As part of Brahmaswarup Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s Centenary Celebrations, a 3-day international seminar titled ‘Akshar-Purushottam Darshan: Shastra, History and Daily Sadhana’ was organized by AARSH, Gandhinagar.
The inaugural session was addressed by Pujya Ishwarcharan Swami and Prof. Parimal Vyas, Vice-Chancellor, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara. In other sessions, research papers on the Vachanamrut, Swamini Vato, Prasthantrayi bhashyas and other shastras were presented in Gujarati, Hindi, English and Sanskrit by scholars of the BAPS Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Sarangpur, and by other national and international scholars. The concluding session was addressed by Pujya Aksharcharan Swami and Dr Himanshu Pandya, Vice-chancellor, Gujarat University. Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj also conveyed his blessings via video.
Among the distinguished scholars who attended were Dr Jankisharan Acharya, Head, Vedant Department, Somnath Sanskrit University; Shri Govindbhai Patel, President, Gurjardesh Sanskrit Pathshala Shikshan Mandal; Shri Bipinbhai Joshi, Principal, Babdeshwar Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Porbandar; Dr Amrutlal Bhogayata, Principal, Brahmarshi Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Nadiad; and Dr Ravindrakumar Panda, Head, Sanskrit-Prakrut Department, MS University.