Revival of Hinduism by Adi Shankaracharya

Jagad Guru Adi Shankaracharya (788-820 CE) was born in Kerala and died in Kedarnath, traversing the length of India in his search for the ultimate truth.  In a short life of thirty-two years, Shankaracharya not only revived Hinduism, but also created an organisational structure for its perpetuation through the mathas he established in Sringeri, Dwaraka, Puri and Joshimatha.

Pavan K Varma is a writer-diplomat and now in politics, where he was until recently an MP in the Rajya Sabha, and earlier Advisor to the Chief Minister of Bihar, with rank of Cabinet Minister. Author of over a dozen bestselling books he has been Ambassador in several countries, Director of The Nehru Centre in London, Official Spokesperson of the MEA, and Press Secretary to the President of India. He is currently the National General Secretary and Spokesman of the Janata Dal (United).

Shail Mayaram is a Professor at Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi.

Wednesday, 4 September 2019
5.30 pm, CSDS Seminar Room
29 Rajpur Road, Delhi