KATRA, June 2: Two-day national seminar on “Socio-Cultural Impact of Adi Shankaracharya: A Historical Perspective”, jointly organized by ICHR, New Delhi, and School of Philosophy & Culture (SoPC) at SMVDU, concluded today.
The chief guest of the valedictory function was MLC G L Raina, who illustrated the importance of Indian philosophy and its lifestyle for sustenance and survival.
Ashutosh Bhatnagar, Director J&KSC, explained the greatness of Shankaracharya both as a social reformer and as a philosopher.
Prof Baidyanath Labh, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Academic Advisor of the Seminar, highlighted the need to examine concepts of Shankaracharya and Indian Philosophy at large from indigenous perspective.
Prof. Rajneesh K Shukla, Member Secretary ICHR, explicated the grandness of Shankaracharya with the majestic Indian culture and its splendid civilization.
The valedictory session was moderated by Dr Omjee Upadhayay, Member, ICHR. Vote of thanks was presented by Dr Rajesh Kumar, Member ICHR, New Delhi.