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Maya is perhaps the most fascinating concept in Advaita Vedanta.


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Sat 16 Jan 2021

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC+5.5)

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Maya in Advaita Vedanta: A Darshanic and Scientific Perspective

In this talk organized under ‘Weekend With Wisdom’, Dr. Suresh Deshpande will share the basic ideas of mayavada , adhyasa, avarana and vikshepa described by Adi Shankaracharya. He will first provide the classical view of these Vedantic concepts and then illustrate the classical ideas with examples from modern science. The concept of anirchaniya khyati and asanna khyati will also be discussed along with infinite sets and logic.


Dr. Suresh Deshpande


Dr. Suresh Deshpande completed BE(Elect Engg) in 1963 from VNIT,Nagpur; ME( Aerospace Engg) in 1965 from IISc, Bangalore; and Ph D from Dept Aerospace Engg, IISc in 1970. He joined the faculty of Dept Aerospace Engg in 1969, Retired as Professor in 2004. He has studied and taught Vedanta for many years.