Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Dr. Sampadanand Mishra & Dr. Sampada Savardekar

Sanskrit - The Language of God 1st August 2010
Sanskrit - The Language of God Date :
- 1st August 2010, Sunday
Time :-
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Place :- 631 Vale Drive, Morganville, NJ 07751.
Topic: The Wonder that is Sanskrit - Dr. Sampadanand Mishra
Topic: Sanskrit in Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga - Dr. Sampada Savardekar 

The ancient and classical creations of the Sanskrit tongue both in quality and in body and abundance of excellence, in their potent originality and force and beauty, in their substance and art and structure, in grandeur and justice and charm of speech and in the height and width of the reach of their spirit stand very evidently in the front rank among the world’s great literatures.                  
- Sri Aurobindo
Speakers: Topic: The Wonder that is Sanskrit - Dr. Sampadanand Mishra
Dr. Sampadananda Mishra hails from Orissa in eastern
India. After finishing his post-graduation in Sanskrit from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, he did his M.Phil in Sanskrit under the guidance of Prof. V. Kutumba Sastri in Pondicherry Central University and received the Gold Medal for his excellent performance.

He did his Ph.D. from
Utkal University on Sanskrit and the Evolution of Human Speech. He is the Chief Coordinator, Sanskrit and Indian Culture, Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry. Dr. Mishra also conducts workshops, teacher’s training programs, orientation courses, gives talks, presents papers in National and International seminars and conferences. He also writes popular articles related to India and Sanskrit in English, Oriya and Sanskrit and composes verses and songs. He conducts special workshops on authentic and effective chanting of mantras in Sanskrit.

Topic: Sanskrit in Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga - Dr. Sampada Savardekar
Dr.Sampada Savardekar has been initiated into Sanskrit and Indian Culture from the moment she joined Sri Aurobindo International Center of Education in 1990.Having spent 12 years there as a student, she went on to complete her Master's in Sanskrit language and earned her Doctorate in Sanskrit from the Pondicherry University.She holds that Sanskrit language and Indian spirituality cannot be separated and are incomplete without one another.Apart from teaching spoken Sanskrit, she specialises in Sri Aurobindo's interpretation of the Bhagawad Gita.She is currently adjunct faculty of INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, New Delhi and facilitates an online course.She has also undergone rigorous training in Dance at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram and has performed in several places including France, Italy, Mauritius, Reunion and the U.S.A. In the future, she looks forward to spreading the Word of Sri Aurobindo, his Integral Yoga drawing attention to the practical aspect of his teachings.
                                                                                Information: New Jersey: Vivek Sinha 732-772-0864 Pennsylvania: Devendra Patel  215-970-5170 New York:  Govind Nishar   914-400-3444 Upcoming Event:- Conference - Gita and Sri Aurobindo 24th July 2010, Saturday

 Sri Aurobindo Yoga Foundation of North America - Adhoc Office:- 631 Vale Drive, New Jersey 07751 Tel: 732 772 0864

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