The author and philanthropist Satish Modi delivered a talk on “Art of Dying” at Sathira-Dhammasathan Bangkok on the occasion of the late Thai King’s first birth anniversary.
In the past, Mr. Modi was presented with the World Peace Tartan in Edinburgh in 2012 and in November 2015, with the Tara Award in Bangkok.
The leading newspaper, Bangkok Post carried a full page article on the eve of the book launch.
On this occasion, the Thai edition of his book “In love with Death” was also launched at a grand event in Bangkok on the 5th of December 2017.
This launch was part of a 10 days festival held in Bangkok based on the theme of the book.
Shri Satish Modi was appointed an ‘Ambassador for Philanthropy’ by the UK’s Founding Ambassador for Philanthropy, Dame Stephanie Shirley, in recognition of his philanthropy in India and role as an advocate to others.
Satish Modi also launched Arts for India, a charity, registered in the U.K., to help support underprivileged, talented artists from India.