Hindu Spirituality Conference. (fwd)

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Sat Nov 16 23:21:26 UTC 2002

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Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 16:03:21 +0000
From: neill walker <njwalk710 at HOTMAIL.COM>
Reply-To: Indology Committee <INDOLOGYCOMMITTEE at liverpool.ac.uk>
To: INDOLOGYCOMMITTEE at liverpool.ac.uk
Subject: Re: Hindu Spirituality Conference.


Please find enclosed the most up-to-date information on
the Hindu Spirituality Conference, Saturday 21 December
2002, 10am-5pm, in Edinburgh, at The Indian Consulate,
and organized by The EICWS.

Please communicate this information to anyone who you
think will be interested. Also, please list the event

In Peace and Happiness,


Hindu Spirituality Conference
Saturday 21 December 2002, 10am-5pm,
Consulate General of India, Edinburgh,
17, Rutland Square, Edinburgh, EH1 2BB.

Organized by The Edinburgh International Centre for World Spiritualities,
EICWS, Scottish Charity, SC 030155.

Conference Schedule.

10-10.05: Introduction
by The Consulate General of India, Edinburgh. (tbc)

10.05-10.40: An Overview of Hindu Spirituality
by Rev Prof Frank Whaling, Professor Emeritus,
The Study of World Religions, Edinburgh University.

10.40-11.15: The Spirituality of the Bhagavad Gita
by Rita Goswami, co-Director, The Life Foundation UK.

11.15-11.30: Tea/Coffee break

11.30-12.05: The Contribution of Women to Hindu Spirituality
by Sister Jayanti, European Director, The Brahma Kumaris
World Spiritual University (BKWSU).

12.05-12.40: Ahimsa and Gandhi
by George Paxton, of the Gandhi Foundation (UK).

12.40-1: Question and Discussion Session.

1-2: Lunch Break

2-2.20: Talk on Hindu Spirituality and Meditation, by Sahaj Marg.

2.20-3: Workshop on The Practice of Hindu Spirituality, by Sahaj Marg;
2.20-3: Workshop on The Teacher/Student Relation
in Hindu Spirituality led by Bhakti Bhalab Puri goswami,
Resident Spiritual Master ISKCON Scotland (tbc).

3-3.20: Hindu Spirituality and Education
by Jay Lakhani, Director, The Vivekananda Centre, London.

3.20-3.40: Tea/Coffee break

3.40-4: Hinduism and the Findings of Modern Science
by Jay Lakhani, Director, The Vivekananda Centre, London.

4-4.30: Hindu Spirituality and Poetry,
Manjula Parekh, reading and singing from Kabir;
Dr Sisir K Tewari, Bengali Cultural Association,
reading from Rabindranath Tagore.

4.30-4.50: Question and Discussion Session.

4.50-5: Blessing
by the Priest of The Hindu Mandir, Glasgow.

Admission Free,
Donations Welcome.

It is hoped to publish proceedings, subject to sponsorship.

Individuals and organizations are very welcome
to send information, newsletters, publications,
and letters, etc, to be given out to those who
are attending the conference.

More specific information on travel and accommodation
options, and on the location of the venue, are available
on request. Arrangements with speakers will be made on
an individual basis.

IMPORTANT: Since the capacity of the venue is limited
it is essential that you confirm your attendance in
advance with Neill Walker at the contact below,
subject to availability of places.

The EICWS is a Scottish Charity which celebrates
the strength and diversity of the world’s spiritual
traditions in Scotland and internationally. The EICWS
has an educational charitable purpose. This conference
on Hindu Spirituality is part of a series of conferences
on the spiritual traditions being organized by The EICWS.
Earlier this year there was a conference on Baha'i
Spirituality, and further conferences will continue
next year.

For All Communications About The Conference:
Contact: Neill Walker, 4 William Black Place,
South Queensferry, Edinburgh, EH30 9PZ, Scotland.
Ph: +44-131-331-4469.
E-mail: njwalk710 at hotmail.com

The Conference Venue Address:
Consulate General of India, Edinburgh,
17, Rutland Square, Edinburgh, EH1 2BB,
(Ph :+44-131-229-2144 Fax :+44-131-229-2155
indian at consulate.fsnet.co.uk)

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