7th ICPNA - The Programme

Posted: 16.11.2008
Updated on: 20.08.2009

7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PEACE AND NONVIOLENT ACTION

(7th ICPNA), Jaipur, November 10 to 14, 2008

PROGRAMME

 

SUNDAY,  November 9, 2008

8 am to 9 pm

Arrival and transfer to hotels

MONDAY,  November 10, 2008

7.00 am

Tea

At the place where you are staying

7.30

Yoga and Meditation Session

Meditation Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

8.30

Breakfast

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

9.15

Re-registration

Mahapragya Sabhagar (The Main Hall)

10.15
10..30
10.55
11.05
11.15
11.25
11.30
11.45

Inaugural Session
S.L. Gandhi
Thomas Daffern
Swami Mahesvarananda
Sadhvi Vishrut Vibha
Bircan Unver
Dr. S.K. Singh, Governor of Rajasthan
Acharya Mahapragya (transl. Prof. Bhatnagar)

Mahapragya Sabhagar

 

FIRST PLENARY SESSION

12.00 – 1.30 pm

Life-style: Perception, Parameters and Nonviolent Strategies

 

Chairperson

Prof. B.M Jain

15 minutes

Keynote speaker

Prof. R.N. Kapoor

15 minutes

Speakers

1.

N.N. Panicker

10 minutes

 

2.

Samani Ritu Pragya

10 minutes

 

3.

Margaret Teggin

10 minutes

 

4.

Mr. J. John Jacob

10 minutes

 

Discussion

 

1.30 – 2.30 pm

Lunch and Rest

Dining hall

 

SECOND PLENARY SESSION

3.00 – 4.00 Pm

Co-existence of Religions, Pluralism and Cultural Diversity

Chairperson

Mr. D.R. Kaarthikeyan

Speakers

1.

Dr. Ignatius Xavier

 

2.

Dr. Radha Bhatt

 

3.

Dr. Manu Raval


4.30 – 5.00 pm

Tea

Dining hall

5.00 – 6.00 pm

Mr. Bernie Meyer (“American Gandhi”)

Peace & Sustainability

7.00 – 7.30 pm

Meeting with HH Acharya Mahapragya

 

7.30 – 8.30 pm

Dinner

Dining hall

 

TUESDAY,  November 11, 2008

7.00 – 7.30 am

Tea

At the place where you are staying

7.30 – 8.00 am

Yoga and Meditation Session
Led by Pradeep Bhati

Meditation Hall
(Anuvibha Basement)

8.30 – 9.15 am

Breakfast

Dining Hall
(Anuvibha Basement)

9.15 – 10.15 am

Workshop

Anuvibha Basement

 

PRE-PARLIAMENT EVENT

A Plenary Session on Inter-religious Cooperation in association with CPWR[1], Chicago

10.30 – 11.45 am

 

 

 

Keynote speakers

1.

Zabrina Santiago, Deputy Executive Director, CPWR Chicago

10 min.

 

2.

Prof. Hema Pokharna. Trustee CPWR

8 min.

Inter-religious  Representatives

1.

Sardar Jabeer Singh
Chairman Minority Commission

8 min.

 

2.

Fr. Oswald Louis, Bishop Jaipur

8 min.

 

3.

Muhammed Muzzamil, Cader, Sri Lanka

8 min.

 

4.

Dr. Carol Bruce

8 min.

Chairperson

5.

Dr. Gulab Kothari

10 min.

11.45 – 12.15

Tea Break

Dining Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

 

THIRD PLENARY SESSION

12.15 – 1.45 pm

Culture of Nonviolence, Shared Cultures and Universal Culture

Chairperson

Samani Pratibha Pragya

Keynote Speaker

Mrs. Bircan Unver

Speakers

1.

Zabrina Santiago, Deputy Executive Director, CPWR Chicago

2.

Mr. Rudi Jansma

3.

Samani Pratibha Pragya
Samani Satyagraha Pragya

4.

Yasuharu Okuhara

1.45 – 2.30 pm

Lunch & Rest

Dining Hall

 

WORKSHOP

2.30 – 3.15 pm

Dr. Viney Jain
Mr. N.L. Kachhara

Integrating Modern Science, Religions and Spirituality for Enhencing Peace and Well Being: A Challenge of the 21st Century

 

FOURTH PLENARY SESSION

3.15 – 4.30 pm

Global Vision of Sustainable Development: Ecological and Environmental Crisis vis-à-vis

Chairperson

Dr. Thomas Daffern

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Subhash Chandra

 

Speakers

 

1.

