Monday, 1 October 2012
History of Traditional Telugu Food Culture: A new interpretation Dr. G V Purnachand, B.A.M.S.,
డా. జి. వి. పూర్ణచందు విజయవాడ వాస్తవ్యులు, ప్రసిద్ధ ఆయుర్వేద వైద్యులు, వందకు పైగా రచనలు చేసిన రచయిత.
కృష్ణాజిల్లా రచయితల సంఘానికి ప్రధాన కార్యదర్శి, ప్రపంచ తెలుగు రచయితల మహాసభల ప్రధాన కార్యదర్శి, నేషనల్ మెడికల్ అసోషియేషన్ ఆంధ్రప్రదేశ్ అధ్యక్షుడు, తన్నీరు కృష్ణమూర్తి విద్యాధర లయన్స్ ఐ హాస్పిటల్ చైర్మన్. 1980 దశకంలో మినీ కవితా ఉద్యమ సారధుల్లో ఒకరు. తెలుగు భాషోద్యమ ప్రముఖులు. ఆయుర్వేద పట్టభద్ర వైద్యుల సంక్షేమం కోసం నేషనల్ మెడికల్ అసోసియేషన్ వ్యస్థాపకుల్లో ఒకరు.
ప్రపంచ తెలుగు రచయితల మహాసభలకు(మూడు పర్యాయాలు), జాతీయ తెలుగు రచయితల మహాసభలకు, తెలుగు భాష విశిష్ట ప్రాచీనత జాతీయ సదస్సు, సింధు కృష్ణా లోయల నాగరికతల అధ్యయనం జాతీయ సదస్సు, కృష్ణాజిల్లా చారిత్రక వైభవం జాతీయ సదస్సు, న్యాయ వ్యవస్థలో తెలుగు అమలు సదస్సు లాంటి జాతీయ సదస్సులకు ప్రధాన కార్యదర్శిగా వ్యవహరించారు.
తెలుగు పసిడి, వజ్రభారతి, కృష్ణాజిల్లా సర్వస్వం, తెలుగు పున్నమి, తెలుగు వ్యాసమండలి, తెలుగు వ్యాస భారతి లాంటి బృహత్తర పరిశోధక గ్రంథాలకు సహ సంపాదకత్వం వహించారు.
కృష్ణా విశ్వవిద్యాలయం ఏర్పాటుకోసం, అందులో తెలుగు శాఖ ఏర్పాటు కోసం పోరాడిన వారిలో ఒకరు. దాదాపు 10 విశ్వవిద్యాలయాలలోని తెలుగు శాఖలు వీరిని సత్కరించాయి. ఇంచుమించు 50 జాతీయ, అంతర్జాతీయ సదస్సులలో కీలక ప్రసంగం, సభాధ్యక్షత లేదా, పత్రసమర్పణలు చేశారు. ఆంధ్రప్రదేశ్ ప్రభుత్వ ఉత్తమ పరిశోధక పురస్కారం, తెలుగు విశ్వవిద్యాలయ కీర్తి పురస్కారం పొందారు.
వివిధ తెలుగు పత్రికలలో 30కి పైగా శీర్షికలు నిర్వహించారు. ప్రస్తుతం 9 పత్రికల్లో వివిధ అంశాలపైన సీరియల్‘గా వ్యాసాలు వ్రాస్తున్నారు.
Most Popular as consultant Ayurvedic Physician in Andhra Pradeshh and other places.B.A.M.S. graduate from Dr. Nori Rama Sastry Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College, Vijayawada of Nagarjuna University.
One of the Founders of Mini-Poetry (short form of free verse) Movement, in 1980s
Leading Activist of Telugu Language Movement
One of the Founders of National Medical Association,Andhra Pradeshh in 1990, to propogate Ayurvedic System of Medicine and to safeguard the welfare of qualified Ayurvedic Physicians.
Struggled for establishing Krishna University in Machilipatnam, and again fought for establishment of Telugu Department in it. On behalf of Krishna District Writers Association, raised funds to assist poor Students who wish to join Telugu M. A. in this University and paid fees for 10 students for two years.
