Dr. J. Samuel Subramanian is planning to organize “A Journey to the Sacred Places of India” in January 2-13, 2018. This Journey will cover six major Religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Christianity, Sikhism, and Islam. Places of visit will include, but not limited to:
Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Government Buildings, Gurduwara, Humayun Tomb, Taj Mahal, Mahabodhi Temple (Buddha’s birth place), Varnasi on the Ganges (Hindus’ holiest place), Saranath, St. Thomas Mount (the place of the Apostle Thomas’ Martyrdom),Mahabalipuram Fort, the Holy City of Madurai (where the gods held their first meeting), Nayak Palace, Art Museum, Sri Meenakshi Temple, Kanyakumari (where the Tri Seas meet – Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean), Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial (a strong proponent of Advaita Philosophy), Nagarjan Temple, St. Gregorios Orthodox Church (a first century Christian Church), and much more. This Journey is open to United faculty, staff, students, alums, friends, and the public. Families with teen age children may join the Journey. The Journey will involve air, train, boat, and coach travels. Before further plans are made, we would like to know how many would be interested in joining this Journey. Please indicate interest and send questions to: email@example.com in the next couple of weeks. This will be a journey of lifetime and a journey worth making. Namaste.