Speeches

Dharma Dhamma Traditions in Building a Post Covid World Order

Ram Madhav, November 8, 2021

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Address on “Dharma-Dhamma Traditions in Building the Post-Covid World Order” at the Dharma Dhamma Conference 2021 organised by Nalanda University and India Foundation on 7-9 November 2021 at Nalanda University, Rajgir, Bihar.

India – South Korea: Aspects of Public Diplomacy

Ram Madhav, August 11, 2021

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Address at a webinar organised by India Foundation in collaboration with Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Embassy of India in Seoul; Department of Indian Studies, Busan University of Foreign Studies; and College of Buddhism, Dongguk University, Seoul on “India-Republic of Korea: Aspects of Public Diplomacy” on August 11, 2021 India’s proactive Ambassador […]

Quad Economics: Australia and India Perspectives in the COVID Era

Ram Madhav, July 21, 2021

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Address at a webinar organised by Wired Global Australia and India Foundation on “Quad Economics: Australia and India Perspectives in the COVID Era” on July 21, 2021 Senator Canavan, Amb Vohra, Mr Varghese and colleagues from the India Foundation and Wired Global – Akashika, Alok Bansal, Shristi and others. My […]

India and UK – Towards a new multilateral order

Ram Madhav, June 28, 2021

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Address at a Webinar organised by Policy Exchange and Observer Research Foundation on “India and the UK: Towards new Multilateral Order” The mankind is entering a post-pandemic new world order. India and UK as ‘natural partners’ have an important opportunity in that emerging global order to prosper and progress through […]

Ideology and Vision of Mahatma Gandhi: Global Relevance in 21st Century

Ram Madhav, February 9, 2021

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Keynote Address at International Conference (Virtual) on “Ideology and Vision of Mahatma Gandhi: Global Relevance in 21st Century” organised by Panjab University in association with India Foundation, Nottingham University and Nottingham Trent University on 1-3 February, 2021. I congratulate Punjab University for hosting the conference on “Relevance of Gandhi in […]

Shaivism in Kashmir

Ram Madhav, February 2, 2021

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s address at the Book Release of Hungarian translation of Swami Lakshman Joo’s works on Shaivism in Kashmir, organised by the Embassy of India in Budapest, Hungary on 28 January 2021. Swami Lakshman Joo was a great mystic scholar of Kashmir Shaivism in the last century. Born into a Kashmiri Pandit […]

India and South Asia: Exploring Regional Cooperation

Ram Madhav, June 22, 2020

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s address at the Virtual Horasis India Meet on June 22, 2020 Namaskar and good evening. It is a pleasure to be back at the Horasis once again. We are in the midst of a deadly pandemic. I hope and pray that all of you are safe and the countries and […]

Peace and Sustainability through Yoga

Ram Madhav, June 18, 2020

Following is the text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Address at the Inaugural Session of 3-Day Online Global Yoga Festival hosted by India Foundation’s Center for Soft Power and Ritambhara Foundation on June 18, 2020 Namaskar, This yogic posture of bringing our palms together to say Namaste – meaning ‘my salutations to the Inner You’ is […]

Role of Public Diplomacy during and Post COVID-19

Ram Madhav, May 22, 2020

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s address at a Webinar on “Role of Public Diplomacy during and After COVID-19” organised by India Foundation’s Center for Soft Power in association with Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on May 22, 2020 My greetings and Namaskars to all the distinguished friends present in this webinar. Public diplomacy has always […]

Cultural Diplomacy Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Ram Madhav, May 21, 2020

Text of Shri Ram Madhav’s Inaugural address at the Video Conference on “Cultural Diplomacy amidst COVID-19 Pandemic” organised but the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center, Embassy of India, Seoul, South Korea to mark the World Culture Day on May 21, 2020 Amb Dinesh Patnaik, DG, ICCR, Amb Sripriya Ranganathan, Dr Sonu Trivedi, friends from Korea and […]