Explore the New Diverse Voices of PoWR Addressing the 2021 Parliament

The Parliament of the World's Religions is thrilled to announce Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq, Sirena Huang, H.H. Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni Ji and Mother Maya Tiwari as featured luminaries at the 2021 Parliament plenary stage.

These diverse voices join the growing list of luminaries for the 2021 Parliament of the World's Religions.

These luminaries include an internationally respected Indigenous elder.

Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq

An internationally respected Elder and Shaman from Greenland, the only country in the world where man lives and there has never been war. His commitment to the environment and indigenous issues has brought him to 5 continents and 70 countries in the world. Angaangaq bridges the boundaries of cultures and faiths in people young and old as he advocates for a spiritual climate change.

A talented musician with a deep commitment to peace and harmony.

Sirena Huang

The First-Prize winner of the 2017 Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition, Sirena made her solo debut with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra at the age of nine, and has performed in seventeen countries across three continents. Motivated by a deep wish to inspire peace and harmony with her music, Huang has performed before world leaders, thinkers and humanitarians, including President Obama, Elie Wiesel and President Sarkozy.

A non-violence activists dedicated to interfaith understanding and peace-building.

H.H. Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni Ji

A versatile thinker, writer, poet and social reformer has been continuously making efforts for National character building, development of human values and establishing non-violence, peace and mutual cooperation in the society for the last 33 years. Dr. Lokesh has been working tirelessly for interreligious and interfaith harmony.

A groundbreaking leader committed to service for all.

Mother Maya Tiwari

Mother Maya serves humanity by awakening the spirit of ahimsa, or harmony, in every person whose life she touches. She is an author and the founder of Wise Earth School of Ayurveda and Mother Om Mission, a charitable organization which serves at risk communities in New York City. Belonging to the Veda Vyasa tradition, Maya was one of the first of this lineage to be bestowed the honor of monastic moniker, Her Holiness. In 2010, Maya made the courageous decision to drop her monastic moniker and walk a simple life in service of all.

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