Tag: India

SingaSpeaks – Roar 70

Roar 70 contains two important events that happened in July 2017. One was the Visit by His Excellency Mr Jawed Ashraf, the Indian High Commissioner to Singapore and the other is the celebrated Sri Guru Purnima festival…

SingaSpeaks – Roar 12

The Polite PM

The Polite PM ———————————————— It was indeed a pleasant meeting with the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modi at INA Marker, Singapore on the afternoon of 24 Nov. 2015. He met the INA veterans and their descendants. There was also a small…

Durga! Durga!

Time sports… Today I am completing one week in the soil of Singapore! I am exhilarated to learn that only yesterday as it were, that is on the 12th June in 1893 Swami Vivekananda stepped into this great city!  As Acharya Shankara says, “kaalah kreedati”…

Swamiji’s Contributions

Today is the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. This is celebrated as National Youth Day in India. For the benefit of the readers who have not yet visited our Belur Math website, the following article from it, is happily reproduced here. This gives a bird’s…

Legacy lessons

1860 Legacy – why? Morning tea-table on Tuesdays brings me regularly two visitors – Amar and Reeves, former a sports enthusiast and latter, a well-known attorney. For the past few weeks, Rajesh Gopie has also been joining us at the tea table. For those…

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