All posts tagged: Indic Academy

Inter-University Center for Indic Knowledge Systems

The mission of Indic Academy is to build a renaissance based on Indic civilizational thought. Towards its mission, IA seeks to nurture scholarship in Indology and Sanskrit studies as well as transform public intellectuals into social entrepreneurs who can then provide a product, service or an experience based on Indic thought. More details about IA can be found at (www.indicacademy.org). Specifically in the area of Indology and Sanskrit studies, since its inception in 2015, IA has assisted several traditional and non traditional scholars by way of grants for travel, research, projects etc. IA has also conducted several workshops either on its own or in collaboration with other institutions. Through a world wide network of city chapters, IA has also given a platform for scholars to reach out and engage with larger audiences. Continuing these efforts, IA is now establishing a global Inter-University Center for Indic Knowledge Systems. This center will – Promote exchange amongst Universities, Gurukulas and between Universities and Gurukuls Develop an Indic Scholar Network for scholars to speak at other Universities Conduct workshops, …

Winners of the Essay Competition for Yogadarsana Workshop

Indic Today had announced an essay writing contest a few weeks ago . We are happy to announce that we received many entries for the contest and many were well researched nuanced submissions. Given the number of responses and the quality of responses we decided to announce two winners so that deserving students of Yogadarsana can get opportunity to attend and learn from the Workshop. The names of the winners and snippets of their submissions are provided below. The order or numbering is in no way a reflection as ranks. The complete essays will be published on the website in following weeks. “Peace and Power of a Yogic Mind” by Sree Charan R.  The distinctively non-intellectualizing-nature-of-brain in embodied knowing of a Yogic Mind, accessible to the un-initiated as an interplay between various orthogonal planes of sciousness as permissible by contracrostipunctus of the correlated planes of meaning, ought to be considered as an alternative to the more easily experienced mode of intellectual knowing as in the latter case. Figuratively, the former can be recognised as the path …