Lecture on “The Fakir on Errand: Chitta Ranjan and the Calling of Sufism and Perennial Philosophy”

Lecture on September 15 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM IST in our Swadhyaya Sahachakra Chitta Ranjan Centenary Memorial Lecture Series.

About the Session

  • When: September 15, 2021 8:00 -9:30 PM IST
  • Free Registration
  • Platform: Zoom Meet

Speaker- Dr. Muhammad Maroof Shah, Independent thinker, Jammu, and Kashmir

Convener: Professor Ananta Kumar Giri, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai

Co-Convener- Randhir Kumar Gautam, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Raffles University, Neemrana and Rays Global Foundation, USA.

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About Chitta Ranjan Das

Chitta Ranajn Das is a creative seeker and transformative thinker and activist of our times who has written and worked on many aspects of human lives—education, philosophy, literate and integral human development and social transformation. Das was born on 3rd October, 1923 in Bagalpur in the undivided district of Cuttack in Odisha, India and left his mortal body on January 16, 2021. Das is known to many of his friends, co-travelers and concerned publics at large in Odisha and India as Chitta Bhai. Chitta Bhai has initiated many creative experiments. He founded Jeevana Vidyalya—School for Life—in Champattimunda in the 1950s. He was a pioneer in the integral education movement of Odisha and translated major works of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother to Odia. He nurtured both Agragamee, Sikshadandhan and Nava Pallava— creative efforts in education and tribal development in Odisha. He wrote and translated around 250 books, a majority of them being in Odia and some of these in English.

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