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Nirmukta, in association with KRVP, is proud to announce Yukti 2011, on the 19th-20th February 2011 at the Vijnana Bhavan at KRVP premesis.
Yukti promises thought-provoking talks and demonstrations, by the foremost experts in the war against pseudoscience, and gives participants the chance to meet and have first-hand interactions with them.
Prof. Narendra Nayak, president of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations, will be tackling questions ranging from the efficacy of alternative medicine (Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, etc) to the truth about miracles.
Babu Gogineni, Executive Director of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, will speak about Humanism and alternatives to religion.
Renowned blogger and rationalist, Sujai Karampuri will analyse and break-down Astrology and Vaastu Shaastra. There will also be sessions on logical fallacies, scientific temper for professionals, scripture in the modern age and more! The sessions are designed to be highly interactive.
Nirmukta is a very active online community dedicated to discussing events and ideas that concern the secularization movement in India and South Asia.
Karkataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat is a registered government autonomous body setup with the explicit purpose of the advancement of science, scientific attitude and science education (both formal and non-formal) in Karnataka, especially in rural areas.