Quaker International Centre, near Euston Station is one of the
important venues in London where one can find peace and harmony
by meeting people from all walks of life.
This month saw an international conference on Jagannath culture.
It is a unique religious and spiritual way of life which was developed
during the last thousands of years. Jagannath, means Lord of the
Universe in Sanskrit lies in a special temple in the sacred city
of Puri on the Bay of Bengal in India.
It is said that Jagannath is an incarnation of the Hindu God Vishnu
and also of Buddha. He symbolises all the divine energies of the
world Universal brotherhood, friendship and compassion, religious
tolerance, humanism and peace.
This month saw the rare opportunity to meet and discuss the message,
meaning and relevance of Jagannath in our rapidly dividing world
and ourfragmented lives. Devotees and practitioners of this religous
form fromIndia, SriLanka and Britain are taking part in this rare
The details of the conference can be obtained from the venue: Quaker International Centre, William Penn House, 1 Byng Place,
London WC1. Tel: 0171 387 5684.