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Narayan H. Nayak was born in Konalli, Kumta, a small coastal town in Karnataka. He graduated in first class from Bombay University in the year 1949. He was awarded a Foreign scholarship for study in Oceanography. Even before he went abroad, certain strange happenings changed the course of his life. Let him speak about this period. "I was confronted by a vast ignorance, which I knew, cannot be transgressed. Unable to break through, helpless and humble, I faced a moment of total extinction. Then...See more