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Webinar Report: National Level Online Webinar on Indian Culture Beyond Boundaries

NSS Wing at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) conducted a National Level Online webinar on “Indian culture beyond boundaries”, for all students, research scholars, and faculty members across the nation on 08th August 2020.  Dr. Jayanthi Manohar, the author of the award-winning thesis “Rigvedic Symbolism” which reveals the esoteric and psychological concepts of Veda Mantras, was the key speaker for the event.

Some of the topics covered in the online session were as follows:

  • Explaining the concept and meaning of culture.
  • Establishing the link between culture and heritage.
  • Describing the distinctive features of Indian culture.
  • Identifying the central points and uniqueness of Indian culture in various countries.

Tracing the influence and significance of geographical features on Indian culture.

About the speaker:  A Vedic Research Scholar, Language Facilitator, Freelance Journalist, and a Documentary filmmaker, Dr. Jayanthi Manohar is also a specialized language teacher for Indologists and has conducted short term language courses (Sanskrit and Kannada) in England, Germany, and Australia. Her travelogues and audio-visual presentations based on her extensive lecture tours in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Japan portray the glorious past of Indian culture.

For her remarkable contributions, she has been bestowed with numerous awards:

  • Sri T.V. Kapali Sastri Puraskar - An award given by Sri Aurobindo Kapali Sastri Inst. of Vedic
  • Culture for Vedic studies and writings.
  • Attimabbe Award for Kannada literature in 2008.
  • Veenavee Publications Distinguished Literary Awards 2008.
  • Sri Vidyamanya tirtha Memorial Award for Research monograph-2008.
  • Ajantha Rashtra Ratna Award 2011.