SAMVAD- GLOBAL HINDU BUDDHIST INITIATIVE ON CONFLICT AVOIDANCE AND ENVIRONMENT CONSCIOUSNESS

SAMVAD- GLOBAL HINDU BUDDHIST INITIATIVE ON CONFLICT AVOIDANCE AND ENVIRONMENT CONSCIOUSNESS
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SAMVAD- GLOBAL HINDU BUDDHIST INITIATIVE ON CONFLICT AVOIDANCE AND ENVIRONMENT CONSCIOUSNESS

DAY 1 THURSDAY, SEPT 3, 2015

INAUGURATION

09.30 AM                       Speakers, delegates and Invitees to be seated
10.00 AM                      Arrival of Chief Guest, the Hon. Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi
10.00 – 10.02 AM      Lighting of the lamp by the Hon. Prime Minister of India simultaneous Mangalacharan Hindu                                           & Buddhist traditions
10.02 – 10.03 AM      Presentation of the Memento to the Hon. Prime Minister by Ven. Lama Lobzang, Secretary                                                General, International Buddhist Confederation (IBC)
10.03 – 10.10 AM      Welcome address by Gen. N.C. Vij, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM Director, Vivekananda International                                           Foundation
10.10 – 10.20 AM      Benediction by – Pujya Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Founder, Art of Living Foundation, India
10.20 – 10.30 AM      Address by – Most Ven. Sayadaw Dr Ashin Nyanissara, Founder Chancellor, Sitagu                                                               International Buddhist Academy, Myanmar
10.30 – 10.40 AM      Address by – Guest of Honour
10.40 – 10.55 AM      Address by – Guest of Honour, H.E Mrs. Chandrika Bhandaranaike Kumaratunga, former                                                  President of Sri Lanka
10.55 – 11.25 AM       Address by Chief Guest, Shri Narendra Modi, Honourable Prime Minister of India
11.25 – 11.30 AM        Vote of Thanks by Mr. Masahiro Akiyama, President, The Tokyo Foundation, Japan                                                             PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION WITH HON. PRIME MINISTER
11.30 -12.00 Noon    L U N C H for Holy Sangha

EXHIBITION INDIA- JAPAN: ECHOES OF CULTURAL FRIENDSHIP

11.45 AM – 12.00 Noon   INAUGURATION of the exhibition by : Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of Culture,                                                                 Tourism & Civil Aviation, Govt of India SAMVAD- GLOBAL HINDU BUDDHIST                                                                   INITIATIVE ON CONFLICT AVOIDANCE AND ENVIRONMENT CONSCIOUSNESS
12.00 – 12.30 PM             T E A

DAY 1 THURSDAY, SEPT 3, 2015, 12. 30 PM – 06.00 PM   

CONFLICT AVOIDANCE

CHAIR:              Most Ven. Bellanwila Wimalaratna Thero , Anu Nayaka, Kotte chapter & Chancellor, University of                                   Sri Jayawardanpura, Sri Lanka
CO- CHAIR:      Param Pujya Swami Govind Dev Giri, Founder, Dharmashree Gita Parivar & Mahirshi Ved Vyas                                      Pratishthan, India

12.30 PM – 01.30 PM                FIRST SESSION    

12.30 PM – 12.45 PM                   Key Note speaker – Shri Swaminathan Gurumurthy, Visiting Faculty at IIT                                                                               Bombay, Distinguished Research Professor, Legal Anthropology, SASTRA                                                                               University, India
12.45 PM – 01.00 PM                  Speaker 1 – Dr. Lokesh Chandra, President, Indian Council for Cultural Relations,                                                                 India
01.00 PM – 01.15 PM                   Speaker 2 – Most Ven. Arayawongso, Abbot, Wat Pa Buddhapoj Hariphunchai,                                                                       Thailand
01.15 PM – 01.30 PM                   Speaker 3 – Ven. Prof. Preah Tepsattha Khy Sovanratna, Vice Rector, Preah                                                                             Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University, Cambodia
01.30 PM – 02.15 PM                  L U N C H

