SHANTHA KUMARI B.R. Professor

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  • Department of Philosophy
  • School of Humanities
  • shivapriya24@yahoo.co.uk

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. ADVAITA AS TRANSCENDENTAL METAPHYSICS PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY 1992
2 M.Phil. ADVAITA AS IMMANENT METAPHYSICS UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS 1989
3 M.A. INDIAN PHILOSOPHY UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS 1987

Area of Specializaion

Advaita, Aesthetics, Classical Indian Philosophy, Indian Culture & Religion, Indian Mythology, and Research Methodology

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Selected by the Executive Committee of the 91st Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) for delivering the Vallabha Vedanta Endowment Lecture in the 92nd Session of the Indian Philosophical INTERNATIONAL INDIAN PHILOSOPHICAL CONGRESS 2018 Nil
2 Selected for delivering lecture in the -------------conducted by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan & International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), at ISKCON Hare Krishna Hill, Bengaluru. NATIONAL Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan & International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), at ISKCON Hare Krishna Hill, 2018 Nil
3 Chaired Session on “Ethics & Social Philosophy” in the 92 Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress conducted by Holistic Science Research Center, VVCRF, Surat, Gujarat on 06 January, 2018. INTERNATIONAL Indian Philosophical Congress conducted by Holistic Science Research Center, VVCRF, Surat, Gujarat 2018 Nil
4 Chaired Session on “Metaphysics & Epistemology” in the 92 Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress conducted by Holistic Science Research Center, VVCRF, Surat, Gujarat on06 January, 2018. INTERNATIONAL Indian Philosophical Congress conducted by Holistic Science Research Center, VVCRF, Surat, Gujarat 2018 Nil
5 Conferred the “RENOWNED SCHOLAR” Award by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan & International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), at ISKCON Hare Krishna Hill, Bengaluru, Karnataka , on 18 June -2017. NATIONAL Conferred the “RENOWNED SCHOLAR” Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan & International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), at ISKCON Hare Krishna Hill, 2017 Nil
6 1. Officiated as the Sectional President of the Epistemology and Metaphysics Section in the 91st Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) conducted by Sanchi University of Buddhist – Indic INTERNATIONAL Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) conducted by Sanchi University of Buddhist – Indic Studies, Barla, Madhya Pradesh 2017 nil
7 Sectional President of the Epistemology and Metaphysics Section in the 91st Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) conducted by Sanchi University of Buddhist – Indic Studies, Barla, Madh INTERNATIONAL Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) conducted by Sanchi University of Buddhist – Indic Studies, Barla, Madhya Pradesh 2017 Nil
8 2. Chaired a Session in the Two Days National Workshop on “Digital Era: Problems and Prospects” conducted by the Dean – Students Welfare, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, on 28 & 29 July – REGIONAL Pondicherry University, Puducherry 2016 Nil
9 Won Five Prizes in the Hindi Month Celebrations - 2017 conducted by the Hindi Section, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, on 23rd October- 2017. REGIONAL HINDI DEPARTMENT 2016 Rs.2000/-
10 Won Five Prizes in the Hindi Fortnight Celebrations - 2015 conducted by the Hindi Cell, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, on 31 March, 2015 REGIONAL Hindi Cell, Pondicherry University 2015 Nil
11 2. Delivered the Vallabha Vedanta Endowment Lecture: 2014 in the 89th Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) conducted at Adikavi Nannaiya University, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, from 05 STATE Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) conducted at Adikavi Nannaiya University, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, 2015 Nil
12 1. Delivered Lecture on the “Concept of Bhakti According to Sankara, Ramanuja and Madhva” in 12th Global Gita Conference – an International Conference conducted jointly by the Bharatiya Vidya Bh INTERNATIONAL Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bengaluru & the International Gita Foundation Trust at Bengaluru 2014 Nil
13 Won 5 Prizes in the Recreation cum Competition in Games & Sports Tournaments for Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff (Men & Women) conducted by the Directorate of Physical Education REGIONAL Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, 2014 Nil
14 1. Selected by the Executive Committee for delivering the Vallabha Vedanta Endowment Lecture: 2014 in the forthcoming 89th Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress which is to conducted at Adi Ka NATIONAL at Adi Kavi Nannaiya University, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, 2014 Nil
15 Won 2 Prizes in the Competitions conducted during Hindi Fortnight Celebrations: 2013 by the Hindi Cell, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry. REGIONAL Hindi Cell, Pondicherry University 2013 Nil
16 2. Won the Second Prize in the 3 Kms. Mini Marathon Race conducted to celebrate Teachers Day by the Department of Physical Education and Sports, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, on 05 S REGIONAL Department of Physical Education and Sports, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 2013 Nil