* working as Ayurvedic Consultant Physician
* established Susruta Ayurvedic Specialty Hospital in 1982
* Popular as Medical Book Writer, published 32 Books in Telugu on General Ayurvedic Medicine for the benefit of common Man.
* Published Hundreds of essays on various Health Topics in popular Telugu Journals
President, National Medical Association, Andhra Pradeshh
Chairman, Tanneeru Krishnamurty Vidyadhara Lions Eye Hospital, Vijayawada
General Secretary, World Telugu Writers Conference,
General Secretary, Krishna District Writers Association.
As Editor of Telugu Journals:
Former Editor: Mana Arogyam (trans: Our Health) Telugu Health Monthly
Editorial Consultant: Wonder World (Telugu Monthly) and Arachetilo Ayurvedam (trans: Ayurveda in our Hands) Telugu Monthly
As a Book Writer
Experienced in writing feature Articles: published more than 550 essays in various Telugu Journals since 1976
Authored several front page articles covering a variety of writing Assignments.
Additionally assisted with editorial functions including final editing.
Published a total No of 100 books in Telugu and 29 Features in various Telugu Newspapers and Periodicals apart from various features in Door Darshan and All India Radio.
As Co-Editor & Compiler (17 Books)
Books published by Krishna District Writers Association (11)
2006 `Telugu Pasidi
2007 `Swarna Yanam’
2008 `Telugu BhaaSha viSiShTata, Praacheenata’
2010 `Telugu Manideepaalu’
2011 `Krishna Zillaha chaaritraka sarvasvam’
2011 `Telugu Vyaasamandali’
2012 `Tarataraala Telugu SamskRuti’ TANA Chaitanya Sravanti
2012 `Telugu punnami’
2012 `Telugu vennela’
Krishna District New Manual Committee (6)
2006 `Vijayawada Division’
2006 `Krishna Zillah SAsana sravanti’ part 1
2006 `Krishna Zillah graama dEvatalu’
2007 `Krishna Zillah SAsana sravanti’ part 2
2007 Krishna Zillah British kaivasam’
2007 Bezwada Charitra’
List of books written, year of Publication and name of the Publisher
Books on General Science: (7)
1975 `AatmalatO MaaTlaada galamaa’ 1st Published article in Andhra Prabha weekly
1980 `Amalina Sringaaram’ 1st book pub: Sri Mahalakshmi Book Enterprises
1980 `REpati grahaNam-prapanca bhaviShyattu’ pub: SrI Bhavani Publications
1982 `Madamu’ (Alcoholism) Waarathi Fortnightly book-let
1982 `Siggu’ (Modesty) Waarathi Fortnightly book-let
2014 `Quest-Answers that you want to question’ GK Book in English, pub: Vijayawada Convents & Tutorials Association
2014 `Manishi-manasu’ under print, pub: Sri Mahalakshmi Book Enterprises
1988 `Kaantiswapna’ (Long Poem) pub: spandana sahitee samakhya
2010 `Velugu Ragaalu’ (poetry Compilation) pub: Emesco publishers
1991 `Sapta Sindhu’ (Historical Puranic Novel) pub: Krishna District Writers Association
2013 `Telugudheera’ Serial in Chitra Monthly
2014 ` Chigurulu vEsina kalalu” pub. In Swati Monthly
2014 `UDutaa! Udutaa! uuch’ Under Print, pub: Sri Madhulatha Publications
Books on Literary Criticism/ Commentary (7)
1986: `Tenneti Suri saahitee mahodayam’ Jointly with Sri Mythreya, pub: Sudha Publications
2003: `Maatala muccatlu’ pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2003 `Kosa merupulu’ pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2004 `Sri Geeta Govindam’ (Sringara viveka tatva racana) pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2006 `TelugulO 5 mahaa naatakaalu’ pub: Surya Books
2006 `RamayanamlO ViSEShaalu’ pub: Surya Books
2014 `Basava PurANam’ Chaitanya vyaakhya (Under Print) pub: Victory Publications
Books on History (8)
2006 `AlanaaTi paTTaNaalu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2006 `British Yugam’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2006 `Kaala chakra tantram’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2006 `Buddha dEvuni katha’, pub: Sri Surya Books
2008 `telugE praacheenam’, pub: A.P Official Language Commission
2008 `Nile nundi Krishna daaka’, pub: Dravida University
2009 `Gunde talupulu taDutunna telugu bhaaShOdyamam’ pub: Krishna Dist. Writers Assn.