SECOND SESSION 02. 15 PM – 03.00 PM

02.15 PM – 02.30 PM                 Speaker 4 – Ku. Nivedita Raghunath Bhide, Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra,                                                                  India
02.30 PM – 02.45 PM                Speaker 5 – Dr. M. Bataa, Advisor on Religious Affairs to the President, Mongolia 02.45 PM – 03.00 PM              Speaker 6 – Dr. Karsten Schmidt, Lecturer, Goethe – University Frankfurt am Main                                                             and Board Member, Council of Religions, Germany
03.00 PM – 03.15 PM                Speaker 7 – Mr. Tsuneo Watanabe, Director, Policy Research, The Tokyo                                                                                 Foundation, Japan
03.15 PM – 03.30 PM                Speaker 8 – Prof. S. N. Balagangadhara, Ghent University, Belgium
03. 30 PM – 04.00 PM              T E A

THIRD SESSION 04.00 PM – 06.00 PM

 04.00 PM – 04.15 PM                Speaker 9- Mr. Jean Pierre – Lehmann, Emeritus Professor, Int’l Political                                                                                Economy, IMD, Switzerland
04.15 PM – 04.30 PM                 Speaker 10- Mr Sai Sam Kham, President, Metta Development Foundation,                                                                             Myanmar
04.30 PM – 05.30 PM                OPEN SESSION/ Q&A
open to all delegates and invitees
speakers and Chair to respond
05.30 PM – 05.45 PM                Remarks by Co- Chair
05.45 PM – 06.00 PM                Concluding Remarks and Summing Up of the Sessions by the Chair
08.30 PM                                        DINNER Hosted by Shri Kiren Rijiju, Hon’ble Minister of State for Home Affairs,                                                                  Govt of India

DAY 2 FRIDAY, SEPT 4, 2015 10.00 AM – 04.30 PM

ENVIRONMENT CONSCIOUSNESS
CHAIR                                             Param Pujya Swami Paramatmananda, Secretary General and Coordinator of                                                                         Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha, India
CO- CHAIR                                    Most Ven. Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Shadjin Lama of Kalmyk Republic, Russian                                                                           Federation

FIRST SESSION 10.00 AM – 12.25 PM

10.00 AM – 10.15 AM              Key Note speaker Most Ven. Geshe Jangchup Choeden, Abbot, Ganden Shartse                                                                      Monastery, Karnataka, India
10.15 AM –10.30 AM               Address by Guest of Honour: H. E Lyonpo Namgay Dorji, Hon’ble Minister for                                                                       Finance, Kingdom of Bhutan
10.30 AM – 10.45 AM             Address by Guest of Honour: H.E Shri Kripasur Sherpa, Hon’ble Minister for                                                                         Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Govt of Nepal
10.45 AM – 11.00 AM              Speaker 1 – Sri Sri Sri Nirmalanandanatha Swamiji, Sri Ksetra Adichuchanagiri                                                                     Ashram, Mandya, Karnataka, India
11.00 AM – 11.15 AM               Speaker 2 – Dr. Barbara Maas, Head, Int’l Species Conservation, NABU International                                                           – Foundation for Nature & Secretary, IBC Standing Committee on Environment &                                                                 Conservation , Germany
11.15 AM – 11.40 AM                T E A (and L U N C H for Holy Sangha)

11.40 AM – 11.55 AM               Speaker 3 – Prof Naresh Man Bajracharya, Vice Chancellor, Lumbini Buddhist                                                                       University, Nepal
11.55 AM – 12.10 PM               Speaker 4 – Dr. Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, India
12.10 PM – 12.25 AM              Speaker 5 – Ven. Jetsunma Tenzing Palmo, President, Sakyadhita Int’l Association of                                                           Buddhist Women and Abbess, Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery
12.25 PM – 12.40 PM               Speaker 6 – Acharya Dr. Shrivatsa Goswami, Sri Chaitanya Prema Samsthana, India 12.40 PM – 12.55 PM               Speaker 7 – Ven. Thich Thien Tam, Vice President, National Vietnam Buddhist                                                                       Sangha, Vietnam
01.00 PM – 01-45 PM              L U N C H

SECOND SESSION 01.45 PM – 04.30 PM

01.45 PM – 02.00 PM              Address by Guest of Honour
02.00 PM – 02.15 PM              Address by Guest of Honour
02.15 PM – 02.30 PM               Speaker 8 – Ven. Dr. Dhammapiya, Secretary General, North East India Buddhist                                                                  Sangha Council, Founder Chairman, Dhamma Dipa Foundation, Tripura, India 02.30 PM – 02.45 PM              Speaker 9 – Prof Hsiang- Chou Yo, Eminent scholar, Taiwan
02.45 PM – 03.00 PM              Speaker 10- Dr. M. D. Srinivas, Chairman, Centre for Policy Studies, India
03.00 PM – 04.00 PM              OPEN SESSION/ Q&A
open to all delegates and invitees
speakers and Chair to respond
04.00 PM – 04.15 PM                Remarks by Co- Chair
04.15 PM – 04.30 PM                Concluding Remarks and Summing Up of the Sessions by the Chair
04.30 PM – 05.15 PM               T E A

