B.I. Patel Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) organized a commemorative lecture under the theme “Life and Teaching of Sri Aurobindo” to celebrate 147th Birth Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo falling on August 15th.
Offering floral tribute to Sri Aurobindo, Dr. Bhalendu Vaishnav M.D., Chairperson, Sri Aurobindo Chair of Integral Studies, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar addressed the house packed audience at CHARUSAT Campus.
The key note speaker Dr. Bhalendu Vaishanv was offered floral welcome by Prof. Dr. R. V. Upadhyay, Principal and Dean, P. D. Patel Institute of Applied Science (PDPIAS) and the programme was attended by approx. 270 Charusat Family Members across all disciplines of the University.
In his brief session, he brought out the scholastic and illustrious life and mission of Sri Aurobindo to the audience. He highlighted the journey of Sri Aurbindo as a Teacher of English from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda to the Pinnacle height of India’s Independence Movement. The transformation of Sri Aurobindo as Prophet of Indian Nationalism to Rishi Aurobindo is a journey towards Enriched Life.
Based on Life and Teachings of Sri Aurobindo, Dr. Vaishnav, summarized the session on designing the Goals of Life, Becoming Conscious of Oneself and to Attain Perfection in Life.
The entire audience was charmed by his deliberations in lucid and simple language and the programme concluded with vote of thanks by Dr.Kamal Chakaravartty, Head-HRDC.