Indic Academy Hyderabad Event: Book Launch Of Hindol Sengupta’s The Modern Monk  

Swarajya Staff

Feb 10, 2017, 08:06 AM | Updated 08:06 AM IST

Book Launch of The Modern Monk
Book Launch of The Modern Monk

Indic Academy cordially invites to the launch of the book "The Modern Monk" (Penguin Publishers 2016) by Hindol Sengupta, on 12 February 2016, Sunday at 10.30 am. The author Hindol Sengupta will read excerpts from his book and speak on the subject "What Vivekananda Means to Us Today"., in Hyderabad.

About the author: Hindol Sengupta is an award-winning writer and has authored seven books. He is also an acclaimed journalist, public speaker and social entrepreneur. He is the youngest ever, and only Indian, to be nominated for the Hayek Prize given by the Manhattan Institute in memory of the Nobel laureate economist F. A. Hayek. He is also the youngest winner of the PSF award for public service which has also been won, among others, by the late Indian president A P J Abdul Kalam. He is the founder of the not-for-profit Whypoll Trust. He was invited to present his research on Hinduism and technology at the XXI World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religion. An alumnus of the Australia-India Youth Dialogue (AIYD), he won the 2015 grant to write a people’s history of Indians in Australia and Australians in India. He was part of IdeaMensch’s 2012 list of 33 entrepreneurs who are making the world a better place to live in for his work on ideating India’s first women safety mobile app. He is editor-at-large for Fortune India where he writes on the political economy and entrepreneurship.

About Indic Academy

Indic Academy’s mission is to preserve, protect and promote Indic civilisational identity, thought and values. To achieve its mission, it seeks to transform thinkers, nurture networks and promote platforms.

Indic Academy has a target of transforming 2,020 public intellectuals into authors and scholars by the year 2020. The academy is currently nurturing Indic Book Club, a horizontal multi-city network and two vertical networks, Indic Economic Network and Indic Law Network. The academy will be shortly launching other vertical networks in the areas of activism, arts and scholarship. It is actively promoting multiple platforms for academics, activists, artists and authors to express themselves.

Twitter: @indicacademy


Theme: On Hindol Sengupta's Latest Book The Modern Monk, What Vivekananda Means to Us Today

Date: 12th Feburary, 2017, Sunday

Time: 10:30 am

Venue: Platinum Jubilee Auditorium, Osmania University

Address: At Center for Distance Education, Adikmet Main Road, Hyderabad


RSVP: Srinivas Udumudi (99496-35000),

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