NRI couple donates $4.6 million for Dharma Studies in US varsity

INITIAsinghalsDr Ajay and Mira Shingal have donated 44.6 million to establish the Mira and Ajay Shingal Center for a Hindu Studies programme at the Graduate Theological Union University in Berkeley, California.

The Centre for Dharma Studies will welcome all traditions that self-identify themselves as a Dharma tradition, including the Jain, Buddhist and other schools of thought derived from the ancient tradition.

The endowment will enable the Graduate Theological Union to expand representation of the world’s greatest religious traditions at this consortium and permit students and the public to engage and build deep mutual understanding and promote the common good.

Dr Ajay a resident of San Jose has been a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and is currently in the hospitality industry.