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True Essence of Religion | Urmi Chanda-Vaz | TEDxSSCBS

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In today's society, we often tend to define religion as an undeniable social force encompassing human spirituality. The easiest way to define religion is to refer to it as "belief in God". However, is this sufficient to capture the diversity of religious practices which have an influence on our everyday lives, whether we choose to believe in a divine power or not? Watch Urmi Chanda Vaz, a renowned Indologist, unfold the true essence of religion in her TEDxSSCBS talk. Urmi Chanda is a passionate Indologist who writes, edits and researches in the realm of Indian history and culture. Armed with a Masters in Clinical Psychology & Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, she has 6+ years of experience in Media/Journalism. She has completed Advanced Post Grad Diplomas in Comparative Mythology and Mysticism from the University Of Mumbai. She has been involved in creating and presenting content on an educational YouTube Channel titled 'Culture Express'.She has written content for various websites, journals, promotional media, etc.She has also provided voice overs for different types of script, narrations, films, jingles, etc. She has been the Senior Copy Editor of 'Pune Mirror', Senior Executive [Editor- QC cell], Chief Sun Editor and Senior Correspondent of 'Which? Right Choice' and latest being the Assistant Editor of 'StyleSpeak and Spa Mantra'. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at


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