Sunday, January 23, 2011

January 2011 Sant Mat Satsang PODcast With Veena Howard

Sant Mat Satsang 
With Veena Howard

Hear the January 2011 Sant Mat 
Satsang PODcast: The Guest is 
Professor Veena Howard - Program 
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All about Traditional Sant Mat from an 
Indian Perspective. My guest is Veena 
Howard: A delightful conversation 
introducing listeners to a rare spiritual 
path from India known as Sant Mat, 
which means, The Way of the Saints. It 
also can be translated as, The Path of 
the Masters.

   Professor Veena Rani Howard

Short Biography
Veena Rani Howard's interest lies in 
Hindu thought and comparative 
religion. Her current research is on 
ideological debates that take place 
within the native discourse of Indian 
thought, as well as in the recent 
interactions between native and 
Western interpretations. She analyzes 
the intersection of different discourses, 
such as that between classical Indian 
philosophical logic and Western 
philosophical and political dialectics 
that mediate emerging conversations in 
the field. She received her higher 
education in India as well in the USA 
and has master's degrees in English 
Literature, Indian Philosophy, and 
Western Philosophy.
She is currently writing her doctoral 
thesis on Mahatma Gandhi at Lancaster 
University, UK.
She teaches courses on Hinduism and 
other religions of India at the University 
of Oregon and Lane Community College.
She has translated two books of the 
Saint Tradition of Northern India, 
Moksha Darsana (The Philosophy of 
Liberation) and Sarvadharma Samanvya 
(Harmony of All Religions).
Her articles have been published in 
essay collections, including Who 
Exactly Is the Other? Western and 
Transcultural Perspectives, University 
of Oregon Books (2002) and 
Asceticism, Identity and Pedagogy in 
Dharma Traditions, Contemporary 
Issues in Constructive Dharma, vol. 3 
(2006). She is a frequent presenter at 
conferences, including most recently: 
the Association for Practical and 
Professional Ethics (2003); Justice Will 
Kiss Mercy: A Conference on the 
Vocation of Peacemaking in a World of 
Many Faiths, Marquette University 
(2005); East-West Philosophers’ 
Conference, University of Hawaii 
(2005); Dharma Association of North 
America at American Academy of 
Religion (2005); and Deep Listening, 
Deep Hearing: Buddhism and 
Psychotherapy East and West, 
University of Oregon (2006).

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