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Meet the Japanese Gandhian Spreading the Mahatma Gandhi Ideals Around the World

Dr. Daisaku Ikeda has been the President of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) since 1975 and Honorary President of Soka Gakkai since 1979. He was earlier the President of Soka Gakkai from 1960 to 1979.

 

The SGI is a global lay Buddhist movement that originated in Japan in 1930. It has more than 10 million members in Japan and more than 1.2 million members in 189 other countries and territories worldwide.

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With Over a Lakh Books, This Septuagenarian Couple s Library Is Worth a Visit!

There is only one place on earth that you would find a 1942 issue of Sakthi with a resplendent Rukmini Devi Arundale on the cover, letters written by Rajaji and poet Bharathiyar’s daughter Thangammal, a rare photocopy of Thampiran Vanakkam (1578)—the first Tamil book ever published, and a hand-written 1867 Latin-Tamil dictionary, all under one roof.

 

Gnanalaya is a private library and research centre in Thirukokarnam, Pudukkottai that was est Read more...

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The joy of giving: Mumbai man offers free tiffins every day to 56 senior citizens

The joy of giving: Mumbai man offers free tiffins every day to 56 senior citizens

 

From his tiny kitchen in Borivali, 59-year-old Mark D’Souza has been delivering free lunches to needy senior citizens in Borivali’s IC colony since 2012; the number of lunches is slowly growing.

 

Every day, a little afternoon, about 56 senior citizens in Mumbai wait for a certain man to walk through their doors, for he comes bearing son-like devotion packaged in two wholesome meal Read more...

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20 Natural Wonders of India We Bet You Missed In Your Geography Books

When we think of natural wonders, the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef, Mount Everest and the Amazon Rainforest are the names that typically come to mind. However, there lies a treasure trove of strikingly scenic natural wonders a little closer to home too.

 

One of the world’s most varied countries in terms of geographical diversity, India has an astonishing array of natural wonders. Some are pretty well-known and undeniably spectacular, while Read more...

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Meet the Two Rupee Doctor Serving Chennai s Underprivileged for 40 Years!

In a world where affordable healthcare is a distant dream to many, one 67-year-old doctor in Chennai has been serving patients quietly as a little consultation fee of Re 2 since 1973.

 

Living up to his Hippocratic oath, this 67-year-old medic, Thiruvengadam Veeraraghavan dedicated his life to make affordable medical attention accessible to the most underprivileged sections in Vyasarpadi situated in North Chen Read more...

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