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Abhishiktananda Centenary Symposium – a report

Dupuche, John R. (2011) Abhishiktananda Centenary Symposium – a report. Australian eJournal of Theology, 18 (3). pp. 249-258. ISSN 1448 – 6326

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    Abstract

    Abhishiktananda (Henri Le Saux osb) (1910­1973) is one of the pioneers in interreligious dialogue. Together with his mentor, Fr. Jules Monchanin, he founded an ashram at Shantivanam in Tamil Nadu. After some years he went to live the life of a hermit in the Himalayas. His life­style, books and diaries are now the subject of considerable interest. In recognition of his outstanding contribution, symposia were held around the world in the centenary year of his birth. The first, at Saccidananda Ashram (Shantivanam) in Tamil Nadu, was particularly valuable as it provided information which is not otherwise accessible about the circumstances of Abhishiktananda life and the present situation of interreligious dialogue in India.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Abhishiktananda, Henri Le Saux, interreligious‐dialogue, Shantivanam, Bede Griffiths, Marc Chaduc
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220402 Comparative Religious Studies
    Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): A - World Religions
    Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
    Depositing User: Rev Dr John Dupuche
    Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2014 14:56
    Last Modified: 07 Jul 2016 14:26
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1620

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