N. Gopalakrishnan (born November 20, 1955) is spiritual teacher from Kerala, India. In 1999, he, along with a few others, founded a charitable organization named Indian Institute of Scientific Heritage (IISH) at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, for learning and teaching Indian Heritage. He is the Director of Indian Institute of Scientific Heritage and devoting full time for establishing the National Heritage Center for learning and teaching the Indian Scientific heritage.
Early life and education
He was born into a Hindu family at Thrippunithura near Ernakulam, Kerala, India, to Narayanan Embrandiri and Satyabhama. He earned an M. Sc. Applied Chemistry, M. Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry and M.A. Industrial Sociology, as well as a Ph. D in Biochemistry and D.Litt. in Sanskrit. He is the only scientist who has been awarded D.Litt. for his research and studies in Sanskrit.
He is a scientist who has 28 years of research experience, 50 scientific research papers in national and international scientific journals, 7 patents, 6 awards for scientific research, 9 science popularization awards from India and abroad, two fellowships and 60 books to his credit. He delivers lectures to the executives, managers and professors of many companies, universities, training institutes and professional colleges. He has already given thousands of lectures and speeches through Television media in India and abroad. He has visited US, Canada, UK and Middle East countries many times and delivered a series of lectures in Indian and foreign universities. He was a fellow of University of Alberta, Canada.
- ↑ "International meet on religion and ecology". The Hindu. 18 April 2012. http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/kerala/article3328579.ece. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
- Official website
- N. Gopalakrishnan at gurusfeet.com
- Speech by N. Gopalakrishnan at hindulegacy.blogspot.com
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