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He completed his basic education at the Syrian Christian Seminary in Kerala and and received his higher education along with younger brother Dr Behanan Kovoor who was at Yale University and United Nationsat the Bengabasi College, Calcutta, where he specialised in Botany and Zoology. Hello World, this is a test. Kovuru Kanda Vaijnanika Satya.
Arun Kumar rated it really liked it Oct 19, December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Books by Abraham Kovoor. Dr Rao foolishly believed that a person could obtain divine powers by chanting the mantra “Om Raghavendra Sharanam” daily times. As he gradually matured he became a free thinker and adopted rationalism as his philosophy. Menon from Bombay ,who had known Dr Kovoor well and brought out his writings as a book ,wrote ” Dr Kovoor had been a terror to those who cheat innocent and gullible masses in the garb of holy men or miracle performers.
His earnest hope was that his efforts would be helpful in getting rid of many of these charlatans that have been spreading darknessfalse and superstitious belief among peopleand weaning out the credulous and simple-minded masses not only from Indian Subcontinent but also from the rest of the world their foolish and naive beliefs in the supernatural and the miraculous without scientific verification.
The Sri Lankan Rationalist Association, led by Professor Carlo Fonsekarenewed the challenge in and increased the reward to one million dollars. He disregarded his Christian faith and tradition as he couldn’t accept the Bible as the word of an omniscient god.
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ColomboSri Lanka. Kovoor died on 18 September due to cancer. This article needs additional citations for verification. Apr 08, Rithin Rajan rated it it was amazing. Nivedita rated it it was amazing Nov 22, Retrieved 27 June Although the acts of these hoaxers are as criminal as those of robbers, cheats, smugglers, blackmarketers, pickpockets and thieves, governments are reluctant to prosecute them kovokr their practice is sanctioned by most religions.
In recent years a new type of hoaxers have cropped up in India in the form of incarnations of one or other of numerous gods of the Hindu pantheon. He said, ” nobody has and nobody ever had supernatural powers.
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Manish Kumar rated it really liked it Jul 30, Sadhana rated it it was amazing Mar 20, One has to seek the truth himself. Kovoor was a free thinker and rationalist from Kerala, South India who later spent his entire life in Sri Lanka. Whenever this imitation of god appears in public, his agents offer him flowers and prostrate before him.
Sejal Pawar rated it did not like it Oct 19, They exist only in the pages of scriptures and sensation-mongering newspapers. Venkata Rao, a medical doctor of Bangalore, who was credulous enough to believe that his Guru Raghavendra Swamiji of Mantralaya, Andhra Pradesh, has divine powers, paid Rs.
The variety of material gives a real insight into the intensive research and thoughts of this outstanding rationalist. Social Reformer Rationalist E. Kovoor Kanda Vygnanika Satya. The first recipient was Indian film star Kamal Haasan in acknowledgment of his humanist activities and secular life. Kovoor’s main aim was to enlighten people and teach them to go by reason and scientific verification.
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book Kovoor’s work remains controversial in India. English 2 Kannada 2. To the category of dishonest parasites who thrive by cheating the credulous among honest workers belong the teachers, preachers and priests of dubious religions and cults, mystics, saints, arahants, sidhas who claim that they have acquired enlightenment through meditation or penance; gurus, babas, anandas, rishis, swamijis and yogis who claim that they have obtained miraculous powers through yogic practices or as from boons from gods; oracles, exorcists, charmers, soothsayers, fortune-tellers and all types of occultists who claim that they have developed their special powers through spiritual exercises, astrologypalmistry, numerology, telepathy, clairvoyance, telekinesis Psychokinesisprecognition, necromancy, spirit possession etc.
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Saju rated it really liked it Jun 03, He came to the conclusion that boks was absolutely no objective truth behind such claims and beliefs in all types of alleged psychic, para-psychological and spiritual phenomena based on his intensive scientific researches for over half a century. See boojs question about Gods, Demon And Spirits…. None of the hoaxers who claim supernatural powers will dare to take up my challenge for fear of their fraud getting exposed under scientific tests.
Sri Sathya Sai Baba and the Press, The only person who was foolhardy to deposit Rs.