Rev. Brown Douglas, Ms. Basu, Dharma Master Tao & Mr. Nemiji to Join 2021 Parliament as Featured Luminaries

The Parliament of the World's Religions is thrilled to announce that Atmarpit NemijiThe Very Reverend Dr. Kelly Brown DouglasDharma Master Hsin Tao, and Kehkashan Basu join the growing list of featured luminaries at the 2021 Parliament of World's Religions.

These trailblazing Voices of PoWR join more than 100 global luminaries on the plenary stage this October, addressing critical issues of faith, justice and sustainability.

Among them an ardent devotee of Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshji and the youngest trustee of Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur, Atmarpit Nemiji.

Atmarpit Nemiji

An ardent devotee of Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshji, founder of Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur, which is a spiritual organisation with a following of hundreds of thousands of seekers globally and centres spread across 5 continents. This humble, young renunciate has a laudable background - rooted in spirituality, Atmarpit Nemiji is a global youth leader and passionate motivational speaker.

Author, Episcopal priestest, and the Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary; the Very Reverend Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas.

The Very Reverend Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas 

The Dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary and Professor of Theology at Union since September 2017. She was named the Bill and Judith Moyers Chair in Theology in November 2019. She also serves as the Canon Theologian at the Washington Nationa Cathedral and Theologian in Residence at Trinity Church Wall Street. Dean Douglas’ academic work has focused on womanist theology, sexuality and the Black church, and social justice.

The founder of the Museum of World Religions, Dharma Master Hsin Tao.

Dharma Master Hsin Tao

The Abbot of the Wu-sheng Monastery on Ling-Jiou Mountain in Taiwan, the founder of the Ling Jiou Mountain (LJM) Buddhist Society, the Museum of World Religions (MWR), and of the Global Family for Love and Peace (GFLP). The Museum opened in 2001 as an educational platform to further respect, love and cooperation between the world’s religions, and through GFLP, has carried out numerous Interfaith activities, among them a continuous series of Buddhist-Muslim dialogues in 15 countries.

And an environmentalist, champion of children’s rights, and founder of the Green Hope Foundation Kehkashan Basu.

Kehkashan Basu

An iconic youth leader, global influencer, environmentalist, champion of women and children’s rights, winner of the 2016 International Children’s Peace Prize, TEDx speaker, Climate Reality Mentor, author, musician, peace and sustainability campaigner. Kehkashan is the Founder-President of global social innovation enterprise Green Hope Foundation, that works at a grassroots level in 25 countries, empowering young people.

Join the Voices of PoWR at the 2021 Parliament! 30 days of complimentary access, 48 hours of unique interactive programming, and thousands of interfaith colleagues.