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Lecturer PHILOSOPHY PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
2 Sr. Lecturer PHILOSOPHY PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
3 Reader PHILOSOPHY PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
4 Associate Professor PHILOSOPHY PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
5 Professor PHILOSOPHY PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 M.Phil Dr.Radhakrishnan Institute for Advanced Study in Philosophy [RIASP] UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS Advaita
2 Ph.D [UGC - JRF and SRF] Sri Aurobindo School of Eastern and Western Thought [Department of Philosophy] PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY Advaita
3 Lecturer Sri Aurobindo School of Eastern and Western Thought [Department of Philosophy] PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY Advaita, Aesthetics,Classical indian Philosophy, Research Methodology
4 Senior Lecturer Sri Aurobindo School of Eastern and Western Thought [Department of Philosophy] PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY Advaita, Aesthetics,Classical indian Philosophy, Research Methodology
5 Reader Sri Aurobindo School of Eastern and Western Thought [Department of Philosophy] PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY Advaita, Aesthetics,Classical indian Philosophy, Research Methodology
6 Associate Professor Department of Philosophy PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY Advaita, Aesthetics,Classical indian Philosophy, Research Methodology
7 Professor Department of Philosophy PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY Advaita, Aesthetics, Classical indian Philosophy, indian Culture and Religion, and indian Mythology

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks
1 UGC - SPECIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME [ SAP] DEPUTY - COORDINATOR As HoD got UGC - SAP Status for Philosophy-Department from 2009 - 2014

Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

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Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Reality, World and Souls, pp.63 – 71 xxxxx Advaitamrtam: Swami Chinmayananda Birth Centenary Celebration Commemorative Volume Ernakulam: Chinmaya International Foundation & CIF Shodha Sansthan, Veliyanad, Kerala 2015 938086426-4.
2 Yoga and Management, pp.117 – 127 xxxxxxxxx Yoga and Management: Vethathirian Philosophy,Yoga and World Peace Dharwad: Siddha Prakashana, Karnataka, India, Vol. 5, 2013, ISBN 978-81-924572-2-2. 2013 978-81-924572-2-2.
3 Several Concepts Editor: Dr. Kapil Kapoor Encyclopedia of Hinduism Mandala Publishing, San Rafael, California, USA 2010 978-1-60887-175-9
4 “Estrangement and Enlargement: Yoga View” in the 11th International Congress of Social Philosophy (ICSP) & 4th International Congress of Spiritual Author: Chenchulakshmi Kolla,Co-Author: Dr.B.R.Shantha Kumari Yoga: Ancient Tradition in the New Millennium The Associated Pub 2009 978-81-924572-0-8.

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Samanasuttam:,A Comprehensive Study (Part-1), Mumbai: Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd., 2014, pp.553. ISBN: 978-81-7039-290-3. Geeta Mehta & Kokila Shah, Sub-Editor: Dr.B.R.Shantha Kumari Mumbai: Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd. 2014 978-81-7039-290-3.
2 Indian Values & Samskaras, pp.100. Ms.Pankajini Behera, Co-Author: Dr.B.R.Shantha Kumari Saarbrücken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany 2014 ISBN-13: 978-3-659-55570-1
3 Indian Journal of Philosophy, Religion & Culture, Vol.2, pp.169 Editor - Dr.B.R.Shantha Kumari Department of Philosophy, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 2011 ISSN 0976 – 4046.
4 Indian Journal of Philosophy, Religion & Culture, Vol.1, pp.158 Editor - Dr.B.R.Shantha Kumari Department of Philosophy, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 2010 ISSN 0976 – 4046.

