Coming Events


March 15-20 (public): For Toronto events’ details, contact: Gulcharan Mohabir at:
March 16, 12:00 noon:  Lecture at University of Toronto, Trinity College
March 17, 1:00pm: One-hour meeting with a small group of Indian Youth Network March 17, 2:00pm: Talk at the North York Civic Centre
March 18, 1:00pm:  Book signing and Lecture at the Vedic Cultural Centre
March 18 – later event: Another talk, details tbd
March 19, 7:00pm: Talk to students at The University of Western Ontario.
March 19, midday tbd: Talk to the London City Police on religious sensitivity

March 2nd-4th in Washington DC area: For details, please contact: Sant Gupta at
Friday, Mar 2. 10AM to 12 NOON: Recording of TV interviews (To be aired later over several weeks in Washington DC region)
Friday, Mar 2, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Lecture at Alumni of Indian Institute of technology, Reston, VA
Saturday, Mar 3, 10:00AM to 1:30 PM: Talk/discussion at Chinmaya Mission, MD Saturday, Mar 3, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Talk/discussion at Sri Siva Vishnu Temple, MD Saturday, Mar 3, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Workshop at University of Maryland Indian student group
Sunday, Mar 4, All day, until 5:30PM: Three separate sessions at Chinmaya Mission, MD

February 25 (public): Talk at Sri Aurobindo Yoga Foundation of North America, in New Jersey. Contact for details: Vivek Sinha: Also see:

February 6 (public): Talk at Somaiya University. Contact for details: Dr. Kala Acharya, Director:

February 4 – 6 (Mumbai events): Some events will be private. Contact for details: Ganesh Arnaal:

February 4 (public): Talk in Mumbai at Kitabkhana bookstore. Contact for details: Dr. Kala Acharya, Director:

February 3 (Private, members only): Talk on BEING DIFFERENT hosted by Young Presidents’ Organization, Kolkata (a premier group of corporate/industry leaders worldwide).

February 1 (Public): Talk and panel discussion on BEING DIFFERENT at IIT-Kharagpur. Contact for details: Prof. Joy Sen:

January 31 (Public): Seminar in Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi) on BEING DIFFERENT, involving panel discussions with experts on Indian systems of thought. Contact for details: Alvaro Enterria:

January 27 (Public): Seminar in Pondicherry on BEING DIFFERENT, involving panel discussions with several noted experts on the thoughts of Sri Aurobindo. Contact for details: Dr. Sampad Mishra:

January 24-25 (Private): Meeting in Bangalore on the work of a group of prominent thinkers from multiple disciplines who are developing Indian civilization’s alternative solutions and approaches to: governance, management, leadership, environmentalism, human rights, scientific inquiry, and other areas of modern relevance.

January 20-21 (academic, by invitation): Talk on BEING DIFFERENT and its applicability to Indian research and university curriculums. This will be in University of Delhi and involve about 150 participants from across Indian universities.

January 14 (academic, by invitation): Meeting in Delhi of scholars and intellectuals to launch new group that researches and publishes on the Encounter of Civilizations and India’s place in it.

January 11 (public): I have been invited to speak at the foll. event by Indian Instt of Management (Bangalore): Though my talk is not yet shown on their schedule, I am likely to pick a topic dealing with how dharmic civilization can offer resources in addressing modern governance, management, environmentalism, education, etc.

January 10 (Private): Videotaped debate with Shail Mayaram of Center for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS)

January 8 (Public): Talk at World Sanskrit Conference, Delhi. Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm Venue: Vigyan Bhavan – 6 (on second floor) Contact: email: Special Panel chaired by V.R. Panchmukhi Panel topic: “Sanskrit in Global Perspective”. Title of Rajiv’s talk: “Sanskrit and Politics of Knowledge”