Panel to discuss 'Mindfulness Across Traditions'

Friday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m. in the Sacred Space in the Numen Lumen Pavilion

Almost every major religious tradition includes mindful or contemplative practices. Ripple 2017 begins with an interfaith panel discussing how diverse traditions engage in mindful or contemplative practices.

Panelists include: Rev. Dr. Joel Harter (associate chaplain for Protestant life, Elon University), Rabbi Meir Goldstein (associate chaplain for Jewish life, Elon University), Imam Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes (spiritual mindfulness teacher, director of Sacred Service for Human Liberation), Jem Jebbia (senior assistant director for spirituality, dialogue, and service, Buddhist adviser, Northeastern University), Jon Dooley (assistant vice president for student life, Elon University), Sandra DeMaioNewton (Tibetan Buddhist, senior graphic designer at SHE Design)

This event is free and open to the public. It is part of the Ripple Interfaith Conference. Ripple 2017 is sponsored by Elon University, Interfaith Youth Core, Young Harris College and Wake Forest University, with additional support from the Citrone Making a Difference Fund, and Elon’s Fund for Excellence in the Arts and Sciences.