|Thanjavur a Cultural history by Pradeep Chakravarthy and Christian Fabre
Ganesh has a very useful informational post: I request people to visit this link and watch the interviews of Pradeep Chakravarthy on NDTV Hindu...
Pradeep Chakravarthy is the Principal, Infosys leadership institute who has been using the age old teachings inscribed by our great kings in the temples they have built as lessons to up one's leadership quotient. Here's one article by him in Outlook business April 02,2011.
Those who are in India, should get hold of Outlook Business, June 25,2011 edition. His second such article using the wonders of Krishna Deva Raya of Vijayanagara Empire, is penned in it.
Also Outlook business has a small review of an autobiography called THE HOLY CEO: An autobiography authored by Christian Fabre alias Swami Pranavananda Brahmendra Avadhuta. Here's the excerpt from the review from this link ...
|Indian Bishop in charge of Asian Evangelization is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize
A similar effort is on in Pakistan where the Roman Catholic Church has planted a "nun" to serve the poor (read "the remaining Hindus" numbering 4 million) of...
Here is a followup link by Manas.
|US Christian evangelistic network gets FIPB nod to launch channel in
US Christian evangelistic network gets FIPB nod to launch channel in India May 5, 2011 http://www.indiante
|What we could learn from Mormons about higher education
God's MBAs: Why Mormon Missions Produce Leaders ...
As Breakingindia points out : MM's motives in studying Sanskrit etc. had an ulterior motive, the conversion of pagan India to Christianity.
Vijaya Rajiva has a followup on this.
This thread covers a debate on the Ramakrishna Mission and sameness and elicited a lot of feedback. We will try to cover this in-depth in a separate post.
This is an intriguing post, so I'm including this post by Chitra in this summary!
The thread below also produced a lot of comments.
N. S. Rajaram agrees with K.Elst on a different point:
"Koenraad is absolutely right about Hindus not making
friends. Even people like me are turned
off by the indifference and being taken for granted.
When Jayalalithaa won the TN election, several Christian leaders went and congratulated her and greeted her. No Hindu leader did, except Narendra Modi, and he too as a fellow CM. Hindu leaders should learn to be more outgoing and reduce their whining."
Raj Kashyap is less enthused:
"This is the typical unanalyzed overexcitement that we can see among Hindus. Just because one denomination reports a drop in number of baptisms, it really does not mean anything for us. We will only end up wasting our time which we should be focusing on serious issues - we have already lost a lot of time..."