2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions to Celebrate Hindu Heritage Month and Diwali

October 10, 2018

The Parliament of the World’s Religions cordially invites Hindu friends and guests of all spiritual and ethical traditions to a colourful celebration of Hindu Heritage Month and Diwali!
Come to enjoy music, dance, and vibrant presentations from speakers honoring Hindu traditions and luminaries throughout North America and the world. Programmatic features of the 2018 POWR Diwali & Hindu Heritage Month celebration include Diya Dance, Lakshmi Pooja, Garba, and more. A special tribute to Swami Vivekananda will also be offered by Swami Nikhileshwarananda.
Lineup includes PWR Trustees Dr. Bhadra Shah and Audrey Kitagawa, Shylee Someshwar (Emcee), Artists of Ram Mandir, Pt. Roopnauth Sharma, Dr. J.J. Rawal, Hasheel Lodhia, Dr. Budh Doobay, Artists of Vishnu Mandir, Pt. Natarjan, as well as featured Vedic priests and artists from the Greater Toronto Area.
6 p.m. – 8pm. November 2nd, 2018 – Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
To register, please visit ParliamentOfReligions.org/POWR2018 and purchase a day, weekend, or full-day pass!
For a full scope of programming from international luminaries at the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions, please click here to review Keynote Speaker lineups by day, and consult this flyer spotlighting 2018 Parliament’s Hindu Voices of PoWR, Diwali at the Parliament, and the 125th Anniversary Banquet featuring Swami Sarvapriyananda!


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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