Friday, 23 October 2009

Swami Ambikananda and her spiritual journey

This November Swami Ambikananda is one of a number of compelling speakers giving talks to an audience.

The subject of Swami's talk is her spiritual journey. She grew up as a Catholic of mixed race in South Africa and is now a Hindu monastic.

The lectures take place at the Friends Meeting House in Reading. Swami Ambikananda is speaking on Wednesday 4th November at 7.30pm.

More details can be found below:


The Forgiveness Project- talk by Jo Berry
Wednesday 21st October 09, 7:30pm
Jo’s father Sir Anthony Berry was amongst the people killed 25 years ago by the IRA bomb in Brighton. Since then, Jo has visited Ireland many times and worked with victims and former combatants.

Multi-national tax dodging and its impact on the poor and the planet
Wednesday 28th October 09, 7:30
John Christiansen, Director, Tax Justice Network, and John Madeley, author: how multi-national tax dodging shifts money from the poor to the rich and impacts development.

My Spiritual Journey- Swami Ambikananda
Wednesday 4th November 09, 7:30
Swami Ambikananda Saraswati grew up as a Catholic of mixed race in South Africa. She is now a Hindu monastic and author with books published on Yoga, health, and philosophy.

My spiritual journey- Harvey Gilman
Wednesday 11th November 09, 7:30
Harvey Gilman grew up as a Jew in Manchester, and became a Quaker. He has written several books about Quakerism and spirituality, and in 2002 was awarded a Rowntree fellowship to investigate how we explore and express our spiritual journeys.

My spiritual journey- Dawud Bone
Wednesday 25th November 09, 7:30
Dawud grew up as a Quaker in Reading, and as a young man became a Moslem but retained his membership of Reading Meeting. He is now Director of the Centre for the Study of Muslim-Jewish Relations at the Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths in Cambridge..

All events take place at Reading Friends Meeting House, Church Street, Reading RG1
2SB (off London Street).
Call 0118 950 7736

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