12 Facts About Anantanand Rambachan


Anantanand Rambachan is a professor of religion at St Olaf College.

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Since 1985 Anantanand Rambachan has been teaching in the Department of Religion at St Olaf College, Minnesota, USA, where he "continued my research and writing on Advaita, the Hindu tradition in a global context, Hindu ethics, Hinduism and contemporary issues and interreligious dialogue.

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Anantanand Rambachan is a Professor of Religion at St Olaf College, Minnesota, USA.

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Anantanand Rambachan is a Hindu and was the first non-Christian chair of the Religion Department at this Lutheran college.

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Anantanand Rambachan is a member of the Theological Education Steering Committee of the American Academy of Religion, the Advisory Council of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Society, University of Victoria, BC, Canada, an advisor to Harvard University's Pluralism Project, Chair of the Board for the MN Multifaith Network, and is a member with Consultation on Population and Ethics, a non-governmental organization, affiliated with the United Nations.

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Anantanand Rambachan is very involved with interreligious dialogue and more specifically, Hindu-Christian dialogue.

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Anantanand Rambachan continues to participate in interreligious activities, both nationally and internationally.

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Anantanand Rambachan is an active member and participant in the dialogue program of the World Council of Churches and participated in the last four General Assemblies.

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From 2013 to 2017, Anantanand Rambachan published articles as an author on the Huffington Post, covering topics related to Hinduism.

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Anantanand Rambachan has traveled and lectured in Norway, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, Mauritius, South Africa, Kenya, India, Trinidad, Brazil, The Vatican, Japan, Italy, Spain, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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Anantanand Rambachan led the first White House celebration of the Hindu Festival of Diwali in 2003.

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Anantanand Rambachan continues to return to Trinidad on a yearly basis and was awarded the Chaconia Gold Medal, Trinidad and Tobago's second highest national honor for public service.

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