Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC)

Events in August 2020 Participated by Dr. Sampadananda Mishra

Invited Lecture Delivered and Classes Conducted in August 2020 by Sampadananda Mishra, Director, SAFIC

 Invited Lecture at Sanskrit Sanvardhan and Sanshodhan Pratishthan, Mumbai

     On 3rd of August 2020 Dr. Sampadananda Mishra was invited by Sanskrit Sanvardhana and Sanshodhan Pratishthan, Mumbai to deliver a talk on ‘The Need and Relevance of Sanskrit for the Torchbearers of Bharatiya Sanskriti in Various Fields’.

Here is the link to the talk:

Invited Lecture at Language Curry

On 3rd August 2020, Language Curry, a language learning platform had organized a webinar for celebrating the World Sanskrit Day 2020. Dr. Mishra was invited to deliver a talk on the relevance of Sanskrit in the Modern world. Cine actress and Playback singer Vasundhara Das, Actress and Activist Vandana Sharma, former Miss India Priety Upala, and Shashikant Joshi, Founder of Practical Sanskrit platform were the other panelists who shared their thoughts on Sanskrit in the modern world. Here is the link to the talk:

In Conversation with Juhi Chawala

As a part of the World Sanskrit Day on 3rd August 2020 celebration SAFIC had organized a live conversation between Dr. Sampadananda Mishra and the renowned Indian film actress Juhi Chawla. The conversation was for about an hour and half in which many practical questions with regard to Sanskrit were raised by Juhi Chawla and in response Dr. Mishra brought out many interesting aspects of Sanskrit and explained why Sanskrit needs to be made an integral part of our life. Here is the link to the conversation:

Invited Lecture at Deshabandu College, Delhi University

On 6th of August 2020, the department of Philosophy and IQAC, Deshabandhu College, Delhi University in association with ICPR had organized a National Webinar on Philosophical Reflections on Yoga. Dr. Mishra was invited here to deliver a talk on ‘Understanding the Integral Yoga of Sri Auorbindo’.  Here is the link: (from 1hr.12mnts to 2hrs).

Classes at Sri Sri University, Odisha

On 17th August and 23rd August Dr. Mishra was invited by Sri Sri University, Odisha to conduct two classes for the UG and PG students as a part of the Pathway course introduced by the Department of Contemplative and Behavioural Sciences. The class on 17th was on Mahabharat: Dealing with conflicting priorities and loyalties. And the second class was on the Mantra power. Both the classes were attended by 22 students and were well responded.

Sri Aurobindo Commemorative lecture at Charotar University, Gujarat

On 29th August 2020 Dr. Sampadananda Mishra was invited to deliver a commemorative lecture on Sri Aurobindo in celebration of 148th Birth Anniversary of Shri Aurobindo on 29 August 2020 for Charotar University of Science and Technology, Gujarat on Online Platform. The topic that was chosen for the lecture was  ‘The wisdom of Sri Aurobindo in today’s uncertain times. The program was attended by above hundred participants and was well responded.

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