Consciousness: Scientific and Vedantic Perspectives

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Dr. Thoudam Damodara Singh (Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami), was a Gaudiya Vaishnava spiritual leader, scientist, writer and poet. For more than thirty years he was the international director of the Bhaktivedanta Institute which promotes the study of the relationship between science and Vedanta. Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami was a pioneer in “advancing the dialogue on synthesis of science and spirituality throughout the world”. He was a co-founder and regional director of United Religions Initiative, a member of Metanexus Institute and founding rector of the University of Bhagavata Culture (2000) in the State of Manipur (India). He authored and edited several books and organized a number of significant conferences and world congresses around the world, where a number of prominent scientists and religious leaders including several Nobel Laureates participated. He was the Editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Bhaktivedanta Institute entitled, Savijnanam: Scientific Exploration for a Spiritual Paradigm.

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Consciousness or being conscious is part of our everyday life, every minute. We know we have consciousness but we do not know about it – What is it? From where it arises or is it itself a fundamental aspect of reality?

Consciousness is a mystery for all of us even after decades of advancement in natural sciences and medical field. The present author, Dr. T. D. Singh, is one of the renowned personalities, a pioneer and visionary who gave a new start to this field of consciousness and was instrumental in bringing consciousness under scientific investigation. He launched the ‘First International Conference on the Study of Consciousness within Science’ in 1990 at San Francisco, California. From neuroscientists to quantum physicists to psychologists including two Nobel Laureates, he brought together the most eminent minds on a common table for a serious dialogue. Dr. Singh, who himself underwent rigorous practice both as a firm scientist and a profound Vedantist, has brought out some of the most precious and deeper aspects of this mystery of consciousness in this volume.

  • Author:Dr. T. D. Singh
  • Published:September 6, 2020
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