Partha's Newsletter for July 2017

Logo design by Aarthi


7th July 2017 is an important day for Ranganathan Family as it was on this day 100 years ago that Shri T.Ranganthan was born. His inspiring story has been truthfully and grippingly written by Prasad.All his children and many grandchildren have contributed articles/poems/photos/logo design on the various aspects of Ranaganathan's personality to make this Ranganatham-100 Newsletter a memorable one. After reading all the articles in this section you can scroll down to read the regular Newsketter for July 2015. Do enjoy the Newslwtter and write about it.

7th July 2017

The Story of Ranga by Narasimhan and Prasad

Remembering My Grandfather by Mukund

A tribute to Sri T Ranganathan - From a Stranger by Aditya & Rukku

Remembering Appa by Pushpa

What I learnt from my Father by Santhanam

Thatha by Rahul

Madras Thatha by Radhika

Remembering Appa by Amritha

Memories of the Australia trip of our Parents by Raghu & Chandra

என் அன்பான ரங்கநாதன் தாத்தாவுக்கு கனகாபிஷேக வாழ்த்துக்கள் by Vidya

The Ranganathan Legacy by Nitya

My Reminiscences on Appa by Hema

Kamala & Srinivasan (my parents) and Jayalakshmi & Ranganathan (my in-laws)

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Issue No. 61                                   July 2017


Photo of my parents with their four daughters-in-law

Chooda & Kannan with my parents on the occasion of Kannan's 60th birthday

Shubha had her first taste of apple in May 2008 when she was 6 months old. Though it was sweet, she did not like it as you can see in this video.


*** MICROSOFT SOLITAIRE COLLECTION - I continue to play Microsoft Solitaire Collection events every alternate day. Though I have played 90 events and 2298 games so far, my best ranking is still No. 2 that I got in January 2017. I finished in top 5 few times and in the top 10 a number of times and always in top 25. I will definitely tell you when I achieve First Rank in an event.

*** SHUBHA INTERVIEWS ME Shubha's school hadbeen organising interesting events and projects. One of the projects was that she should intervie me or Harish on the services in a city. Harish was first interviewed with me wielding the camera. After seeing the video, Shubha sad, I've never watched a worse video.' So we reshot it this time with Harish at the camera and me answering questions. You can view it here.

*** Urmila's tryst with Saint Ramanuja's thousandth came to an end. She and her eallegues recited Divya Prabhangam in Kurungudi, a place associated with Ramanuja on the occasion of his 1000th Birthday.A few photos are here.

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*** Vijaya deserves the appreciation of all for going alone to USA to spend a couple of months with her grand-daughter - Deepti in California. She returned to India after spending a month. Vijaya and Deepti on the beach.

*** Usha continues to manage her office and religion very well. She, like Urmila and Mohan, has company of Vaishnavite saints all the time. Two photos of her visit to a temple are here, *** Mohan & Geetha continue to do service to Narayana in a myriad ways. Their recent act was to present Ratnangi to to the Perumal in Nachiyar Koil. A few photos are here. A few photos are here.

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We could not attend the seva as we had to go to Chennai for my father's ceremony. We wished Mohan and Geetha with a small verse in Tamil which is reproduced here.

சொத்து சேர்ப்பதே வாழ்க்கை என்ற
பித்து பிடித்தவர் வசிக்கும் உலகில்
ரத்தின அஙகி மட்டுமல்ல, உள்ளது
அத்தனையும் நாராயணனுக்கே என வாழும்
பத்தரை மாற்றுத் தங்கங்கள், குடும்பத்து நல்
முத்துக்கள் மோகன், கீதா அலர்களின்
சித்தப்பா, சித்தி என்பதில பெருமை அடைகிறோம்
            - வாழ்த்துகளுடன் பார்த்தசாரதி, அம்ருதா

*** Kannan & Rajeevi completed 50 years of togetherness. The joyous occasion called for a celebration. Mukund came down from USA and there was a get-together that included Housie, Quiz and an excellent lunch. A few photos are here.

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*** Chooda's son Ramesh visited Europe on a holiday with family. They were able to meet Rahul in Oxford. A few photos are here.

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Newsletter congratulates Neha who has entered a new phase of her life and has joined Ethiraj College, Chennai

*** Sriram celebrated his 10th birthday. A few photos are here.

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Newsletter wishes *** Kausalya a speedy recovery and back to her usual cheerful self. Radhika seems to be enjoying her stay, studies and work in Germany..

*** Raghu and Chandra are fine in Kanchipuram.

Vidya was interviewed for a News channel which can be viewed here

*** Hema has done well in her Prabandam examination and is sure to come out with Garuda (flying) colours.

The next issue (62nd) will be published in October 2017. Please enjoy the Newsletter and send your feedback to Bye.

7th July 2017

Quiz on Indian Posts

Ten Anagram clues of Names



பஜ்ஜி மகாத்மியம்

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