Honors & Awards
Distinguished Humanitarian & Spiritual Ambassador Award
Dr. Satpathy ji was honored with the esteemed "Distinguished Award for Humanitarian and Spiritual Diplomacy" by Gyan Patnaik, President of OSA, in recognition of his remarkable humanitarian and spiritual contributions to society.
Appreciation Letter - Mayor, Naperville, Chiacgo, USA
Dated July 8, 2023, Scott A. Wehrli, Mayor of the City of Naperville in Chicago, Washington State, USA, composed a Letter of Appreciation acknowledging Dr. Satpathy's notable contributions across globe.
A congratulatory Letter from Governor, State of Washington, USA
On July 13, 2023, Governor Jay Inselee of the State of Washington, USA, conveyed his heartfelt greetings and a congratulatory message for the highly successful and wonderfully diverse observance of "Shri Guru Bhagwat Day."
Appreciation Letter - Senator, United States, Washington State, USA
On July 10, 2023, Senator Judith Warnick of Washington State, USA, composed a Letter of Appreciation wherein she acknowledged and expressed genuine admiration for the profound literary content encompassed in Shri Guru Bhagwat.
Appreciation Letter - United States Senator, Washington State, USA
On July 13, 2023, Maria Cantwell, the United States Senator representing Washington State, USA, conveyed a Letter of Appreciation acknowledging the significance of the Shri Guru Bhagwat literature.
Mayor of the City of Seattle in Washington State, USA Proclaimed "Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy Day"
In an official declaration, Bruce A. Harrell, Mayor of the City of Seattle in Washington State, USA, has formally established July 13, 2023 as "Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy Day" to be honored and observed.
Mayor of the City of Bellevue in Washington State, USA Proclaimed "Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy Day"
Lynne Robinson, Mayor of the City of Bellevue in Washington State, USA, has formally announced and decreed that July 13, 2023 shall be designated as "Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy Day." This proclamation acknowledges not only the achievements of Shri Guru Bhagwat, but also recognizes the author's unwavering dedication to humanitarian endeavors transcending national boundaries.
Attorney General of Washington State's appreciation Letter
Bob Ferguson, Attorney General of Washington State, USA, heartily welcomed Dr. Satpathy to the celebration of his magnum opus Shri Guru Bhagwat at Chicago, USA.
'Shri Guru Bhagwat Day' Proclaimed by King County, Washington State, USA
Dow Constantine, King County Executive of Washington State, USA officially declared and proclaimed July 13 2023 to be observed as “Shri Guru Bhagavat Day”.
Felicitated at the St. Shirdi Sai Spiritual Retreat, Dallas
Justice John Edward Payton felicitated Dr. Satpathy on June 25, 2016, on the occasion of St. Shirdi Sai Spiritual Retreat, Dallas, organized by Sai American Foundation in collaboration with Shirdi Sai Global Foundation. Justice John Payton honored Dr Satpathy on the occasion of Dr Satpathy's first speech as Guest Chaplain at the U.S. House of Representatives
Felicitated as 'Outstanding Global Humanitarian'
Mr. Phil Goff, Hon. Member of Parliament, Mt Roskill, Auckland, New Zealand felicitated Dr. C B Satpathy as 'Outstanding Global Humanitarian' on 28 February 2016 at the Global Shirdi Sai Devotees Summit. The Summit was held during 27 - 28 February 2016, at Auckland, New Zealand.
Invited to open the United States House of Representatives (HoR) as Guest Chaplain
Dr. Satpathy was invited to open the United States House of Representatives (HoR) as Guest Chaplain on 24 June 2015. This is a rare honor, having been bestowed on an Indian Citizen ever. The opening invocation provides an opportunity to affirm Spiritual leaders from many different backgrounds. Dr. Satpathy’s address to the US Congress as Guest Chaplain was a remarkable moment for all Indians.
Read - http://chaplain.house.gov/chaplaincy/display_gc.html?id=2265
Watch - https://youtu.be/nvuDpPY3SMs
Honoris Causa (D. Litt. – Vacaspati)
On the occasion of their XVth convocation ceremony on 25th February 2012, the prestigious Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth University, identified as the Center of Excellence for traditional sastras, conferred upon him the prestigious title ‘HonorisCausa (D. Litt. – Vacaspati)’. This is the highest honorary doctorate title of the University given to eminent people for their outstanding contribution to Sanskrit language and the traditional sastras. The said title was conferred upon him for his yeomen contribution to literature, his great spiritual insight, invaluable contribution towards fortification of national interests, the establishment of educational institutions, organization of and participation in national and international conferences.
