Programme Schedule – Cultivating Unity Consciousness for Self Transformation

Two Day National Conference (2018)


“Cultivating Unity Consciousness for Self-Transformation”

Organized by Indian Society for Indic Studies (InSIS)

(Managed by DRPSECT, Vadodara, (Regd.))

Venue:  Faculty of Social work, the M S University of Baroda, Gujarat, India

Dates: 25-26 October-2018

Day 1- October 25, 2018 Schedule

Registration:                          9:00 —10.00 AM

Session 1: Plenary Session;    10.00 – 11:45 AM

10.00 AM MC Dr. Rukmini.S 
10.05 AM Benediction: Seeking Blessings from Consciousness- the source of Life
10.05 – 10.10 AM Lighting of the Lamp Signifying Lighting the Inner Lamp of Awakening
10.10 – 10.20 AM Welcome Address Dr. Ramanath Pandey, Conference Director
10.20 – 10.50 AM Chief Guest Address Updating very soon
10.50 – 11.10 AM Conference

Thematic Address

Jagdish Kohli. Ex- Bell Lab, Communication Research Scientist, San Ramon, CA, USA
11.10 – 11.20 AM Address by Guest of Honor Address Updating very soon
11.20 – 11.35 AM President Address Prof. Perumal Vyas, Vice Chancellor – MSU
11.35 – 11.45 AM Vote of Thanks Dr. Jagdish Solanki, Head, Faculty of Social work, the M S University of Baroda
Rapporteur: Dr. Ajay Kuman Mishra, I/C P.R.O., Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan


Socialization High Tea Break:                     11:45 – 12:15 Noon


Session 2:                   12:15PM – 1:15PM

Expert Panel Discussion:

The Journey from Self-Transformation to Unity Consciousness for Holistic Education

Moderator. Prof. K. Krishna Mohan


  1. Dr. Rukmini.S,Ph.D, Senior Assistant Professor ,School of Social Sciences and Languages,VITUniversity,Vellore
  2. Madhusudan Rimal Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

iii. Prof. K. Krishna Mohan, Ph.D, Professor & Head, School of Philosophy, Psychology & Scientific Heritage

  1. Dr. Jagdish Kohli, conference facilitator, California, USa

Chinmaya Vishwavidhyapeeth, Veliyanad, Ernakulam-682313 Kerala

Rapporteur: Prof. Raghunath Ghosh, University of North Bengalm


Interactive Dialog &Lunch Break:             1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Session 3:                   2:15PM—4:00PM


Chair: Dr.Amal Kumar harh: Buddhist Wisdom forSelf-Transformation & Global Peace   

Self-Transformational Consciousness and the Buddhist Spirit Dr. Amal K. Harh
Buddhism and Peace: A Study of Vipassana Meditation Mr. Alok Kumar Verma
Spiritual Knowledge for raising the consciousness of the educators and the youth in 21st Century Dr. Subash Chandra
Consciousness towards ‘Self’ Transformation1 (Spl. ref. to Advaita, Viśiṣṭādvaita, Dvaita and Śaivism) – Dr Sushim Dubey
Consciousness-A Buddhist View Dr. Rana Purushottam KumarSingh
Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras as a Repertoire of Self Transformation Tools – An analysis


Shree Sivanandan DS
Rapporteur: Dr. Varanasi Ramabrahmam



Socialization Tea Break:                              4:00PM—4:15PM

Session 4:                               4:15PM—5:30PM


Chair: Prof. Dr.S.Ramaratnam, Awakening Unity Consciousness

A Journey into Unity Consciousness Dr. Jagdish Kohli
Witnessing Consciousness Prof. Dr.S.Ramaratnam
Normality Is the Result of Unity Consciousness Swami Deepakanandji
Concept Of Advaita And Dvaita Phases of Mind:  The Four Levels of Consciousness Dr. Varanasi Ramabrahmam
Rapporteur: Mr. Amar Singh

Day 2- October 26, 2018 Schedule

Session 5:       9:30AM—10.45 AM


Chair: Prof. Manjulika Ghosh: Analysis of Elevating Collective Human Consciousness

Consciousness, Estrangement and Extension Prof. Manjulika Ghosh
 Horizontal and Vertical Integration of Consciousness: An Assessment In Some Schools Of Indian Philosophy And Spirituality Dr. Saroj Kanta Kar
Critical Analysis of self for Self-transformation Mr. Amar Singh
Jania’s Substantial Notion of Consciousness: A Counter Perspective to Science of Consciousness Prof. Rajakishore Nath
Rapporteur: Dr. DipayanPattanayak


Socialization Tea Break                   10:45AM—11:00 AM

Session 6:                   11:00AM—12:30PM

Chair: Prof. Raghunath Ghosh:Vedic Consciousness for Self & Social Transformation

Man, and Self-Transcendence: In the Light of Sri Aurobindo Prof. Raghunath Ghosh
Hermeneutical Development of Consciousness: An Advaita Vedantic Perspective Rekhamoni Devi
Cultivating Unity consciousness on the Basis of Upanishads Dr. Ramanath Pandey
Dissecting Human Experience in Search of Unity- A comparative cultural Analysis Prof. Nitian Vyas
Role of Upanishads in Cultivating Unity Consciousness for Self-Transformation Dr. Shweta Jejurkar
Going Beyond the Binary: An Attempt to Restore the Identity of Self and Others Dr. Dipayan Pattanayak
Rapporteur: Mr. Alok Kumar Verma


Session 7: 12:30PM—1:30PM

Chair:Dr. Ajay Kumar Mishra:Applied Vedic Consciousness

The Vedic Consciousness:  Some Teaching and Learning   Discourse Dr. Ajay Kumar Mishra
The Veda and Consciousness or Yajna and Happiness V.H. Krishnan
Humanity Destined for Spiritual Awareness Shri Krishna KumarVyas
Introspection and Transformation in Philosophy MS.R. Lalitha
Rapporteur: Ms.Rekhamoni Devi


Interactive Dialog Lunch Break                  1:30PM—2:15PM

Session 8:                   2:15PM—3:30PM

Special Session: Contemporary Education Transformation

Chair: Prof. S. Ramaratnarm, Vice Chancellor, Jagadguru Kripalu University, Odisha

Inquiry of Subjectivity for Self-Transformation: Transitioning from Enworlded to Transcendental Subjectivity Prof. Sreekala Nair
Transforming Education by Raising Collective consciousness Prof. Hare Ram Tripathi
Spiritual Education for Educators  Prof. JagdishKohli
Rapporteur:  Swami Depakanandji


Socialization Tea Break – 3.30 – 4.00 PM

Session 9: 4:00 PM-5:30PM

Valedictory Function:

Chair: Prof. Parimal Vyas, Vice Chancellor, the M.S University of Baroda

Conference Highlights Dr. JagdishKohli
Closing Remarks & Participant Feedback Dr. Ramanath Pandey
Vote of Thanks Prof G C Maheshwari