Research Center AARSH:
AARSH stands for Akshardham-center for Applied Research in Social Harmony. It is a unique research institute that draws inspiration from the past, studies the present and prepares solutions for the future. Protected in the peaceful surroundings of the Akshardham Complex, AARSH serves as a seat of education. It is a result-oriented research institute, a novel study-action center where research does not rest till it reaches out to people in a practical way. Its ambition is to produce not just scholars, but communicators, not just theses, but ideas and ideals that mold life and society with a socio-spiritual harmony.
With wide range of activities, this research center brings the scholars of the society together to exchange the ideas and opinions to bring the social harmony.

Facilities:
Modern facilities for efficient research have been provided.
Library: A comprehensive library of over 7,000 reference works in English, Sanskrit, Hindi, Gujarati and Tamil - covering the principal religions and schools of philosophy in India.
Archives: A wide collection of more than 400 books and manuscripts, some over 160 years old, are systematically catalogued for easy reference. Each article is passed through a special process of preservation.
Computer Network: Collection and cataloguing of data will become easy and efficient with the planned computer network. Researchers shall be able to access information at personal study stations.
Study Stations: For private study.
Research Scholars: Scholars are selected on the basis of merit of their application. The procedure includes a formal application to AARSH with the nature of research being conducted or proposed. Besides the five graduates who are at present being guided for their Ph.D. theses from AARSH, a further 7 students are receiving distance-learning help. The students include members of the University of Columbia (USA) and the University of Pennsylvania (USA).
For any other inquiries and information please contact:
AARSH
Akshardham Complex
Maharana Pratap Marg, Sector 20
Gandhinagar 382 020
Gujarat INDIA

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