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Demystifying Vedic Cosmology: A new vision of cosmos

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Starts: February 7, 2021, 5:30 pm (GMT+5:30 Hr)

Ends: February 21, 2021, 6:30 pm (GMT+5:30 Hr)

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Event Info

Defining Bhagavatam Model of the Universe (7th Feb 2021)

  • For ages, we have been gazing at the sky!
  • To know the deepest mysteries of cosmos!
  • What is this universe?
  • Does it have any boundaries?
  • How old is it?
  • What is it made of?
  • Are we alone in this universe?
  • What about the existence of parallel universe?
  • Is Vedic cosmography a poetic exaggeration of Vedic seers?
  • What about our own habitat-the mother earth?
  • Is earth same as ”bhu-mandala”?

Decoding The Map of Bhu-Mandala (14th Feb)

  • Is bhu-mandala a planetary system?
  • What is Jambu-dvipa and its relation with bhu-mandala?
  • What is the position of bharata-varsa in jambu-dvipa?
  • What is the actual size and position of bharat varsa?
  • Why cannot we perceive mount meru?

Vertical Distances & Size of the Universe (21st Feb)

  • Are we living in a higher dimensional world?
  • Is vertical dimension same as geometrical z-axis?
  • Does our Universe extend beyond the range of senses?
  • Does it have an edge?
  • What is the nature of stars we see in sky?
  • Is there many suns or one sun?
  • Can we ever reach higher planetary systems?

Speaker Profile

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    Dr. Mauricio Garrido

    05:30 pm to 07:30 pm, 5 Feb

    Mauricio Garrido was born in Bogota, Colombia in 1979, graduated from the Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and in Physics in 2003. He earned a black belt in Kobayashi Shorin-ryu Karate. He holds a Ph.D. in physics from Ohio University, has served an internship at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, completed a postdoc at Columbia University, and has taught Sanskrit at the University of Florida. His research includes Puranic cosmology, Vaisnava philosophy, quantum field and information theory, general relativity, consciousness studies, and the philosophy of mind. As a member of the Bhaktivedanta Institute for Higher Studies (BIHS) since 2015, he develops courses on theology and science, including Vedic concepts of cosmography, consciousness, and physics. He has presented at universities and international conferences.