Naatha Sampradaaya- Chintane (2020-21)

Amongst the variety of numerous ascetic traditions existing in India, the sect of Nathas is one of the most ancient and remarkable ones. Nathas are also known as Yogis, because the foundation of their order is based on the ideas of Yoga. Hence, with the objective of creating awareness, Kannada Sahitya Parishad, D.K District and Kannada Sahitya Parishad Taluk Ghataka in association with the IQAC and the Department of Humanities of Govinda Dasa  College, organised a programme on NAATHA PANTHA-CHINTANE (Natha Tradition-A Glance) on 22 January 2021. The Administrative Director of the College Prof. Ramesh Kulai inagurated the programme. Prof. Bhaskar Rai Kukkuvalli, Senior Member, Janapada and Tulu Sahitya Academy, D.K district was the resource person. He highlighted the point that the Natha tradition is the most ancient and remarkable tradition and hence there is  a need to conduct research and discussions on these traditions. Principal Prof. Krishnamoorthy welcomed the gathering. Dean of Humanities, Prof. B. Y. Kumar, IQAC Coordinator Prof. Hareesha Acharya, members of Sahitya Parishad  Dr. Keshavanatha and Mr. Vinay Achar were present as chief guests. Smt. Devaki Achuyutha, member of Kannada Sahitya Parishat proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was coordinated by Mrs. Akshatha of Kannada Department. As many as 65 students attended the programme.

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