View the podcast now by clicking here. Dr. Rita D. Sherma, Director of the Center for Dharma Studies, discusses the theme of "Connection and Unity" in these uncertain times with hosts Mark Dilcom and Kelly Wilson of Radical Love Live.
In this online event, Dr. Rita Sherma and Dr. Devin Phillip Zuber co-chairs of the GTU’s Sustainability 360 Initiative, reflect on how this current great disruption has pushed us to return to our roots, and to reengage and reread the texts we love that have so formatively shaped us. You can find both a video reflection and blog from them on our website after noon PST on April 17, 2020.
Dr. Debashish Banerji, Haridas Chaudhuri Professor of Indian Philosophies and Cultures and Doshi Professor of Asian Art at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), will consider three pioneers of this first phase of modernist Indian Tantric painting, S. R. Raza, G. R. Santosh, and Sohan Qadri.
Dr. Vicki Spencer, author of Toleration in Comparative Perspective, will join panels from the Graduate Theological Union and UC Berkeley to discuss the idea of toleration with particular emphasis on and reaction to the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Join us for a lunchtime event on Hindu devotional, or bhakti, music, featuring a lecture by Dr. Graham Schweig in the Doug Adams Gallery and followed by vocals and musical performance by Stefan Andre Waligur, and special guest Karnamrita Dasi. Lunch to follow.
Today (Monday, Oct, 29) at 4:30, the GTU community will is invited to gather for prayer, remembrance, and solidarity with the Jewish community in the aftermath of the horrific attack at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this past Saturday. The brief interfaith prayer service will be held on the steps of the chapel at Pacific School of Religion (1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley).
The student services offices of the GTU consortium are hosting this welcoming reception for students, faculty, and staff of color, and international students, faculty, and staff. Come celebrate the beginning of the academic year and a new journey with our diverse community.
Thursday, May 17th 2018, 7:00pm to Friday, May 18th 2018, 9:00pm
Join ABSW for two nights of interreligious reflection on themes of Sacrifice (May 17) and Mercy (May 18). Featured speakers from the GTU include Deena Aranoff, Mahjabeen Dhala, Rita Sherma, Cogen Bohanic, and LeAnn Snow Flesher. Lectures begin each evening at 7 pm.