In the July
1999 issue, you will find :
- Arun Jatkar ('lokasangrahii
shaastrajna Dr. Jayant Narlikar') of Monroeville, PA, USA discovers
the teachings of Bhagawat Geeta in the illustrious career of renowned
astrophysicist Dr. Jayant Narlikar.
- Sandhya Karnik
('paarTnar') of Fremont, CA, USA reflects in her unique writing
style upon what makes a marriage last twenty five years.
- Shreeram Govande
('vivekavaadii vichaarasaraNii va jeevanapaddhati') of Princeton
Junction, NJ, USA interviews Prof. P. B. Kulkarni, the co-editor
of "aajachaa sudhaarak".
- Sudha Gore ('maajhe
marhaaTiipaNa kii bhaaratiiyapaNa' ) of Orlando, FL, USA shares
her unique experiences in the USA which lead her to reflect upon
our Marathi and Indian heritage.
- N. B. Datar ('kaavya-shaastra-vinodena
: part 11') of Toronto, ON, Canada offers a detailed and instructive
explanation of ten shlokas selected from Bhagawat Geeta.
- Vijay Sabnis
('prabodhanaache yuga') of La Crosse, WI, USA presents an
overview of the most important events during the past two centuries
and serenades the dawn of the "information age".
- Dr. Vijay Dhavale
('cricket-che gaurishankara : Don Bradman') of Ottawa,
ON, Canada presents a thrilling account of the brilliant cricket
career of the famous Australian batsman Mr. Don Bradman, who wowed
the world of cricket from 1928 to 1948.
- Ujjvala Pimpalkhare
('aaThavaNiitale keLe') of Dallas, TX, USA tells a
delightful story of her encounter with Timothy, an African-American
schoolboy whose life she tried to understand and to influence during
her brief visit to the USA.
- Varsha Puranik ('asaa
disalaa Cheen' - part 4) of Pittsburgh, PA, USA shares with
readers the experiences and impressions of her recent journey through
the People's Republic of China. This segment relates the author's
impressions about the places and people in Shanghai.
- Sheela Aranake ('Seetaamaaii')
of Martinez, GA, USA tells a touching tale of her encounter with
an old lady she met en route to India. The author felt blessed in
some way to have met Seetamai and to have had an opportunity to
be of help.
- Mrs. Sheela
Bhandari ('aerogram') of Irvine, CA, USA finds a letter
from an old friend unlocking her memories of letter-writing in the
good old days of her youth.
- Gayatri Sevak ('praaNinaam
aartinaashanam') of Solapur, India offers an overview of the
social welfare activities of 'Jnana Prabodhini' and 'Sanjeevana',
the new hospital built and operated by this organization.
- Mrs. Monali
Phatak ('jaagiye kripaanidhaana') of Hatfield, PA, USA
introduces two young musicians, Kishor Ranade and Kiran Jogalekar
and reviews their new bhajan album on CD, 'Jaagiye Kripaanidhaana'.
- Poetry - A fresh
bunch of poems by : Sandhya Karnik of Fremont, CA (USA),
Pushpa Wagale of Irving, TX (USA), Prasad Pathare
of Dubai (UAE), Varsha Pendse of Fremont, CA (USA), Madhavi
Patwardhan of Pune, (India), Niranjan Pednekar of Pune,
(India), Shubhada Gadre of Dombivali, (India) and Lata
Deshpande of Elicott City, MD (USA), Mrs. Krishna N. Wagh of
West Broomfield, MI (USA).
- The July '99 issue
of EKATA also features the text of Mr. Sunil Deshmukh's
speech he made at the "samaajasevaa gaurava" award
presentation ceremony in India this year. The award was presented
to "Nisarga Mitra Mandal" of Aurangabad, India for an
outstanding service in the filed of protecting the environment.
- English Forum - The
July '99 issue of EKATA features an article by Shirish
Date of Tallahassee, FL, USA about an adventurous sailboat voyage
he and his fiancee undertook a few years ago. Shreeniwas
Mate of Simi Valley, CA, USA has reviewed 'Final Orbit',
a book recently written by Mr. Shirish Date.