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(A Scientific Study Wing of ISKCON Delhi)

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Sustainability-Spirituality-Simplicity: The 3S International Conference

Starts: May 22, 2021, 9:00 am
Ends: May 23, 2021, 8:00 pm

Shri Rajendra Singh, Anuttama Das, Gauranga Das, Amogh Lila Das, Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, Prof. Ashok Pandey, Gopal D. Patel, Prof. Ravi Gupta, Prof. Ramesh Goel, Dr. Sreenivasulu Chadalavada, Dr. Suruchi Mittar, Prof. Suresh Bhalla
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The conference organizing committee is delighted to announce that 2021 3S conference will jointly hosted by Institute of Science and Spirituality, New Delhi and ISKCON, New Delhi with support from several other entities. The conference dates are May 22-23, 2021 with Saturday-Sunday schedule. Our overall theme can be stated as

"Sustainability, spirituality and simplicity is inclusive of the full breath of eco-theology, environmental sustainability through simple life style and integrated spirituality."

The program will be organized around four areas of convergence.

  • Environment and ecotheology
  • Environmental sustainability through Spirituality
  • Sustainable living through simplicity and spirituality
  • Environmental sustainability social and sultural heritage

The conference will be held virtually with morning and evening sessions planned. World’s known experts in eco-theology, environmental sustainability and scriptural knowledge from the United States, Australia and India will participate as key note speakers. The conference will have a blend of oral presentations and virtual poster sessions.

Important Information:

  1. Last date of extended abstract submission:

    10th April 2021 20th April 2021

  2. Last date of registration is 30th April, 2021
  3. Please upload your  extended abstracts (only docx) at Upload Extended Abstract 
  4. Sample format for abstract can be seen at Extended Abstract Format 

 

Organizing Committee:

  • Prof. Ramesh Goel
  • Mr. Parveen Kumar
  • Prof. Suresh Bhalla
  • Dr. Sumit Bulguhvar
  • Dr. Jyotiranjan Beuria 
  • Dr. Shashank Srivastava
  • Dr. Ranbir Singh 
  • Mr. Inderjeet Nagpal
  • Mr. Rakesh Purohit
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    Shri Rajendra Singh.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    Jal Purush-Waterman of India, Winner of Romon Magasaysay Award, Founder of Tarun Bharat Sangh

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    Anuttama Das.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    International Communication Director, ISKCON & Green ISKCON Initiative Chair

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    Gauranga Das.

    09:00 am, May 22 to 09:30 am, May 22

    Director, Goverdhan Eco Village, Wada, Mumbai

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    Amogh Lila Das.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    Vice-President ISKCON Dwarka, New Delhi, Motivational Speaker & Trainer, Guest Faculty at IIM-A

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    Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi is currently Director General at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a New Delhi-based Think-Tank. He works on issues related to development economics, involving development finance, SDGs and South-South Cooperation, apart from trade, investment and innovation linkages with special focus on WTO. He is also Member, Board of Governors, Reserve Bank of India.

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    Prof. Ashok Pandey.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    Distinguished Scientist, Centre for Innovation & Translational Research CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research and Chief Editor, Bioresource Technology Journal

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    Gopal D. Patel.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    Gopal Patel serves as Director of the Bhumi Project – a joint initiative of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies and GreenFaith. Working with the Hindu community internationally, Bhumi aims to raise awareness and address the environmental challenges facing our planet. Gopal has served in this capacity since 2010 and has helped Bhumi become a leading voice on environmental issues for the global Hindu community. The project has worked on greening Hindu temples and places of worship across India, regularly convenes workshops to train young Hindus on good environmental practices, and is often asked to offer Hindu perspectives on environmental concerns. In the lead-up to the the COP21 Paris Climate Conference in 2015, Bhumi issued the Hindu Declaration on Climate Change, which was endorsed by over 60 major Hindu organizations and leaders globally. Gopal is a graduate of King’s College, London, and has spent time in Hindu ashrams in India and England. He divides his time between Oxford, New York and Mumbai.

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    Prof. Ravi Gupta.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    Charles Redd Chair Professor of Religious Studies and serves as Director of the Religious Studies Program at Utah State University, USA

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    Prof. Ramesh Goel.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    Professor, Civil And Environmental Engineering and Graduate Director, Civil And Environmental Engineering, Utah University, USA

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    Dr. Sreenivasulu Chadalavada.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    Principal Hydrologist & Researcher at Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment, Australia

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    Dr. Suruchi Mittar.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    International Consultant, Academician, Author, Researcher Dr. Mittar has been a catalyst in transforming lives, shaping some high performing teams with progressive thinking and innovative practices. She has spent years working with a variety of industries including Education, FMCG, IT, Fashion Retail, Fashion Export, Socio-Economic Development. Apart from working across the length and breadth of the country, her work has taken her to countries like China, Myanmar, Ethiopia, Vietnam where she contributed to developmental changes in both Indian and multinational companies.

