20 Wed 10.15 A.M
8, Adyar Gate Club Road
Chennai 600 028
We welcome you to an exciting and fun-filled IWA year. Please join us for a morning filled with infectious laughter and entertainment amidst games and activities.
Please come dressed in purple - our choice of color that depicts the
quintessential IWA woman- powerful, feminine, passionate, creative and dignified.
Looking forward to meeting old friends and welcoming new ones.
This is a member only meeting
22 Fri 10.15 A.M
Hanu Reddy Residences
39/18 Binny Road
Chennai 600 086
Dimensions of Renunciation: the Jain Perspective
We often hear that people renounce mundane pleasures and give up worldly pursuits. But why? Come and discover...
Jainism has a rich tradition, culture and history of renunciation. Understanding the philosophy and deep spirituality that is associated with renunciation will enable one to realize bliss in the here and now even though one has not yet renounced material aspects.
Dr. Priyadarshana Jain, a practicing Jain has a Master’s, M.Phil and Ph.D in Jainism, and is Professor and Head of the Department of Jainism, Madras University.She has authored, translated and edited books related to Jainism and presented papers at National and International conferences and seminars.
26 Tue10.15 A.M
The Folly, Amethyst
Next to Corporation Bank
Royapettah, Chennai 600 014
North and South Korea Summit; is peace and de-nuclearizing a possibility?
Mr. Narayan Lakshman, Associate Editor and former U.S. Correspondent of The Hindu will shed light on the history of Inter–Korean Summit and peace talks; how they transpired; the economic sanctions imposed by the US with help from China the high drama and theatre of absurd tweets.
Come and be transported to behind-the-scene diplomacy in Pyongyang, Seoul, Beijing and Washington D.C.Will we see more than smiles, handshakes and mere rhetoric or will peace be brokered ?
28 Thu10.15 A.M
Pearl Room, Fairlawns
51, Ethiraj Salai
Chennai 600 008
Marx MattersDe-demonizing Karl Marx- Is he relevant today?
Professor Venkatesh B. Athreya is a renowned Economist, feted in several nations across the globe. He earned his Ph.D, from the University of Wisconsin and has won a number of awards and honours. The most recent one in May 2014, being the Distinguished Achievement Award for Political Economy in the 21st Century by the World Association of Political Economy.
Marking the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx, Prof. Athreya will simplify for us The Father of Marxism, referring to his noted works Capital and the Communist Manifesto.
“The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point, however, is to change it.” - Karl Marx