Tuesday, November 19"Satyam Vada, Dharmam Chara" - Taittiriya Upanishad

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Is Islam Ready For Reform?: Arif Mohammad Khan In Conversation With Sanjay Dixit

Is Islam Ready For Reform?: Arif Mohammad Khan In Conversation With Sanjay Dixit

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In this very interesting conversation, Shri Arif Mohammad Khan and Shri Sanjay Dixit discuss and debate on the desirability and possibility of reforms within Islam. The historical context of falasafa, and ishtehad in the Abbasid Empire, and the influence of Al Ghazali and Ibn Taiymiyyah in killing ishtehad, and finishing off the falasafa school (the Tahqiqis), leading to the current situation are also touched upon. The features of Hanafi Islam (Taqlid), and the general supremacism and intolerance exhibited towards other faiths by all strains of Islam, whether Ahl-e-Hadis (Wahhabi), Barelvi or Deobandi are also discussed. They look at the incompatibility of Time Concepts and Logic Concepts of Islam and Hinduism, and points of reconciliation. https://www.youtube....
[Q/A] Yogic Neuroscience — A Talk By Sh. Adinarayanan

[Q/A] Yogic Neuroscience — A Talk By Sh. Adinarayanan

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Main Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjdOV... Recent research in the fields of Neuroscience, #Epigenetics and Cognition is aimed at developing a deeper understanding of how the brain works and ways of enhancing human potential. While Neuroscience or Epigenetics looks at things from a third person perspective, Yogic Sciences look at first person experiences. There is a wealth of knowledge available in the Indian tradition and a transdisciplinary approach involving Neuroscience, Epigenetics and Yogic Sciences can help solve modern day problems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjdOVisKGNo&t=2s
Yogic Neuroscience — A Talk By Sh. Adinarayanan

Yogic Neuroscience — A Talk By Sh. Adinarayanan

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Recent research in the fields of Neuroscience, Epigenetics and Cognition is aimed at developing a deeper understanding of how the brain works and ways of enhancing human potential. While Neuroscience or Epigenetics looks at things from a third person perspective, Yogic Sciences look at first person experiences. There is a wealth of knowledge available in the Indian tradition and a transdisciplinary approach involving Neuroscience, Epigenetics and Yogic Sciences can help solve modern day problems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAZZShrd1rg&t=114s About Speaker: - Sh. Adinarayanan, founder, Anaadi Foundation is a Tapasvi and visionary teacher. With a decade of teaching and research experience at Amrita University, he and his wife Smrithi started A...
[Q/A] Sabarimala: Rationalising Skewed Perspectives — A Talk By Anand Prasad

[Q/A] Sabarimala: Rationalising Skewed Perspectives — A Talk By Anand Prasad

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Main Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8HKH... In this Q/A session Anand Prasad Answers to the questions from the audience. In main talk, Anand Prasad talks about understanding the Supreme Court ruling on Sabarimala. He questions why is it difficult for the court to see the traditional Indian viewpoint? The notion is that a secular State is viewed as a godless state, as against a State that accepts all gods. The court is an institution of rational thought and hence struggles to sanctify an argument in myth. There are multiple schools of Hinduism and they differ from each other. The problem arises when the court applies principles of the bhakti school (or the idea of “faith”) to other schools of Hinduism. For presenting the arguments in review before the Supreme Cour
Sabarimala: Rationalising Skewed Perspectives — A Talk By Anand Prasad

Sabarimala: Rationalising Skewed Perspectives — A Talk By Anand Prasad

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In this very enlightening talk, Anand Prasad talks about understanding the Supreme Court ruling on Sabarimala. He questions why is it difficult for the court to see the traditional Indian viewpoint? The notion is that a secular State is viewed as a godless state, as against a State that accepts all gods. The court is an institution of rational thought and hence struggles to sanctify an argument in myth. There are multiple schools of Hinduism and they differ from each other. The problem arises when the court applies principles of the bhakti school (or the idea of “faith”) to other schools of Hinduism. For presenting the arguments in review before the Supreme Court, the science of temples need to be understood, the science of energy needs to be understood. It is also important
Saudi Arabia’s First Yoga Acharya Nouf Marwaai In Conversation With Rahul Dewan | #SrijanDialogues

Saudi Arabia’s First Yoga Acharya Nouf Marwaai In Conversation With Rahul Dewan | #SrijanDialogues

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In this interview with Rahul Dewan, Nouf Marwaai talks about how she has had a long battle with health conditions and how Yoga helped her defeat lupus as well as cancer. Nouf has contributed to making Yoga legal and getting official recognition in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabian Government has approved the practice of Yoga as a sports activity, largely due to her efforts. Nouf has a degree in clinical psychology and understands the various mental and physical health issues and how Yoga helps in overcoming these problems. About the Speaker: - Nouf Marwaai started practising Yoga in 1998 because of health issues. She is the first certified Yoga Acharya in Saudi Arabia and the founder of the Arab Yoga Foundation. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2018 by the Presi...
[Q/A] No Child’s Play: How Not To Name Your Child — A Talk By Nityananda Mishra

[Q/A] No Child’s Play: How Not To Name Your Child — A Talk By Nityananda Mishra

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Main Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3lu7... A lot of parents turn to the Internet these days to pick up Sanskrit names for their children. As it turns out, a lot of name websites deceive parents by inventing non-existent Sanskrit names or giving dubious meanings. This talk with real-life examples is an eye-opener for parents wishing to give a Sanskrit name to their children. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yYdRknFA8Q