About the Chair
The Chair is set up in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, to study “India’s legacy of science and technology in the Vedas, with special focus on Sanskrit language”.The Chair has been established to explore science and technology in the Vedas
About Sant Rajinder Singh Ji
Sant Rajinder Singh Ji is the head of the international non-profit organization Science of Spirituality (SOS), known in India as the Sawan Kirpal Ruhani Mission. To his disciples he is known as Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji is internationally recognized for his work toward promoting inner and outer peace through spirituality and meditation on the inner Light and Sound. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Madras, India and his master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology) in Chicago, Illinois. He received his spiritual education from two of India’s leading spiritual Masters: Kirpal Singh (1894– 1974) and Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj (1921–1989). His training in both disciplines has helped him express age-old spiritual teachings in clear, logical language. Rajinder has had a distinguished twenty-year career in science, computers, and communications.
About Chair Occupant
Prof. K S Kannan the former director of Karnataka Samskrit University and former principal Samskrit University (evening). Professor KS Kannan has been teaching Sanskrit for over 35 years and authored around 25 books on Sanskrit grammar, literature, among others.
How the money will be used
The Chair will be operated by keeping the principal of the Endowment intact and deploying the annual returns towards operational expenses associated with the Chair.