Klairvoyant Reflections

Honours

Desikottamma

Desikottamma is an unique honor bestowed on persons of distinction by Vishvabharathi. It is the highest honor Vishvabharathi at Shantiniketan confers to academicians. Till date, 34 foreign nationals have been conferred the award. The Desikottama award was instituted in the year 1952.

the word’s translated in English means ‘ideal person of the country’.

source

1) http://dawnlitmountainchild.blogspot.in/2008/10/desikottama-prof-kazuo-azuma-from-japan.html

2) http://visva-bharati.ac.in/GreatMasters/Contents/GreatMasters_Contents.htm?f=../Contents/Haricharan.htm