Day 39 Session 01: Karma Yoga: Work as Worship by M. K. Sridhar

About the Session

While discussing about Karma Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna expands the idea of Yoga to include every action in one’s life. This calls for a radical shift in one’s perspective involving attitudinal transformation on one side and refinement of the motivation on the other. This session is based on the experiences and insights of the speaker in his attempts to apply these concepts in day to day living as well as in work situation.

About the Presenter

M. K. Sridhar obtained Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Mysore. He was a senior lecturer in Commerce at Vijaya College, Bengaluru and later served as Professor and Dean at Canara Bank School of Management Studies, Bangalore University. He has successfully guided four M. Phil, eleven Ph. D scholars, published thirty papers and completed eleven research projects.

He served as Member Secretary of Karnataka Knowledge Commission and Karnataka State Innovation Council, Govt. of Karnataka and Member of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), MHRD. Recently, he served as a member of a Committee for draft National Education Policy under the chairmanship of Dr K Kasturirangan and Chairman of Expert Committee on Technology enabled learning of GoK . Presently, he is the Executive Council Member of Central University of Kerala, Vice President of Indian Red Cross Society, Karnataka chapter, President of Centre for Educational and
Social Studies (CESS), Yuvaka Sangha, member of a task force on NEP in Karnataka as
well as the ICSSR Senior Fellow at ISEC, Bengaluru.

He is a trainer and a Social Activist for Social and National causes. His life sketch was published as a book entitled ‘Sahasra Padhi’ in Kannada. He was profiled as an achiever by few newspapers and TV channels. He was conferred with Karnataka Rajyothsava Award by Government of Karnataka and General President Gold Medal by Indian Science Congress Association.

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