Nagaon, March 8 � Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Institute (Ujjain) and Vedic Research & Global Study Centre jointly organised a vedic conference at Narashingha Khetra near Puranigudam in Nagaon district recently. The inaugural function was held under the presidentship of Acharyya Bhrigugiri Maharaj. The three-day conference was formally inaugurated by retired Supreme Court Judge Dr Mukundakam Sharma. In his address, Dr Sharma elaborately discussed about the four Vedas of Hindu religion.
Attending the inaugural function, the Rural Development Minister formally released a book, Rigvedkalin Samaj Aru Sanskriti written by Dr Thaneswar Sharma. Some other books namely Mahabharatar Sadhu written by Apurba Banerjee, Bhakta Jibanamrit written by Dr Thaneswar Sharma, the 6th volume of Rigveda were formally released by Acharyya Bhrigugiri, Dr Debananda Shukla and Dr Mukundakam Sharma respectively.
A symposium on Veda and Science was held on the second day where Acharyya Bhrigugiri scientifically discussed about the Vedas. Retired principal of Jorhat Science College Lakhikanta Bhattacharyya, Reader of Asam University Dr Shanti Pukhrel, Prof Sitanath Dey and Prof Swapna Bhattacharyya took part in the discussion.
The sympossium started with a manglacharan presented by the religious �guru� of Maharshi Sandipani Rastriya Ved Vidya Institute.
Another seminar on the education and society in the age of Vedas was held on the same day. Attending as resource person former vice president of Asam Sahitya Sabha Kanak Ch Sharma elaborately discussed the topics.
On the concluding day another seminar was held to discuss the role of Vedanga and its importance. Former principal of JB College, Jorhat Bhaba Kanta Mishra was the chairperson of the last seminar where the principal of KKH Govt Sanskrit College, Dr Nripendra Nath Sharma, chairperson of Gujarat State Sanskrit Academy, Dr Gautam Patel, Prof Archana Bhattacharyya, Dr Kameswar Sukla and Sanchita Singha took part in the discussion.
A souvenir was also published to mark the occasion.
The Narasingha Khetra where the Vedic conference was held has a tradition from the Vedic age. A Mrityunjoy temple will be built there and the foundation stone has already been laid. It may be mentioned here that there is no Mrityunjoy temple in the world and this temple could well be an attraction for religious tourists.