In November 1992,
the Akshardham Centre for Applied Research in Social Harmony (AARSH),
was inaugurated at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Its aim is to produce
not just scholars but active volunteer communicators who will
carry out further research on practical aspects to help our society
to overcome the problems faced today.
principal activities and objectives of AARSH are:
- Post-graduate students can study
upto M. Phil. and Ph.D. under the expert guidance and tutelage
of very eminent scholars.
- Scientific studies on education,
medicare, tribal and rural welfare, ecology, disaster management
and curbing of social ills will be conducted to uplift the
masses in society. Conventions on Better Living, as well as
educational seminars, are held on a national level.
- A message of social harmony
and inter-cultural harmony is inculcated in individuals as
well as families with the help of modern audio-visual aids.
- Some of the burning issues concerning
our nation are addressed and practical solutions to these
problems are offered.
conducts major programs on the following topics:Health & Hygiene Care Education
Philosophy & Sanskrit
AARSH also conducts studies on the following:
Sanskrit Literature & Poetry
Sanskrit Dramas & plays
It is possible for scholars and students to conduct practical
research through AARSH. Researchers are able to carry out their
research projects anywhere in the country and affiliate their
papers with AARSH. Scholars are invited to give their papers and
students are encouraged through study circles, seminars and symposia.
AARSH is built to
stage conferences and seminars to help solve some of the problems
faced in our society today.
- 2 national and international
conferences were held at AARSH (Akshardham Centre for Applied
Research in Social Harmony).
- 1995, March 24-26: CONCEPT OF
VAIDIKA. Hundred selected participants interacted with 22
nationally known scholars on the subject of the co-relation
of the six systems of Indian philosophy and Agamas with Vedas.
- 29 December to 9 January 1996:
THE ROLE OF GURU. 22 International scholars presented research
papers before a highly educated audience of 408 people.
- Annualy, a quarterly study circle,
of lectures enlighten an audience of 600-700 people.
The proceedings of these
conferences have been published in book form.