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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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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: 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
Subjects: A - World Religions
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Rev Dr John Dupuche
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2014 04:56
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2016 04:26
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1620

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