Prof. Kannan is a well known scholar of "Samskrit"  and is an authority of this  ancient language. He has taught "Samskrit" over 30 years and  currently working as the Director of Karnataka Samskrit University. His ability to integrate the ancient and modern wisdom has made him an inspiring teacher to generations of knowledge seekers.


Prof. Kannan has authored a number of books/articles - on themes and issues in diverse fields such as - Philosophy, Great Indian Epics, Sanskrit Literature, Sanskrit Grammar, Lexicography, (Drama/Poetry/Champu) and Indian Medicine (Ayurveda) to name a few. He has an appreciation to the problems in Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation (part of Artificial Intelligence).


He has been invited as key note speaker in institutions of high repute like Indian Institute of Management, Indian Institute of World Culture, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts and many others.


Prof. Kannan also had the fortune of learning Sanskrit/vedanta from HH Rangapriya Swamiji and Panditaraja VS Ramachandra Shastri, amongst others. Prof. Kannan is disciple of Sriranga Mahaguru of Astanga Yoga Vijnana Mandiram, Mysore.


Come and listen to this scholar in IGFS- 2013
Banner 2
International Gita Forum Singapore - IGFS 2013
 Prof Kannan  
           Prof K S Kannan
Sunday May 5, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM SGT

Singapore Khalsa Association
(Auditorium Level 3)
2 Tessensohn Road
Singapore 217646

Driving Directions


Welcome to an exploration into the perennial scripture "Srimad Bhagavad Gita" from a modern perspective!


The International Gita Forum (Singapore) investigates the role and relevance of Srimad Bhagavad Gita for the modern world. Participate in the lectures / presentations, dialogues and discussions led by illustrious speakers well versed in the art of modern living, eternal values and message of Gita, in the language and ethos of the modern living!  All lectures will be in English. Two eminent speakers - Prof. K. S. Kannan (Director of Samskrit University, Karnataka)  and Sri Rev. Dada J.P. Vaswani (Sadhu Vaswani Mission, Pune) will be delivering lectures on Gita.


Admission is FREE 
, but registration is required.

9.30 am: Registration
9.45 am onwards : 
Inaguration and Keynote address by Guest of Honour
Session 1: " Values in the Gita - Their Contemporary Relevance" by Prof. K.S. Kannan, followed by Q&A
Session 2: " Gita in Daily Life" by Sri Rev. Dada J.P. Vaswani, followed by Q&A


Please use the link below to register or RSVP.
Register Now!
I can't make it
Please register earlier to avoid disappointment as seats are limited.
Gitajayanti (Singapore)

You need to be a member of gitajayanti3 to add comments!

Join gitajayanti3

Email me when people reply –