Source: Elijah Interfaith Institute
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Thursday, January 6, at 5:00 pm Jerusalem time
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Contributions from teachers and religious leaders including Shrivatsa Goswami (India), Professor Sallie King (USA), and Swamini Saraswati (India). Taleb Alharithi, Hanna Yaffe and Father John Paul in Jerusalem.
Swamini Adityananda Saraswati (India)
Swamini was recently appointed the Associate Executive Director of the Elijah Interfaith Institute. Having served humanitarian and interfaith causes for over 20 years, Swamini has worked from the ground level to the United Nations and World Bank levels towards addressing climate change, hunger, thirst, violence, AIDS, war and other concerns within nations including India, the United States, Tanzania, Uganda, and more. She is a Hindu monastic of the Saraswati order.
Sri Shrivatsa Goswami (India)
Shrivatsa Goswami comes from the family of eminent scholars and spiritual leaders at Sri Radharamana Mandir of Vrindavan. He is a leading figure in the Vaishnava tradition, representing the leadership of the Bhakti (devotional) movement, in a school dating back to the 16c. figure of Chaitanya. He has lectured at major universities worldwide, and toured extensively to participate in conferences on philosophy and religion. One of the focuses of his present work is the alliance of religion and conservation.
Dr. Sallie B. King (USA)
Dr. Sallie B. King is Professor Emerita at James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) and Affiliate Faculty, Professor of Buddhist Studies, Department of Theology, Georgetown University (Washington, DC). She is author of Socially Engaged Buddhism and Being Benevolence: The Social Ethics of Engaged Buddhism, and co-editor (with Christopher S. Queen) of Engaged Buddhism: Buddhist Liberation Movements in Asia.