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Philosophy of Professor S.S.Suryanarayana Sastri UGC 2 years 40,000 1997

Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2016 M.A. 3 PHILOSOPHY
2 2012 M.PHIL 3 PHILOSOPHY
3 2011 M.PHIL 3 PHILOSOPHY
4 2010 M.PHIL 3 PHILOSOPHY
5 2009 M.PHIL 1 PHILOSOPHY
6 2008 M.PHIL 1 PHILOSOPHY
7 2001 M.PHIL 1 PHILOSOPHY
8 2000 M.PHIL 1 PHILOSOPHY
9 1995 M.PHIL 1 PHILOSOPHY
10 1993 M.PHIL 1 PHILOSOPHY

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Mr. Mintu 31-07-2019 1900120001 Indian Philosophy NO NO
2 Ms. Kalpana Behera 09-09-2015 20151120001 Ramaraya Kavi Vedanta Sangraha: A Study NO NO
3 Mr. Rakesh, S. 09-09-2015 20151120002 Matter-Spirit Integrality in Sri Aurobindos Integral Yoga NO NO
4 Ms.Shijina, P.K. 06-09-2012 yyy Self-Management: A Means to Self-Perfection YES 11-01-2016 YES 09-08-2016
5 Ms. Rejina Marandi 02-09-2011 xxxxxxxxxxx Reverence for Nature: A Study on the Anthropocentric, Biocentric&Santal World- Views YES 31-08-2016 YES 24-11-2017
6 Ms. Arundhati Lahon 01-12-2011 xxxxxxxxxxx Personality: Abhidharma Perspective YES 28-12-2017 YES 25-07-2018
7 Ms. PankajiniBehera 01-12-2011 xxxxxxxxxxx Philosophical Approach to Religion NO NO
8 Mr. Hrdoy Ranjan Borah 01-08-2019 1900120003 Indian Philosophy NO NO
9 Ms. Anjali A. Prakash 01-08-2019 1900120002 Western Philosophy NO NO
10 Ms. R. Savithiri 01-08-2010 xxxxxxxxxxx Consciousness in Visistadvaita YES 19-02-2016 YES 09-08-2016

