Narayanan Krishnan - Akshaya Trust

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Narayanan Krishnan - Akshaya Trust

Postby Mr. G » Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:03 pm

Narayanan Krishnan is an Indian chef turned social worker. He started supplying meals to the homeless in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. Yes, he's a Hindu, but I found the work he's doing incredibly admirable. I particularly enjoyed this touching video:

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    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu

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Re: Narayanan Krishnan - Akshaya Trust

Postby catmoon » Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:48 am

Well, I think he's got it more or less right. :rolling:
Sergeant Schultz knew everything there was to know.

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Re: Narayanan Krishnan - Akshaya Trust

Postby Tilopa » Sat Dec 11, 2010 4:18 am

Very moving, thank you.

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Re: Narayanan Krishnan - Akshaya Trust

Postby palchi » Sat Dec 11, 2010 5:50 am

Very inspiring. Thanks for sharing!

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