Doctorate in Law (LLD)
On the occasion of their XVIIth convocation ceremony on 2nd May, 2012, the prestigious Berhampur University conferred upon him the prestigious title ‘Doctorate in Law (LLD)’ for his phenomenal contribution to the society.
Honoris Causa (D.Litt.): Ravenshaw University
On the occasion of their Vth convocation ceremony held on 13th Aug, 2012, the prestigious Ravenshaw University conferred upon him the prestigious title “Honoris Caussa (D.Litt.)” for his eminence and invaluable contributions to the cause of public interest.
Honoris Causa Degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)
On the occasion of their IIIrd convocation ceremony held on 19th April, 2014, the Siksha O Anusandhan University conferred upon him the prestigious title “Honoris Causa Degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.)” for his outstanding contribution in the field of science through the epic “Gopya Ru Agopya” authored by him.
Honoris Causa (D.Lit.) From North Odisha University, Baripada
Dr Chandra Bhanu Satpathy ji was conferred with the D Lit (Honoris Causa) in recognition of his contribution to spiritual and literary excellence leadership on the 27 March 2017 on the occasion of the tenth anniversary celebrations of North Odisha University at Baripada by the Governor of Odisha & Chancellor of the University Shri S C Jamir. Baripada happens to be the native place of Dr. Satpathy ji.
It may also be mentioned here that Dr. Satpathy had instituted a Gold medal in the memory of his father Late Shri Gokul Chandra Satpathy for the student receiving the highest mark in BA (Hons) English. This year it was awarded to Miss Aparajita Ojha
Honoris Causa From Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
On the occasion of their 58th, 59th, 60th, 61st and 62nd combined Convocation ceremony held on 23rd Jun, 2022, the Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati conferred upon Dr. Chandrabhanu Satpathy the prestigious title “Honoris Caussa” for his eminence and invaluable Philanthropic contributions.
Andhra Pradesh Hon'ble Governor and Chancellor of Sri Venkateswara University Biswabhusan Harichandan participated virtualy from Raj Bhavan.
NALCO Kalidas Award (2022)
January 07, 2022
It's a proud moment for all of us as the prestigious annual recognition, NALCO Kalidas Award for the year 2022 was conferred upon Guruji Dr Chandra Bhanu Satpathy Ji for his immense contribution towards propagation of Sanskrit, at NALCO Auditorium, Bhubaneswar today i.e. 07th January, 2022 on the eve of 42nd NALCO Foundation Day celebration, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), the Navratna CPSE, under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic situations, his sister Smt Niyati Mishra received the award on his behalf because of his unavailability.
Kanta Kabi Purashkar
December 08, 2015
Conferred upon the “Kanta Kabi Purashkar", the highest award for writers in humour and satire in Odia Language at Satabdi Bhawan, Cuttack by Hasya Bikas Kendra for his contribution towards humour and satire in Odia language from 1965 to 1975.
Release of Shri Guru Bhagavat (Bhojpuri)
November 28, 2015
The first volume of Bhojpuri translation of the spiritual treatise ‘Shri Guru Bhagavat, Vol-I’ written by Dr. C B Satpathy was released by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister Tourism, Culture & Civil Aviation, Government of India, at KRIBHCO auditorium, Noida. On this occasion, a musical CD was also released, which carried the rendition of few verses of Shri Guru Bhagavat in Bhojpuri and Maithili language.
Marathi translation of the Volume-I of the spiritual treatise ‘Shri Guru Bhagwat’
October 30, 2015
The Marathi translation of the Volume-I of the spiritual treatise ‘Shri Guru Bhagwat’ was released by Shri Vinod Tawade, Hon’ble Minister of Higher and Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra and its first copy was presented to Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra.
Book Release Avyakt se Vyakt & Gujarati translation of Shri Guru Bhagavat
September 02, 2015
The books titled "Avyakt se Vyakt" (Hindi translation of Odia book Gopyaru Agopya) and the first volume of the Gujarati translation of Shri Guru Bhagavat, both authored by Dr. C. B Satpathy, were released at a function organised by Shirdi Sai Global Foundation at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi during the Delhi Book Fair 2015 by His Excellency, the Governor of Gujarat, Shri O.P. Kohli, who was the Chief Guest. Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Hon’ble MoS for Skill Development (Independent charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. ofIndia was the Guest of Honour.
Mahapurusha Jagannath Das Samman Award
April 16, 2011
‘Mahapurusha Jagannath Das Samman’ award by ‘The Maple and Dr D N Rath Foundation for Excellence in Odia Spiritual Literature’ was dedicated to him for his extraordinary contribution in devotional / spiritual literature on 17th April, 2011 at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.