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

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E-Lecture Details

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Synthesis of Science & Religion in Advaita Philosophy Workshop Department of Sanskrit, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal International 06-01-2020 11-01-2020 2020
2 Advaita Philosophy: A Synthesis of Science & Religion Seminar Department of Philosophy Pachaiyappas College. Chennai National 06-12-2019 07-12-2019 2019
3 Vallabha Vedanta Endowment Lecture Nava Nalanda Mahavihara (Deemed University), Nalanda, Bihar National 09-03-2019 11-03-2019 2019
4 Dr.T.M.P.Mahadevan Shastiyabtapurti Endowment Lecture Department of Philosophy, University of Madras, Chennai National 22-02-2019 22-02-2019 2019
5 Advaita-Vedanta Seminar Department of Philosophy, Goa University, Goa National 08-01-2019 08-01-2019 2019
6 Indian Perspective of Holistic Life Conference Holistic Science Research Center, Vitrag Vignan Charitable Research Foundation, Surat, Gujarat National 05-01-2018 07-01-2018 2018
7 Scripture as a Pramana Workshop Department of Indian Philosophy - School of Sanatana Dharma and Indic Studies, Sanchi University of National 25-09-2018 29-09-2018 2018
8 Consciousness in Virasaivism Conference Department of Philosophy, University of Madras National 14-11-2018 15-11-2018 2018
9 Consciousness in Virasaivism Conference Department of Philosophy, University of Madras National 14-11-2018 15-11-2018 2018
10 Karma Not a Means to Moksa: Naiskarmyasiddhi View Seminar ICPR Academic Centre – Lucknow National 18-11-2018 19-11-2018 2018
11 Impact of the Bhagavata on Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s Philosophy Conference BharatiyaVidyaBhavan& International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), at ISKCON Hare Krish National 14-06-2017 18-06-2017 2017
12 Analysis of Religious Pluralism Seminar Sri Vishnu Mohan Foundation, at Chennai National 04-03-2017 06-03-2017 2017
13 Digital Era: Problems and Prospects Workshop Dean – Students Welfare, Pondicherry University Pondicherry University National Workshop 28-07-2016 29-07-2016 2016
14 “Being Human in Multicultural Traditions Conference Prof. Satchidananda Murty Centre for Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy, Andhra University International Conference 28-03-2016 31-03-2016 2016
15 Council for Research in Values and PhiLOSOPHY International Conference Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (RVP), Washington DC, USA, International Conference on Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (RVP Council for Research Council for Research 2016
16 89 Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) Workshop Gitam University, Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam International 16-01-2016 16-01-2016 2016
17 Religious Pluralism Conference Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (RVP), Washignton, DC, USA, Chennai Philosophical Foru International 22-12-2016 23-12-2016 2016
18 Ethico-Socio-Spiritual Philosophy of Indian Culture Workshop Dean – Students Welfare, at the Convention Centre, Pondicherry University, Puducherry National 28-07-2016 29-07-2016 2016
19 Vivekachudamani National Workshop ICPR – New Delhi The Madras Sanskrit College - Mylapore & Sri Vishnu Mohan Foundation – T.Nagar National 05-12-2016 15-12-2016 2016
20 02nd Asian Philosophy Congress (APC) 02nd Asian Philosophy Congress (APC) Gitam University, Visakhapatnam 02nd Asian Philosophy Congress (APC) Gitam University, Visakhapatnam International 17-12-2016 21-12-2016 2016
21 On Being Human – Virasaivism Perspective Conference Centre for Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pra International 28-03-2016 30-04-2016 2016
22 Philosophy of Sri Vallabhacarya Conference BharatiyaVidyaBhavan& ISKCON, at ISKCON, Bengaluru National 23-06-2015 27-06-2015 2015
23 Significance of Yoga International Day of Yoga Department of Philosophy, University of Madras, Chennai National 21-06-2015 21-06-2015 2015
24 Yoga Psychology Seminar Department of Applied Psychology, Pondicherry University International 06-03-2015 06-03-2015 2015
25 Ethico-Spiritual Foundations of Indian Culture Seminar UGC Center for Southern Asia Studies, School of Social Sciences and International Studies, Pondicher National 26-09-2015 27-11-2015 2015
26 psychology : Indian perspective Seminar Pondicherry University, Puducherry Pondicherry University, Puducherry International 06-03-2015 06-03-2015 2015
27 international Conference Conference Department of Philosophy and Culture,Mata Vaisno Devi University Katra, Jammu & Kashmir International 03-06-2015 05-06-2015 2015
28 Diamond Jubilee Conference of the Akhil Bharatiya Darshan Parishad (All India Philosophy Association International Conference Department of Philosophy and Culture,Mata Vaisno Devi University Katra, Jammu & Kashmir International 03-06-2015 05-06-2015 2015
