Dean of Faculty Prof. Gauri Mahulikar gave a special talk on पञ्चकं ना स्मरेन्नित्यम् on 18 April 2021 as a part of Foundation Course on ‘Itihasa Pravesha’. This course was offered to non CVV-ians as a workshop.
Dean of Faculty Prof. Gauri Mahulikar delivered a talk on 08 March 2021 on ‘Women in Kalidasa Charitra’. The talk in Hindi was organised by the Sanskrit Parishad on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The Sanskrit Parishad is the Research Institute of Osmania University, Hyderabad.
On 30 March 2021, she gave a lecture on ‘Early Sanskrit Lexicography-2, Dhātupāṭha, Gaṇapāṭha and Word Lists in Śikṣās, Prātiśākhyas and Other Ancillary Literature’ at a workshop on ‘The Tradition of Sanskrit Kośas (Lexicons)' organised by Deccan College, Pune.
Hema Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Ram Ratna Global, Mumbai, invited Prof. Gauri Mahulikar to be a Chief Guest at a webinar on ‘Inner Harmony for Inner Peace’ by the Associate Academic Director of the Hema Foundation. This event was conducted on 3 February 2021 as a part of the launch of their digital platform ‘Hem Virtues’. These weekly webinars are held to supplement value education amongst children.
On 5 February 2021, Prof. Mahulikar gave a talk on ‘Vishwagunadarsha Champu’ at the ‘Vande Jagajjanani’ programme organised by Parle Tilak Vidyalaya, Vile Parle, Mumbai as a part of the centenary celebrations of the School. Being an alumni of the school, it was a special occasion for Prof. Mahulikar.
BBC interviewed Prof. Mahulikar on 11 February 2021 regarding the global resurgence of interest in Sanskrit. It was a short interview via Zoom in which she was asked to talk about Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth’s role in supporting the National Education Policy (NEP 2020) roll out of teaching Sanskrit and Indian Knowledge Systems in schools. She was also asked to share her views on the relevance of Sanskrit and Indian Knowledge Traditions in modern India and the world.
Sanskar Bharati, Mumbai, invited Prof. Mahulikar to speak on the theme ‘Ideological Thoughts of Ram Reflected in the Ramayan’ on two consecutive Sunday evenings, 14 and 21 February 2021, at 6 p.m. each day. Both the speeches were in Hindi. Prof. Mahulikar spoke on ‘Vishwanayak Ram’ as a part of the series on ‘Punyakatha Shriramanchi’. The lectures were telecast on the ‘Kala Bharatiyam’ Facebook page and the ’Kala Bharatiyam’ YouTube channel of Sanskar Bharati, Konkan Prant.
Prof. Mahulikar was the Guest Expert at the 12th session of 'The Young Researchers Forum' jointly organised by Nrithyodaya, The Academy of Performing Arts, Mumbai, and the ‘Centre of Excellence - Art and Culture’ of Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College for Women, Chennai. This was streamed live on Facebook.
On the occasion of the 32nd Gyan Yagna, Prof. Gauri Mahulikar (Dean, Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth) was invited to speak on ‘Vivekachudamani and Anubandha Chatushtaya’ on 21 January 2021. The talk was in Hindi. The event was organised by Somaiya Vidyavihar University and eminent scholars were invited to speak at the series of talks. The lecture was live on YouTube, watched by people from around the globe.
Prof. Mahulikar spoke on ‘Reflection of Dharma in Panchatantra’ at the Prof. Dr. Sreepad Bhat Memorial Webinar on 22 January 2021. The theme of the webinar was ‘Gleanings from the Indian Religions, Philosophical Traditions and Dharmaśāstra’. It was organised by Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune.
Prof. Mahulikar was also invited to give the valedictory speech at the closing ceremony.
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