At that time, I could not relate much to it and found it a bit tedious to read - what could I possibly gain from this book? Does that sound reasonable to everyone? These were augmented with a Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering, a Master of Science in aerospace engineering and then double Ph Os in mathematics and aerospace engineering. As a ten-year-old boy, I recall seeing three contrasting personalities meet from time to time in our home: Pakshi Lakshmana Shastrigal, the Vedic scholar and head priest of the famous Rameswaram temple; Rev. Swamiji advised him to bring about transformation through spiritual awakening and emphasised the importance of non-attachment and performance of duty. I pop in all the time, always with a book in tow. I do believe that all human beings carry divinity inside themselves, and that this can lift us out of confusion, misery, melancholy and failure, and indeed guide us when it is contacted.
Its show extremist seeds in Indian soil. Over the last seven decades, Pramukh Swami Maharaj has inspired countless aspirants, and for the betterment of humankind, he has visited over 17,000 villages, towns and cities. What is the difference between Taliban, which asked women not to show other body parts except eyes, and Indian culture, which bars women from attending public functions. Abdul; Tiwari, Arun June 2015. A very good read about two peace loving, kind, kindred souls. Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji by A.
It really was a great function and I can say that all of us who attended had never seen or thought that such an atmosphere of goodwill, peace and love for mankind can be created. He describes how his path has been illuminated by Swamiji's words and his inspirational, loving presence. This book try hard to make bridge between Hindus and Muslim. Tiwari as the programme director. Rao and Chairman of Manipal Global Education Shri Mohandas Pai and diplomatic representatives from eight embassies and high commissions in India. Reflecting on this, I can see that my father and his religious counterparts in Rameswaram were expressing a long-standing cultural trait. He describes how his path has been illuminated by Swamiji's words and his inspirational, loving presence.
On 12 May, Pramukh Swami Maharaj performed the maha-abhishek and 100th patotsav arti of the murtis in the main mandir. Father Bodal, who built the first church on Rameswaram Island; and my father, who was an imam in the mosque. Abdul Kalam emerges as a great prose writer. His candid vignettes from life on the centre stage of Indian technology and societal missions, Indian politics and world affairs are interwoven with revelations of a profound connection with Swamiji. Simplicity, patience, and compassion are also three attributes of a leade. With this gift, we are expected to use our talents to make the world a better place, to live an ethical and well- balanced life, and to prepare for the spiritual life, which is eternal. Over several years and multiple meetings with Pramukh Swamiji, I realized that a divine life can have no base unless we recognize the eternal spirit as the inhabitant of this bodily mansion, and integrate all of which the eternal spirit is comprised.
Kalam expressed that he wrote the book in order to record his experiences and reflections on Pramukh Swami and his work, and the transformation he experienced whilst in Pramukh Swami's fellowship. Together they created an unparalleled spirituality-science fellowship. He firmly believed that spirituality and science should work hand in hand to provide a balanced life to humanity. Fulfilled by Amazon items can be identified with an badge. It may not be a coincidence that he passed away from our world on 27th July'15, a month after the book is published may be the last duty assigned to him. The whole book speaks about how peace loving Dr.
This time, Pramukh Swamiji was holding my hand. Cattle camps and relief aid for victims of drought in Saurashtra. Have read it once during a transatlantic journey and would read An excellent book by renowned scientist and most loved public figure of his time on a genuine spiritual leader. Rather will any politician listen? Out of the dark corners of the cave came four apparitions, walking towards me in white robes. Although its not everyone's cup of tea but it is worth a million books I feel. He called for me to wait after I made my purchase, brought back with him this book, offered it to me, and said I should take it with me and learn it.
In an emotionally and spiritually charged atmosphere, Swamiji held my hand for ten minutes. Pramukh Swamiji must have been a great person to have so deeply touched a devout muslim so as to inspire him to write an entire book and to call him as his ultimate teacher. Many aspirants have experienced the bliss of God in his presence. I saw myself in a desert on a moonlit night, surrounded by miles of sand. Does that make it notable? Abdul Kalam was born and raised in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu. He has written twelve books since then.
In Transcendence, Dr Kalam, with his co-author and pupil Arun Tiwari, maps a journey of self-realization reflected in the compassionate eyes of Pramukh Swamiji, painting a delightfully open-hearted portrait of the fusion of spirituality, science and leadership. I will post my edit using my Sandbox and I'll provide a link to for my sandbox and ask for discussion. But, life reveals all in due time, and as Mr. In Transcendence, Dr Kalam, with his co-author and pupil Arun Tiwari, maps a journey of self-realization reflected in the compassionate eyes of Pramukh Swamiji, painting a delightfully open-hearted portrait of the fusion of spirituality, science and leadership. The key to continued expansion of our universe lies in diversity, not conformity and coercion.