INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON
'SANSKRIT LITERATURE AND HUMAN VALUES'
The Department of Sanskrit, Kalindi College organized two-day International Seminar in collaboration with Delhi Sanskrit Academy to commemorate the Golden Jubilee celebration on 2nd and 3rd March, 2017 entitled ‘Sanskrit Literature and Human Values’. Dr. Anula Maurya, Principal of college welcomed the Chief Guest and Dignitaries. The event was honoured by Chief Guest Prof. Dinesh Singh, Former Vice-Chancellor, Delhi University, Prof. Malti Auckle, HOD, School of Indological Studies Mahatma Gandhi Institute Moka,Mauritius, Prof. Sharda Sharma, HOD, Delhi University, Prof. MislavJezic, Eminent Indologist Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zegred, Croatia. Dr. Ganeshdutt Sharma, Vice President Delhi Sanskrit Academy, addressed the gathering with their views. Prof. Ramesh C. Bhardwaj, Former HOD, Department of Sanskrit DU, mesmerized the scholars with his keynote address. He said that ‘we should preserve our human values because the whole world can not sustain without these universal human values. A plannary session was also planned in the seminar in which some of our distinguished delegates Prof. Bhim Singh, Former Dean, Faculty of Indic Studies Kurukshetra, Prof. Virendra Alankar, Head, Dayanand Chair for Vedic Studies, Department of Sanskrit, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Prof. Surendra Kumar, Dean, Faculty of Humanities, MD University, Haryana, Prof. J. P. Semwal, VVRI, Hoshiarpur, Punjab, Prof. Sudhikant Bhardwaj, Former HOD, Department of Sanskrit, MDU graced the occasion and delivered their valuable views related to Sanskrit Literature and Human Values. The theme of the topic was divided into nine sub-themes. More than 130 papers from different countries of world: Japan, Croatia, Nepal, Mauritius and various states of India, were received in the seminar. The papers presented, highlighted human values in vedas, upnishadas, poetry, modern sanskrit literature, Ramayana, Mahabharata and fable stories, Yoga and Ayurveda. In the valedictory session Prof. Ramesh Kumar Pandey, Vice chancellor, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, was our chief guest. Prof. Pandey illuminated the gathering with his thoughtful ideas. Dr. Takahiro Kato delivered a research oriented speech Dr. Jeetram Bhatt Secretary, Delhi Sanskrit Academy, extended full support for the success of the seminar. Prof. Ramesh C. Bhardwaj presented the outcome the seminar by his concluding address. He said that we all should follow all the human values depicted in Sanskrit literature and try to set an example of good human being in the society, nation and in the whole world. Principal of the Kalindi College, Dr. Anula Maurya graced the seminar with her all through presence. Seminar report was presented by Dr. Harvinder Kaur, Convener of the seminar. The seminar ended with vote of thanks by Dr. Manju Lata.