Overview of the conference
With an estimated 15% of the world's population being adherents to the Hindu faith there is good reason to examine this world religion from an academic perspective. Similarly, philosophy, the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence is a laudable pursuit. Hence, this conference aims to play a positive and purposeful role in fostering greater understanding and enlightenment.
The conference seeks to provide an authoritative platform for leading academics, religious scholars and practitioners, and those desirous to learn about Hindu theology and the way in which thinkers down the ages have wrestled with the fundamentals of human existence. The conference addresses the need for critical discussion on issues appertaining to the Hindu faith, its development, core tenets and teachings, and various developments and manifestations. Equally, this is a scholarly platform for those seeking to offer fresh analysis and discussion that advances the appreciation and understanding of various schools of philosophical thought. The conference seeks to raise awareness and enable participants to examine the relevance and the teachings of Hinduism to the modern world in relation to management, philosophy as well as to scholars and laypeople alike.