The 5thWorld Parliament of Science,
Religion and Philosophy 2019, concluded successfully in the presence of eminent
personalities like Hon’ble former speaker of LoksabhaSmt.
Sumitra Mahajan, Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad – UNESCO Chair Holder; Founder, MIT World Peace
R. C. Sinha, President, Indian Council of
Philosophical Research, Prof. Ambika
Datta Sharma, Secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Darshan Parishad, New Delhi, Prof. Dr. Ashok Vora, Professor of
Philosophy, Delhi University and Rahul V.Karad,
Executive President, MIT-WPU along with the other dignitaries.
The three-day long conclave saw various World leaders deliberating,
discussing and emphasizing onthe need of creating and promoting Interfaith and
Inter-religious movement for World Peace.Eminent speakers during various
sessions highlighted the importance of amalgamation of Science, Religion and Philosophy
as the most important source for mankind. The leaders also reflected on the key
essentials to create a successful interfaith movement like acceptance to
multiple paths to the divine, relieving suffering, honouring gender equality,
nurturing and protecting the natural environment.
concluding day,Smt. Sumitra Mahajan,
Former Union Minister and Ex LokSabhaSpeaker, conferred the ‘Vishwa-Vigyan-Darshanik
Award’ to Revered Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karadfor his outstanding
contribution to science, spirituality, and philosophyby creating the world’s largest dome
dedicated to world peace. Apart from this the second day also witnessedFormer union minister Padma Bhushan
Dr. Karan Singhbeingconferred with
Philosopher Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prize 2019 by Shri.
Arif Mohammad Khan, Hon’ble Governor, Kerala in the august presence of Prof. Dr. Mangesh Karad, Dr. Vijay Bhatkar along with other
awardceremony took place at the world’s largest dome philosopher Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara
World Peace Prayer Hall, LoniKalbhor, Pune, India.
Speaking on the occasionHon’ble
former speaker of LoksabhaSmt. Sumitra Mahajan said, “Science, Religion and Philosophy are the three key elements
which constitutes our lives. In the current scenario it is of utmost important
to take care of our environment and it is everyone’s responsibility to preserve
it for future. I appeal to everyone to come together and work towards
development but at the same time protect the environment.”
Taking about the World peace dome Smt. Mahajan said, “In the coming years this place will become a
Universal Knowledge Center to the whole world.”
Former union minister Padma Bhushan Dr. Karan Singh on receiving the award said,
“Bhagwat Gita is the way of life for all, and it helps to overcome any
struggles in our lives. It shows the unique relationship between Guru and
disciple without any obligation for pure friendship. Gita teaches everyone the
lesson of ‘VasudhaivaKutumbakam’ (The World is one family) along with reverence
He added, “One needs to awake his divine
consciousness to listen to Lord Krishna’s flute which in today’s world seems to
be difficult due to the chaos and noise around us”.
The deliberation over the last three days had interesting outcomes
and conclusions like the importance of unification of all the religion to save
the mankind, the knowledge of how to live life through spirituality, dire need
to evolve and promote avalue-based universal education system,strong belief in
peace and harmony through preaching of ‘VasudhaivaKutumbakam’ (The World is one
family) in this current turbulent world. These key messages were sent to the
entire humanity through the platform of World Parliament 2019.
Religious and world
leaders from across the globe and Vice-Chancellors from variousuniversities in
India where be present at the conclave. Among those were HonorableDr. Satya Pal Singh, M.P Rajya Sabha, Union Minister,
Govt. of India, New Delhi, P.P Himalayan
Swamy Yogi Amarnath, Dr. Scott
Herriott, Professor of Management & Provost, Maharishi University, USA,
Mr. Puneet Narula, Country Director
– India at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Dr. Ved Pratap Vaidik,Chairman, Council for Indian Foreign Policy,
New Delhi, Dr. Sohan Raj Tater,Former
Vice-Chancellor, Singhania University, Pacheri Bari, Rajasthan, Shri. Firoz Bakht Ahmed, Chancellor
Maulana Azad National Urdu University, New Delhi, Dr. SatyanarayanSahu, Former Joint Secretary, RajyaSabha, New Delhi.
Spiritual Master and Santulan Meditation Shreeguru Balaji
Tambe, Ex-police director Dr. Meera
World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy, was
organized by MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) in association with World
Peace Centre, Alandi, MAEER’s MIT Group of institutions and MIT ADT University
which had eight plenary sessions with the theme of ‘Role of Science, Religion and Philosophy for World Peace and
well-being of Mankind’ from 2nd to 4th October 2019.