Ex-Bell Labs. Communication Research Scientist San Ramon
Jagdish kohli received his Ph.D. Degree in EE from IIT Roorkee, India in 1976. He held faculty positions in a number of educational institutions including Panjab University, India, New York University, Golden Gate University, San Francisco. He has been an invited speaker at Stanford University, California for many years.
Jagdish worked as a communication research scientist at Bell Labs and other Bell companies for over two decades. He published his research findings in scientific journals and presented at related national and international conferences. He was invited to write a chapter on “Medical Communication” in the encyclopedia of telecommunications.
Over the past decade Jagdish has been investigating issues related to enhancing the Quality of Human living experience. He has presented and published articles on State of Human Existence & Beyond, Crisis of Consciousness, Human Mysterious Mind, Manifested Reality, Pure Perception of the Self and Co-existence of Duality & Non-Duality of Human Living Experience.
Dr. Anil Maheshwari
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS)
Maharishi University of Management, USA
Dr. Anil Maheshwari is a Professor of Management Information Systems at Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa. He teaches Business Intelligence and Data Mining, and has published a textbook on this topic. He has also taught at the University of Cincinnati, City University of New York, University of Illinois, IIM Ahmedabad, and others. He earned a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi, an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University.
He has also worked in the IT industry for many years, including a variety of leadership roles at IBM in Austin TX. He is a practitioner of the Transcendental Meditation™ technique. He blogs on Information Systems and Enlightenment at anilmah.
Prof. Nitin J.Vyas
Former Professor and Head- Deptt of Philosophy and Dean, Faculty of Arts,
The M.S. University of Baroda
Prof. Nitin J. Vyas is a former Professor and Head Dept. of Philosophy, and also former Dean at faculty of Arts, The M.S. University of Baroda. He has many research papers articles, and published books. Some of his works are Evil, Suffering and Salvation: A Comparative perspective in Religions (1982). Some Contemporary Researches in Indology (Aligarh-1983), Gurudeva Rambhau Ranade- M.S. Univiersity, Vadodara (1986). Upalabdhi (Ed. Vol.) Vadodara (1996).Dr. Vyas was nominated as sectional president, Alkhil Bharatiya Darshan Parishad at Agra (1990).
He chaired International Interfaith Dialogue Meets at Cochin (1996) and Varanasi (1997). He was invited for Interfaith Dialogue at Bali, Indonesisa (1996) and delivered Endowment lectures at Indian Philosophical Congress, Jabalpur (1996) , Haridwar (1997), Bodhagaya (1998).He was invited to participate in ‘Religions Meet Religions:- An international seminar at free University, Amsterdam (2001). Dr. Vyas is a member, Board of Studies at Gujrat University (Ahmedabad, Saurashtra University (Rajkot), M.L. Sukhadia Univesity, (Udaipur). He is a member of Jain Academy, Board and Secretary of Gujarat Tatvanjana Parishad, Ahmedabad. He acted as NSS Programme Officer of Faculty of Arts, (1988-1992) and later served in NSS’s Advisory Committee(1993-95).
Dr S Letchoumanane
Director, Research and Development, Temple of Consciousness
Pollachi TK, Coimbatore
Dr S Letchoumanane, is Director, Research and Development, Temple of consciousness, Aliyar, Tamilnadu. He was formerly an agricultural scientist with specialization in Agricultural Entomology and worked for 42 years in plant protection covering varied crops like rice, sugarcane, banana, pulses, coffee, pepper etc., He published 156 research papers and popular articles. He initiated, by Guru Tattva Gnyani Vethathiri Maharishi in the year 1967, in the system of simplified kundalini yoga (SKY). At present he is working on “Bio-prospecting the scientific principles on the use of Bio-Electromagnetic Energy as a new paradigm in improving soil health, crop productivity and drought resistance” (Benefits of blessings). At present he is fully dedicating in the service to humanity through World Community Service Centre (WCSC) founded by his Guru Yogiraj Vethathiri Maharishi. As a Senior Professor of SKY, he is involving in taking the Simplified kundalini Yoga system developed by his Guru Yogiraj Vethathiri Maharishi to educational Institutions and other Govt. organizations. He has visited USA, UK, Germany, France, Singapore, Malaysia, and United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Indonesia, Nepal and Sri Lanka spreading the message of Swamiji Yogiraj Vethathiri Maharishi for world peace through peace in the individual, family and world as a whole.
