Registration Forms for
Day of Sharing Spiritual Practice and
The Two-Day International
of Sharing Spiritual Practice for Peace
Day of Meditation, Prayer, and Reflection for World Peace:
Our Traditions: Sharing Spiritual Practice for Peace - closing
with an Interspiritual Peace Ceremony and a Middle East themed
World Peace Flag Ceremony (experiences of spiritual practices,
chanting, meditation, prayer, reflection, music, dance and
movement, storytelling and readings for peace). This day
is in memory of the late Br Wayne Teasdale, pioneer of interspirituality.
George’s West Church, 58 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh.
Thursday 3 March; 9.15am-5pm, with registration from 8.30am-9.15am.
will share experiences of spiritual practices, chanting,
meditation, prayer, music, dance and movement, storytelling
and readings for peace. This will contribute towards the
2-day International Conference which follows.
£30/£20 per day. Advanced registration is highly recommended
to ensure a place. To be emailed a registration form and
for a detailed schedule:
Neill Walker, 0131 331 4469, email@example.com
to the day are expected from the following traditions:
Buddhist, Celtic, Christian, Hindu, Ismaili, Jewish, Jewish/Sufi
Zikr, the Middle East delegation, Muslim, Sikh, Subud, Sufi,
and Zoroastrian. In addition, there will be an Interspiritual
Ceremony for Peace, Dances of Universal Peace, and closing
with a Middle East themed World Peace Flag Ceremony.
for the Day of Sharing Spiritual Practice
International Conference on
Eastern Spirituality and Peace
Program (click here)
Welcome (click here)
St George’s West Church, 58 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh.
Friday 4 March: Registration, 8.45am-9.30am; Conference,
5 March: Registration: 8.30am-9am; Conference: 9am-5.30pm.
on from the Day of Sharing Spiritual Practice for Peace,
this two-day International Conference will have talks, workshops,
readings, plenaries, and music and storytelling from Baha’i,
Buddhist/Middle East, Christian, Ismaili, Jewish, the Middle
East delegation, Muslim, Subud, Sufi, and Zoroastrian traditions,
and from spiritual practices such as Dances of Universal
Peace. There will be some 24 workshops and 14 talks to choose
£50/£30 per day. Advanced registration is highly recommended
to ensure a conference place. To be emailed a registration
form and for a detailed schedule:
Contact: Neill Walker, 0131 331 4469, firstname.lastname@example.org
subject area, conference speakers and workshop facilitators
are expected to include, among others:
Moojan Momen: renowned scholar who has a special interest
in the study of the Baha'i Faith and Shi`i Islam.
John Parris: member of the nine-person National Spiritual
Assembly of the Baha'is of UK.
Dr Ruwan Palapathwala: Director,
Centre for Social Inquiry, Religion and Interfaith Dialogue,
Sebastian Brock: formerly Reader in Syriac Studies, the University
Andrew Louth: Priest of the Russian Orthodox Patriarchal
Diocese of Sourozh and Professor of Patristic and Byzantine
Studies, the University of Durham.
Prof Frank Whaling: formerly Professor of the Study of World
Religions, the University of Edinburgh.
Mark Aziz: Priest of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Scotland.
Jeremy Clines: York St John, Arab Christianity (Interfaith
Arzina Lalani: Research Associate at the Institute of Ismaili
Arthur Waskow: representative of the Jewish Renewal Movement
Shalom Eliyahu McLean: Orthodox Jew from Jerusalem; ordained
as 'Rodef Shalom', 'Peace Pursuer' by Reb Zalman Schachter.
Aziz Ahmed: Islamic teacher and scholar.
Rasool: a leading singer of Islamic Nasheeds in the UK.
István Horthy: formerly Chair of the World Subud Association.
and Moderator of the Subud Peace Forum.
Neil Douglas-Klotz: internationally-known scholar of religious
studies and psychology.
Bolat: the main Turkish musician and scholar of Turkish folklore
in North America.
Bellak: Sheikh of
Order and an initiate of the Helvet-Jeriahi Order of Dervishes.
Deboo: Librarian and Information Officer at the Zoroastrian
Trust Funds of Europe, London.
of Universal Peace
Fateah Saunders: teacher of the International Network for
the Dances of Universal Peace.