Practice

Civilisational Studies

The Civilisational Studies Practice at Rashtram is dedicated to understanding the various branches of Indic Knowledge Systems (IKS) and to applying the IKS framework for solving the present-day problems confronting India and the world.

Civilisational Studies works with the aim of grounding India’s understanding of herself and of others through this framework of Indic dṛṣṭi with the conviction that it will help evolve organic leadership with a broad outlook, capable of addressing global problems using local expertise and wisdom.

CREATE

multiple platforms for exchange of ideas

Curate

indic knowledge in a modern context

Connect

engage in meaningful dialogues to stay informed

MODES OF ENGAGEMENT

TRAINING

Offering intensive and research-based, short-term & long-term courses related to IKS, humanities and social sciences

POLICY

contributing to various state and central education policies through research and constructive feedback

RESEARCH

integrating the IKS framework into the mainstream curricula of multiple disciplines across the humanities and social sciences

NETWORK

nurturing strong networks with traditional as well as mainstream scholars and researchers to conduct research, bring out academically rigorous publications, and elevate global consciousness through the wisdom of IKS

PARTNER

collaborating with various national and global universities, institutes and research organisations for the proliferation of research in IKS

CONSULT

offering consultation to research institutes, social org.s, public as well as private agencies, universities, schools, state and central govts., creative agencies, media, and NGOs

AREAS OF FOCUS

1

Indic Studies

2

Sanskrit Studies

3

Vedic Studies

4

Linguistics

5

Classical & Modern Indology

6

Philosophy

7

Philosophical Aesthetics

8

History

9

Cultural Studies

10

Literary Studies

11

Anthropology

12

Area Studies

13

Political Science

14

Leadership Studies

15

Education Theory

Team

Civilisational Studies Practice Personnel

Sreejit Datta

Assistant Professor, Director of Civilisational Studies Practice & Resident Mentor

Sanjeev Sirnoorkar

Assistant Professor & Resident Practitioner

Vinay A H

Research Associate

Experts

External field experts

Dr Jyotirmaya Tripathy

Professor, IIT Madras

Prof. C. Rajendran

Former Dean at Sreesankaracharya University

Prof. Michael Danino

Visiting Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Gandhinagar

Projects

International Journal of Studies in Public Leadership

Learn More

Courses

Rajadharma-Based Leadership

Decolonising The Indian Mind

Publications

The Significance of Mahālayā and Viśvakarmā Pūjā

Mahālayā and Viśvakarmā Pūjā hold a special significance in our sacred traditions of honouring ancestors.

Remembering The Greats: Dr. K. Ayyappa Paniker

Ayappa Paniker pioneered modern Malayalam poetry and left a legacy that will help influence playwrights and poets for generations.

Remembering A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada: An Exemplar of Indic Leadership

Swami Prabhupada's iconic vision and faith continues to shine as a bright beacon for the future Indic leaders in India...