Dr. Vidya Jain, Rajasthan University

2

Mr. Bajrang Lal Jain

3.

Shri Siddhraj Bhandari

4.

Mrs. Shivani Bothra

5.

S. Elamparathy, Ass. Prof. English at Ladnun University

.

4.30 – 5.00 pm

Tea Break

Dining Hall

WORKSHOP

5.00 – 6.00 pm

Mr. Kunal Turakhia
Mrs. Reena Ginwala

Appreciative Inquiry

GROUP MEETINGS AND DISCUSSIONS
(6.00. 7.00 PM)

7.00 – 8.00 pm

Dinner

Dining Hall

WORKSHOP

8.00 – 9.00 pm

Led by
1. Prof. Hema Pokhana
2. Mrs. Manda Pokharna

Nonviolent Communication

 

WEDNESDAY,  November 12, 2008

7.00 – 7.30 am

Tea

At the place where you are staying

7.30 – 8.00 am

Yoga and Meditation Session Led by Pradeep Bhati

Meditation Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

8.00 – 8.45 am

Breakfast

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

 

SPECIAL LECTURE

9.00 – 9.45 pm

Chairperson : Dr. M.R. Gelera
Speaker : Mr. Hira Ratan Manek

Sun Energy and Fasting

 

Special function to release the book:

“The Family and the Nation”

Authored jointly by

His Holiness Acharya Mahapragya
and
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India
10.15 am – 12.00 pm

In The Big Pandal adjacent to ANUVIBHA Complex

FIFTH PLENARY SESSION

12.30 – 2.00 pm

Presentations on the Theme of the Conference

 

Chairperson

Dr. Akash Ouchi

15 Minutes

Keynote Speaker

Shri Kirit Daftary

15 Minutes

Speakers

1.

Mr. Iftekhar A. Hai

10 minutes

 

2.

Mr. Ignatius Xavier

10 minutes

 

3.

Mr. Rudi Jansma

10 minutes

 

4.

Mr. Lalit Kishore: Sustainable Development

10 minutes

 

5.

Dr. N.N. Panicker

10 minutes

 

6.

Bernie Meyer (“American Gandhi”)

10 minutes

2.00 – 3.00 pm

Lunch & Rest

Dining Hall

 

VALEDICTORY SESSION - 7th ICPNA

3.30 pm – 5.30 pm
Chief Guest : Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

7.00 – 8.00 pm

Dinner

Dinning Hall



 

SECOND PART

Second International Nonviolence Leadership Training Camp
Coordinator & Organizer – Samani Pratibha Pragya

PROGRAMME

THURSDAY, November 13, 2008

 

7.00 – 7.30 am

Tea

At the place where you are staying

7.30 – 8.30 am

Yoga and Meditation Session
Led by Pradeep Bhati

Meditation Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

8.30 – 9.15 am

Breakfast

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

9.30 – 11.30 am

Inaugural Session of
3rd International Dialogue on
Economics of Nonviolence

Mahapragya Sabhagar (The Main Hall)

11.30 – 12.00 pm

Tea Break

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

12.00 – 1.30 pm

Conceptual Understanding of Ahimsa, by Samani Pratibha Pragya

Lecture Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

1.30 – 2.30 pm

Lunch

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

2.30 – 3.30 pm

Change of Heart –
Practical Exercises
by Samani Pratibha Pragya

Meditation Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

3.30 – 4.30 pm

Health Rejuvenating Exercises by Master Yuji Yahiro

Meditation Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

4.30 – 5.00 pm

Tea Break

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

5.00 – 6.00 pm

Lecture on Nonviolent Lifestyle
by Samani Pratibha Pragya

Meditation Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

6.00 – 7.00 pm

Group Meetings and Discussions

 

7.00 – 8.00 pm

Dinner

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)


 

FRIDAY, November 14, 2008

 

7.00 – 7.30 am

Tea

At the place where you are staying

7.30 – 8.30 am

Yoga and Meditation Session
Led by Pradeep Bhati

Meditation Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

8.30 – 9.15 am

Breakfast

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

9.30 – 11.00 am

Lecture on Conceptual Understanding of Nonviolence
by Samani Pratibha Pragya

Lecture Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

11.00 – 11.30 am

Tea Break

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

11.30 – 1.00 pm

Change of Heart –
Practical Exercises
by Samani Pratibha Pragya

Meditation Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

1.00 – 2.00 pm

Lunch

Dinning Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

2.00 – 3.30 pm

Valedictory Session

Meditation Hall (Anuvibha Basement)

 

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