Panel on ‘Vedic and Historical Indian Chronology’ at WAVES Dallas, Texas – 2018. Panelists Nilesh Oak, Shashi Tiwari, Raj Vedam, Narahari Achar, Subash Kak
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 Training and Studying.”
The convention was inaugurated by Hon. Dr. Anupam Ray, Consul Normal of India, Houston, Texas, who spoke of the enduring relevance of Vedic data in as we speak’s world. Particular visitor attendee to the WAVES convention this yr, Dr. Samhitashastri Arjunprasad Bastola, a Vedic scholar from Nepal, introduced a message of fine needs from the president of Nepal, in addition to an invite to host the subsequent version of WAVES in Kathmandu, Nepal, in 2020. Jeffrey Armstrong, additionally known as Kavindra Rishi, founding father of Vedic Academy of Sciences and Arts (VASA), Vancouver, Canada, offered 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 educational 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 around the globe. This yr’s WAVES convention featured keynote addresses by two recipients of the celebrated Padmabhushan Awards from the federal government of India: Dr. Ved Nanda, professor of legislation, 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 way of its Vedic data methods.
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 recent science, and drew parallels between the Vedic ideas of power and consciousness as embodied within the Bhutas, Gunas and Doshas with the trendy mathematically derived concepts of power and particles corresponding to bosons, gravitons and different quantum subject and string subject theories. In his keynote handle,
Dr. Subhash Kak, regents professor, College of Electrical and Laptop Engineering, Oklahoma State College, spoke of the Indian foundations of recent 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 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 have to develop a faculty of thought that extra authentically represented an Indic narrative about India’s traditions and data methods.