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Sunday 26 September 2010

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Unity in Spirituality
Forum presenters
Single Origin in Spirit

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Chair with Eyes Everywhere
Dean Sahu Kahn watching Sikh Performance
Cultural presentations


1. Introduction by Chair (Dean.Sahu Khan)

2. One minute silence (to allow attendees to pray/meditate in their own way)

3. Welcome to Ngunnawal Country – Aunt Agnes Shae (Elder to Ngunnawal Country)

4. Explain topic of Public Forum & Program - Chair

5. Invite speakers in alphabetical order:

  • Baha’I presentation - Mona Akbari

  • Brahma Kumari presentation – Robyn Horton

  • Buddhist presentation – Venerable Thich Quang Ba


Governed by the Gong
Speakers timed by chairs gong
Five minutes is not long

Program Continued

Cultural performance - Mrs Paramjit Kaur

  • Christian presentation – Rev Gregor Henderson

  • Hindu presentation –Dr Nadana Chandran

  • Islam presentation –Ahmed Youssef

Cultural performance - Indian classical music

  • Jewish presentation - Harry Oppermann

  • Pagan Awareness Network’s presentation David Garland

  • Quakerspresentation - Kay de Vogel



Active Audience
Questions from the participants

Program Continued

Cultural performance - Baha’i choir

  • Sathya Saipresentation - Dr Pal Dhall 

  • Sikh presentation -Manjit Gilhotra

  • SukyoMahikari presentation - Paul Taylor

6. Closing Remarks - Rev Professor James Haire

7. Questions and answers

8. Vote of Thanks - Shoba Varky


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