Weekend of Indian religions

India is the cradle of a number of world religions like hinduism, buddhism, jainism en sikhism and counts large numbers of animists, parsis, muslims and christians among its population. In this religious weekend India House Leuven presents a number of important religions from different angles.

An introduction to a number of religions in India: Joris Gielen (KU Leuven), Chris De Lauwer (MAS), Harjinder Singh (Halmaal) & Aurel Brys (Ranchi). Moderator: Idesbald Goddeeris (KU Leuven)

Where? City Hall Leuven, Grote Markt
When? 9.11.2013

• 13.30 : puja (a hindu ritual as opening ceremony)
• 14.00 - 15.30 : hindus & jains
• 15.30 - 16.00 : break: Indian chai
• 16.00 - 17.30 : sikhs & tribals

Vernissage: exhibition: "Beelden van een vergeten ontmoeting. De Belgische missie in India, 1850-1950"
Where? KADOC, Vlamingenstraat 39, 3000 Leuven
When? 9.11.2013, 19.00
More info: kadoc.kuleuven.be

Mass by Indian priests of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Where?  Church of Sint-Michiel, Naamsestraat, Leuven
When? 10.11.2013, 15.00

Pictures from the Syro-Malabar Mass: