SEMINAR: Inter-faith Harmony for a Global Civilization

On Sunday, June 24th, Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Rajkot celebrates the 125th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Historic Speech by hosting a seminar titled, "Inter-faith Harmony for Global Civilization" now a Pathways to PoWR pre-parliament event. 

When: June 24th, 2018 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Where: VIVEC Hall, Rajkot
360 001 Gujarat, India

Registration is open on a first come, first serve basis. The enrollment fee of Rs. 100, which includes the cost of lunch, tea, snacks, reading materials, etc. 

Speakers
Dr. Bhadra Shah (Trustee, Parliament of the World's Religions, USA)
Dr. Jayesh Shah (Ambassador, Parliament of the World's Religions, Vadodara)
Mr. Ajay Umat (The Chief Editor, Navgujarat Samay, Ahmedabad)
Prof. J.S. Rajput (Ex-Director, NCERT, New Delhi)
Mr. Sami Bubere (President, World Peace Council, India)
Sadhi Shri Shilapiji (Founder, Veerayatan Vidyapeeth, Kutch)
Bibi Kiranjot Kaur (Ex-General Secretary, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, Amritsar)
Prof. Geshe Ngawang Samten (Vice-Chancellor, Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies, Varanasi)
Mr. Yezdi P.F. Panthaki (Zoroastrian High Priest, Mumbai. Past District Chairman, Peace and Harmony, Lions International)
Archbishop Thomas I. Macwan (Archbishop of Gandhinagar)
Swami Atmashraddhananda (Acharya, Probationers' Training Centre, Belur Math, West Bengal)

Programme
9:00am - 9:30am | Registration
9:30am - 10:15am | Prayer Session: Prayer by followers of different faiths
10:30am - 11:30am | Inaugural Session: Inauguration of the seminar by Shri O.P. Kohli, Hon. Governorshri of Gurajat
11:30am - 11:50am | Tea Break
11:50am - 1:30pm | Session I: Inter-faith Harmony according to different faiths - By Religious Leaders of respective faiths.
Chairperson: Shrimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj, Vice-President, Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission & Adhyaksha, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai
1:30pm -2:30pm | Lunch Break
2:30pm - 3:30pm | Audio Visual Presentation on 2018 Parliament of Religions
3:30pm - 3:50pm | Tea Break
3:50pm - 4:50pm | Session II: Role of Education & Media in Inter-faith Harmony
4:50pm - 6:00pm | Valedictory Session

The Seminar ‘Inter-faith Harmony for a Global Civilization’ will be streamed live on Ashrama’s official website ‘www.rkmrajkot.org’ from 09.30 a.m. to 06.00 p.m. Visit Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Rajkot for additional information.