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B.K.S.Iyengar – The Man Who Spread Yoga Throughout the World

B.K.S.Iyengar – The Man Who Spread Yoga Throughout the World

World-renowned yoga instructor BKS Iyengar breathe his last at the age of 96. He was the founder of the yoga form "Iyengar Yoga" and was practising and teaching for over sixty years. He has been credited with popularizing yoga around the world. He was named one of the 100...
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Narayanan Krishnan – Chef Turned Social Worker Helping the Helpless

Narayanan Krishnan, an Indian chef turned social worker. He quit his career as a leading chef to feed the homeless and mentally-disabled in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He founded a non-profit organization, the Akshaya Trust which aims to “helping the helpless". To know what made Narayanan Krishnan take this step,...
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Palam Kalyanasundaram’s Outstanding Service to Humanity

P. Kalyanasundaram, an epitome of charity, hails from a small town in Chennai. He is a gold medallist in library science and chose the career of a librarian. During his 35 years of career, he donated his entire salary and pension to charity and helped the needy and poor....
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Reny George: Former Convict Turned Social Activist

A criminal loses hope and goes deep into crime. But, this was not the case with Reny George, who was once a criminal. In this article, we introduce you Reny George, a social activist who is transforming lives of many criminals into good human beings and taking care of...
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Super 30 – Example of an Excellent NGO

Every year, great hype is created by every private institution, across the country, advertising the results obtained by their students, in cracking the country’s toughest examination – IIT-JEE. Amidst all this hype, there is one institute, which doesn’t speak anything, but still gains all the attention, strikingly, from all...
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NGO Initiatives Should Focus on Teaching to Fish Rather than Giving Fish

To be able to provide permanent uplifting to the needy is many times better than to provide some short term help. Moreover, having this kind of attitude shows a willingness to connect with the disadvantaged from empathy rather than pity. Giving from pity is being demeaning to a person. Whereas...
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How to Contribute to the Tragedy Caused by Floods in a Positive Way?

After you see the suffering of the people in Andhra Pradesh from the recent floods, it is but natural to feel a need to contribute to better their current conditions. Your thoughts are noble and you follow it up with actions. However, in order to ensure that your end...
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