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Hindu Dharma Convention 2023

April 8 @ 10:00 am - April 9 @ 2:00 pm

Event Schedule

Saturday:

-09:15 am: Registration, Breakfast, and Socialization

-10:00 am: Invocation and Introduction of speakers

-10:15 am: Lecture by invited speakers (40 min each for each speaker, No Q&A)

-12:20 pm: Lunch and free discussions

-01:30 pm: Panel discussion, Q&A between the invited speakers and participants

Sunday:

-09:15 am: Registration, Breakfast, and Social time

-10:00 am: Invocation and Introduction of speakers

-10:15 am: Lecture by invited speakers (40 min each for each speaker, No Q&A)

-12:20 pm: Felicitation of invited speakers by the SSVT temple

-12:20 pm: Lunch and free discussions 01:30 pm: Panel discussion, Q&A between the invited speakers and participants.

Speakers

Poojya Swamini Svatmavidyananda Saraswati, Arsha Vijnana Gurukulam. Swamini Svatmavidyananda Saraswati has taught at several universities nationally, including UC Berkeley. She is widely recognized as a scholar of Advaita Vedanta, and is a disciple of Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati, an internationally known Acharya of the Advaita Vedanta tradition. and in-depth training and scholarship on Advaita Vedanta.

Shri Subhash KakSubhash Kak,  Distinguished Scientist and Chair of the Taksha Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security (TAICS) Center,and a member of the Indian Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC). He gives a unique perspective on the history of science and vedic atma-vidya. He was awarded Indian’s high civilian award Padma Shri in 2019.

Shri Rajiv Malhotra. (Founder of The Infinity Foundation). Rajiv Malhotra was trained initially as a Physicist, and then as a Computer Scientist specializing in Artificial Intelligence. The founder of his non-profit Infinity Foundation (in Princeton, USA), he has, on a full-time basis, been researching civilizations from a historical, social sciences and mind sciences perspective. He has authored several best-selling books.

Shri Raj Vedam. Dr. Raj Vedam, MSEE, PhDEE, works at the confluence of applied mathematics, engineering, algorithms, and computer science. Using tools of Archeo-Genetics, archeo- astronomy and archaeology, and evidence of knowledge transfers from ancient India,. Dr. Raj Vedam is a co-founder of the think-tank  Indian History, Awareness and Research (IHAR Channel on YouTube),  His research interests include Engineering Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Scientific Validation of Indian History. 

Shri Nilesh Oak: Nilesh Oak is an author, researcher, speaker, and corporate consultant. He holds BS, MS in Chemical Engineering, and an executive MBA. He has published 3 books and writes extensively on ancient Indian history. Nilesh helps Indians become aware of the deep antiquity of Indian civilization so that they truly comprehend, present, or defend the grand narrative of India unlike most other Indic researchers because he builds it through scientific acumen and logical reasoning.

Shri Koenraad Elst, distinguished himself early on as eager to learn and to dissent. After a few hippie year she studied at the KU Leuven, obtaining MA degrees in Sinology, Indology, and Philosophy. After a research stay at Benares Hindu University, he did original fieldwork for a doctorate on Hindu nationalism, which he obtained magna cum laude in 1998. As an independent researcher, he earned laurels and ostracism with his findings on hot items like Islam, multiculturalism, and the secular state, the roots of Indo-European, the Ayodhya temple/mosque dispute, and Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy.

Dr. Amit Goswami: A theoretical Quantum Physicist Dr. Amit Goswami is a revolutionary amongst a

.growing body of renegade scientists who, in recent years, has ventured into the domain of the spiritual in an attempt both to interpret the seemingly inexplicable findings of curious experiments and to validate intuitions

about the existence of a spiritual dimension of life. He started a movement called “quantum activism,” now gaining ground in North and South America, Southern and Eastern Europe, and India. In 2018, he established Quantum Activism Vishwalayam, an institution of transformative education in India, based on quantum science and the primacy of consciousness. Amit is the author of numerous books, most notably: The Self-Aware Universe, Physics of the Soul, Quantum Creativity, and The Everything Answer Book.

Shri  Ram Mohan Roy: Dr. Raja Ram Mohan Roy earned his B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University, USA. He has worked as a Research Scientist and Project Manager for over 20 years in Canada. He has written four path breaking books on Indian civilization titled “Vedic Physics: Scientific Origin of Hinduism”, “India before Alexander: A New Chronology”, “India after Alexander: The Age of Vikramādityas”, and “India after Vikramāditya: The Melting Pot”. He is currently working on his fourth book on Indian history titled “India before Buddha: Vedic Kingdoms in 2nd Millennium BCE”

Shrimati Vijaya Viswanathan: Vijaya Viswanathan is the President of Infinity Foundation India (IFI). Vijaya studied and worked for two decades in the United States, Europe and Singapore in industries ranging from manufacturing and finance to consulting. Vijaya has a master’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University. She is a Member of Board Agastya Gurukulam USA and Vice President of Sanskrit Bharati, Chennai.

Details

Start:
April 8 @ 10:00 am
End:
April 9 @ 2:00 pm
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Organizers

Mahendra Sapa (301-377-3247)
Aruna Sharma
Shivaram Sitaram
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