Post Tagged with: "hindu"

ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA

Hoya Holidays: Celebrating Diverse Traditions

In a 1963 issue of The Hoya, the editorial board shared its Christmas wish for both the university and the nation: “Let us make this Christmas the turning point, the time between two eras, an interregnum which commemorates the glory that has been and pledges itself to renew the world[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

University Appoints First Full-Time Director for Hindu Life

Brahmachari Vrajvihari Sharan will serve as Georgetown’s first full-time director for Hindu life starting this fall, making him the first Hindu priest chaplain in the United States, according to a campuswide email sent by Interim Vice President for Mission and Ministry Rev. Howard Gray, S.J., today. Sharan is also Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by August 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Making Space For South Asian Culture

As I scanned the screen, my brows furrowed and my eyes narrowed in anger and frustration, but not in shock. I could easily believe the events of Tuesday, Sept. 8,, 2015, when a United States citizen was viciously attacked in a Chicago suburb. Inderjit Singh Mukker was accused of being[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 7 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY PRATIMA DHARM
Georgetown’s Hindu Chaplain Pratima Dharm provided students with religious ceremonies, blessings and counseling during her three-month stay on campus. Dharm resigned this week.

New Hindu Chaplain Resigns

The university’s first Hindu chaplain, Pratima Dharm, announced her imminent resignation from her position Jan. 22, citing personal reasons. Dharm, 43, who began working at Georgetown in October, will leave the university Jan. 31 and said she will retire from the U.S. military, where she served as the Army’s first[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY PRATIMA DHARM
Dharm is Georgetown’s first Hindu Chaplain.

1st Hindu Chaplain Talks Goals

Pratima Dharm, former army captain and chaplain, recently began her work as Georgetown’s first Hindu chaplain. She joins the existing Campus Ministry staff of Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Orthodox and Protestant chaplains. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. How do you think your experience in the military will[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
COURTESY PRATIMA DHARM

Hindu Chaplain Hired

Georgetown will welcome its first Hindu chaplain, army captain and chaplain Pratima Dharm, in October. After Dharm retires from active duty, she will begin working part time with students, professors and the Office of Mission and Ministry. Dharm currently serves as the first Hindu chaplain in the U.S. Army and[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top