Hinduism is our focused faith of the month, in part because of the celebration of Divali, the Festival of Light that happens this year in November. The story, symbols and the meaning of Diwali, of the inner meeting the outer, the kindling of the divine spark within, has comtempoeary relevance.
Presenter: Rev Abhi Janamanchi*
Worship Arts Facilitator: Lynn Nugent
Music: Music Director Jane Perry
* The Rev. Abhi Janamanchi currently serves as Senior Minister of Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, MD. Born and raised in southern India, Abhi moved to the US in 1994. He is a third-generation member of the Brahmo Samaj, a Unitarian Hindu reform movement with ties to Unitarian Universalism. He graduated from Meadville Lombard Theological School. Abhi has been involved in international interfaith and multicultural work for over two decades including serving as President of the International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF).