Victorian Shared Values Symposium 2009
How to Reach and Maintain Inner Peace?
A panel of speakers present
Koori, Muslim, Christian, Jewish,
Buddhist and Hindu teachings,
with public input
This unique annual Victorian project, presented by Unity in Diversity Inc., an interfaith network and a non-denominational community organisation, offered community education to foster understanding and unity of fellow Australians. A panel of experts provided rare insights into the value of Inner Peace shared by all faith communities. After a Koori Welcome, opened by a representative of the Premier of Victoria, with Dr Nicholas Coleman, as Moderator, followed on how the common threads in these beliefs are applicable to our modern society. Admission was free.
Welcome Ceremony by Reg Blow, Koori Elder
Opening address by representative of Victorian government
Panel of speakers:
Koori Stories on Inner Peace by Reg Blow, Koori Elder
Inner Peace in the Teachings of Islam by Hisham Moustafa
Christianity on Inner Peace by Fr. Christopher Huxtable
Inner Peace in Judaism by Rabbanit Tzipora Boroda
Buddhist Teachings on Peace by Venerable Beom Hyon Sunim
Inner Peace in Hinduism by Abhay Awashti J.P.
Public discussion - Moderator: Dr Nicholas Coleman