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Wonderful India Series: India's Educational Heritage
Wonderful India Series: India's Educational Heritage

Fri, Apr 19



Wonderful India Series: India's Educational Heritage

A captivating discussion on the ecosystem of learning in ancient India, when students lived with their Gurus to learn a variety of arts.

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Apr 19, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Austin, 3806 Cherrywood Rd, Austin, TX 78722, USA

About the event

Enjoy a fascinating presentation by Sahana Singh addressing the system of education in ancient India. Sahana’s talk will take listeners on a journey to Ancient India in which students lived with their Gurus to learn a variety of arts, all of them rooted in science and spirituality. The ecosystem of learning attracted students far and wide and laid the basis for many disciplines that we study in universities today. This is a hybrid session during which Sahana will be delivering her live presentation remotely to attendees. In-person attendees will have the opportunity for live Q & A with the presenter. Limited in-person seats available. RSVP required to attend, with suggested pay-what-you-can donation to support additional and ongoing programs. Free tickets are limited. Please RSVP with donation and reserve the free tickets for community members in need.

When: Friday, April 19, 2024 | 6:00p to 7:00p Where: 3806 Cherrywood Rd, Austin, TX 78722 Parking: Free parking available streetside and in Maplewood Elementary School lot at 3809 Maplewood Ave. ___________________________

Attend via Zoom Attendees who cannot make it in person are invited to watch the livestream via Zoom. Zoom registration at this link:

____________________________ About the Speaker Sahana Singh is an author and commentator currently based in the United States. With a professional background in environmental engineering, she brings a unique perspective to her writing, with her grasp of diverse subjects such as Indian history, water management, and education. Her first book “The Educational Heritage of Ancient India - How an Ecosystem of Learning was Laid to Waste” has been appreciated for awakening Indians to the role played by India in spreading knowledge around the world. The book has garnered acclaim for its compelling narrative, awakening readers to the profound impact of India's intellectual legacy. Building on the success of her first book, Sahana's second work, "Revisiting the Educational Heritage of India," published by Vitasta, offers a deeper exploration into India's distinctive ecosystem of learning. In this work, she meticulously unravels the layers of India's knowledge-centric society, connecting it with the major academic disciplines pursued today. Sahana Singh's work serves as a beacon for those seeking a deeper understanding of India's cultural and educational roots. Her passion for enlightening others about the enduring legacy of Indian knowledge reflects a dedication to fostering an appreciation for the historical contributions that continue to shape our contemporary world.

_________________________ About the Festival Wonderful India is a month-long festival featuring local artists and performers representing different regions and traditions of India. Experience artwork, music performances, dance recitals, community gatherings, workshops, lectures, and demonstrations in celebration of India’s artistic and cultural traditions.

Plan Your Visit to the Festival Open Gallery Hours are scheduled at designated times through the week, along with curated cultural events and performances on the weekends. To view details about the schedule and lineup of artists and performers, visit

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