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Talk on “Leading a Successful Life: Hands on Spiritual and Emotional Intelligence”

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC+5.5

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IEEE Bombay Section (Educational Activities Committee) in collaboration with The Akshaya Patra Foundation and ISKCON Bangalore presents a talk on “Leading a Successful Life: Hands on Spiritual and Emotional Intelligence”.

The chariot of the modern world galloping on the wheels of technological advancements and empirical dexterity, with an aim to achieve happiness and better standards of living, finds itself cocooned in a more anxious, competitive and technologically turbulent world. And hence, apart from the intellectual quotient, their has been a realizing need of better emotional health and intelligence, that defines our thoughts, feelings and behaviors to bring out the best in us.

This enlightening session on how the better emotional intelligence and well-being find resonance in better spiritual well-being, and how the domain of spirituality can be instrumental in giving us a world, which is more productive, more resilient to stress, and anxiety, that values relationships and is more purposeful.
We have, Padma Shri Madhu Pandit Dasa to deliver a talk on this topic.

About the Speaker:
Padma Shri Madhu Pandit Dasa,
Chairman of Akshaya Patra Foundation
President of ISKCON Bangalore
Chairman of Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir

Padma Shri Madhu Pandit Dasa was born in Nagercoil, India. Armed with a B.Tech. in Civil Engineering from IIT Bombay, he dedicated himself to the service of humanity while doing his M.Tech. from IIT Bombay in 1981.

In 1994, he initiated an integrated social development project for the benefit of rural people in Karnataka’s Mysuru and Mandya districts. He set up a prototype organic farm based on environment-friendly farming methods, and an internationally accredited farmer-training center, on 110-acre land by the banks of the river Kaveri in Srirangapatam.

Inspired by his spiritual guru, Srila Prabhupada’s message, he initiated the Akshaya Patra school lunch program along with Sh. Mohan Das Pai, to provide mid-day meals to children studying in five government schools in Bengaluru. He was instrumental in designing the first centralized and mechanized kitchen of Akshaya Patra, to provide mid-day meals to underprivileged children in Government schools of Bengaluru Rural District, in July 2000. Currently, he is involved in devising strategies for innovative new models, governance, and visionary guidance and in envisioning the path forward for the program implementation.

Today, Akshaya Patra is the world’s largest (not-for-profit run) Mid-Day Meal Program serving wholesome food every school day to over 1.8 million children from 19,039 schools across 12 states & 2 Union territories of India.

Date: 28th November, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM
Platform: WebEx
Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/y6m2ukkr

The event is free but registration is mandatory. Only registered participants will receive the webex login details. If you need any clarifications related to this session, please feel free to drop in an email
anitasd2008@gmail.com
brahamdeo.gupta@gmail.com.

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