Fw: Invitation to attend, "Religious Pluralism in the USA: The Case study of Hinduism" - a lecture seminar, June 6, HUB209A, 2PM
For wide circulation. This is a very big event of our Yuva karyakartas, and all of us must definitely prioritize and attend.----- Forwarded Message ----
From: Jagdish Pandey <hyuva@...>
Subject: Invitation to attend, "Religious Pluralism in the USA: The Case study of Hinduism" - a lecture seminar, June 6, HUB209A, 2PMHindu YUVA presents"Religious Pluralism in the USA: The Case study of Hinduism"
A lecture seminarHindu YUVA invites your group to attend the lecture seminar on June 6 in HUB 209A from 2 to 6PM. The Seminar is aimed at understanding the development of Hindu American identity and the challenges faced by the Hindu American community. A group of eminent speakers will present their studies on the challenges and opportunities faced by the Hindu community in the West esp. in the United States.- Hide quoted text -
Event URL: http://students.washington.edu/hyuva/2009/05/annual-seminar-religious-pluralism-in-the-usa-the-case-study-of-hinduism/
The seminar is free of cost. Could you forward this invitation to your group members.
There will be a panel discussion and Q&A session with the speakers. Please come and participate.
A brief bio of the speakers:
Linda Johnsen is an author on yoga and other aspects of Hinduism. She earned a Masters degree in Eastern Studies and did post-graduate work in Comparative Religions at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. In addition she spent decades studying Eastern traditions with Shakta and Shaivite yogis in India and North America. Johnsen’s essays have appeared in numerous magazines including Yoga International, Yoga Journal, and Yoga Plus, as well as in many anthologies. She has written many books along with the bestseller, “A Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hinduism.”
Jeffery Armstrong studied Psychology, Literature, occult and Metaphysical philosophers of all world cultures until the age of 23 when he met his first Guru from India, His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Phabhupada, the founder of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. He is a master of Sanskrit, Ayurveda and Astrology and a mystical poet. He is a sought after guest on TV and talk radio. For 15 years, he was a corporate executive in Silicon Valley, and a speaker for Fortune 500 companies. He is the founder director of Vedic Academy of Sciences and Arts, Vancouver, Canada.
Sankrant Sanu: Sankrant Sanu is a former Microsoft manager, freelance writer and now a full time volunteer of Art of Living. He was instrumental in shaping Microsoft’s online Encarta encyclopedia article on Hinduism. His articles in various journals and magazines on matters related to Hinduism, esp in the Western and academic world are very scholarly and thought provoking. He also pens regular columns on Indian and International current affairs.
Hindu YUVA, UW