Gokhale Institute of Public Affairs
Public Life Must be spiritualized - G. K. Gokhale
The Foundations of Indian Culture
A series of talks delivered by Shatavadhani Dr. R. Ganesh

Ours is a sixty-six year old socio-cultural organization dedicated to the strengthening of cultural roots of the society and promotion of enlightened citizenship. Our Institute was founded in 1945 by the late Padma Bhushan Dr. D. V. Gundappa, doyen of Kannada literature and a savant who strove for over seven decades for the well-being of the society. He was a close collaborator of Sir M. Visvesvaraya, Sri C. Rajagopalachari and other distinguished personages of that generation.


We conduct educative and popular programmes round the year of which most are naturally in Kannada.


However, for the benefit of those who are not able to follow Kannada, a series of talks in six parts, by Shatavadhani Dr. R. Ganesh on “The Foundations of Indian Culture” was organized at GIPA in August-September 2011 (20th, 21st, 27th, 28th August and 3rd and 4th September). Audio (Mp3) of all these six talks (total size 963MB) is available. For a DVD containing all the six talks please contact the secretary (E-mail: secretary[AT]gipa-bng[DOT]org; Phone: +91-80-26613148)


We request you to help us in up-grading our Sound System in particular and towards activities of the Institute in general. We need the following equipments:


  1. QSC – Amplifier – 1500 Watts – 2 Nos @ Rs.30,000.00/amplifier ie., Rs. 60,000.00
  2. QSC – Amplifier – 1000 Watts – 2 Nos @ Rs.25,000.00/amplifier ie., Rs. 50,000.00

Donations to the Institute are exempted from Income Tax under Section 80G. Cheque/DD can be sent to:


Gokhale Institute of Public Affairs
Bull Temple Road, N.R. Colony,
Bangalore – 560019



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