Valmiki Jayanti celebrates the birth anniversary of Valmiki, also known as Maharishi Valmiki, who is revered as Adi Kavi (first poet) in Sanskrit literature. His birth anniversary is celebrated on auspicious day of Sharad Purnima (full moon) of Hindu month of Ashvin which as per the Georgian calendar corresponds to the month of September or October. The Valmiki Jayanti is observed on October 5 in 2017. Maharishi Valmiki was a great sage and author of the first epic poem Ramayana. Ramayana consists of 24,000 shlokas (verses) and 7 kaṇḍas (cantos) including Uttara Kanda.
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Ten inspirational quotes of Mahatma Gandhi on peace on international day of non-violence.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948) was the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement. Lal Bahadur Shastri (October 2, 1904 – January 11, 1966) was the second Prime Minister of the Republic of India and a leader of the Indian National Congress party. GoldenTwine Informatics pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th Birth Anniversary, and to Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 113th Birth Anniversary. We have compiled ten inspirational quotes on peace by Mahatma Gandhi designed by GoldenTwine Creative – Graphic Quote Art Design.
Ten inspirational quotes of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on education.
Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (September 5, 1888 – April 17, 1975) was an Advaita Vedantist philosopher and Indian statesman who was the first Vice President of India from 1952 to 1962 and the second President of India from 1962 to 1967. GoldenTwine Informatics pays homage to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his Birth Anniversary. We have compiled ten inspirational quotes on education designed by GoldenTwine Creative – Graphic Quote Art Design.
An adorable animated google doodle celebrates teachers' day in India.
On teacher’s day, a colorful and animated google doodle pays tribute to the birth anniversary of one of India’s most famous and revered teachers, and its first vice president and the second president, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. He also happened to be one of the most learned scholars of all times, statesman, great teacher, and philosopher. He was awarded with the Bharat Ratna in 1984 and the British Royal Order of Merit in 1963.
Ten Inspirational Quotes of Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela International Day, also known as Mandela Day, is annually observed on July 18, Mandela’s birthday. It commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on July 18, 2010. However, the first Mandela Day was launched in New York on July 18, 2009, Mandela’s 91st birthday.
Nation pays homage to Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy on his birth anniversary.
The National Doctors’ Day is a day celebrated in health care organizations to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. The National Doctors’ Day is celebrated in India on July 1 to honor the legendary Indian physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. He was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962, aged 80 years. Dr BC Roy was honored with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna on February 4, 1961 for his works in the medical field.
Ten Inspirational Quotes of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore.
Rabindra Jayanti is the day which marks the birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore (May 7, 1861 – August 7, 1941), the great Indian poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright. Bengalis around the world celebrate Rabindra Jayanti on 25th day of the Bengali month of Boishakh, since Tagore was born on this day of the year 1268 of the Bengali calendar. 9th May, 2017 is the 156th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. In West Bengal, Tagore Jayanti is popularly known as Poncheeshe Boishakh. According to English calendar he was born on 7th May 1861 in Kolkata to parents Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.
The nation pays homage to Subhas Chandra Bose on his 120th Birth Anniversary.
Today marks the 120th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. He was born on January 23, 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa to Janakinath Bose and Prabhabati Devi. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (January 23, 1897 – unconfirmed) was a Indian nationalist and leader of an independence movement during the 1930’s and 40’s. He sought the support of Germany and Japan and led an Indian national political and military force to fight against British imperialism in India during World War II. He was one of the most prominent leaders who struggled for India’s Independence from British rule, and is a legendary figure in India today.
Remembering eminent Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib on his birth anniversary.
Today marks the 219th birth anniversary of Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan ‘Ghalib’. Mirza Ghalib (December 27, 1797 – February 15, 1869), was pre-eminent Urdu and Persian language poet during the last years of the Mughal Empire. He used his pen-names of Ghalib (means ‘dominant’) and Asad (means ‘lion’). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula.
Google doodles Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose’s 158th birthday.
Google has commemorated the 158th anniversary of the birthday of scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose (November 30, 1858 – November 23, 1937). Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, CSI, CIE, FRS, was a polymath, physicist, biologist, biophysicist, botanist and archaeologist, and an early writer of science fiction. Living in British India, he pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent.