Category Archives: Profiles

Jan Kounen

Jan Kounen Film Director Jan Kounen is a film director who at the time of Amritavarsham50 was making a full-length documentary on Amma called Darshan. His other films include Blueberry (2004), a mystical cowboy movie based on a French comic … Continue reading

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Shri. S. Thirunavukkarasar

Shri. S. Thirunavukkarasar Honorable Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology At the time of Amritavarsham50, Shri. S. Thirunavukkarasar was India’s Honorable Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology. He has served in a number of government positions … Continue reading

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Ms. Yolanda King

Ms. Yolanda King Lecturer, Actress, Producer and Activist for Human Rights Member, Board of Directors Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Non-violent Social Change The daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Ms. Yolanda King is one of America‚Äôs … Continue reading

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Tewa Dancers

Tewa Dancers From the North (USA) The ultimate purpose of Tewa dance is sacred; dance is a prayer. The dance is also each person’s duty. It is performed to help the seasons flow; to sustain the harvests; to help hunting … Continue reading

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Shri. Karunamoorthy

Shri. Karunamoorthy Famous Classical Musician Shri. Karunamoorthy is a young exponent of the thavil drum, working as a professor at the Vaikkom Kshetra Kala Peetom, India’s only institute dedicated to propagating temple-based performing arts. In 1999, Shri. Karunamoorthy was invited … Continue reading

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Ms. Suja Karthika

Ms. Suja Karthika Famous Classical Dancer, Actress Ms. Suja Karthika is an accomplished actress. She started acting at age 16, being offered roles in Malayalam and Tamil films. She has also had leading roles in several Malayalam television serials. She … Continue reading

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Tal-kin-jeri

Tal-Kin-Jeri Australian Aboriginal Dance Group Tal-Kin-Jeri is an aboriginal dance group who come from the region of rivers and lakes in the state of South Australia. Their founder and director is Major Sumner, a respected member of the Ngarindjeri Clan. … Continue reading

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Rev. Takeda Hakusai

Rev. Takeda Hakusai Senior disciple of Sakai Yuusai Ajari Chief Abbot, Hieizan Enryakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan Rev. Takeda Hakusai is the senior disciple of Sakai Yuusai Ajari, and chief priest of Hieizan Enryakuji Temple in Kyoto, Japan, Temple, Tendai Buddhism … Continue reading

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President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

His Excellency the President of India Bharat Ratna Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam In July 2002, after a dedicated career as one of India’s foremost scientists, Bharat Ratna Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam took office as the nation’s 11th president. … Continue reading

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Smt. Sushma Swaraj

Smt. Sushma Swaraj Honourable Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare At the time of Amritavarsham50, Smt. Sushma Swaraj was serving as India’s Honourable Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare. Born in 1952, She was a member of the … Continue reading

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