Spring 2015 Events


Thinking with the Yoga Sutra: Translation, Interpretation
Loyola Marymount University. Friday - Saturday, April 10 - 11, 9:00 a.m. onwards.

Loyola Marymount University’s Master of Arts in Yoga Studies program hosts a series of round table discussions on Patañjali’s Yoga Sutra. Prominent scholars and teachers from around the world will share their research and insights on this seminal text. 

Friday, April 10
Session 1: 9 a.m. - Noon
   Nischala Joy Devi
   Mario Kozah
   Philipp Maas
   Sthaneshwar Timalsina

Session 2: 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
   Arindam Chakrabarti
   Kevin Perry Maroufkhani
   Stephanie Corigliano
   Yohan Grinshpon
   Andrew Nicholson
   Stuart Sarbacker

Jain Modern Yoga and the Quest for Authenticity: The Yoga Sutra in the Thought of Virchand Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda, and Other Modern Yoga Thinkers: 7:30 p.m.
   Dr. Andrea Jain

Saturday, April 11 
Session 1: 9 a.m. - Noon
   Chris Chapple
   Daniel Raveh
   Mikel Burley
   Ana Funes

Session 2: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
   Edwin Bryant
   Gerald J. Larson
   Pandit Rajmani Tigunait
   Ian Whicher
   Stephen Phillips

This conference is free and open to the public. For more information and registration please click here.


Hindu Puja and the Christian Eucharist: A Theological Comparison with Noel Sheth
University Hall 3700, Theological Studies Village, Loyola Marymount University. Wednesday April 15, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

Join Fr. Noel Sheth, S.J., a Professor of Indian Philosophies and Religions (Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pontifical Institute of Philosophy and Religion, Pune, India), former Rector of Papal Seminary (Pune) and reputed scholar in Sanskrit and Pali for a lecture and discussion.