Apart from being one of the country’s most celebrated diplomats, Pavan Varma is the rare public intellectual who has earned the respect of all sides of the intellectual firmament for the rigour of his research and the clarity of his insights. And in Hinduism and the Scientific Heart, Pavan brings those qualities into focus as he dives into the world of the Adi Shankaracharya and the astonishing story of how modern physics is bearing out the seer’s vision.
This is a conversation that will cause you to re-examine all you know about Hinduism and offer fresh perspective on the ever-complex relationship between science and faith.
Algebra, the Arts & Ideas Club brings together a fellowship of people who believe great cities are built not just on infrastructure but a life of the mind; who understand robust and liberal societies need the oxygen of great conversation and nuanced thinking.
At a time when we are increasingly surrounded by rage and noise, Algebra is a live and continuous space for people to come together for a genuine exchange of ideas and exposure to issues; where new seeds could be sparked, fresh perspectives formed, and intelligent connections made.
Algebra – the Arts and Ideas Club is designed to host almost 35 engagements over the year with topline thinkers and practitioners from almost every discipline that impacts human affairs: politics, economy, environment, spirituality, cinema, medicine, science, technology, music, media, literature, the arts, sports, people’s movements, et al.