POLITICIAN cum LITERARY SCHOLAR!

I am not a politician but a keen observer of political developments in and around me in Tamilnadu, India and the world!Political parties and the politicians of different hues and colors are fascinating indeed!

This week’s Sunday story deals with a friend of mine who was the All India General Secretary of the Lok Janshakthi party of Hon. Ramvilas Paswan. Mr. P Chandrakesan of Chennai  a politician as well as a Tamil writer- scholar- passed away recently when he was just short of one year for his HUNDRED!

When he visited me in my flt at Jeevan Bima Nagar, Chennai, we were discussing more on literature than politics. In fact in one of the Tamil monthly magazines edited and published by him with the title ”நீதிக்கான விடியல்” (NEETHIKKAANA VIDIYAL) he was publishing an epic poem “”பிரபஞ்சம் ஒரு தேரோட்டம்”-Universe- a Chariot on the Move” written by one leading poet Sri Narana.Manivannan in Tamil and translated by me into English as a serial for more than a couple of years. In fact that was published in this Blog available in the archives. Even on 19th inst. one chapter was published in this Blog which was well received by the Blog’s  esteemed readers.

This week’s Sunday story carries a message of condolence in Tamil by Mr. Manivannan and my English translation hereunder:

கண்ணீர் அஞ்சலி

காலமும் அறிவும் வெளியும் வெடித்துச் சிதறிவிட்ட
பிரபஞ்சத்தின் கண்ணீர் அஞ்சலி!
ராம்விலாஸ் பஸ்வான்ஜியின் அகில இந்திய லோக்ஜனசக்தியின் பொதுச் செயலர்
அன்பு அண்ணன்  சந்திரகேசன்ஜி நூற்றாண்டைத் தொட்டுத் தொடருவார் எனக் காத்திருந்தேன்.தொடாமலேயே பல நூற்றாண்டுகளைத் தாண்டி விட்டார்.
.தலித்முரசு, நீதிச்சக்கரம் சுழல்கிறது. நீதிக்கான விடியல் போன்ற பல மாத இதழ்களின் நிறுவனர்.
.தலையங்கங்களின் சங்கமம் போன்ற பலநூல்களின் ஆசிரியர்..
ஆம்பூர் பெரியசாமியின் திராவிடப் பாரம்பரியத்தைச் சார்ந்த பெருமகன்.
.அன்பு, பாசம், நட்பு, பக்குவம் போன்ற பல நல் எண்ணக் குவியல்களின் சாகரம். மனித சமூகத்தில் சாதி, தீண்டாமை எல்லாம் இல்லை என்று அவரிடம் வாதம் செய்வேன். ஒத்துக் கொள்ளவே மாட்டார். இன்று மனித சமூகமே உண்மையான தீண்டாமையை வாழ்வியலாகக் கொண்டு  விலகியே நிற்கிறது. அவர் இல்லாத காலமும் வெளியும் கூட வெடித்துச் சிதறிவிட்டதோ?
வழிந்தோடும் கண்ணீருடனும், வற்றாத மனக் கவலையுடனும், வாடிக்கொண்டிருக்கும் அவர்தம் குடும்பத்தாருடன் என்னையும் இணைத்துக் கொள்கிறேன்.                                                                                      என்றும்
அன்புத்தம்பி
நாரண மணிவண்ணன்
சிதம்பரம்

When translated into English it reads like this:

CONDOLENCES

Tearful message of condolences

Time, knowledge and space blown to pieces and tearful message of condolences of the Universe!.

Ramvilas Paswanji’s All India Lok Janasakthi’s General Secretary

Dear brother Chandrakesanji’s stepping into his centenary year, I was expecting.  Without stepping into he has crossed several hundreds of years

Founder of several monthly magazines like DALITH MURASU, NEETHICH CHAKKARAM SUZALKIRATHU, NEETHIKKANA VITIYAL and so on

Author of many books like THALAIYANGKANGAKALIN SANGAMAM he is..

He belongs to the Dravidian family of Ambur Periyasami

He is an ocean of great qualities of Love, affinity, friendship, maturity etc. I used to argue with him that in the human society, there is no caste, un-touch-ability etc but he will never accept the same. Today, human society is adopting as a way of life real un-touch-ability and stands at a distance. Is it that his time and space without him has exploded and broken to pieces!

I join his family who are in grief with uncontrolled tears of sorrow and, unabated mental worries                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ever

Dear younger brother

Narana. Manivannan

Chidambaram.

With this we end this  Sunday Story and some insights have been given about the POLITICIAN cum LITERARY SCHOLAR! and I do hope our respected readers would have appreciated the personality. We shall meet tomorrow as usual and till then bye.

Ram Vilas Paswan addressing at the press conference on the conclusion of the Second Meeting of the Fertiliser Advisory Forum comprising delegates from States, Industry representatives.jpg

Ram Vilas Paswan

 

 

FIRST INDIAN WOMAN ON MT. EVEREST!

