Hyderabad: The MIT World Peace University has organized the ‘5th edition of the World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy 2019 from 2nd October – 4th October’19. Organized on the auspicious occasion of birth anniversary of Rashtrapita Mahatma Gandhiji the conclave will be held at the World’s largest dome Philosopher Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prayer Hall, Loni Kalbhor, Pune, India.
With the main theme of ‘Role of Science, Religion and Philosophy for World Peace and well-being of Mankind’, the three-day event will have Eight plenary sessions incorporating different subthemes. The event will witness the presence of about five hundred people from across the globe, scientists, philosophers, saints, educationists, social workers, Global scientists, students among others.
The inaugural ceremony on 2nd October will witness world-renowned philanthropist, poet, Sanskrit Scholar and former Union minister Padma Bhushan Dr. Karan Singh as special guest of honor and will deliver the keynote speech on ‘Promoting Interfaith and Inter-religious dialogue for World Peace’. Along with him renowned scientist Padma Bhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar and eminent Indian computer scientist, IT leader and educationalist Dr. Vijay Bhatkar will be in attendance for the grand opening.
MIT World Peace University, Pune, India, has always been on the forefront of promoting the noble cause of establishing the Culture of Peace in the World through Value-Based Universal Education System with an appropriate understanding of the Role of Scientific and Spiritual Component of Life to develop a Holistic Peace-Loving Global Society.
Speaking on the occasion Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad – UNESCO Chair Holder; Founder, MIT Group of Institutions, President, MIT World Peace University, Pune, India, said, ” The union of science and spirituality can only bring world peace as enunciated by Swami Vivekananda, 125 years ago. MIT-WPU is committed to that belief and practice and is active in propagating Value-based Education Methodologies as a process for building peace in the future.”
He further added, “The 5th Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy is being held on 2nd October 2019 as a celebration of 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, the great messenger of peace.”
World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy, is organized by MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) in association with World Peace Centre, Alandi, MAEER’s MIT Group of institutions and MIT ADT University.
Speaking about the conclave Rahul V.Karad, Executive President, MIT-WPU, said,” The World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy is being held at the magnificent World Peace Dome. A creation of Dr.Vishwanath D.Karad to convey the essence of all religions – peace, harmony and well-being of people across the world.
The Eight plenary sessions spread over three days will witness renowned leaders and speakers like Ex Loksabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Ex-Central cabinet minister Murali Manohar Joshi, Governor of Kerala Dr. Arif Mohamad Khan, American Doctor Scott Herriott, Renowned Journalist and Political Analyst Ved Pratap Vaidik, Indian Sanskrit scholar Padmashree Mohammed Hanif Khan Shastri, Ex Union Minister and Member of Parliament (LS) Dr. Satya Pal Singh, Spiritual Master and Santulan Meditation Shreeguru Balaji Tambe, Ex-police director Dr. Meera Borwankar among others
What to expect this year
Session I: Need to promote ‘Value-Based Universal Education System’ arrived on the appropriate understanding of Role of Science and Spirituality / Religion to minimize chaos, confusion, terrorism and violence prevailing in the world
Session 2: Need to promote the Gandhian Philosophy of Truth & Non-violence to establish a Peace-loving Holistic Global Society
Session 3: Religion and Religious Scriptures of the world as ‘True Life-guiding Scriptures’
Session 4: Can science and religion be reconciled? What are the main objectives? Scientific? Religious.
Session 5: Which comes first: religion, science or philosophy
Session 6: Student Session – My ideas to propagate value-based education to promote a culture of peace in the world
Session 7: Need to transform Universities into True Centres of Research, Innovation, Scientifically oriented Knowledge & Wisdom for Holistic Human Development
Session 8: Nature of Mind, Matter, Spirit and Consciousness and the methods of Meditation like Yoga, Vipasana, Pranayam, Namaz, Prayer, Chanting etc. To develop positive thinking and mind-set