Happiness in the New Year 2020

2019 Achievements:

– Publication of the book ‘Sapiens and Sthitaprajna’
– Publication of the blog ‘ashwinimokashi.com‘ for English and Marathi articles on Philosophy and Happiness – YouTube Channel started ‘Ashwini Mokashi Talks’ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAOdCfuv0ZIrzGyBDt8DP-g/featured

2020 Projects Preview: – A course at the Evergreen Forum in Princeton ‘Wisdom Leads to Happiness’ to run from February to April 2020 – Research Continues on Meditation and Bhakti project covering Saints-literature in India from the 12th to 19th centuries in three languages – Marathi, Hindi and Kannada

Honors and Awards – Thank you Princeton Research Forum for the Francis Hutner Travel Grant 2019- Memorial Talk at the Bhandarkar Institute in Pune, April 17, 2019 – Op-Eds published in Indian Express and Loksatta – Indian newspapers with highest circulation- Informal discussions with the Hindu scholars at Oxford University – Talks in New Delhi, India and Princeton, NJ- Informal Talk at Florence, Italy – Many reviews published of the book ‘Sapiens and Sthitaprajna’ – The blog readership upwards of 600 in three months since starting.

Thank you Readers, for being a part of this project to spread Happiness and Wisdom about life through Philosophy!

Published by ashwinimokashi

Ashwini Mokashi's book 'Sapiens and Sthitaprajna' is on Comparative Philosophy on the concept of the wise person in Stoic Seneca and the Gita. The book talks about how wisdom leads to happiness. This book is now also recognized by the American Philosophical Practitioners Association from New York. Her next book, a work in progress, is an account of a meditational community in India. Her broad interest is in synthesizing wisdom from various ancient traditions in the context of modern challenges.

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