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Fri 14 Aug 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Free Will Vs Destiny in Sanatana Dharma

Santana Dharma ( Hindusim ) is often accused of being fatalistic leaving us with no control over the direction of our lives. Is that true?

Join us as Archana Sunil explores the concepts of free will and destiny in Sanatana Dharma from two perspectives – an astrologer and a Bhagavad Gita enthusiast. Is free will an illusion or real? How does astrology help us deal with destiny and free will?

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Ami Ganatra

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Ami Ganatra is a management professional, an engineer and MBA by qualification and an alumna of Indian Institute Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). She has over 14 years of experience working across four continents with employers such as Bain & Company and BASF ltd. Ami is an ardent Yoga practitioner, a certified Yoga instructor and a student of Sanskrit and Indic wisdom. In her free time, she loves exploring people, places and cultures. She blogs her travelogues and musings at

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Ashwini Sahasrabudhe

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Ashwini Sahasrabudhe is a Finance professional and brings over 25 years of experience from the Corporate Finance world of India and US. She has held leadership positions in Multinational organizations, and is a recipient of several awards in her Corporate Finance career. As an Vedic Astrologer & Tarot consultant- coach with 10+ years of consulting in Traditional and KP astrology, Ashwini helps individuals recognize their strengths, blind spots, karmic balances via Empirical Astrology ™️, so that they can be more proactive, anticipate challenges and plan course-corrections in their lives. She researches in ancient Indian Narratives, Meditation, empirical aspects of astrology and is also an avid trekker. Ashwini is a Chartered Accountant – an all India merit ranker (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India), Certified Public Accountant (Pass) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Bombay.

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Archana Sunil

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Archana Sunil is a health and Medicare insurance consultant who became an accidental enthusiast of Bharat’s Itihaasa and Sanatana Dharma few years ago. She hosts experts and scholars in these fields to share her explorations and learnings in these fields. Archana is most grateful for the opportunity to host her annual summer drama and cultural camp, Itihaasa, in Seattle for children ages eight and up. Itihaasa has so far studies and produced plays on Shakuntala, Krishna & Sudama, Chatrapati Shivaji, Lachit Borphukan and Valmiki Ramayana. She feels privileged to run the Seattle chapters of Sankara Healthcare Foundation, an initiative of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham and Kanchi Kamakoti Seva Foundation USA.