Fall 2015 Events

Sacred Thread Book Event
Wednesday, September 9. 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. University Hall 3700, Theological Studies Village, Loyola Marymount University.

Join translators Chris Chapple and Beth Sternlieb, along with photographer Ben Marshall as they share their book Sacred Thread: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, capturing the dynamism of yoga practice in daily experience by paring the Sutras with photographs of street life in India.

This event is free and open to the public.

Yoga Day!
September 19. 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Various locations, Loyola Marymount University.

Yoga Day is LMU’s annual celebration of Yoga tradition, experience, and its many expressions, past, present and future. Workshops, lectures, and practice will go on throughout the day at various locations on campus. Food trucks will on site for sustenance. Bring your friends and family!

This event is free and open to the public.

Doshi Bridgebuilder Award – Dr. Pratapaditya Pal
September 20. 3:30 p.m. University Hall, Loyola Marymount University

Save the date for this celebration of Dr. Pal's Contribution to the Study of the Arts of India.

Dr. Pratapaditya Pal received his D.Phil from the University of Calcutta and his Ph.D. from Cambridge University.  He served as the Keeper of the Indian Collection at the Museum of Fine arts in Boston from 1967 to 1979 and became Senior Curator of Indian Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1970, where he worked until 1995.  A Getty Research Institute Scholar and Research Fellow of the Norton Simon Museum, Dr. Paul also served for 20 years as General Editor for Marg Publications in Mumbai.  He has taught at Cambridge, Harvard, U.C.L.A., U.S.C., U.C.S.B., Columbia, U.C.I., and Indiana University.  His more than 50 books include The Sensuous Immortals(1978), The Peaceful Liberators: Jaina Art from India (1994), and Goddess Durga: The Power and the Glory (2010).  In 2010 he was awarded the Padmashree Award for his lifelong work on the art and culture of Asia.

Program for Sept. 20

3:30 p.m. Gathering and Welcome

4 p.m. Reflections on the work of Dr. Pal
           Ian Alsop, Peaceful Wind Gallery, Santa Fe
           Debashish Banerji, University of Philosophical Research
           Gerald Larson, Emeritus, University of California, Santa Barbara; Indiana University
           Alka Patel, University of California, Irvine
5:30 p.m. Keynote address and presentation of award honorning Pratapaditya Pal
6 p.m. Reception

Event site: http://cal.lmu.edu/event/lmux150920#.VcC_ojBViko.