Inculcate reading habit: Sri Veeryasheela Bantheji advices youth

Inculcate reading habit: Sri Veeryasheela Bantheji advices youth

 Bouddha Sahitya Sangha had organised a function at  Rotary Hall on JLB Road here yesterday to mark its annual General Body Meeting and  release of the book Vishwa Prasiddha Bharathada Bouddha Smarakegalu  written by Mahadeva Kumar P. Managath.

Releasing the book Sri Veeryasheela Bantheji of Vishwa Mythri Buddha Vihar advised youth to inculcate reading habit as many of them have been drawn to today’s technology thus neglecting books.

He recalled that many people during yesteryears used to have their own libraries at home. To cite an example he said that Dr. B.R. Ambedkar had a collection of over five lakh books. He pointed out that the book on Buddhist Monuments would be a very useful book for future generation which should be translated to English.

Mysore University Professor B.P. Maheshchandraguru spoke on Buddha’s Philosophy.

Sangha President Dr. S. Mangala Murthy, office-bearer B.M. Lingaraj, Author of the book Mahadeva Kumar P. Managath, Sangha Patron Jagadeesh, Vice-President Krishna and others were present on the occasion.

The new office-bearers of the Sangha were inducted on the occasion..

March 20, 2017

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.