In this program we will explore where the contemporary sciences of physics, computation, and psychology meet Yoga foundations and practices. We will be exploring material from Yogic and Vedic texts and where they converge research from neuroscience.
Subhash Kak has made fundamental contributions to neural networks, information science, and quantum theory. He was the first to come up with the idea of quantum neural computing and he has proposed that the brain has three languages: associative, reorganizational, and quantum.
His work has been showcased in the popular media including Discovery and History channels, PBS, Dutch Public TV, and in documentaries on music and yoga. He has written on philosophy of mind and showed how recursion plays a fundamental role in art, music and aesthetics.
He is the author of 20 books including “In Search of the Cradle of Civilization” and “The Architecture of Knowledge.” He has also authored 6 books of verse. The distinguished Indian scholar Govind Chandra Pande has compared his poetry to that of William Wordsworth.
Amongst his awards are Science Academy Medal of the Indian National Science Academy (1977), and Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Delhi (2002). He has served on the academic board of the Smithsonian Project Home-Spun and he was editor of UNESCO’s ICOMOS project on archaeoastronomy which was a cornerstone project in the International Year of Astronomy 2009.
Offered as 3 satsangs and 3 workshops (subject to change)
Subhash Kak is Regents Professor at Oklahoma State University. He has translated several texts from Sanskrit to English, done extensive work on the emerging science of consciousness, and discovered a long-lost astronomy of the Vedic period which he later published. He currently serves on Indian Prime Minister’s Science Advisory Council, and was awarded one of India’s highest civilian awards, Padma Shri, in 2019.
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