Activities of the Ashrama along the lines laid down by Swami Vivekananda – "Atmano Mokshartham Jagadhitaya cha" or "for the liberation of self & welfare of the world."
A talk by
Dr. T. G. K. Murthy
Adviser to the Dept. of Science & Technology
(Former Program Director & Outstanding Scientist, ISRO)
On Sunday, 18th March 2012 at 5:00 pm
Dr. T G K Murthy, a scientist and a devotee of Sri Ramakrishna, will share his thoughts on the influence of the Holy Trio – Bhagawan Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda – on society. With his vast professional experience and long association with the Ramakrishna Movement, Dr. Murthy would discuss how it influences modern man for his betterment.
We welcome you all to this talk at the Ashrama.
Yours in the Lord,
Dr. T.G.K. Murthy did his PhD from the University of Adelaide, Australia. He has served in I.S.R.O for 42 years in various positions including Outstanding Scientist and Director at I.S.R.O Headquarters. He is currently working as the Scientific Adviser to Department of Science and Technology (ARCI) of Govt. of India.
Dr. Murthy was the architect of space optics and various world-class electro-optical systems for imaging of the earth resources and atmosphere (flown on various satellites including CHANDRAYAN).
He is the only Indian so far to receive the NRDC (Govt. of India award) 6 times in addition to the WISTEX award, AFCCI, FICCI and IETE gold medal awards, ASI award and outstanding achievement award of ISRO.
He is the author of ‘Swami Vivekananda – An intuitive scientist’, ‘Swami Vivekananda – holistic scientist’, and an edited book on atmospheric science and technologies. Dr. Murthy is deeply interested in science and philosophy. He is keenly interested in spreading the contribution of Indian Science and Spirituality, especially among the younger generation.