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    Prof. Suresh Bhalla.

    05:30 am, Jan 1 to 05:30 am, Jan 1

    Prof., Dept. of Civil Engg, IIT Delhi

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Scientific and Practical Principles from Bhagavat Gita | Seven Session Course

Starts: April 4, 2021, 5:30 pm
Ends: May 16, 2021, 5:30 pm

Institute for Science and Spirituality
Info:

Scientific & Practical Principles from Bhagavat Gita

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82164014400?pwd=eVREMVV5K3ZwdTRleGI0bkU0MTBQQT09 

Meeting ID: 821 6401 4400
Passcode: 972268

The event will be live on our YouTube Channel as well  http://tinyurl.com/iss-delhi 

The recordings of previous sessions are also available over there.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wz-5Yd0M7s4 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKK1a95M-Pw  (upcoming)

The full schedule is as follows:

4th Apr (5:30 PM IST):  "Thematic Overview of Bhagavat Gita" by Mr. Parveen Kumar, Chief-Coordinator, ISS Delhi, Alumnus of Delhi Technological University & IIM Calcutta

11th & 18th Apr (5:30 PM IST): "Advancing Science Through Bhagavat Gita" by Prof. Laxmidhar Behera, IIT Kanpur

25th Apr & 2nd May (5:30 PM IST): "Five Fundamental Truths in Bhagavat Gita" by Dr. Jyotiranjan Beuria, ISS Delhi

9th May (5:30 PM IST): "Personal Wellness lessons from Bhagavat Gita" by Mrs. Amrita Kanta, Chartered Accountant & Trainer ISS Delhi

16th May (5:30 PM IST): "Leadership & management lessons from Bhagavat Gita" by Amogh Lila Das, Vice-President ISKCON Dwarka New Delhi & Motivational Speaker

Note:

  • Those joining on ZOOM need to join 10-15 min before.
  • We can only allow a few participants to join.
  • Others would have to join on YouTube channel mentioned above.
  • Certificate will be issued to registered participants.
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    Institute for Science and Spirituality.

    05:30 pm, Apr 4 to 07:00 pm, Apr 4

    ISS

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Form and Ordinary Language

Starts: March 21, 2021, 5:30 pm
Ends: March 28, 2021, 7:00 pm

Dr. Jyotiranjan Beuria
Info:
ZOOM Meeting ID: 821 6401 4400
Passcode: 972268
 
Abstract:
 
☀️What the essence of reality is, has puzzled the greatest of all thinkers across all philosophical and scientific investigations. Possible existence or non-existence of the reality beyond transient forms have led to significant intellectual progress.
 
☀️In this fascinating discussions we will ponder over nature of form and the role of our ordinary senses as we move from western philosophy to achintya-bhedabheda (simultaneous oneness and difference) philosophy. We will reflect in light of modern scientific advancements.
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    Dr. Jyotiranjan Beuria.

    05:30 pm, Mar 21 to 07:00 pm, Mar 28

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Science and Religion: Conflict, Co-operation and Co-Existence

Starts: March 7, 2021, 5:30 pm
Ends: March 14, 2021, 7:00 pm

Prof. Gopal K. Gupta
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Is the universe – and our place in it – the result of random chance, or is there an ultimate meaning to existence? Where did the constants of nature come from? Were they created by a higher force, or can they be explained in some other way? How could a mechanism as complex as a universe evolve without a creator? There are many ways to explain the origin and development of our complex universe, but among these competing worldviews, using the law of parsimony, we should accept the simplest explanation. Naturalism and theism both have their own explanatory virtues, but this presentation argues that of the two, theism is a simpler, more probable, explanation.

 

 

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    Prof. Gopal K. Gupta.

    05:30 pm, Mar 7 to 07:00 pm, Mar 14

    Gopal K. Gupta is an associate professor at the University of Evansville, USA, where he teaches courses that explore the world’s living religions, Eastern religious philosophies and the intersection between religion and science. His book, Māyā in the Bhāgavata Purāṇa: Human Suffering and Divine Play, is published by Oxford University Press. Dr. Gupta serves as the editor for the Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies (JHCS). JHCS is a widely read, peer-reviewed, journal in the field of comparative religion. He has authored various articles in academic books and journals and presented at numerous conferences. Some of his works include: “Hindu Perspectives on Artificial Life and the Self,” “Woman as Māyā: Gendered Narrative in the Bhāgavata Purāṇa,” and “‘May Calamities Befall Us at Every Step:’ The Bhāgavata’s Response to the Problem of Evil.” Dr. Gupta completed his D.Phil. in Religious Studies and MST in Science and Religion from the University of Oxford, UK.

