National Online Workshop on Vivekachudamani: Greatest Text of Indian Philosophy

The Academic Centre of Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi, organised a week-long National Online Workshop on ‘Vivekachudamani: Greatest Text of Indian Philosophy’ from 3 September 2020 to 9 September 2020. Only shortlisted candidates could participate and receive certificates.

Dean of Faculty, Prof. Gauri Mahulikar was invited to give a special lecture on 9 September from 11.40 a.m. to 12.40 p.m. followed by a Q&A session from 12.40 p.m. to 1.00 p.m. Prof. Mahulikar spoke on the अनुबन्धचतुष्टय methodology.

Dr. Tulasi Kumar Joshi, Assistant Professor at CVV’s School of Vedic Knowledge Systems, was invited as a resource person. He spoke on the following topics from the text in three sessions over two days:

1. Jivanmukta-lakṣaṇam  (The Nature of a Realised Soul)

2. Prārabdhavicāraḥ (The Scope of Prārabdha)

3. Nānātvaniṣedha (Denial of Dualism or the Supreme Truth)

4. Ātmānubhavopadeśaḥ (The Nature of Self Realisation)

5. Bodhopalabdhiḥ (The Pupil’s Experience)

6. Śiṣyaprabodhanam (Exhortation to the Pupil)

7. Upasaṁhāraḥ (Conclusion)