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Online: The Kalachakra Tantra and Shambhala with Niraj Kumar

Join us as we sit down with Niraj Kumar, author of The Kalacakra Tantra – Translation, Annotation and Commentary – Volume 1. Niraj will discuss some of the insights of the Kalachakra tantra, specifically how the tantra is formulated in a way to comprehend the whole existence within the human body which works like a machine, and the correlations between the external universe, time and the internal body.

He will also give an overview of Shambhala – a place of material abundance, universal peace and happiness and discuss its concept, origin, history, who taught it and the reign of the Kalki Kings.

Zoom Links
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83309955344?pwd=ajJtVVJuYzBiUFFTK1MvbXNqaVVMUT09
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Webinar ID: 833 0995 5344

Date

Aug 28 2022

Time

Melbourne Timezone
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: Europe/Helsinki
  • Date: Aug 28 2022
  • Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Speaker

  • Niraj Kumar
    Niraj Kumar
    Translator of Kalachakra Tantra

    Niraj Kumar (b.22nd April 1973-) belongs to Magadha region and born near Bodhgaya, the Vajrasana. He is the author of classic work on Asian Integration, “Arise Asia” (2002). He is also a founding member of the Society for Asian Integration, an organization working for promoting Asian integration. He has been studying and writing Hindu and Buddhist tantras and a keen student of geopolitics and geostrategy. He is a Civil servant and currently working as Director in the Government of India.
    For last 8 years, he has been working on five volume pentalogy on Kalacakra Tantra(DK Printworld: 2022-24).This is the first comprehensive translation and new commentary of the cryptic Sanskrit text of the 11th century after several centuries. Kalacakra Tantra was the climax of Nalanda tradition and the last major Buddhist tantra composed in India. He has also been commissioned a book on “THE BATTLE FOR FUTURE BUDDHA” by Penguin and Random House-India (2023).
    Initiated by Swami Ranganathanada Ji Maharaj, President of the Ramakrishna Order .
    Founder Member, Society for Asian Integration, New Delhi
    Founder Trustee, Iternity Foundation, Kolkata- a group of neuroscientists, physicists, doctors committed to pursue dialogue between modern science and traditional wisdom .
    Honorary Adviser, Mody University of Science & Technology, Rajasthan, India’s Only women university in India.
    Member(Government of India nominee as a scholar on Buddhism), Board of Governors, Central Institute of Himalayan Culture Studies, Dahung, Arunachal Pradesh
    Founding Member, Sattva.org, an international group of leading spiritual leaders, teachers, scholars, experts, artists, media makers, advocates, activists and funders committed to transformative spiritual and change.
    Member, Editorial Board of The Other Side(India) till August 2009-The Journal was founded and run by India’s Former Defence Minister, George Fernandes to espouse Socialist cause.

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