2013 `Krishna teeram-marO chuupu’ pub: A.P. History Congress
Books on Biographies (2)
1992 ` Sri Mukkamala Nagabhushanam jeevitamu-raacanalu’ jointly with Sri Mythreya, Krishna District
Writers Association, pub: Krishna Dist. Writers Assn.
2000 `deenajana baandhavuDu’ Biography of Sri Vemula Kurmayya, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
Books on popular Medicine (23)
1986 ` Emitaa rahasyam?’- Questions & Answers, pub: Keerti Publications
1986 `SexlO anaachaaraalu’, pub: Keerti Publications
1986 `Blood Pressure’, pub: Keerti Publications
1986 `Sugar vyaadhi-chikitsa’, pub: Keerti Publications
1996 `Quick Remedies’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
1996 ` DeerghaayuShmaan bhava’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
1997 `Mee vyaadhulaku mere vaidyulu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
1998 `Chiranjeeva chiranjeeva sukheebhava’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
1999 `ArOgyaamRutam’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2000 `ArOgya bhagavadgeeta’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2000 `B.P. vyaadhi-suulabha nivaaraNa’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2001 `Sugar vyaadhi-sulabha nivaaraNa’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2002 `jIrNakOSa vyaadhulu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2002 `ADavaarikOsaM Ayurvedam’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2003 `Ayurvedamlo chamatkaaraalu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2004 `AyurvedamlO sulabha chikitsalu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2009 `AyurvedamlO vEgacikitsalu’, pub: Popular Shoe Mart
2010 `kILLavyaadhulu-sulabha nivaaraNa’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2010 `ArOgya rahasyaalu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2010 `allergy vyaadhulu-sulabha nivaaraNa’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2013 `ChiTikalO chikitsalu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2014 `Nitya yavvanaM, under print, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2014 Sugar vyaadhi, sulabha cikitsalu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
Books on Food & Health (9)
1993 `Talli vaidyam’, pub: Sri Mahalakshmi Book Enterprises
1996 `Vanta illE Vaidya Saala’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2013 BhOjana bhOgam’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2003 `AlanaaTi aahaaraalu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2003 `Aaru ruchulatO aarOgyaM, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2003 `AyurvedamlO pathyaalu, apathyaalu’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2010 `Tarataraala Telugu rychulu’, Emesco Publishers
2012 `Mana Aahaaram’ pub: Telugu University
2014 `Aahaara VEdam’, pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
Books on Social Life (10)
1997 `Lionism- Vidhi vidhaanaalu’ pub: Lions Club of Vja. Mega City
1998 `The President’, Pub: Lions District 324 C4
2000 `The Secretary’, Pub: Lions District 324 C4
2001 ‘The Treasurer’, Pub: Lions District 324 C4
2003 `Antarangam’, Pub: Lions District 324 C4
2004 `SEvaa tarangam’ pub: Lions District 324 C4
2004 `Sabhaa Parvam’ (Parliamentary Procedure), pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2006 `pErulOnE pennidhi (Babies` Name Book) pub: Sri Madhulata Publications
2009 `SEva Saamraajyam’, Immadisetti Akkeswara Rao Charitable Trust
2012 `Justice Sri Krishna Committee Report, A critical Analysis’ pub: Victory Publisher
Series of talks (5)
Door Darshan (1)
2009 `Ahaaram-ArOgyam’ (30 Episodes)
All India Radio (4)
2006 `Krishna teera pattaNaala charitra’ (26 episodes)
2007 `BhOjanam kathalu (Interviews 32 episodes)
2009 `Sigmund Freud mano viSlEShaNa’- kotta aalOcanalu (10 episodes)
2012 `Teluguvaari AhAra saMskRuti-prasamgaalu’ (10 episodes)
