Tag: K.B. Ganapathy

Recalling a plague epidemic of 1907 in times of COVID-19 pandemic
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns, Coronavirus Update

Recalling a plague epidemic of 1907 in times of COVID-19 pandemic

September 27, 2021

Coronavirus, the COVID-19, had taken its toll of human beings all over this planet earth since 2019 and presently threatening to enter its III Phase, as experts call, to attack the children too… Mercifully our scientists have come up with an effective (almost) vaccination to contain the pandemic — immunisation by vaccination. But this should…

Elephant walk in wilderness amidst rain…
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Elephant walk in wilderness amidst rain…

September 22, 2021

This was the scene in the forest area of Hunsur-Gonikoppa (Kodagu) Road last evening with a herd of elephants and baby elephants emerging from the forest on to the clearance by the side of the main road. It was a most exciting feast to the passing motorists. [Pic. by KBG]

Teacher shows light of knowledge to students
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Teacher shows light of knowledge to students

September 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: “Teacher is the one who brings out students from darkness and shows the light of knowledge” said former Chairman of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB) Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy.  He was addressing the gathering at a ‘Guruvandana’ programme on the occasion of Teachers’ Day and book release of ‘Ithihasa Parampare’ (History of Tradition), written by…

K.B. Ganapathy takes over as BVB Mysuru Kendra Chairman
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K.B. Ganapathy takes over as BVB Mysuru Kendra Chairman

September 1, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: K.B. Ganapathy, Vice-Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB), has been appointed as the Chairman of the Bhavan’s Mysuru Kendra Committee. K.B. Ganapathy took charge as the Chairman this morning at BVB Mysuru Kendra Office, Vijayanagar, in the presence of the Committee Members and H.N. Suresh, Director, BVB, Bengaluru,  who is the Central Bhavan Nominee. Prof….

Revisiting Gotama Buddha
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Revisiting Gotama Buddha

August 26, 2021

Last week I was reading an unlikely bilingual book on Buddha’s discourses titled “Sutta Sangaho.” Pages on the left is in Pali using English script while on the right is in English. It has 27 suttams (discourses) rather short ones. It covers selected discourses from the Buddha’s 45 years of mission spreading his message of…

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