Centre for Comparative Religion and Civilization


To be an advanced centre for research and systematic study of multi-religious and multi-cultural ethos of India by adopting the comparative, inter-disciplinary, scientific, dialogical, critical and analytical methods. Part of the vision is to transform the society by promoting communal harmony, mutual appreciation and the spirit of tolerance in the context of pluralism.


To describe and interpret the worldviews and practices of religious traditions in a non-sectarian, academic manner for the benefit of students, and the people at large. To examine the spiritual quest of humankind, especially as it has manifested itself in the world’s living religions.The Centre is to be a celebration of the multi-cultural and multi-religious ethos of India.