Historical and Civilisational Studies
Swami Vivekananda and National Development

Vivekananda International Foundation organised a panel discussion on Jan 11, 2021 to commemorate the 158th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. The eminent speakers invited to the panel were Swami Shuddhidananda, Adhyaksha, Advaita Ashrama (branch....

Buddha in Gandhara by Sunita Dwivedi; Rupa Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2020, 295pp.

‘Buddha in Gandhara’ is the fourth book by Sunita Dwivedi. She is a Silk Road traveller and has a keen interest in uncovering Buddhist heritage across India Subcontinent. This book presents an account of the ancient Buddhist cities of Gandhara....

Introduction to Nyaya and Vaisesika Philosophy

Vivekananda International Foundation organised a talk on April 09, 2021, on Introduction to Nyaya and Vaisesika Philosophy by eminent speaker, Professor Shashi Prabha Kumar, Dean, Sri Sankaracharya Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan. This ....

Introduction to Samkhya and Yoga Philosophy

Vivekananda International Foundation organised a talk on 31 May 2021 on Introduction to Samkhya and Yoga Philosophy by eminent speaker, Prof. Shashi Prabha Kumar, Dean, Sri Sankaracharya Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan. This lect....

प्रकृति, भारत, और अनुशासन

समस्त मानव जाति के लिए यदि ईश्वर का सर्वोत्तम वरदान कुछ है तो वह प्रकृति है। प्रकृति और मा....

Introduction to Bauddha and Jaina Philosophy

Vivekananda International Foundation organised a talk on March 1, 2021, on Introduction to Bauddha and Jaina Philosophy by eminent speaker, Professor Shashi Prabha Kumar, Dean, Sri Sankaracharya Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan. ....

Introduction to Charvaka Philosophy

Vivekananda International Foundation organised a talk on Jan 25, 2021, on Introduction to Charvaka Philosophy by eminent speaker, Prof. Shashi Prabha Kumar, Dean, Sri Sankaracharya Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan. This lecture wa....

कोविड के काल में विवेकानंद

कोविड के इस संकट में आज चारों ओर विषाद और निराशा फैले हुए हैं। यह निराशा स्वाभाविक है। कई लोग मा....

Release of Russian Translation of the book “Swami Vivekananda Biography and Teachings”

Vivekananda International Foundation organised the virtual release of the Russian translation of the book “Swami Vivekananda Biography and Teachings” on 13th April 2021. The webinar was a collective effort of Vivekananda International Foundation ....

A look at Sanskrit literature

On 14th April, 2021, Vivekananda International Foundation organized a webinar titled ‘A Look at Sanskrit Literature’. Welcome and opening remarks were given by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, in which he welcomed the participants and introduce....

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