Summer Course on Indian Culture and Spirituality
The final morning of the event day began with the invocatory Vedam Chanting at the Poornachandra auditorium, Prasanthi Nilayam at 0830 Hrs. The first presentation was a Panel Discussion on SAIence of Diet and Health: Ancient Wisdom and Modern Perspectives. It was a comprehensive presentation on the importance of traditional foods. The effects of different kinds of food on the human body were elaborated. Scientific rationale was provided for the traditional food items prepared during festivals. The panelists also suggested diets that could help in curing commonly encountered health disorders.
This was followed by a melodious Musical Presentation by the Dept. of Music, SSSIHL. It focused on unity and was aptly titled, Sam Gacchadvam - Let us move together.
As is tradition each year, new faculty that joined the SSSIHL family were welcomed to the audience by Sri Sanjay Sahni, Controller of Examinations, SSSIHL. In addition, two long-standing senior Professors, Prof. (Miss) Madhu Kapani (Dept. of Education) and Prof. R Basavaraju (Dept. of Biosciences), who have now retired were felicitated.
Dr. S Siva Sankara Sai, Dean, Faulty of Sciences, SSSIHL offered the valedictory address after which Managala Arati to Bhagawan Baba marked the conclusion of the Summer Course in Indian Culture and Spirituality.
After lunch, the students and teachers then traveled backed to their respective campuses and institutions.