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Author: D V Gundappa

In and around the period 1907–08, Advocate Sri. D. Venkataramaiah was among the foremost public personalities in Bangalore. A road in Malleswaram has been named after him, granting eternity to his memory. Before he built a house on that road, I’ve heard that he used to live in a residential

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९ ऋत-सत्ययोरर्थभेदस्तैत्तिरीयब्राह्मणस्य वचनेनानेन स्पष्टीभवति। “ऋतं त्वा सत्येन परिषिञ्चामीति नायं परिषिञ्चति। सत्यं त्वर्तेन परिषिञ्चामीति प्रातः। अग्निर्वा ऋतम्। असावादित्यः सत्यम्। अग्निमेव तदादित्येन सायं परिषिञ्चति। अग्निनादित्यं प्रातः सः।” अत्र रजनीदिवसावेकस्यैव कालतत्त्वस्य द्वे मुखे। तावेकाकारेण गृहीत्वा सेवयेदिति तात्पर्यम्। तत्र सायन्तनसवने ध्येयं दैवतमग्निः। अयमेव ऋतस्वरूपी। प्रातःसवने ध्येयं दैवतं त्वादित्यः। अयं तु सत्यस्वरूपी। एवं पावकभास्करौ द्वावपि तेजोमयौ ऋतसत्यसङ्केतौ। किं

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Once, a Department of Health employee visited Dr. Gundanna’s clinic and explained his brother’s illness. Gundanna patiently heard his description and then turned towards the elder brother; staring at him through his spectacles he asked: “What’s wrong with you?” He said, “I never get hungry!” “What’s your diet?” “Nothing.” Dr. Gundanna said, “Isn’t it

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It’s impossible that anyone who has seen Dr. Gundanna will ever forget him. So magnificent was the mark left on the mind by his personality. For a period of twenty-five to thirty years, his name was uttered with fondness and reverence in customary conversations in hundreds of households every day.

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४ ऋततत्त्वे त्रिचतुरर्थच्छायाविच्छित्तयः सन्तीव भान्ति— जगति विद्यमानः कश्चन क्रमो काचन व्यवस्था वा। अवश्यम्भावी कर्म-फलसम्बन्धः, ऋणि-ऋणसम्बन्धश्च। यतो हि कारणे सति कार्यं भवितव्यमेव; यथा मूले सत्यङ्कुरास्तित्वम्। सति कर्मशेषे शुभाशुभप्राप्तिसम्भावनेव च। स्वभावविकासः—सर्वेषु जीविषु सर्वेष्वपि च भूतेषु कश्चन गुणसञ्चयो गर्भीकृतः। स एव तस्य नैजो धर्मः। अनादिरसौ नैजधर्मस्तु जीवस्य जन्मान्तरसरण्यां प्राप्तपरिणाम-विपरिणामो जागर्ति। अस्य वृद्धिः पादपस्येव नैसर्गिकी।

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