What lies behind us and lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.— Ralph Waldo Emerson
10/23/2014: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
An illuminated discussion with scholars Judith Dupre, Lisa Bitel and Ruqayya Khan
10/26/2014: 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Come celebrate the festival of lights with AIS. This event is free to USC students, faculty, alumni, family and friends. A gala Indian dinner will be served. Gates open at 5:30 and close at 6:30 pm.
10/29/2014: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Join us for a free SMARTalk followed by dinner and discussion. Four experts will deliver concise 10-15 minute presentations sharing their experiences and the application of critical thinking skills in their life and work.
11/05/2014: 12:00PM - 12:50PM
What is important to a national authority on media and religion? Come and hear Diane Winston and enjoy a free lunch!
Holy Days Calendar
10/23/2014: all day
Hindu festival of lights symbolizing the human urge to move toward the light. Gift exchanges, fireworks and festive meals.
10/24/2014: all day
This day is observed on the first day of the Indian month of Katik/Karthik. On this day the chief disciple of Mahavira, Gautama Swami, is believed to have attained Supreme Knowledge. It is observed by performing a special ritual called Snatra Puja where homage is paid to Lord Jineshwar and the Tirthankaras.
10/26/2014: all day
Protestant Christian anniversary of their tradition and its emphasis on the place of the Bible and religious freedom. On October 31, 1517 c.e., Martin Luther posted a belief statememt on Wittenberg Church door. The date of public observation is the Sunday before October 31.