Munger’s Prof Lalan Prasad Singh, got his book released by the President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee.

Munger’s Prof Lalan Prasad Singh, got his book released by the President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee.

Prof. Lalan Prasad Singh an emient writer who hail from Munger, a district of Bihar, recently got his book “Science, Spirituality and Ontological Mysticism” released by Pranab Mukherjee,  President of India.

Prof. Lalan Prasad Singh spent about two decades as a mendicant in search of truth and salvation. During this period he went through the rigours of Tantra SÈdhanÈ. He came to a conclusion that Tantra is neither a lifeless ritual nor a religious dogma. It is an intuitional science which rids the practitioner from the snares of false subjectivity and takes him to the state of spiritual sublimity and divine effulgence.

After going through test and turmoil of life of mendicant he returned back to active academic life. In January 1996 he retired as a Professor of Philosophy from Magadh University, Bodh Gaya and in February of the same year be became Senior Fellow of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Government of India. In 2000 A.D. Professor Singh was awarded Fellowship of Indian Institute of Advance Studies, Shimla. He bacame a Visiting Research Professor in 2004 at the Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. He was also awarded Indo-French Cultural Fellowship in 1994. During his sojourn at Paris, he delivered series of lectures on Tantra at the Department of Philosophy, Soubourn University IV, Paris (France). He also addressed the students and staff members of Department of Philosophy of Nihon and Toyo University, Tokyo in 2006. He presented many papers at the National and International Seminars and Symposia such as World Philosophical Congress 1975, International Congress of Orientalists, Mexico City 1976, First Sanskrit Symposia, Mexico City, World Sanskrit Congress, Lieden, Holland.

Prof. Singh is a distinguished Professor of Philosophy and a Social Activist. Currently he is a Visiting Fellow at Department of Boddhist Studies, University of Delhi.

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