Thursday, March 25, 2010

PSBB Teachers 22 - Girija Mam

[Start of Series]

(Part 21 here)

Sanskrit - '95-'98

Mrs.Girija Krishnamurthy - Girija mam was this "healthy" bespectacled teacher who taught us Sanskrit during the 6th-8th. She was my first Sanskrit teacher, I think (assuming it was not Lakshmi Krishnaratnam mam) and not sure if it was because of the language or her, but I immediately took to the language. She was also responsible for kindling my interest in learning the Bhagavad Gita and also in participating in my first ever Gita-chanting competition back then (not that I won :D). She was obviously quite well-read and was a genial-yet-serious type teacher.

(Part 23 here)

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