the General Officer Commanding, HQs Delhi Area. The other two service chiefs also attend the parade every year and take salute. This year, the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat will also attend the parade this year and take salute. General Rawat took charge as CDS on 31st December, 2019.

This year, Captain Tania Shergill from the Corp of Signals will be leading an all men contingent on Army Day. Shergill was inducted in March 2017 from Officers Training Academy, Chennai. Her father and grandfather also served in the Indian Army.

The main event takes place at Cariappa Parade Ground at Delhi Cantonment. The ceremony begins with Indian Army chief taking the salute. Soldiers are accorded Sena medals for their service to the nation. However, Army Day is observed at all Army Command headquarters across the country.

Indian Army soldiers take out a parade and arsenals are put on display. This year, Army will exhibit the BrahMos Missiles, BLT T-72 ‘Bharat Rakshak’ tank, Advanced Light Helicopters, and the 155mm Soltam Gun.

15 soldiers will be decorated with gallantry awards while 18 battalions will get unit citations. The military hardware which will be showcased the parade includes infantry combat vehicle BMP-2K, K9 Vajra-T artillery guns, locally built Dhanush towed guns, T-90 main battle tanks and the short span bridging system.

Army Day 2020 Theme

The main focus of Army Day 2020 will be on the ‘Digital Transformation of Defense’.

Bharat Darshan-The Indian Army Celebrates 72nd Army Day on January 15.
Bharat Darshan-The Indian Army Celebrates 72nd Army Day on January 15.
Bharat Darshan-The Indian Army Celebrates 72nd Army Day on January 15.
Bharat Darshan-The Indian Army Celebrates 72nd Army Day on January 15.
Bharat Darshan-The Indian Army Celebrates 72nd Army Day on January 15.
Bharat Darshan-The Indian Army Celebrates 72nd Army Day on January 15.
Bharat Darshan-The Indian Army Celebrates 72nd Army Day on January 15.
Bharat Darshan-The Indian Army Celebrates 72nd Army Day on January 15. For the first time in the history of Indian Army, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat joins the Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane in the Army Day Celebration.