Dr. Sampadananda Mishra conferred the Bal Sahitya Award, Gangtok, Sikkim
Dr. Sampadananda Mishra, Director, Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC), was conferred the Bal Sahitya Award 2018 by Kendra Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, for his book Shanaih Shanaih, a beautifully illustrated book of Sanskrit poems for children. The award was presented on November 14, 2018, at a special function organized in Gangtok, Sikkim.
The Sahitya Akademi, India’s National Academy of Letters, is an organization dedicated to the promotion of literature in the languages of India. Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Award is a literary honor in India which Sahitya Akademi annually confers on writers of the most outstanding children’s books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages recognized by the Akademi.
International Conference on Birthing the New Humanity, Bengaluru
Dr. Sampadananda Mishra attended the International Conference on “Birthing the New Humanity” organized at Hotel Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru, from November 30 to December 2, 2018. Dr. Sampadananda Mishra and Dr. Kalyani talked about our combined programme on prenatal education: “Supraja – Creating a Conscious Humanity”. Dr. Mishra found it inspiring to meet and interact with a large number of childbirth educators, psychologists, educationists and therapists working on prenatal and postnatal care and counseling... It was an honor for him to meet Dr.Julie Gerland and Dr. Francois Gerland, co-founders of Birthing the New Humanity; meeting with Dr. Tushar and Dr. Smita was really special.