Dr. (Mrs.) Vinaya Ballakur
Consulting Ayurvedic Phyician
Formerly, a Medical Officer, CGHS, New Delhi the author is an Ayurvedic Physician with over 25 years of professional experience. She has also done her masters in Sanskrit. She was awarded Ph.D. degree for her thesis titled “Tissue Regeneration and Wound Healing: Concepts, Principles and Techniques in Ayurvedic Literature” from the University of Hyderabad. At present she is a consulting Ayurvedic Physician at IIT, Hyderabad and also has her own private practice. She has presented papers at seminars and conferences. She has published a number of articles in national and international journals. She has also contributed to the academic field by teaching “History, Philosophy and Science of Ayurveda” to International students of SIP at University of Hyderabad. She is an editorial board member and reviewer at Journal of Pharmaceutical and Scientific Innovations(JPSI). She is also a peer reviewer at International Ayurvedic Medical Journal (IAMJ).
Dr. J.S.R.A. Prasad
Head & Associate Professor, Department of Sanskrit Studies, School of Humanities,
University of Hyderabad
Dr. J.S.R.A. Prasad is Associate Professor and Head in the Dept. of Sanskrit Studies, School of Humanities,University of Hyderabad. He holds an Acharya and a Vidyavaridhi in Navya-Nyaya. Earlier, he has worked as a Member Technical Staff in Indian Heritage Group, C-DAC, Bangalore. He is currently working on the philosophy and science of Ayurveda with a team of Sanskrit and B.A.M.S. students. He has guided a number of Ph.D. students. He has attended a number of seminars and conferences and has a number of published papers in national and international journals. He is also an editorial board member at International Ayurvedic Medical Journal (IAMJ)
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Pandey
Associate Professor, Physics Department, Kirori Mal College.
University of Delhi, Delhi
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Pandey has been teaching Physics in Kirori Mal college, Delhi University since 1990. He has obtained his Ph.D. degree in Physics from Delhi University and has also an M.Tech degree in Computer Applications from IIT Delhi. He has also taught papers of Computer Sciences to the students of M.Sc.(IT) at South Campus of Delhi University and the students of MCA at JNU. He has published about two dozen articles in popular newspapers and magazines on various socio-political issues. He runs a blog with an address as www.rakesh-thoughts.blogspot.com.
Prof Balaganapathi Devarakonda
Department of Philosophy, University of Delhi,
Prof Balaganapathi Devarakonda is an alumni of the University of Hyderabad and is in the field of teaching for 16 years. He is presently teaching Philosophy in the University of Delhi. His research interests include Historiography of Indian Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Globalisation and Education, and Philosophy of Human Rights. He has many publications to his credit in the areas of Political Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes, Social Philosophers of Modern Andhra and Contemporary Understanding of Indian Philosophy.
Prof. Amal Kumar Harh
Professor & Head, Department of Philosophy Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University
Vivekananda Street, Cooch Behar, Bengal, India
Harh Amal Kumar Harh has been teaching Philosophy for a couple of decades, having researched in the area of classical Indian thought. Presently, he is teaching Philosophy as Professor & Head, Department of Philosophy, Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University, Cooch Behar, West Bengal and also working as Registrar (Actg.) of this University. He has written three books in Indian Philosophy and also presented papers in various national and international seminars as a resource person all over India. He has published several research papers and reviewed two books in professional journals of which one from IIAS, Shimla.
Shri. S.R.Krishna Murthy
S.R.Krishna Murthy had a long and illustrious service with the LICof INDIA. He retired after completing a service of 35 years in 1992. He is a recipient of presitigious S.K.Desai Memorial Award in 1977. He has actively participated in the technical Conferences of the Insurance Institute of India every year from 1968 to 1992 barring two years; Several of his technical works are enshrined in Insurance journals. His work ‘National Economic Policy on Wages, Prices and Profits’ had the unique distinction of being considered by a Committee; constituted by the Government of India under the chairmanship of the noted economist Dr.S.Bhoothalingam in 1978. He served the Bangalore Insurance Institute; and the Insurance Institute of India from 1965 to 1992 in different honorary capacities. He was an Actuarial Consultant to Canara, Corporation and Vijaya Banks from 1972 to 1975.
Researching into Valmiki Ramayana and Vedas since 2006, he wrote ‘Valmiki Ramayanada AntaraarthagaLu’ in Kannada, (published in 2008); Vedocchistam Jagatsarvam (Sanskrit); now being considered for publication; and a compendium on Sandhyavandane (Kannada). He is member of WAVES-India; and has been participating actively in national and international Seminars conducted by various Universities and other academic bodies.
