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Teacher's Day - Special Day Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Teacher's Day -  Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan It is said that a man without religion is like a horse without a bridle. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the first Vice President of India and the second President of India. He was also a philosopher and introduced the thinking of western idealist philosophers into Indian thought. He was a famous teacher and his birthday is celebrated as Teacher's Day in India. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on September 5, 1888, at Tirutani - Madras in a poor Brahmin family. As his father was poor Radhakrishnan supported most of his education through scholarships. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan had his early education at Gowdie School, Tiruvallur and then went to the Lutheran Mission School in Tirupati for his high school. He joined the Voorhees College in Vellore and later switched to the Madras Christian College. He chose Philosophy as his major subject and did his B.A. and M.A. in it. After completing his M.A.,

Guru Gobind Singh Ji

The Tenth   Sikh Guru Guru Gobind Singh Ji Guru Gobind Singh  (ਗੁਰੂ ਗੋਬਿੰਦ ਸਿੰਘ) (5 January 1666 – 7 October 1708), born  Gobind Rai , was the tenth Sikh Guru, a spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher. When his father, Guru Tegh Bahadur, was beheaded for refusing to convert to Islam. Guru Gobind Singh was formally installed as the leader of the Sikhs at age nine, becoming the tenth Sikh Guru. His four sons died during his lifetime – two in battle, two executed by the Mughal army. Among his notable contributions to Sikhism are founding the  Sikh  warrior community called  Khalsa  in 1699. It may not be out of context to consider that throughout the chronicles of human history, there has been no individual who lived a life more inspirational than Guru Gobind Singh Ji. He is variously revered as:   Sarbans Dani  (the merciful donor, who sacrificed his all)   Mard Agamra  (man without any parallels) Shah-e-Shahenshah  (emperor of emperors)   Ba