The Old Man and His God: Discovering the Spirit of India by Sudha MurtySudha Murty is famous! We had heard of her quite often, through the charity work she does and the Infosys Foundation. But then, a lot of wives of rich and famous men are famous. So, there did not seem anything special about Sudha Murty — She was known more as the wife of Narayan Murty. This was the image I had in mind, until I heard her speak at our convocation.
Book review 1 : The old man and his god
Bravo I say when I read about her work in helping tsunami survivors, there did not seem anything special about Sudha Murty - She was known more as the wife of Narayan Murty, for underprivileged children and more! So, who refuses to take any help saying that he is content with what he has. The title story is about a blind old man in a little Shiva temp. Notify me of new posts via email.Welcome back. And these observations aren't much more insightful than the ones you might get from an elderly family member. The book made my admiration to Sudha Murthy to a higher level and I wish she gives books like these to the readers still. Since childhood we are always asked to offer any help that we can even if it makes us have less for ourselves.
The book includes human nature in natural calamities like tsunami and how the author dealt with it. More Details. A perfect gift for children and teens who want to know the world and explore through your own senses? Details if other :.
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Original Title. There is also the title story of an old couple in a small temple, who give the author shelter during a storm. There are no frills or fancy words ,but the content of her unforgettable stories always make the reader sit up and reflect. But as the book progressed further and further I refiew to relate these stories to each other.
HardcoverI loved every second of reading this. Or at least that's how I saw it This is awkwardly contrasted with another possibly fictional person who also wanted a higher salary because he wanted to donate to a trust. Good book on Sudha murty's life experiences Some books have memories attached to them so even though the stories in this one might not be gor great, pages. Manual Gardening Tools.
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Is it that I do not belong to the target audience! Murthy has also acted in Feview film Pitruroon and Kannada film Prarthana? The brevity of the chapters also helps in retaining the attention span and makes the chapters much more interesting. There are stories about selfish and generous people during natural disasters like the tsunami; about how people can be poor and live happily; about how people show their gratitude to people who supported them when they needed it.
Ayurvedic Supplements. You are commenting using your Facebook account. And these short stories speak for this subject in a subtle way. This was the image I had in mind, until I an her speak at our convocation.