New member intorduction: Sri V M Sundaram
Vaidya_Sundaram at I2.COM
Tue Aug 3 15:26:20 CDT 1999
------------ Forwarded by Vaidya Sundaram on 08/03/99 03:26 PM ------------
Please respond to venkataraman at pacific.net.sg
My dear Namesake,
Namassabhaabhyassabhaapatibhayasca vo namaH.
The earth has gone round the Sun seventy times since I was born.
Forty of these years were spent earning my bread as a technocrat in
the Telecommunications department of the Govt, of India.
Samskritam and Vedaanta have been my hobbies for well nigh half a
century. Yet my knowledge of these two is only sketchy and
peripheral, though non-zero.
I am now visiting with my 35-year old son Venkataraman who works for
Motorola in Singapore
That accounts for the "sg" in my email address.
I hope to take a lot from this group though
I may not be able to give anything to it.
"naanyat kincana vidyate vimRSataaM yasmaat parasmaat vibhoH " tasmai
--- V M Sundaram
Vaidya Sundaram wrote:
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