Workshop: "Gandhi and Yoga: Personal Transformation and Social Change" with Dr. Veena Howard


The Center for Religion & Spirituality invites you to this public Yoga, Mindfulness and Social Change workshop with scholar Veena Howard, Ph.D.

Dr. Howard will lead an exploration of Gandhi’s yogic disciplines used to transform his personal life and bring social change. We’ll also learn how Gandhi’s personal practices of heath, vegetarianism, mindfulness, and self-restraint enabled him in his public life to bring about ground-shaking social, economic, and political change in India. 

To Attend
Online registration is open (click Buy Tickets button). In the event the workshop is canceled, participants will be notified by Wednesday, the week of the workshop. Registration fees are refunded only if the workshop is canceled; no refund for partial attendance or no-show.

Please call the Center for Religion and Spirituality at 310-338-2799 or email

About the Speaker
Veena Howard, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Coordinator of Peace and Conflict Studies, California State University at Fresno. Her research interests include Hinduism, Gandhi’s philosophy of asceticism, religions of India, animal ethics, and Comparative Religions. She is the author of Gandhi’s Ascetic Activism: Renunciation and Social Action (2013).

Saturday, January 19 at 1:00pm to 6:00pm

University Hall, 3324
1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045

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This event requires registration.