Dr Saurabh Todariya

Dr Saurabh Todariya

Bhagavad Gita Research Foundation

SRM Unuiversity Amravati, Andhra Pardesh, India

Saurabh Todariya has done his M.Phil and Ph.D in Philosophy from Centre for Philosophy, JNU. His Ph.D focused on the phenomenological analysis of time and subjectivity. From the Heideggeian perspective, he explores the relationship between the time and consciousness. Another significant question he explores in his work is how the subjective lived time connects with the historical time of the community.  Saurabh Todariya has worked both in academics and social organizations in various capacities before joining NIAS as Post Doc Associate.  After NIAS, he joined SRM University as an Assistant Professor. Earlier, he has taught in Delhi University and JNU and worked with the India Education Collective, Azim Premji Foundation, Ganga Prem Hospice wherein he attempted to explore the relationship between philosophy, school education and health. He has published the articles in the various peer reviewed journals like JICPR Springer, Kritike, Journal of South Asian History and Culture, Routledge, EPW. Besides, he regularly presents the papers in various National and International Conferences.

Currently he is exploring the relationship between the body and Transcendence in Kashmiri Shaivism from the phenomenological point of view. He is mainly interested in the role of body for constituting the sense of the world. Also, he is exploring the possibility of transcendence through the embodied phenomenology. As such, his interest areas cut across phenomenology, philosophy of mind and Indian Philosophy. Besides, he is interested in making philosophy more accessible and communicable to the larger public through exploring the relationship between philosophy, literature, health and religion.