Mr Kalyan Viswanathan’s speak on ‘A New Paradigm in Hindu Research’ at WAVES Dallas, Texas – 2018.
Occasion was held at Brookhaven Faculty, Farmers Department , Dallas, texas from August 2-5, 2018
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DALLAS, August 9, 2018 (PressRelease.com) – The 13th worldwide convention of the World Affiliation for Vedic Research (WAVES-2018) was efficiently held Aug. 2-5 on the Brookhaven Faculty, Dallas, Texas, centered on the theme of “Vedic Traditions for Schooling and Studying.”
The convention was inaugurated by Hon. Dr. Anupam Ray, Consul Common of India, Houston, Texas, who spoke of the enduring relevance of Vedic data in right now’s world. Particular visitor attendee to the WAVES convention this yr, Dr. Samhitashastri Arjunprasad Bastola, a Vedic scholar from Nepal, introduced a message of excellent needs from the president of Nepal, in addition to an invite to host the following version of WAVES in Kathmandu, Nepal, in 2020. Jeffrey Armstrong, additionally referred to as Kavindra Rishi, founding father of Vedic Academy of Sciences and Arts (VASA), Vancouver, Canada, introduced inspiring opening remarks on the Vedic Civilization. Shri Sashi Kejriwal, president of WAVES, welcomed the attendees and dignitaries, noting that WAVES is in its 22nd yr in existence, having began with its inaugural convention within the yr 1996.
The convention chair Dr. Narayanan Komerath, professor of aerospace engineering, Georgia Institute of Know-how, and Dr. Sashi Tiwari, former head of the Sanskrit division, College of Delhi, and president of WAVES-India, additionally the co-editor of the 2018 proceedings, labored diligently to deliver out the Proceedings of WAVES-2018, forward of schedule and launched it on the opening day. Dr. Narayanan Komerath who has revealed over 400 papers in his tutorial profession as an aerospace engineer, introduced a substantial diploma of rigor to the peer evaluate course of that chosen greater than 50 papers for presentation on the convention and represented a real advance over earlier conferences.
Attended by over 400 folks, the convention consisted of keynote speeches, plenary lectures, panel discussions and presentation of analysis papers from world wide. This yr’s WAVES convention featured keynote addresses by two recipients of the distinguished Padmabhushan Awards from the federal government of India: Dr. Ved Nanda, professor of regulation, College of Denver, Colorado, and Dr. David Frawley, founder and director, American Institute of Vedic Research, New Mexico, USA. Dr. Ved Nanda traced the origins of the idea of Human Rights to the Vedas, whereas Dr. David Frawley, highlighted the research of thoughts and consciousness as India’s distinctive contribution to the world by means of its Vedic data techniques.
Dr. John Hagelin, president of the Maharishi College of Administration, Fairfield, Iowa, in his keynote, spoke on the theme of how Vedic science fulfills the event of contemporary science, and drew parallels between the Vedic ideas of power and consciousness as embodied within the Bhutas, Gunas and Doshas with the fashionable mathematically derived concepts of power and particles similar to bosons, gravitons and different quantum subject and string subject theories. In his keynote deal with,
Dr. Subhash Kak, regents professor, Faculty of Electrical and Laptop Engineering, Oklahoma State College, spoke of the Indian foundations of contemporary science, and shared a number of the frontiers of present explorations in Synthetic Intelligence, speculating on whether or not and to what extent machines can produce or emulate human consciousness. In his keynote, Shri Rajiv Malhotra, founder and president of Infinity Basis, Princeton, New Jersey, mirrored on his personal private journey titled “journey in the direction of infinity,” in disrupting the established order within the academia, the place western colonial and orientalist narratives about India and the Vedic Hindu civilization are recycled as authoritative data about India. He additionally speculated on the best way ahead and the crucial must develop a faculty of thought that extra authentically represented an Indic narrative about India’s traditions and data techniques.