INAUGURATION OF SPIRITUAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT, AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM, BENGALURU.
Swami Chidanandaji will formally inaugurate the department at this Engineering College with a lecture on HOW AN ENGINEER MAY SEE SPIRITUALITY. This department will follow the guidelines of ‘Amrita Darshanam’ – International Centre for Spiritual Studies, established at the headquarters of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Kerala. This centre aims to provide newer and deeper insights into the country's rich spiritual culture and bringing out professionals with better social sensitivity and community awareness. Students will be able to pursue M.A. and Ph.D. under Amrita Darshanam in Psychology, Philosophy and related areas. The Director of the Bengaluru campus – Br. Dhanaraj – will preside over the function. Dr. Rakesh, Associate Dean and Head, will be present. Dr. Ramaswamy Iyengar, the former Director of Chinmaya International Foundation, will head this new department being opened, and will be present at the function on July 14.