Special Seminar on “Faithology: Science of Faith”, Expert Speaker- “Preacher Pitambar Krishna Das”, International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), New Delhi, on November 7, 2016
The “Special Seminar Series” is being initiated under the stewardship of Director IMS, Prof. J. P. Sharma, with the sole objective of encouraging “Holistic Development” in the campus by inviting “Academic Luminaries” from all over the globe.
Hon’ble Preacher Pitambar Krishna Das (ISKCON), New Delhi, a technocrat turned spiritualist, in his “Seminal Lecture, invoked ‘Mangalacharan’ before delivering his speech. He cited references from world renowned Astrophysicist, Stefan Hawkins’s book, “The Brief History Time”, to answer the question, “Why we and the universe exist?”. Preacher Pitambar Das took several issues related to spirituality, faith, atheist etc. In his view, Science deals with facts and religion with faith”. He said, even study of Science is faith. Science refines the truth but doesn’t give absolute truth. He asked, “Are Vedas Mythology?”. He further quoted a western study that as “Spiritual Quotient (SQ)” and faithfulness increases, life gets longer than the in case of non-spiritual one. Finally, he quoted Max Planck, for his views –“in case of religion, God is at the beginning and for Science, God is at the end”.
Finally, the Chairperson of “Special Seminar Series”- Dr. S.K. Dube, expressed “Vote of Thanks”, to Prof. J.P.Sharma , Guest Speaker, “ Pitambar Krishna Das, fellow colleagues, Staff, IT and the Administration for extending support.