Ten Thought Leaders of India

Presenter:

Dr Bijoy Misra

President

India Discovery Center

Outreach Lecture I - Ten Thought Leaders of India
Abstract

The lecture is a survey of the work of ten principal personalities who can be considered as a continuum of Indian thinking from 2000 BC to the modern times.  The personalities analyzed are: Yājñavalkya, S’rīkṛṣṇa, Mahāvīra,  Buddha,  Kauṭalya,  Pāṇini,  Vālmīki,  Vyāsa, S’aṅkara and Kabīra.  

Their original contributions are cited and connected to help observe the evolution of Indian ethics and social conduct over the last four thousand years. 

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