29 22nd International Congress of Vedanta sponsored by: (1) Centre for Indic Studies, University of Mas International Conference University of Mas Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU New Delhi International 27-12-2015 30-12-2015 2015
30 The Practical Vedanta of Swami Vivekananda Seminar Department of Philosophy, Swami Vivekananda Centre for Higher Research and Education, University of National 29-03-2014 30-03-2014 2014
31 Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda Seminar Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram National 21-03-2014 21-03-2014 2014
32 The Practical Vedanta of Swami Vivekananda Seminar the Department of Philosophy, Swami Vivekananda Centre for Higher Research and Education, Universi National 29-03-2014 30-03-2014 2014
33 “Indian Psychology: Where Do We Go From Here?” Seminar Department of Yoga & Consciousness, Andhra University & Department of Applied Psychology, Gitam In International 22-01-2014 25-01-2014 2014
34 88th Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) Conference 88th Session of the Department of Philosophy, Sri Venkateshwara University International 17-10-2014 19-10-2014 2014
35 Relevance of Swami Vivekananda’s Thoughts to the Modern Society National Seminar Relevance of Swami Vivekananda’s Thoughts to the Modern Society UG Department of Philosophy, An National 21-03-2014 22-03-2014 2014
36 Significance Of The Asta-Angas Of Yoga For Liberation Workshop Department of Philosophy, University of Madras, Chennai National 28-08-2013 28-08-2013 2013
37 YOGA AND MANAGEMENT Conference Vethathiri Maharshi Ashrama, Peralam & Vishwa Shanti Ashram (ASSEFA), Tamil Nadu International 26-03-2013 28-03-2013 2013
38 NATURE AND SCOPE OF REVELATION AND REASON IN ADVAITA Seminar Indian Council for Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi, Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University, Ch 25-03-2013 26-03-2013 2013
39 VALUE-EDUCATION IN SAIVA-SIDDHANTA Seminar UGC - New Delhi, National Seminar 26-02-2013 27-02-2013 2013
40 Representative, Critical & Innovative Views on Philosophy of Religions Indian Philosophical Congress The Madura College, Madurai National 29-12-2013 29-12-2013 2013
41 Nature and Scope of Revelation and Reason in Advaita Seminar Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram National 25-03-2013 26-03-2013 2013
42 Prerequisite For Transformation Seminar Department of Philosophy, University, of Madras, Chennai National 26-03-2013 28-03-2013 2013
43 Indian Culture: A Philosophy of Life Indian Philosophical Congress Department of Philosophy, The Madura College, Madurai National 27-12-2013 30-12-2013 2013
44 Foundations of Indian Culture Special Lectures Study India Programme, Pondicherry University, Puducherry University 07-11-2013 07-11-2013 2013
45 Tolerance in Religion Conference Department of Saiva-Siddhanta Philosophy, School of Religions, Philosophy and Humanist Thought, Madu National 03-04-2013 03-04-2013 2013
46 “PREREQUISITE FOR TRANSFORMATION Seminar Indian Council for Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi, National 26-03-2013 28-03-2013 2013
47 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ASTA-ANGAS OF YOGA FOR LIBERATION Workshop Department of Philosophy, University of Madras, Chennai National 28-03-2013 28-03-2013 2013
48 TOLERANCE IN RELIGION Conference Indian Council for Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi, National 03-04-2013 04-04-2013 2013
49 05th International Congress of Yoga & Spiritual Science (ICYS) Conference 05th International Congress of Yoga & Spiritual Science (ICYS) Vethathiri Maharshi Ashramam, Perala International 26-03-2013 28-03-2013 2013
50 Defence of Indian culture and TOLERANCE: THE Need for New Perspectives" Conference Indian Council for Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi, National 03-04-2013 04-04-2013 2013
51 88th Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) Conference department of philosophy, the Madurai College, Madurai National 27-12-2013 30-12-2013 2013
52 Philosophy: Nature, Problem and Modes in the 23rd World Congress of Philosophy Conference Athens, Greece International 04-08-2013 10-08-2013 2013
53 “Representative, Critical & Innovative views on Philosophy of Religions” Lecture Centre for Cultural Studies, Sri Lalithambiga Trust, Coimbatore & Department of Philosophy in the Madura College, Madurai 29-12-2013 29-12-2013 2013
54 “Foundations of Indian Culture Lecture Co-ordinator, Study India Programme, Pondicherry University, Puducherry Pondicherry University, Puducherry 07-11-2013 07-11-2013 2013
55 Value-Education In Saiva-Siddhanta Seminar Department of Saiva-Siddhanta Philosophy, School of Religions, Philosophy and Humanist Thought, Madu National 26-02-2013 27-02-2013 2013
56 Defense of Indian Philosophy Periodical Lecture Programe Department of Saiva-Siddhanta, School of Religions, Philosophy & Humanist Thought, Madurai Kamaraj U National 30-03-2012 31-03-2012 2012
57 Value-Education Through Religion Refresher Course Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram National 06-06-2012 27-06-2012 2012
