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Asha Vahishta Seminar #7

  • 10 Jun 2017
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • OZCF

Asha Vahishta Seminar/Colloquium: #7


Asha Vahishta Seminar/Colloquium: #7

Clash of the Titans, A Battle of the Ages

Ervad Panthaki “v/s” Dr. Panthaki

 

Now that we have your attention…… actually, no, this will not be set up as a no-holds-barred grudge match between Panthaki senior and junior.

In the manner of an open forum interview, both interlocutors will be seated on stage.  

Those who would like to attend are asked to submit questions in advance via email, so that the conversation may develop around those topics.

Continuing with the theme of the last Seminar, this session will display the futility of categories and labels in reference to understanding and reconciling religious perspectives. Because, although differing opinions will undoubtedly be expressed, this session will appear less like a formal, as in politically charged debate between factions. Instead, you are cordially being invited to attend an intimate conversation regarding faith and fellowship between father and son.


The interview/discussion will provide a wide contrast between:

·         generations (age),
·         upbringing (rearing, learned behaviours, adopted norms)
·         locations (birth and residence)
·         schooling (course of study)
·         experiences (maturity)
·         influences (social, intellectual)
·         cultures (ethnic, eras, milieus)
·         sense of self (purpose, responsibilities)
·         desires (expectations)

These determine how, why, and from where answers are produced. 

In essence, this session is an investigation of the religious psyche, to discern how opinions are fabricated, how attachments are created, and why it is so difficult to change.

 

The 7th Session is being held at the OZCF:

          Title  - Clash of the Titans, A Battle of the Ages

Date  - June 10, 2017

Time - 1:00 pm onwards for 3-4 hours. Refreshments provided

If you plan to attend please contact Ervad Nozer Kotwal at (905) 820-0461.

For those who would like to join in via Skype, please contact Ervad Xerxes Madan at xerxes_madan@hotmail.com

 

A gentle reminder to participants to bring with them a pen. Paper shall be provided.



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