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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF DR. APJ ABDUL KALAM. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was born to Jainulabdeen Marakayar and. Ashiamma on 15th. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India, is also popularly known as Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, born on 15th October, in a President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam & Prime Minister Sh. Atal Bihari.
May he rest in peace and eternity", Ban wrote in his message. Acrylic paintings about his life are also displayed along with hundreds of portraits depicting the life of the mass leader. There is a statue of Kalam in the entrance showing him playing the Veena. There are two other smaller statues of the leader in sitting and standing posture.
As Kalam recalled: "Every evening, my father A. Jainulabdeen, an imam, Pakshi Lakshmana Sastry, the head priest of the Ramanathaswamy Hindu temple, and a church priest used to sit with hot tea and discuss the issues concerning the island.
Advani concurred that Kalam was "the best exemplar of the Idea of India, one who embodied the best of all the cultural and spiritual traditions that signify India's unity in immense diversity.
This was most strikingly evident in the second-to-last book he published, presciently titled Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swami ".
One such incident occurred the day following the terrorist attack on BAPS ' Akshardham, Gandhinagar complex in September ; Pramukh Swami prayed for, and sprinkled holy water upon, the sites of all of the deceased, including the terrorists, demonstrating the view that all human life is sacred.
Kalam recalled being moved by Pramukh Swami's equanimity and compassion, citing this incident as one of his motivations for writing Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji.
He is the ultimate stage of the spiritual ascent in my life Pramukh Swamiji has put me in a God-synchronous orbit. No manoeuvres are required any more, as I am placed in my final position in eternity.
He regarded his work on India's nuclear weapons programme as a way to assert India's place as a future superpower. These five areas are closely inter-related and if advanced in a coordinated way, will lead to food, economic and national security. Kalam describes a "transformative moment" in his life when he asked Pramukh Swami , the guru of the BAPS Swaminarayan Sampradaya , how India might realise this five-pronged vision of development.
Pramukh Swami's answer—to add a sixth area developing faith in God and spirituality to overcome the current climate of crime and corruption—became the spiritual vision for the next 15 years Kalam's life, which he describes in his final book, Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji , published just a month before his death. He also supported open source technology over proprietary software , predicting that the use of free software on a large scale would bring the benefits of information technology to more people.
Henceforth, I intend to share with them experiences, helping them to ignite their imagination and preparing them to work for a developed India for which the road map is already available. The Tamil Nadu state government announced that his birthday, 15 October, would be observed across the state as "Youth Renaissance Day;" the state government further instituted the " Dr.
The award will be awarded annually on Independence Day, beginning in , to residents of the state with achievements in promoting scientific growth, the humanities or the welfare of students. Abdul Kalam. An agricultural college at Kishanganj, Bihar, was renamed the "Dr.
The state government also announced it would name a proposed science city after Kalam. The first call for applicants was announced on Friday 12 March , for the fellowship which will enable up to 6 Indian PhD students and post-doctoral researchers to work with US host institutions for a period of 6—12 months. He respected all religions and was well-versed in Hindu traditions in addition to his Islamic practices.
He not only read the namaz daily and fasted during Ramadan, but also regularly read the Bhagavad Gita. He remained active till the very end.
While delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong on 27 July , he collapsed and was rushed to the Bethany Hospital. He was confirmed dead of a cardiac arrest at 7: The Government of India declared a seven-day state mourning period as a mark of respect. His body was then flown first to Delhi, then to Madurai, and finally to Rameswaram where he was laid to rest at Pei Karumbu Ground with full state honours on 30 July His last rites were attended by over , including the Prime Minister, and the chief ministers of Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.
Vikram Sarabhai who guided him and gave him valuable advice.
He always faced the press following failed tests at ISRO and accepted responsibility for his mistakes but never claimed the credit for any of the massive successes achieved at the organization. He was the first bachelor to become the president and occupy Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Kalam was the third President of India to have been honored with a Bharat Ratna before being elected to the office of President. He was known to write his own thank you cards with personalized messages in his own handwriting. He was a scholar of Thirukkural a classic of couplets or Kurals and was known to quote at least one couplet in most of his speeches. He had a keen interest in literature and wrote poems in his native Tamil. A practicing Muslim, he was also well versed with Hindu traditions and read the Bhagavad Gita.
He had more than a million followers on Twitter but followed only 38 people. Books By Dr. India An Autobiography Ignited Minds: Turning Points: A Sequel to India co-authored with V. Ponraj, Transcendence: Books On Dr. Eternal Quest: See the events in life of A. Abdul Kalam in Chronological Order. Article Title. Abdul Kalam Books By Dr. Abdul Kalam Books On Dr. Identify These Singers.
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