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Overview

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  • Fluent in English
  • 79, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Retired Professor
  • M.Sc. (Geophysics); M.Sc. Inf.Sci
  • From JHALU, Bijnor, UP, INDIA
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Social networking; improve my SOCIAL Capital

ABOUT ME

worked with ONGC as a Geophysicist 1961-1969; Documentation Office, 1969-1976; As an Academician, teaching postgraduate courses in Library & Information Science, University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1976-1988); then Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 1988-1994; Lived in USA 1994-2000; since 2000 in Canada , now living as a Canadian Citizen and a rtd, Sr.Citizen; working as Secy. with SASCO (South Asian Senior Citizens Organization)-a non-profit organization.

PHILOSOPHY

I follw the philosophy of Gita; Do your work according to your duty with out expecting any rewards or results.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

1. I have lived and travelled a lot in India; very familiar with people , places and culture; can provide guides and contacts travelling in India;
2.very wide experience of travelling extensively in Europe and Africa;
3. Ready to help any one in any community in several respects;

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Not through an organization like this, otherwise yes; I have been doing many social activities ;
mentoring; obliging people to stay with them and enjoy their company; also hosting to many friends including many strangers in India, Nigeria, Ethiopia, USA and Canada;
In Africa especially those looking for employment

Interests

Socialization; spiritual discourses; yoga etc.
meeting and talking to people;

  • culture
  • yoga
  • traveling
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Reading books on Numerology, astrology; positive thinking; spiritual aspects;

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

mentoring the young ones for their progress and development in life and career.
Complete silence of THAR Desert in the midnight.

Teach, Learn, Share

TEACH; yoga, spiritual aspects and philosophy;
LEARN: above any new serious matter;
SHARE; all my knowledge and experience gained in so many places, interacting with so many different people of different communities;

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