Rohith Krishna has a master’s degree in Historical Studies from Nalanda University, Rajgir. He also has a postgraduate diploma in Rural Development Management from the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad. His areas of interest include Religious and Cultural Studies, Western Reception of Indian Thought, Intellectual History, Historicism, Cultural Experiences of Time. His Master’s dissertation titled “Through the Lens of Time: Time and the Discourse of Universal Religion” throws light on how the ‘sense of time’ gets reflected among various modern Hindu thinkers as they try to identify Hinduism as a universal religion in the context of modernity. It also focuses on the temporal background by which the cultural category called ‘universal religion’ was formulated

Contributions 
Do We Need an International Day for Hinduphobia? Introduction The world wouldn’t have forgotten the unfortunate Christchurch Mosque shootings in New Zealand, which killed around 50 people and was executed by a single gunman named Brenton Tarrant on Friday, 15th March 2019. To cement thi...

Metaphors of Reverence: A Tale of Two Civilisational Gestures Reverence to others comes out as what one has inherited and learned from their elders or ancestors. As Martin Heidegger puts it, “In giving thanks, the heart gives thought to what it has and what it is.”1 The praxis of revering would v...

VIF Briefs 
Language of ‘Dharma’ in a World of ‘Right-Duty’ Discourses Human rights dry up without a language of human duties, which have consequences for the right protection demands itself. But again, the language of human duties withers without a language of Dharma. This article argues that it is a crisis that the mo...

Event Reports 
‘Gītā for the Millennia’ (Lecture V) Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised the fifth session on ‘Gītā for the Millennia’, an online talk series based on Śrīmad Bhagavad Gītā by Svāmī Mitrananda of Chinmaya Mission on June 10, 2022. In this session, Svāmīji f...

‘Gītā for the Millennia’ (Lecture IV) On 12th May, 2022, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized the fourth session on ‘Gītā for the Millennia, an online talk series based on Śrīmad Bhagavad Gītā by Svāmī Mitrananda of Chinmaya Mission. Svāmīji began the lectu...

Book Discussion - Hinduism in America: A Convergence of Worlds by Prof. Jeffery D. Long On 9th May, 2022, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a book discussion on "Hinduism in America: A Convergence of Worlds, authored by Prof. Jeffery D. Long, Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, U.S.A. His...

Gītā for the Millennia (Lecture III) On 2nd May 2022, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted the third talk on ‘Gītā for the Millennia’, an online talk series based on Śrīmad Bhagavad Gītā by Svāmī Mitrananda, Chinmaya Mission. In this discourse, Svāmīji continu...

‘Gītā for the Millennia’ (Lecture II) On 18th April 2022, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted the second talk on ‘Gītā for the Millennia’; an online talk series based on Śrīmad Bhagavad Gītā by Svāmī Mitrananda, Chinmaya Mission. In his introductory remarks duri...

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