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Theosophical Society A place to relax

T he Theosophical society is an organization founded in 1875 in New York to evolve Theosophy. It was founded by Helena Blavatsky, Henry Steel Olcott, William Quan Judge and others. Five years after Blavatsky's death, Annie Besant became President of ... Chennai Online, 1 month ago

Beyond religion

The 128-year-old Theosophical Society has great people and glorious thoughts embedded into its journey. Annie Besant one of the early members did much to propagate its values On that one stretch -- which begins at National High School, Basavanagudi, and goes ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

The voice of Salem Godavari

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Godavari's was among the earliest recorded voices in South India. TOPICS In the summer of 1910, British national Thomas John Theobald Noble, a recording expert for the French Pathe Company, braved the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Guru M

The fastest growing yogi of India doubles as a modern-day Kabir to spread the gospel of peace. We meet Sri M who was once Mumtaz Ali Khan Spirituality Renowned Malwi folk singer Prahlad Tipanya, who has made Kabir's devotional songs such as ...
 Open1 month ago
Counter Currents

The Aryan connection

It is late night and I am still listening to this slick, pony-tailed, middle-aged Indian I chanced upon in a Munich café. "I meet them once in a while, the old Nazis" he tells me. "They have a soft corner for Indians". (Thanks, I tell myself, ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago

A pioneer architect of modern India

By No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men. - Thomas Carlyle. Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964), Indian nationalist politician, Prime Minister from 1947, was one of the greatest statesmen in the world.
 Sunday Observer1 month ago

Madras miscellany: Oxford professor without a degree

Two of today's items may have only tenuous connections with Madras, but Im writing about them as they do have intriguing links with the city. My first tale is about a person whose linguistic bonds should make him known at least to the world of Tamil ...
 The Hindu1 day ago
New Indian Express

Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz for Schools (Part 1)

1. In Madras baashai or Chennai Tamil slang, who is a Peter or a Mary? 2. As per the Chennai Corporation, of all the statues that line the Marina Beach, which was the earliest statue? 3. BBQ (not referring to barbecue) is a railway station code ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago

Birds outside my window

Comment · print · T T T+· T- NAGARA GOPAL A myna enjoying a meal as its partner looks on. Photo: Nagara Gopal Nagara Gopal The white-breasted kingfisher. Photo: Nagara Gopal THE HINDU A lady bug at Theosophical Society, Chennai.
 The Hindu1 week ago
New Indian Express

Madras, America and the Links That Go Back a Century

CHENNAI: Madras may have been founded by the British but it also has a long association with America, which historian S Muthaiah brought out in his talk about the city's American connection at Women's Christian College, during the Madras Week ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago The Madras-American Links That Date Back to a Century  New Indian Express2 weeks ago
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