Dr. Ramanath Pandey
Research Officer, Oriental Institute of the M S University of Baroda,
Is a Research Officer, Oriental Institute, (Manuscript section) The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, He is alumni of University of Delhi. His specialized fields are, Sanskrit, Pali language and Literature, Indian Philosophy, Linguistic, Manuscriptology. He has three published books . He also worked as a Research Associate (1995-2001) under UGC Scheme at the Department of Buddhist Studies, University of Delhi. He is former Research Associate of Buddhist studies under UGC scheme on “Doctrine of Karman with Special reference to Gandhism, Buddhism, Jainism and Vedanta. “ He is also worked as an Associate at, Indian Institute of Advance Study, Simla. He has more than 20 published papers in National and International journals. He has presented abou 35 papers in alumni seminar/Conferences. He has about 25 years research experiences. Presently working on various fields of Indology on Indian philosophy : Vedanta, Logic, Sanskrit Poetics, linguistic, Manuscriptology, Jainism, Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist Sanskrit text etc He is working on a Valuable text on Dignaaga’s Pramanasamuccaya, a Sanskrit text, on the basis of manuscripts. Besides these academic achievement he is founder Secretary of Indian Society for Indic Studies managed by DRPSECT, Vadodara. He is organizer of valuable events related to Indic Studies.
Principal -Sadguru Sankalp School and College of Computer Education
Anandpur, Lateri Dist Vidhisha
He is a Ph.D in Applied Economics and Business Management, Principal in Shree Sadguru Sankalp School and College of Computer Education (Managed by Shree sadguru seva sangh trust,Mafatlal Group )Anandpur, Dist. Vidisha (MP) . As a person the author is dedicated to the promotion of self – employment and skill development program for all student of remote areas skills such as preparing handicrafts, stitching, and computer.
Dr. Jaidev Dasgupta
ESC of New England,
Dr. Jaidev Dasgupta, the author of “In Search Of Immortality”. He is scientist, technologist, and entrepreneur, and a former research scientist at Harvard Medical School, is deeply interested in Indic thought systems and their relevance in modern context. He has an MS in Physics and a Ph.D. in Biology.
Director : MTM Convent School
The author is Director, MTM Convent School and Trustee- Ganga Sewa Samiti and a social worker. The author is actively involved in public welfare , promotion of education and protection of cultural heritage .He is especially dedicated to the rejuvenation of rivers .He is the author of the book GANGA –Ek Abhivyakti which describes the cultural and social importance of river Ganga. He is also engaged in educating the students of remote areas ,and make them self employed.
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia
Educationist and Environmentalist
Retired Professor, Delhi University
Ravi P Bhatia is a Ph.D. (Nuclear Physics) Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, Retired from Delhi University in December 2004 as Director of Publications. He has taught Physics, Mathematics and Statistics and Education at various Universities – University of Massachusetts USA, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Delhi University, He has also been teaching Human Rights Course and Gandhian Studies in Delhi University. He has been Nominated as Peace Ambassador in October 2005 by Universal Ambassador Peace Circle, Geneva and is in the managing committee of International Peace Research Association (IPRA), Japan, Indian Association of Canadian Studies, New Delhi, Asia Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA)
He was awarded Commonwealth scholarship for visits to various Universities in UK in 1990. He attended and presented papers and chaired sessions in several Conferences and Meetings on Peace and Conflict resolution in India, Korea, Canada, France, Belgium, Australia, Cambodia, and USA etc. Also attended and presented papers in several universities and institutions in India and abroad.
He has Several publications in the areas of Education, Peace Research, Human Rights, Gandhian Studies, Constitutional Lawin research journals, science magazines, newspapers.
Dr Ajay Kumar Mishra
Assistant Prof. Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan
56-57 Institutinoal Area, Janakpuri
Dept.of English, Ex-Registrar BNMU Madhepura (Retired),
Dr Sachindra, a associate professor in department of English, T.P. College Madhepura, Bihar. He is also former Registrar, BNMU Madhepura . He has many published work on his credit. His specialized fields are socio-philosophical concepts. He is undergoing rigorous study for logically understanding the caste system in India. He has comparatively studied the pre-historical and historical global modes of productions and services and has proved that caste system in India is a mode of production and service which has developed in the Indian land of sufficiency. He has proved that the caste system in India is not a socio-cultural product but a socio-economic-politico.
Senior Research fellow, Department of Sanskrit,
Vishva Bharati Santiniketan, Culcutta, WB
Shlesha Sachindra is a senior research fellow in Department of Sanskrit, Pali and Prakrit at Visva-Bharti Santiniketan. She has presented many papers in national conferences.