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Book Review: On Philosophising, Philosophers, Philosophy and New Vistas in Applied Philosophy, by Dr. Sharmila Jayant Virkar

A little bit of context before you begin reading this book review. I have recently enrolled for an MA in Philosophy at the University of Mumbai. Philosophy is something I have been getting interested in, over the past few years, as those of you who have been reading my blogs and Instagram posts would know. During the pandemic, I thought long and hard about what I wanted to do next, and this is what I eventually came up with. It has been a challenge, getting back into academics as a student at this age, especially in a subject I have no academic background in. However, it has also been very exciting, especially thanks to my wonderful classmates (who, surprisingly, are of all age-groups, including some quite near my own) and my teachers, who have been very supportive and understanding. How well I will do is something that remains to be seen, but so far, I am enjoying this new journey and look forward to where it leads. Now that you know the background , you probably get an idea of how

A Proposed trip to Mangalore

Writing a travel blog is tough at times. I have written about travel experiences that were fresh in my mind, and now have nothing much to write about. Memories of older tours are faded, and I am not confident of doing justice to them at this point, and as of now,school's in full flow, and there is no chance of travelling anywhere.
And yet, I cant seem to manage without writing something... So here goes....
My sister in law asked me to make a travel plan for temples around Mangalore during January, and I have done my best by researching all the places on the net.
Now, I am putting my plan up online, so all of you out there who have been there , done that, can look over it and tell me if it is possible to cover all the places, the way we have planned.

SUGGESTIONS ARE WELCOME

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  1. Mangalore journey is incomplete without visiting Jog Falls, Mangla Devi Temple and Udupi Krishna temple!

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  2. Thanks a lot. i have included both, Magala Devi temple and Sri Krishna templ in my programme, but Jog falls we have left out because of lack of time. But yes, I agree that it a very beautuful place, and a tour of Magalore would be incomplete without it.

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  3. hi

    so did you undertake this journey?
    if so please post the travelogue.
    i have been planning to do this circuit since ages

    thanks
    subbu

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  4. HI Subbu,
    yes, I did undertake the journey, and have written about it in my later posts.... please do look at http://anushankarn.blogspot.com/2008/05/coastal-karnataka-temple-tour.html
    and later posts

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  5. madam

    please let me know some travel companies or contacts of travel persons/ driver whom you regard as reliable and knowledgeable.

    that will help me in travel as i am travelling with my family and will not be taking any bus.

    subbu

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  6. Hi Subbu,

    Since I did not hire a car from Mangalore, i regret that will not be able to help you in this matter..... If you can send me your e-mail address, I can try and check out from a few people and let you know... otherwise, please keep checking my site.. as sooon as i get the info, i shall put it up
    Anu

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  7. hi madam

    my e-mail id is v_subbu14@yahoo.com.

    please send the information to this e-mail id.

    thanks
    subbu

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  8. hi madam

    thanks to your excel plan , I was able to tweak it and planned according to my travel needs and leave plans

    i covered managalore temples, beaches, bekal fort

    day 1: subramanya and dharamasthala

    day 2 : sringeri full day, missed out on horanadau

    day 3: udupi darshan and kollur and beaches

    day 4: early morning darshan at udupi and nearby places and back to mangalore in the evening

    thanks for your support and insights

    regards
    subbu

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  9. Hi Anuradha,

    Thanks for sharing information about Mangalore tourism. This will help me to plan my trip accordingly.

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