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The Art and Science of Meditation

Starts: February 28, 2021, 5:30 pm
Ends: February 28, 2021, 7:00 pm

Mr. Asit Nema
Info:

Topic: The Art and Science of Meditation
Time:  05:30 PM IST, Feb 28, 2021

Institute for Science and Spirituality is pleased to invite you to our next Session - `Art and Science of Meditation` by Mr. Asit Nema.

Mankind has experienced thrill from the magic of sound of varied nature- the sweet notes of Santoor and Sitar; the ripples of a river and the rumble of surf; the beats of Tabla and Drums; the chuckle of a baby and the singing of a Soprano; the chirping of Birds. 

Ancient Vedic wisdom tells us that the cosmic manifestation came about by the action of sound and it will again wind up through the power of sound. Can we really tap into that unfathomable potency of cosmic symphony? Indeed, sound therapy has been used for time immemorial to produce varied effects on the psyche of living beings. Sonic meditation with sacred syllables is the tool prescribed by thoughtful seers of truth for elevating one's consciousness to higher levels; and perhaps that is the tool which you may be looking for to harness desirable soothing effects on your psyche.

Join us for an exciting journey.... 

 Zoom Meeting Link
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83747098379?pwd=NlFLVnlWeUJEenNkdURpc0RYSENNdz09 

Meeting ID: 837 4709 8379
Passcode: 102117

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    Mr. Asit Nema.

    05:30 pm, Feb 28 to 07:00 pm, Feb 28

    Mr. Asit Nema is a civil engineer and holds double masters - M. Tech. (Env. Engg., IIT Kanpur) and M.S. (Sanitary Engg., UNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands). He has over 30 years of experience in engineering and management consulting in the fields of water and environment. Over the last 20 years Mr. Nema is associated with ISKCON.

Title Date
Sustainability-Spirituality-Simplicity: The 3S International Conference May 22-May 23, 2021
Scientific and Practical Principles from Bhagavat Gita | Seven Session Course Apr 4-May 16, 2021
Form and Ordinary Language Mar 21-Mar 28, 2021
Science and Religion: Conflict, Co-operation and Co-Existence Mar 7-Mar 14, 2021
The Art and Science of Meditation Feb 28, 2021
Demystifying Vedic Cosmology: A new vision of cosmos Feb 7-Feb 21, 2021
Bhagavat Sankhya and Modern Scientific Worldview Dec 27-Jan 31, 2020
Jijnasa: Vedantic Theology For the Advancement of Scientific Temper Dec 19-Dec 20, 2020
Objectivity and Language Game: The mystery of ordinary language Nov 28, 2020
Stress Management Through Mind Control Nov 21, 2020
The Science of Happiness Nov 7, 2020
Modern Physics and Vedanta Oct 31, 2020
Success Formula For Students: Tips From Traditional Knowledge System Oct 24, 2020
Life, free will and three modes of material nature Oct 17, 2020
Jijnasa: Approaching Spirituality Through Science Oct 10, 2020
Management Lessons from Srimad Bhagvad Gita Oct 3, 2020
The Crisis of Science and Paradigm Shift Sep 26, 2020
Food and Consciousness: How food affects Spiritual and Materialistic Life Sep 19, 2020
Religious Truth and Its Rational Defence Sep 12, 2020
Life from Chemicals: Facts or Fantasy Sep 5, 2020
Can we be good without God? Aug 29, 2020
Vedas- The infallible source of Knowledge Aug 23, 2020
Dilemma Of Modern Indians: Distorted Connection With Past Aug 16, 2020
Dilemma of Modern Indians: Distorted Connection With Past Aug 16, 2020
Consciousness: In search for the elusive agent Aug 9, 2020
Consciousness: Unleashing the greatest mystery Aug 2, 2020
Evolution: A Scientific Fact or Mythology? Jul 26, 2020
Can Science and Spirituality be Compatible? Jul 19, 2020
Pandemic Free World Through Spiritual Practices Jul 12, 2020
The Art and Science of Meditation Jul 5, 2020
Science of Values Jun 28, 2020
Environmental Sustainability Through Simple Life Style Jun 21, 2020