Jeevan Vidya Workshop IIIT June 2013

Dear Friend,

We invite you to the Jeevan Vidya Shivir (an educational workshop), to be held from 22nd to 29th June 2013 
(both days inclusive) at IIIT Hyderabad.
The shivir is a platform for discussing a wide range of issues like Education, Reality, Happiness, Success, Aspirations and gaining an understanding on Our Nature, Relationships, Environment, Social Issues, and Self-Confidence. Do they sound relevant to you? In the shivir we will have a detailed and lengthy discussion on these, and in the process try to find a holistic and sustainable solution in the light of Jeevan Vidya.

A note is attached about what a philosophy must include and how we can evaluate a philosophy. This note will help in getting an idea of the Jeevan Vidya philosophy, and will also throw light on the kind of workshop one may expect. Please do spend time in reading the

About the prabodhak:-

Professor Ganesh Bagaria from
Manaviya Siksha Sanskar Sansthan (MSSS) Kanpur, will conduct the shivir.  He, besides being an activist from his student days in IIT-Kanpur is a pioneer in combining our tradition and values with education.

He taught electronics and communication at Harcourt Butler Technical Institute (HBTI), Kanpur for a period of 2 decades and took voluntary retirement from service in 2012. He has a deep understanding of Western as well as Indian Philosophy. His research interests apart from theory of electronic communication are (1) understanding of Human being, Human conduct and Human civilization, and (2) commitment to work for its realisation.

He is an admired teacher and has an ardent student following, relating to all aspects of life. His extreme simplicity and remarkable insight makes him a suitable person for conducting the workshop.

How to sign-up

Send email to the JV-Team at with your Name and Contact num. or call Bhagavan at 09948010253 . Places are limited, so prior registration is necessary.
If you know any friend, colleague or family member who would also be interested in attending, please feel free to forward the details to them.

Cost of the Workshop:-

This workshop is conducted with a feeling born out of responsibility, so there is no "fee" for the workshop. However, the cost of boarding for each participant comes to about Rs.200 per head/per day and the cost of food comes to Rs.100/- per day. Nobody is ever
denied participation in the workshop due to inability to make a payment. Typically these workshops end up being self-financing as those participants who can, come forward to contribute generously.

Warms regards,

Dr.Ramancharla Pradeep Kumar
Human Values Cell
IIIT Hyderabad

PS: Please note that the workshop is of an integrated nature and has to be attended in its entirety. It may not be attended partially.


About the Workshop

Evaluating a Philosophy