58 Philosophy in Soteriology Indian Philosophical Endowment Lectures Department of Philosophy, University of Madras, Chennai National 24-02-2012 24-02-2012 2012
59 Philosophy and Soteriology Indian Philosophical Endowment Lectures Department of Philosophy, University of Madras, Chennai National 24-02-2012 24-02-2012 2012
60 Value-Education in Advaita Refresher Course Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram National 06-06-2012 27-06-2012 2012
61 "Vedanta: A Holistic Approach” conducted by World Association for Vedic Studies, Inc., (WAVES Conference University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA International 13-07-2012 15-07-2012 2012
62 “VALUE-EDUCATION THROUGH RELIGION”, & “VALUE-EDUCATION IN ADVAITA”, Refresher Course Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi, Annamalai University, Chidambaram 06-06-2012 27-06-2012 2012
63 11th International Congress of Social Philosophy (ICSP) & 04th International Congress of Yoga Conference Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, Karnatak University, Dharwad Karnatak University, International 28-05-2012 29-05-2012 2012
64 Healing, Counselling & Therapy Based on the Principles of Indian Psychology Centre for Indian Psych Workshop Centre for Indian Psychology, Jain University, Bengaluru Bengaluru International 13-12-2012 15-12-2012 2012
65 Uniqueness of Indian Philosophy Seminar Arul Ashram Pondicherry National 04-08-2020 04-08-2020 2011
66 Pratap Seth Vedanta Endowment Lecture Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram National 16-12-2011 19-12-2011 2011
67 Reflections on Religion Seminar Bharat Nivas, Auroville, Puducherry International 05-01-2010 08-01-2010 2010
68 Indian Philosophy of Politics and Religion First Asian Philosophy Congress Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi National 06-03-2010 09-03-2010 2010
69 Problems and Transformation Seminar Department of Philosophy & Centre for Philosophical Research, The Madura College, Madurai State 22-12-2009 22-12-2009 2009
70 The Path of Grace (Pusti-Marga) Seminar Department of Philosophy, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati Regional 02-11-2009 03-11-2009 2009
71 Conflict and Its Resolution in Kashmir-Saivism Conference Centre for Studies in Classical Indian Buddhist Philosophy and Culture & the Department of Buddhist National 16-02-2009 17-02-2009 2009
72 Swaminarayana Theistic-Vedanta Endowment Lecture Department of Gandhian Philosophy & Peace Studies, Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad National 22-10-2008 25-10-2008 2008
73 Reason and Revelation in Advaita Seminar Department of Vedanta, SreeSankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady National 11-03-2008 13-03-2008 2008
74 Soul’s Nature & Destiny Seminar School of Philosophy, Culture, &Languages, Shri MataVaisno Devi University, Jammu National 29-07-2007 31-07-2007 2007
75 Saiva-Siddhanta Programme Escande Research Centre for Religion and Culture, Puducherry University 15-09-2007 15-09-2007 2007
76 Cit in Visistadvaita Seminar ICPR, New Delhi, and the TTD, Tirupati, inthe Department of Philosophy, Sri Venkateswara University, National 06-12-2007 09-12-2007 2007
77 Argumentation in Indian Philosophy Seminar Department of Philosophy, SreeSankaracarya University ofSanskrit, Kalady National 28-07-2006 28-07-2006 2006
78 Argumentation in Indian Philosophy Seminar Department of Philosophy, SreeSankaracarya University ofSanskrit, Kalady National 28-07-2006 28-07-2006 2006
79 Cit-Centric Philosophy of and “Psychology in Self-Realisation Seminar Department of Philosophy, SreeSankaracarya University of Sanskrit, Kalady National 28-07-2006 28-07-2006 2006
80 Advaita: A Cit-Centric Critique of Experience Seminar Post Graduate Department of Sanskrit, SreeSankara College, Kalady National 29-09-2004 01-10-2004 2004
81 Pasu: Saiva-Siddhanta View Saiva-Siddhanta Endowment Lecture Indian Philosophical Congress held at Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur National 24-10-2002 27-10-2002 2002
82 Philosophy: Nature, Problem, and Modes Seminar Sri Aurobindo School of Eastern and Western Thought, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry National 21--3-2001 23--3-2001 2001
83 The Nature of Vyapti Seminar Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi National 14--2-1997 16--2-1997 1997
84 Visvatman in the Jnanesvari Symposium Indian Philosophical Congress, 13th session of Maharashtra TatwajnanaParishad, AkhilBharatiyaDarshan National 24-11-1996 30-11-1996 1996
85 The Foundations of Indian Culture Seminar Indian Council of Philosophical Research at the University of Kerala, Thiruvanathapuram National 22-041993 24-041993 1993
86 The Place of Reasoning in Advaita Seminar Indian Council of Philosophical Research at the Department of Saiva Siddhanta Philosophy, Madurai Ka Regional 19-03-1993 20-03-1993 1993
87 The Place of Reasoning in Advaita Seminar Indian Council of Philosophical Research at the Department of Saiva Siddhanta Philosophy, Madurai Ka Regional 19-03-1993 20-03-1993 1993

