Essays on Science and Religion
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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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Science and religion are the two most dominant forces of humanity in the search for the ultimate meaning of life and the universe.
Are these two forces reconcilable? If yes, what are the possible grounds for their synthesis? Could the recent developments in science and technology about human nature and the cosmos enable us to explore religious wisdom in new ways? In the pivotal times like ours, what role could science and religion dialogue play in restoring world peace? Moreover, what implications would this dialogue have on our future scientific researches? Reflecting on some of these profound issues, Dr. T. D. Singh (His Holiness Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami) presents in this volume four groundbreaking essays on science and religion. Dr. Singh is both a scientist with a Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine, USA and a spiritualist in the Bhakti-Vedanta tradition of India. He has been a pioneer in advancing science and religion dialogue for over thirty years and has authored and edited several books on science and religion. These four remarkable essays by him provide useful insights about the relationship between science and religion in our continuing quest for the deeper understanding of life and the universe.
- Author:Dr. T. D. Singh
- Published:September 3, 2020
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