Ahimsa Day: Celebrate the Ancient Tradition of Non-violence
Claremont Lincoln University invites you to Explore, Perform, Transform, Be Formed on Ahimsa Day (Oct. 2, 2012).
What is Jainism and Ahimsa? Did you know Gandhi’s birthday is Oct. 2? Come and find out all about these things and more!
October 2, 2012, Ahimsa Day
Live Theater of Non-violence
11:30-1:00pm, Mudd Theater Backstage
Free Lunch for CST/CLU students!
Students who studied Jainism in India will dramatize their experience. From the streets of Delhi to the cremation Ghats on the Ganges River, this is a performance not to be missed.
Chapel: Forgiveness in Our Traditions - Woven yet Knotted
4:00-4:45pm, Kresge Chapel
Come and learn about rituals from the Jain festival of forgiveness, called Paryushana, as well as Jewish Day of Atonement, called Yom Kippur. Both of these holidays were celebrated in September. Speakers from the two traditions will reflect on the value and difficulties of these holidays and practices.
Evening Panel: Perspectives on Forgiveness and Reconciliation
7:00-8:30pm, Haddon Conference Center
Panelists from Jain, Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Humanist, and Sikh traditions will each give 4-minute reflections on forgiveness and reconciliation from their tradition. Each will have a chance to give a 2-minute response to another panelist. Lots of time for questions and conversation, followed by tea and snacks. Free and Open to the Public. All are welcome.
This event will be held at:
Claremont School of Theology
1325 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711
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