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (RVP), Washington DC, USA, International Conference on Prof. Satchidananda Murty Centre for Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy, Andhra University Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh International Conference 28-03-2016 31-03-2016 2016
2 “Being Human in Multicultural Traditions Prof. Satchidananda Murty Centre for Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy, Andhra University Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh International Conference 28-03-2016 31-03-2016 2016
3 02nd Asian Philosophy Congress (APC) Gitam University, Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam International 17-12-2016 21-12-2016 2016
4 “Being Human in Multicultural Traditions Prof. Satchidananda Murty Centre for Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy, Andhra University Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh International Conference 28-03-2016 31-03-2016 2016
5 Digital Era: Problems and Prospects the Dean – Students Welfare, Pondicherry University Pondicherry University National Workshop 28-07-2016 29-07-2016 2016
6 89 Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) Gitam University, Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam International 16-01-2016 18-01-2016 2016
7 Vivekachudamani ICPR – New Delhi The Madras Sanskrit College - Mylapore & Sri Vishnu Mohan Foundation – T.Nagar, Chennai National Workshop 05-12-2016 15-12-2016 2016
8 22nd International Congress of Vedanta sponsored by: (1) Centre for Indic Studies, University of Mas Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU New Delhi International 27-12-2015 30-12-2015 2015
9 Diamond Jubilee Conference of the Akhil Bharatiya Darshan Parishad (All India Philosophy Association Department of Philosophy and Culture,Mata Vaisno Devi University Katra, Jammu & Kashmir International Conference 03-06-2015 05-06-2015 2015
10 “Psychology: Indian Perspectives Department of Applied Psychology, Pondicherry University Pondicherry University International Seminar 06-03-2015 06-03-2015 2015
11 Internal Conference Department of Philosophy and Culture, Mata Vaisno Devi University Katra, Jammu & Kashmir International Conference 03-06-2015 05-06-2015 2015
12 88th Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) Department of Philosophy, Sri Venkateshwara University Tirupati International 17-10-2014 19-10-2014 2014
13 “Indian Psychology: Where Do We Go From Here?” Department of Yoga & Consciousness, Andhra University & Department of Applied Psychology, Gitam Ins Gitam Institute of Management, Gitam University, Vishakapatnam International Seminar 22-01-2014 25-01-2014 2014
14 Relevance of Swami Vivekananda’s Thoughts to the Modern Society UGC sponsored National Seminar, Department of Philosophy, Annamalai University, Chidambaram National Conference 21-03-2014 22-03-2014 2014
15 88th Session of the Indian Philosophical Congress (IPC) Department of Philosophy, The Madura College, Madurai Department of Philosophy, The Madura College, Madurai National Conference 27-12-2013 30-12-2013 2013
16 “Defence of Indian Culture and Tolerance: The Need for New Perspectives” Indian Council for Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi, Department of Saiva-Siddhanta Philosophy, School of Religions, Philosophy and Humanist Thought, Madu National Conference 03-04-2013 04-04-2013 2013
17 05th International Congress of Yoga & Spiritual Science (ICYS) Vethathiri Maharshi Ashramam, Peralam & Vishwa Shanti Ashram (ASSEFA), Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu International Conference 26-03-2013 28-03-2013 2013
18 "Vedanta: A Holistic Approach” World Association for Vedic Studies, Inc., (WAVES University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA International Conference 13-07-2012 15-07-2012 2012
19 "Vedanta: A Holistic Approach” conducted by World Association for Vedic Studies, Inc., (WAVES University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA International Conference 13-07-2012 15-07-2012 2012
20 “Healing, Counselling & Therapy Based on the Principles of Indian Psychology Centre for Indian Psychology, Jain University, Bengaluru Bengaluru International Workshop 13-12-2012 15-12-2012 2012
21 11th International Congress of Social Philosophy (ICSP) & 04th International Congress of Yoga and Sp Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, Karnatak University, Dharwad Karnatak University, Dharwad International Conference 28-05-2012 30-05-2012 2012
22 National Seminar on “Philosophy, Science, & Values” UGC Department of Philosophy, Pondicherry University, Puducherry National Seminar 28 January 29 January 2008

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1 REFRESHER COURSE UGC UGC – Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, 21 Days National 13 November 03 December, 2007 2007

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