Krishna Menon

a biography by T. J. S. George

Publisher: Taplinger Pub. Co. in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 263-264.

StatementT.J.S. George.
LC ClassificationsDS481.K73 G4 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5945784M
LC Control Number65017329

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by Atmananda, Sri (Sri Krishna Menon) & Adwayananda, Sri (Sri K. Padmanabha Menon) | Jan 1, Hardcover More Buying Choices $ (4 used offers). Book review The enigmatic life and times of VK Krishna Menon are resurrected in this biography by Jairam Ramesh Jairam Ramesh’s biography of one. An amazing book.

Ramesh Menon writes about Krishna's life as if he was Krishna's best friend. He not only breathes dynamism and life into the events but gives realistic insights into the challenges Krishna had as a man/God.

It wasn't easy for Vishnu to incarnate that deeply into the world of physicality and Menon captures those struggles /5(22). Many consider Atmananda Krishna Menon one of the three titans of Twentieth Century advaita teaching; the other two are Sri Ramana Maharshi and Sri Nisargadatta was unique in that he held a career as a legal advocate for the government and an Inspector with the police.

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V.K. Krishna Menon continues to command our attention not just because he was Jawaharlal Nehru's confidant and soulmate but also for many of his own political and literary accomplishments.

A relentless crusader for Indian independence in the UK in the s and s, he was a global star at the United Nations in the s before he was forced. Atmananda (Krishna Menon) Books The following PDF files are provided for educational purposes.

I have downloaded them from various sources on the internet and in these uncertain times it seems wise to make them available on a multitude of sites. Get print book. No eBook available. Go to Google Play Now» Krishna Menon at the United Nations: India and the World.

Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon. Krishna Menon National Memorial Committee, - Disarmament - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Congress Rajya Sabha MP and former minister Jairam Ramesh says former defence minister V K Krishna Menon, who was in office when India lost the war with China, was unsuited to be defence.

Get print book. No eBook available Indian freedom Indian independence Indian leaders Indian National Congress issue Jawaharlal Nehru Kashmir knew Komathu Kripalani Krishna Kurup Krishna Menon Labour Party leadership League's letter London Madras Malabar meeting Menon became Menon saw ment Ministry movement Nehru and Menon never North Bombay.

Atmananda Krishna Menon on Advaita Vedanta as presented by his disciple Sri Ananda Wood Note that the following commentary is provided by Ananda Wood, a disciple of the sage Atmananda Krishna Menon ( - ).

The material is not copyrighted and may be freely used by any true seeker. It is extracted from a discussion, led by Ananda, on the File Size: KB. VK Krishna Menon was supremely witty, and his wit could cut through ice, is gleefully reported by the author toward the very end of the book.

This biography has many commendable qualities. Jairam Ramesh’s biography of VK Krishna Menon, released recently, has many commendable qualities. One, it is based on fresh material from the archives.

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The book, which will be published by Penguin Random House India, will offer readers a glimpse into the rather colourful and eventful life of Krishna Menon. Born in a rich family—he used to feed his pet pony oats and milk from his breakfast table—Menon gradually became a prominent figure in Indian contemporary history.

The Indian army experienced its worst ever defeat during the Indo-China conflict of This excerpt from Shiv Kunal Verma’s thoroughly researched book. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has a new book on one of India's most controversial Defence minister's - Krishna Menon. In this week's interview on #BehasWithBarkha he talks on his new chronicles.

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This is a highly personal portrait of one of the most controversial -- and misunderstood -- figures in Indian politics, V.K. Krishna Menon.

Drawing on a family archive of letters, personal recollections and interviews with Menon's friends and colleagues, Menon's grand-niece, Janaki Ram explores his contribution to the Indian freedom struggle, to formulating Indian foreign policy and to Author: Janaki Ram.

Chequered Brilliance: The Many Lives of VK Krishna Menon is an apt title for a book about the man often described as ‘global citizen’ thanks to a raft of reasons, including his stellar and controversial stints in London and New York, first as High Commissioner to UK and then as member and leader of the Indian delegation to the United Nations.

Book Excerpts; Was Krishna Menon thinking of a coup against Nehru. COAS Gen Thimayya had privately said this In his new book A Chequered Brilliance, Jairam Ramesh writes about the rift between Gen Thimayya and Nehru’s defence minister V.K.

Krishna Menon. Jairam Ramesh 13 January, pm IST. Facebook. Twitter. Krishna Menon. New York, Walker [] (OCoLC) Named Person: V K Krishna Menon; V K Krishna Menon; Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Emil Lengyel.

Krishna Menon is so much more than the defeat in “One major reason [I was keen to write about Menon] is the availability of primary archival material. I’m willing to write a book on anyone as long as there is mountains of primary material. Second, he was a very complex personality, but also very important, both pre- and postAuthor: Samira Sood.

Life sketch of Shri Krishna Menon (Shri Atmananda) Glossary The notes are now numbered in a continuous sequence throughout the book, instead of the year by year numbering in the first edition. (The original numbers are still given in brackets at the end of each note title, however, to help with further proofing against.

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T.J.S. George’s biography of V.K. Krishna Menon provides a glimpse into the life and work of this unsung hero. Menon gave his life to the betterment of his homeland, but several forces, though partially of his own making, existed to go against everything he worked : Biography.

Krishna Menon was born in in Peringara, near Tiruvalla in the state of Travancore (now a part of today’s Kerala). After completing the study of law, he became a Government Advocate and Inspector and District Superintendent of Police.

Now this was an exciting book. Beautifully and creatively inter-weaving the Blue Lord's playful, adventurous, courageous life with small portions of the Gita- this book cover's Krishna's own emotions while relaying the Gita with sensitivity and uses the support of the engaging life-stories to bring to life the conflict of the man-God that Krishna was- rather, how /5.

Menon was a “favourite student of Harold Laski” — which meant a great deal in those days. And like all politically minded students he chose to stay on in England and established the Indian League which played a significant role in propagating the cause of India’s independence.

B K Nehru traces Jawaharlal-Krishna Menon friendship back to. The book, “A Chequered Brilliance: The Many Lives of Krishna Menon”, written by Jairam Ramesh, performs the difficult task of covering all facets of the life journey of : Tribune India.Get this from a library!

V.K. Krishna Menon. [V K Madhavan Kutty] -- On the life and work of V.K. (Vengalil Krishnan) Krishna Menon,Indian statesman.