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Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari: The Role of Meditation/ Mindfulness in stress management

Nyhet: 2012-05-30

Shuddhaanandaa "Baba" (1949 - ), more informally called "Baba" or "Swamiji". A former Professor of Finance at a University in Hyderabad, India, Baba renounced worldly life at age 26 to dedicate his life to the Divine. His teaching is grounded in the Vedic principle of "Atma-Kripa" -- "the grace of one's inner self". On June 12 he visits the Faculty of Arts.

He has been working for the emancipation of women and children in the remote villages of India. He founded "Lokenath Divine Life Mission" in 1985. Today, more than 8000 children belonging to the slums of Kolkata and hundreds of inaccessible villages in India are given free education with a spiritual foundation. More than 200,000 patients in rural villages and city slums are treated without charge at outdoor medical clinics and Mobile Medical Vans.

The Mission is also leading the West Bengal, an eastern state of India, in forming Farmers Clubs to promote eco-friendly agricultural and village development. As of June 2002, his Mission is the pioneer in the state of West Bengal in the field of Micro-Credit, serving more than 700 Self-Help-Groups of 10,000 women belonging to more than 500 villages.

Baba has lectured at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1993 and was the keynote speaker at the Global Youth Conference held in Washington, D C. the same year. He addressed the assembly at the World Hindu Conference in Frankfurt in 1992. He was invited as a delegate to the Millennium Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders of the World organized by the United Nations in August 2000.

Time: 12 June 2012, 14.15 – 16.00

Place: Lilla Hörsalen, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6, Göteborg

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