DAY 2 FRIDAY, SEPT 4, 2015

VALEDICTORY 05.45 PM – 07.00 PM

05.30 PM                                       Speakers, Delegates and Invitees to the Valedictory to be seated
05.45 PM – 05.50 PM                Arrival of Chief Guest, Hon’ble Minister of External Affairs, Govt of India, Smt.                                                                     Sushma Swaraj
05.50 PM – 05.55 PM                Lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest simultaneous Mangalacharan Hindu &                                                                       Buddhist traditions
05.55 PM – 06.00PM               Presentation to the Chief Guest , Khada (ceremonial scarf) by Ven. Lama Lobzang,                                                               Secretary General, IBC  Memento by Gen. N.C. Vij, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM Director,                                                               Vivekananda International Foundation
06.00 PM – 06.15 PM               Welcome address and Recall by Gen. N.C. Vij, Director, VIF
06.15 PM – 06.25 PM                Address by His Eminence Khamba Lama Gabju Choijamts Demberel Supreme Head                                                             of all Mongolian Buddhists, Abbot, Gandan Tegchinlen Monastery, Mongolia
06.25 PM – 06.55 PM                 Key Note address by the Chief Guest, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister for External                                                                 Affairs , Govt of India
06.55 PM – 07.00 PM                Vote of Thanks by Ven Lama Lobzang, Secretary General, IBC
08.00 PM DINNER                    Hosted by Vivekananda International Foundation

DAY 3 SATURDAY, SEPT 5, 2015

CHETIYA CARIKA – THE PILGRIMAGE VISIT TO BODHGAYA, BIHAR VENUE MAHABODHI TEMPLE AND HOLY BO TREE 


07.30 AM –09.00 AM
                   Depart for Airport and arrival in Bodhgaya
09.45 AM- 10.30 AM                     L U N C H for the Holy Sangha T E A and snacks for the rest of delegates

FIRST SESSION VISIT TO HOLY MAHABODHI TEMPLE

11.00 AM                                    Arrival of Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India
11.00 AM –11.05 AM             WELCOME AND FELICITATION by Bodhgaya Temple Management Committee
11.05 AM –11.10 AM              PRAYERS at Holy Mahabodhi Temple
11.10 AM –11.20 AM              PRAYERS at the Holy Bo Tree led by
HH Sanghanayaka Sudhananda Mahathero, Sanghanayaka of Bangladesh, Theravada                                                          Pali Tradition
Most Ven Rev Khamba Lama Ch. Dambajav, Dashi Choiling Monastery, Mongolia,                                                                Mahayana Sanskrit Tradition
Most Ven Ming Kwang Shi, Vice President, Buddhist Association of ROC, Taiwan

11.20 AM –11.25 AM            Inauguration of the exhibition ASOKAN EDICTS AND BUDDHIST HERITAGE OF                                                               ANCIENT MAGADHA KINGDOM – courtesy Nav Nalanda Mahavihara, (Deemed                                                               University), Nalanda.
11.30 AM –12.00 Noon      Address by the Chief Guest Shri Narendra Modi Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
The Hon’ble Prime Minister departs
12.00 –12.15 PM                   Chetiya Carika: The Pilgrimage – An Illustrated presentation by Dr Ravindra Panth,                                                            Director, Nav Nalanda Mahavihara
12.15 PM –12.30 PM           Devni Mori Holy Relic Vihara Project, Gujarat- AV presentation by Govt of Gujarat,                                                              India
12.30 PM –01.00 PM          HOLY RELIC EXPOSITION at Mahabodhi Society of India
01.00 PM- 02.00 PM          L U N C H for the rest of delegates and invited guests at Mahabodhi Society of India

                                CHETIYA CARIKA – THE PILGRIMAGE TALKS BY EMINENT SPEAKERS

02.00 PM – 02.30 PM        Depart for Airport and arrival at Airport
02.30 PM – 03.15 PM         Check in formalities at the airport
03.15 PM                                   Take off for Delhi
04.30 PM                                 Arrival at New Delhi
Delegates leaving on Sept 5 to depart from Delhi airport for respective destinations                                                  Delegates with later flights or on Sept 6 to return to hotel

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