Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Senior Vice President of ISKCON Bangalore was one of the eminent speakers at the INDIC Thoughts Festival in Goa, held on December 17 and 18, 2017.

The festival is being envisaged as a celebration of Indian civilization in all its multiple facets.

Various topics based on spirituality and culture were presented in the event and Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa gave a talk on Universal Vedanta.

The event was organized by India Foundation which is an official think tank of the Government of India. It is an independent research centre focussed on the issues, challenges and opportunities of the Indian polity.

India Foundation has a team of dedicated professionals based at its office in New Delhi with Nirmala Sitharaman (Defence Minister), MJ Akbar (Minister of State for External Affairs), Suresh Prabhu (Minister of Commerce & Industry) and Ram Madhav (National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party) and others as Directors.

The Foundation believes in understanding contemporary India and its global context through a civilizational lens of a society on the forward move. Its vision is to be a premier think tank that can help understand the Indian civilizational influence on our contemporary society.