Radio Play-lets (2)
2009 `VeyyELLa Telugu raajadhaani- Vemgi
2009 ‘Ghantasala rEvu paTTaNam’
Books Translated into other Languages (4)
2006 `sulabha chikitsa ParihaaragaLu (kannada), Tr. by Sri M.L. Raghavendra Rao
2006 `Ayurveda ChamtkaaragaLu (KannaDa), Tr. by Sri M.L. Raghavendra Rao
2008 `Telugu hee praacheen hai (Hindi), Tr. by Dr. Vennaa vallabha Rao
2014 `Telugu Language & its Activity (English), Tr. Dr. Turlapati Rajeswari
As feature writer and Columnist:
29 features were published in VariousTelugu Journals:
1978: “Prema-pelli-sringaram”feature on Freud`s Psycho Analysis in Sowjanya (weekly)
1979: “Idee sangati”political comments, pub.in Sowjanya (weekly)
1979: “Cinema sameeksha”, pub. in Spandana Vani (monthly)
1985: “Emitaa rahasyam?” questions and answers feature, pub. in Adivaram (weekly)
1985: “Manasaa…kavvinchake nannilaa” Feature on Adult Psychology, pub. in Mayoori (Monthly)
1987: “Oohala uyyaala” Feature on adolescent Psychology, pub. in Andhra Patrika (Daily)
1987: “Pasi manasu” Feature on Child Psychology, pub. in Andhra Bhoomi (Daily)
1993: “Health world” Feature on General Ayurvedic System of Medicine, pub. in Wonder World (Monthly)
1999: “Arogya rahasyaalu” Feature on General Medicine, pub. in Andhra Prabha (Daily)
2000: “aarogya Prabha” Feature on General Health, pub. in Kanaka Durga Prabha (Daily) Continues till date
2000: “kalisina vEla” Feature on Sex Psychology, pub. in Andhra Prabha (Daily)
2002: “ArOgya rahasyaalu” Feature on General Health, pub. in Andhra Prabha (Daily)
2003: “Alanaati aahaaraalu” Feature on Food Heritage of Telugu People, pub. in Andhra Bhoomi (Daily)
2005: “Pen Counter” Feature, daily one poem on General Political affairs, pub. in Andhra Jyothi (Daily)
2006: “Anveshana” Feature on Antiquity of Telugu Language, pub. in Nadustuna Charitra (Monthly)
2006: “Kaalachakra tantram” Feature on History of Buddhism, pub. in Andhra Jyothi (Daily)
2006: “Ee nEla” Feature pub. in Andhra Jyothi (Daily), Krishna District edition
2006: “Maro koNam” Feature on History of British India, pub. in Visalandhra (Daily)
2008: “ArOgya sudha” Feature on Indian Food and health, pub. in Bhakti Sudha Monthly
2009: “TelugE Praacheenam” Feature on Antiquity of Telugu Language, pub. in Visalandhra (Daily)
2009: “Charitra nErputunna paaThaalu” Feature on Social History, pub. In Chinuku (Monthly)
2009: “ArOgyaaniki aayurvEdam” Health Feature, pub. in Nadi (Monthly) Continues till date
2011: “mee ArOgyaM mee ChEtullO” Health Feature, pub. In Nadi (weekly) Continues till date
2011: “Telugu ruchula charitra” feature on History of Telugu food, pub. In Andhra Bhoomi (Daily)
2013: feature on General Diseases and their Treatment pub. In ArachEtilO AyurvEdam, (monthly) Continues till date
2013: Feature in “Mana aarOgyam” Health Magazine (Monthly) Continues till date
2013: “Arogya Bhaagyam” Feature on food and health, pub. In Chinuku (monthly) Continues till date
2014: “Padyaanubhavam” Feature on Telugu Poetry, pub. In Visalandhra (daily) Continues till date
2014: “AahaarOpanishattu” Questions and Answers Feature on Food and Health. Pub. In Andhra Bhoomi (weekly) Continues till date
As a Researcher
Presented 52 research Papers in National and International Seminars organized by various Universities and other Organisations.
Presented Paper on “Food History of Telugu People-recent Findings” in 1st World Telugu History Conference held on 14th & 15th July, 2012 at British Library, London Organized by UKTA(United
Kingdom Telugu Association).
ITIHAS, the Official Journal of A.P. State Archives published his Article in 2012, “Telugu, the pioneer of Dravidian Family-Latest observations of Afro Asiatic Linguistics”
Special Issues of Telugu University, Krishna University, Department of Language and Culture, A.P. Andhra Bhoomi Daily, India Today Fortnightly, A.P. Official Language Commission published his Research Papers.
