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About 1929 Viewpoint - An Octogenarians Voice - K.V.Narayanmurt

1929 Viewpoint - An Octogenarians Voice - K.V.Narayanmurt is a tribute to our father, the genius! Born in New Kalpathy (Palghat) into a traditional Hindu family, Shri. K.V. Narayanmurti went on to do a Bachelor’s degree in english literature and then went on to law school. His father was a renowned Sanskrit scholar and Josier (Astrologer) , who learnt under the Travancore Maharaja for 12 years. Under his father’s guidance Shri Narayanmurti learnt Sanskrit and at a very young age knew the verses and subtleties of Bhagavat Gita and became an admirer of Lord Shri Krishna. In fact, father and son carried on conversations/debates in Sanskrit using verses, each trying to out do the other. Shri Narayan Murti held Board level position and worked very closely with the Larsen and Tubro founders, Mr. Henning Holck-Larsen and Mr. Soren Kristian Toubro, knowing both Danes, personally. Later, he went on to work for GEC as Managing Director of their wholly-owned subsidiary Indian Transformers Limited. After retirement, Shri Narayanmurti went on to set up a legal practice in Corporate Laws. Life Membership at the Vidya Bhavan had him guiding them with starting the Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, while also being a professor at Vidya Bhavan teaching courses on Indian Culture to industrial relations. He continuously bought books on wide range of topics from Vedanta to Hindu Philosophy and had a library of over 3000 books, many of which he read and gifted to family and friends. Very knowledgeable in south Indian Classical music and an ardent fan of the greats like M.D. Ramanathan and Madurai Mani Iyer, he was very active in organizing the Festival of India Series in Cochin for a number of years. He has read and reveiwed a number of books for The India Express. A savvy investor, Narayanmurti has also has turned around many companies and businesses. He continues to be a formal and informal advisor to several industrialist and government bureaucrats heading major organizations often getting involved in resolving very complex issues in corporate laws and industrial relations. He is a seasoned negotiator and has tackled very tough/complex situations very successfully especially in the areas of labor management and unions. His performance in the law college earned him a rank and also the admiration of many professors and law students who later continued their relationship, as they became eminent jurists in the State High Courts and Supreme Courts. He has a wide network of admirers’ world over.

HOLISTIC INDIAN FAITH

The Indian faith does not have the duality of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ in the real sense, it is only at the phenomenal level i.e  bad and good are the same, appearing differently. Best illustrated in Sri Rudram, Anuvaka 3 where … Continue reading

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Rahul Gandhi is the ‘one-man demolition squad’ of the Congress

Rahul Gandhi is the ‘one-man demolition squad’ of the Congress.  The party will soon have an existential crisis, trouble already in Bangalore. Their Muslim MLA tells his religionists to make peace with BJP and ditch Congress. More than seats, BJP … Continue reading

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The take-aways, from the Indian General Election results 

Indian elections need to be re-graded, no more to be taken for granted, it is coming of age. Continue reading

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The rise and fall of India’s grand-old Indian National Congress Party – (INC): Glimpse The Sequence

The rise and fall of India’s grand-old Indian National Congress Party – (INC): Glimpse The Sequence Continue reading

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Quintessence of Upanishadic wisdom

Quintessence of Upanishadic Wisdom Marginal notes from my book-readings K.V. NARAYANMURTI Author’s foreword I have been an above-average reader of books , mostly relating to mythology and philosophy. In the course of such reading, on several occasions and contexts, I … Continue reading

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An Enigma called India

Understanding India is not easy, even famous historians have gone wrong.  Ours is an unpredictable country, the more the population, the more so. I recall the 1930s, we were less than a quarter of what we are now.  There were … Continue reading

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Not against Electoral Bonds but we need more transparency

All political activity, across the world, is funded by business, mafia, goons and corrupt practices of the governors themselves, India is no exception.  The BJP has all the vices of our saints and the politicians, only the party does not … Continue reading

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