Bachendri Pal-IndiaTV

In the year 1984, Bachendri Pal became the first Indian woman and fifth woman in the world to reach on top of Mount Everest.

Himalayas -the Home of Lord Shiva and sages several!
As the loftiest mountains on Earth,  Himalayas  embody
Highest ideals and aspirations. sight of their sublime peaks,
Soaring high and clean above the dusty, congested plains ,
For centuries inspired visions of transcendent splendor and
Spiritual liberation. Puranas, ancient works of Hindu mythology,
Say of  Himalayas: In the space of a hundred ages of the Gods,
Glories of Himachal where Siva dwells and where the Ganges
Falls like the tendril of a lotus from the foot of Vishnu.
In no other mountains  Found Mount Kailas and Lake Manasarovar.
As the dew is dried up By the morning sun, so are the sins of
Mankind by the sight of Himachal!
We salute  first Indian woman Bachendra Pal who reached the great peak!

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MOUNT EVEREST

SCINTILLATING SIXTY SIX!

Known as “C V K” great Advocate and the founder Secretary of JBNFOWA

Jeevan Bima Nagar Flat Owners Welfare Association, Chennai
Leading  office bearer of Chennai High Court Advocates Association
Kind hearted and humanitarian yet fighting for social justice
Believing in equality, loving all living creatures, helping poor and needy!
Turning to ANGEL NUMBER SIXTY SIX this day Twenty Second May!
Celebrating his birth day in advance:
“Today’s Non Veg biriyani sponsored by our CVK of Fortieth Block
On the occasion of his sixty sixth  birthday on Twenty Second May! We wish him advance happy birthday.”

Angel Number Sixty Six comprise of the vibrations and energies of the number 6 Doubled and amplified. Number 6 carries the attributes of humanitarianism, Community, service to others, home and family, domesticity and social Responsibility, gracegratitude and simplicity. Number 6 also relates to material Issues and provision. Number 66 is a powerful number of unconditional love, Healing and faith and trust in the Divine.Angel Number 66 is a message from  Angels to put your faith and trust in the benevolence of the Universe as your daily Needs are continually met. The angels are assisting, guiding and supporting him With manifesting his goals, desires and wishes. Keep his thoughts positive.

Angel Number 66 also asks him to balance your physical, material and spiritual Lives. Focusing on his spirituality and living a conscientious and purposeful lifestyle Ensures that his material needs are met as he serves his Divine life mission. Give any fears or anxieties about your monetary and material issues to the angels for healing and transmutation, and trust that as you live your spiritual truths all of your needs will be provided for. Be open to receiving and accepting help and assistance from his angels, the spiritual realm and other people in his life.

Angel Number 66 also suggests that all is well in regards to his home and family life. Enjoys his relationships and the companionship of those close to him and gives love freely and unconditionally.

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WISHES VERY MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY!

May 22nd JUMAT-UL-WIDA

Jumma Tul Wida Mubarak (images nawafil gifs sms) [Last Friday of ...

Greatness of our holy Motherland India that is Bharath
Is vasudeyva kutumbakam! Entire universe is one family!
Naturally the faiths and beliefs of all religions we appreciate!
Islam and its practices and faith universal and hence great!

Great Ramzan month is coming to an end in a few hours
Finally, the sad moment has arrived, The Last Friday of Ramadan!!
Ramadan comes with bundles of blessings and Jumma Tul Widais one.
Last Friday of Ramadan. When Ramadan reaches its end days, it gifts
Blessed Jumma Tul Vida to please Allah by changing our heart
And turning towards Him. And in return, Allah grants acceptance of
Prayers, bestows peace in  existing life, gifts forgiveness for life after death.
May HE shower HIS grace and blessings on this holy day!

Jumma Tul Wida 2020 SMS, Quotes, Nawafil Prayers, Status Images ...

May 21st- Holy Thurs Day-

Maundy Thursday 2020 - Calendar Date

May Twenty first is today -indeed a holy day for the Christian
Faith all over! Ascension Day Twenty Twenty! observed today!
Ascension Day also called Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ,
Ascension Thursday and Holy Thursday is held on a Thursday
Fortieth  day of Easter- after Easter Sunday!.

Daily prayer:

Jesus, through the immaculate heart of Mary, I offer you my prayers, works, joys and sufferings of this day in union with the holy sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world. I offer them for all the intentions of your sacred heart: the salvation of souls, reparation for sin, the reunion of all Christians. I offer them for the intentions of our bishops and of all the apostles of prayer, and in particular for those recommended by our Holy Father this month.

Ascension Day

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KANCHI PARAMACHARYA’S BIRTH DAY May 20th

Blog - Kanchi Maha Periyava Jayanthi

Today is the birth day of Kanchi Seer -revered as KANCHI MAHA PERIYAVA. He was born on 20th May Eighteen Ninety Four.

இன்று 20.05.20 ஸ்ரீ ஸ்ரீ ஸ்ரீ மஹா பெரியவா பிறந்தநாள்.D.O.B.
(20.05.1894/SUNDAY).
ஹர ஹர சங்கர ஜெய ஜெய சங்கர
🕉🙏🙏🙏
Today Birthday of Kanchi Maha Periyava Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Swamigal.

A  rare photo of the Great Seer is here.

Arcot american Mission School, Tindivanam. Periyava is in the first row. thirs from left.

On this day I recollect my post in this Blog titled “BYE TO COFFEE”. I gave up taking coffee/tea as a student of Alagappa College Karaikudi  on 14th January 1961 at the instance of Acharya which I reproduce hereunder:

Man is a bundle of feelings, emotions and habits indeed
Good or bad, good and bad matter of opinion-simple seed
That sprouts and grows into a tree big that makes or mars one’s life
Habits last from cradle to the grave- words of wisdom in file!

Taking coffee or tea, good or bad one feels in his own way
Given to addiction bad-within limit all right one may say.
At the instance of Kanchi Acharya  given up coffee-tea
Feeling great- to the envy of many- fifty six years free!

In Ooty or Churu for years temperature touching minus
Doing the difficult audit and inspection mattered little-virus
Of sipping hot tea-coffee by people all around made no dent
Sure  decades long habit from age twenty was an enjoyment!

A spiritual leader of the highest order, who came down to mundane world of things and as ‘obit-er dictum’, dwelling on a subject for a few minutes made an addict to coffee / tea till nineteen years of age ,turn into a tea-teetotaler ,in its strictest meaning!

Yes. His Holiness Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal who adorned the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam for 87 years, was a beacon light of spirituality and devotion, an embodiment of grace and simplicity and an incarnation of love and compassion. It was that great spiritual leader who brought about the change.

I was one of the few hundreds of devotees, who had the good fortune of having heard him on that divine evening, towards the end of December 1960 at Karaikudi ( Tamilnadu ), where I was doing my final year of graduation. His Holiness, while delivering His Anugraha bashan for about an hour ,descended to the mundane matter like the people getting into the habit of taking coffee / tea and described how the habit affects the individual, family and society!

While dealing with this topic for about ten minutes He emphatically made it clear that the perceived benefit of taking coffee is not based on scientific basis and in fact it brings more woes than benefits. He was lamenting how the present day society has fallen into the habit and even the poor who can not afford to go in for coffee, borrow and drink even though they have no rice to eat. Coffee, in the name of modern civilisation is taken in the bed even without brushing the teeth!

He went on quoting the case of a factory engaging 1000 workers – taking a couple of cups of coffee a day- waste about 4000 man minutes! He was expressing His anguish as to how and when the good sense will prevail in the people and give up the habit in their own interest and that of the family and the society.

Screen Shot 2015-04-05 at 10.19.47 amThis made a deep impact on me and I decided to give up coffee / tea immediately but bid good-bye on the Sankaranthi / Pongal day of 1961 and to this day, when I have crossed 65, I have not sipped a spoon of coffee or tea, even though I had to spend a few years in places like Ooty in Tamilnadu or Bikaner in Rajasthan, where the mercury touches at times as low as 0 or -1 / -2!

I could experience the efficacy of not falling a prey to the habit when I was in Audit and Inspection department of a nationalized Institution for about four years. During that period I had to go to different States of the country on tour. In some of the places in the interest of economy, we, a team of three or four used to stay in the R and B bungalows which will be normally far away from the hotels to have coffee / tea. I used to observe my team-mates going mad when they don’t get their bed coffee or complaining of head-ache when they miss a cup during the office hours on time and stopping further work while I was perfectly at ease, peace and poise.
I was in charge of marketing operations for quite a few years. I had to meet / call on a number of clients every day who took it as an offence when I did not accept the hospitality shown with love and respect. It is will-power that sustains us in such matters.

But for that evening of December 1960, probably I would be one among the billions who go mad at missing a cup of coffee at the hour accustomed to!

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WORLD BEE DAY May 20th

International World Bee Day

In the wonderful creation of the Lord Almighty-Omniscient
There is no difference between big and small, tall or short- no difference!
Today the Twentieth May  the  World Bee Day is to  raises awareness
About the threats to pollinators like bees by human activities.
United Nation  approved this day and the First World Bee was
The day the pioneer of Bee keeping Anton Jansa was born in Slovenia.

Purpose of the bee day is to acknowledge the role of bees and
Other pollinators for the ecosystem.
World Bee Day this years theme is “Save the Bees”.
Stressed upon the protection of bees, other pollinators and their habitats.
There are  twenty thousand different species of bees in the world.
Bees live in colonies. In each colony, there are three types of bees,
Queen bee, the worker bee, and the drone.  Worker bee’s  clean the hive,
Collect pollen and nectar to feed the colony and taking care of the offspring.

World Bee Day 2020: जागतिक मधमाशी दिना निमित्त जाणून घेऊया यांच्या प्रजातींविषयी महत्वाची माहिती