Sree Narayana Guru was a saint who lived in Kerala, India, during the period from 1856 to 1928. He is regarded as the Father of modern Kerala. He is considered as a great sage of recent India at par with Swami Vivekananda, Sree Ramakrishna and Ramana Maharshi. Born in an aristocratic lower caste family, educated under the Gurukulam system of education, he learned the vedic, philosophical – mythological textures. After becoming a teacher, he underwent transcendental meditation and became wanderer, sanctifier of temples, performer of miracles, eradicator of apartheid, and a savior of poor and down-trodden.
He is acclaimed as a great saint, social reformer, revolutionary,multilingual scholar, poet, philosopher, literary critic,
educationalist, translator, economist, management expert, leader and co-coordinator, physician, scientist and many
more attributes. It is impossible to qualify Guru in simple language. He is far beyond and above what can
be described in words.
Dr B R Ambedkar played important role in modern India for national building his advocacy for dalit was within the large framework of his vision for an Indian nation that needed to be Framed since he believed that there could be no nation unless everyone within it was not treated as an equal an end that could be only attain through the annihilation of the caste system and he also finding solutions to various issues right from reservation for backward classes relation with Pakistan reorganisation of the states and equal rights for women upliftment of dalits and his work in framing the constitution of India.
The book describes the experiences of a village boy born in U.P. and his efforts to get himself educated and take interest in science to become a scientist in a premier organization ( ISRO) and to head one of the most important atmospheric research laboratories of ISRO in the country at its establishment phase. This laboratory has now turned from a tiny plant to a massive Banyan tree providing an opportunity to a number of young scientists to carry out advanced research in various areas of atmospheric science like the lower, middle, and upper atmosphere.
It is believed that this book would generate interest and attract a number of young people to do research in various areas of atmospheric science. These areas are so vast that they still remain a challenging theme for advanced research.