Dravidian University Published his Research work “Nile nundi Krishna daakaa” book in 2008
P. Official Language Commission Published his research work “TelugE praacheenam” book in 2008
Telugu University published his research work “Mana aahaaram” in 2012
Awards and honors
Received nearly 35 Awards in recognition of his Services made in the Fields of Ayurvedic Medicine, Telugu Language and Telugu Literature, Telugu Language Movement and History of Food Heritage of Telugu People. The Awards include Distinguishing Honor by the State Government, Andhra Pradeshh (2013), Keerti Puraskaram (2010) by Telugu University, Telugu Bhaashaa Puraskaram (2009) and Bhashabhijna Puraskaram (2002) by A.P. Official Language Commission; Andhra Saraswata samiti; Jyotsna Kala Peetham; Roots Health Foundation; Sarasa Bharati, Uyyuru and National Award with Silver Crown from Sri kaLa sudha Telugu Association, Chennai. Also received Smt. Guttikonda Ramaratnam Memorial Goldmedal and Merit Award from Pattabhi kala PeeTham, Machilipatnam.
Many Organisations like Andhra Pradesh sarasvata parishat, Hyderabad; Andhra sahitya parishat, Kakinadaon their Centenary Celebrations; Veturi Prabhakara Sastry peetham, TTD; Annamaachaarya Project, TTD’ Lalita kaLa Samiti, LIC, Mchilipatnam; Dasa sahitya project, TTD; World Telugu Federation-chennai; Yuva Bharati, Hyderabad; Krishna District Working Journalists Union honored him.
AIR-Vijayawada, on its Golden Jubilee Celebrations, Archeological Survey of India on the eve of Inaugural Ceremony of Ghantasala Bauddha stupa, felicitated him. Organisations like TANA (North America) and UKTA (Briton), Krishna District SamskRutika mandali, and Krishna Industrial Exhibition Society honored Him on their special events
Telugu Departments of various Universities include 1. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh; 2. Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai; 3.Tamil University, Chennai; 4. Andhra University, Waltair; 5. Nagarjuna University, Guntur; 6. Krishna University MTM; 7. Telugu University, Hyderabad; 8. Dravida University, Kuppam; 9. Padmavati Mahila University, Tirupati; 10. Osmaniya University, Hyderabad and 11Tamil University also honored him on different occasions
Received Awards named after mahakavi Joshua, Narla Venkateswara Rao, KasInathuni nageswara Rao, Dr. Dwaa. Naa. Sastri, konakalla venkata Ratnam, Gidugu Ramamurti and Sri komaragiri Venkata Satya Narayana from Various Literary Organisations
As Genl. Secretary, Krishna District Writers Association, Organised:
National Telugu Writers Conference in 2007 Jointly with Dept. of Language and Culture, A.P.
World Telugu Writers Conference two times in 2008 and 2011 Jointly with Dept. of Language and Culture, A.P., Sahitya Academy, N. Delhi and A.P. Hindi Academy
1st National Seminar on The Antiquity of Telugu Language in 2008 Jointly with CIIL and Dravidian University.
National Seminar on “Indus and Krishna Valley Civilisations- A study” in 2009, Jointly with CIIL, Mysore and Dravidian University
National Seminar on “Telugu in Internet” in 2009
National Seminar on “Use of Telugu in Judiciary”
National Seminar on “Telugu Culture and its Activity” Jointly with TANA
National Seminar on History and Culture of Krishna District, Jointly with CIIL and Archeological Survey of India.
Many Seminars on the lives and Literature of Sri Sri, Raghupati Venkata Ratnam Naidu, Sri Krishna Devaraya, Gopichand, Bezawada Gopalareddy, Telugu Story, Telugu Novel etc.,
Aruna Devi is his wife. Daughter Lakshmi Chetana and son-in-law Chakkilam Sivarama Mallik are Software Engineers Living in Detroit. Grand Daughter is Shanmukha Sri Satwika.
Kartik Manogna is his son doing his Ph.D in Metallurgical Engineering in IIT, Chennai.