International Conference on Indian Culture and Heritage solemnized in Kolkata. Image Courtesy – Bigumbrella
The 43rd Annual International Conference on Oriental Heritage has been organized by the Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage on the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th of February, 2020 at Rabindra Bhawan, Kolkata. The 4-day conference was associated with highly qualified and distinguished scholars who came from various parts of the world and they delivered their brilliant speeches on different aspects of Indian Culture and Heritage.
Delegates from the USA, Austria, Italy, Japan, Korea, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Nepal were present in the august assembly. The delegates delivered their valuable speech on Veda, Vedanta, Upanishad, Smriti, Puran, Sanskrit Literature, Jyotish Shastra, Vastu Shastra, Vedic Mathematics, Tantra Shastra, Dharma Shastra, Numerology, Calculative Method, and many more.
The key purpose of this conference has been successfully served by focusing on the rich Indian culture and heritage. Some of the foreign dignitaries described their deep interest in the Indian culture and also described several connections of their cultural heritage with the Indian culture.
The first day of the conference was named as ‘Jagadguru Sankaracharya Day’ – dedicated in the name of Adi Sankaracharya, the 2nd day of the conference was named as ‘Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsadeb Day’ – dedicated in the name of Sri Sri Ramakrishna, the 3rd day was in the name of ‘Sri Sri Maa Saradamoni Day’ – dedicated in the name of Maa Saradamoni and the 4th day was named as ‘Swami Vivekananda Day’ – dedicated in the name of Swami Vivekananda. With the lectures of eminent persons throughout the world, there has been a Convocation Ceremony of the Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage is scheduled on the last day of the conference where the institute is to confer awards to their students of various courses.
The international conference was inaugurated by the Honourable Governor of West Bengal, Jagdeep Dhankhar on the 7th February 2020 with full fervour. His wife also accompanied him in this auspicious event. It is the Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage that has presented the Indian Culture and Heritage to the world in such a way that the foreigners get interested to come to India to share their valuable research and experiences sincerely.