Shri. P. Parameshwaran is a philosopher, a reformer, an activist, an author and an orator who has dedicated his many talents to responding to national concerns and needs; for this purpose, he founded the Bharatiya Vichara Kendram. Recipient in 2002 of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s Amrita Keerthi Award for his work to promote Indian culture, Shri. Parameshwaran has earned respect for initiating the “Gita Decade,” dedicated to popularizing the wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita as a comprehensive science for living. Currently, he is engaged in promoting a campaign of national resurgence to transform India into a fully developed nation by 2020.