Mantra, Music and Medicine conference

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Mon Nov 3 15:03:43 UTC 1997

For general information.  Please contact the organizers, NOT ME, for
further info.  I'm just the messenger.

Dominik Wujastyk


                                *** Call For Papers: ***
                               Mantra, Music and Medicine

The Society for Indian Philosophy & Religion invites submissions of titles
and abstracts for papers to be presented in the International Conference
on Mantra, Music and Medicine to be held on March 30-31, 1998 at
Burlington, N.C.

Possible topics include: Eternality of Sound, Sound language and Meaning,
Sound as the Ultimate Reality, Theories of Sound, Mantra and Meditation,
Holistic Healing, Allopathy VS Homeopathy, Ayurvedic Theory of Three Dosas
and Imbalances, Rasa and Catharsis, Music and Meditation, Music and
Creativity, Music: Classical and Contemporary, Music: Eastern & Western.
This list is illustrative and not exhaustive.

Scholars, artists, performers, professionals, community activists and
graduate students who wish to present papers at the conference or serve as
discussants, should submit abstracts of their paper(150 words) by February
28, l998.

Complete papers are due by March  20, l998.

The program will consist of:

- concurrent seminar-type sessions with  chairperson, presenters and at
  least one
  discussant assigned to comment on each paper;
- poster sessions;
- round table thematic discussion sessions with moderator;
- workshops and panels;
- invited speakers.

Registration fee is $40 payable to SIPR drawn on US bank and be mailed to
the Secretary, SIPR, College Box 2336, Elon College, Elon College, NC

For further information on the conference please contact:
Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti
Director, Department of  Religion, Elon College
Elon College, N. C. 27244.
Telephone: 9l0-538-2705 (Office), Fax: 910-538-2627
Email address: Chakraba at

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