May 2024

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Namaskaram!

Eckhart Tolle (16th February 1948) is a German-born spiritual teacher and self-help author. His books include The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment. A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose and the picture book - Guardians of Being.

Tolle came to prominence as a self-help author in the U.S. and internationally beginning in 2000, after Oprah Winfrey promoted his books and created webinars for him in 2008. In this issue, we have given some of his quotable quotes.

This month, our front page covers a very thought provoking poem – You start dying slowly by Brazilian poet Martha Medeiros.

April 2024

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Plato (427 – 348 BC), was an ancient Greek philosopher of the Classical period who is considered as a foundational thinker in Western philosophy and an innovator of the written dialogue and dialectic forms. He raised problems for what became of all the major areas of philosophy and was the founder of the Platonic Academy, a philosophical school in Athens where Plato taught the doctrines that would later become known as Platonism.  Along with his teacher, Socrates, and Aristotle, his student, Plato is a central figure in the history of philosophy. In this issue, we have given some of his quotable quotes.

March 2024

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Socrates (470–399 BC) was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is credited as the founder of Western philosophy. An enigmatic figure, Socrates authored no texts and is known mainly through the posthumous accounts of classical writers, particularly his students Plato and Xenophon. These accounts are written as dialogues, in which Socrates and his interlocutors examine a subject in the style of question and answer. In this issue, we have given some of his quotable quotes.

February 2024

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John Muir (April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher,  botanist,  zoologist,  glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States. In this issue, we have given some of his quotable quotes.

December 2023

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H.G.Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English writer. Prolific in many genres, he wrote more than fifty novels and dozens of short stories. His non-fiction output included works of social commentary, politics, history, popular science, satire, biography, and autobiography. Wells' science fiction novels are so well regarded that he has been called the "father of science fiction". In this issue, we have given some of his quotable quotes.

November 2023

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Elgin was a senior staff member on a joint Presidential-Congressional Commission on Population Growth and the American Future. Duane Elgin was described in April 2009 by the Ecologist Magazine as one of the ten leading visionaries with "big ideas for a better world". In this issue, we have given some of his quotable quotes.

This month, our front page covers an interesting story – Telling the Bees.

In happenings section, we have covered (i) Workshop on “Traditional Siddha Varma Bone Setting Practices” (ii) Work in the field of “Harit Aajeevika” and “Harit Aarogya” (iii) Commissioning of Bio-methanation plants (iv) Paper presentation and (v) Study tour etc.

We have renovated the traditional water body – Agni Teertham near Rajavallipuram in Tirunelveli district. Please read the report by clicking here and 5 minutes documentary in Tamil.

October 2023

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Namaskaram!

Chellis Glendinning (born 1947) is an author and environmentalist. She has been called a pioneer in the concept of Eco-psychology - the belief that promoting environmentalism is healthy. In this issue, we have given some of her quotable quotes.

This month, our front page covers the Buddha’s story – Label Makers. He wants us not to waste our energy in deciphering the label and instead “Be in the present”.

In happenings section, we have covered (i) Workshop on “Traditional Siddha Varma Bone Setting Practices” (ii) Work in the field of “Harit Aajeevika” and “Harit Aarogya” (iii) Commissioning of Bio-methanation plants and (iv) Study tour etc.