ಜಗದ್ಗುರು ಶಂಕರಾಚಾರ್ಯ ಮಹಾಸಂಸ್ಥಾನಮ್-
Water Water Everywhere- Sri Radha krishna Bhadthi’s five books on Water and Shade
It was indeed a rare day for environmentalists and book lovers when five books on water,the precious commodity , was released at Kuvempu kalakshethra auditorium on 11 April, 2010. Many speakers at the function congratulated Sri Radha Krishna Bhadthi, the author who is a columnist in Vijaya Karnataka daily, for this rare achievement . By compiling his column on Water and Shade which has been running for six years, the writer has provided the right knowledge for the society.
Sri Nagesh Hegde, of Prajavani,Shree Padre, the eminent environmentalist, sri Vishweshwara Bhat, editor, Vijaya karnatka, Sri T. N. Seetharam, Director of Tele films and serials, Sri Nagesh Rao, columnist participated in the program .
Sri Sri Raghaveshwara Bharathi Swamiji of Sri Ramachandrapura math inaugurated the program by starting a water clock specially designed and brought by Niragnte Puttappa . Speaking at the function, Sri swamiji stated that man’s life is a constant search for God. God is always in front of us in the form of air, water, trees and animals.- Mother Nature. We should develop an outlook to look after Her. We should not use Nature as a commodity to be used and thrown. It is to be treated with love and worshipful attitiude.Sanskrit word Jeevana means life, breath and also water. We should be one with Nature and accept her gifts with an attitude of humility and gratefulness.
His Holiness complimented Sri Radhakrishna Badthi for being a journalist who has retained bhava or emotional wholeness in these days of commercial journalism.