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Friends Event: Creation and Chaos in Hinduism

Leicester Friends Event
Saturday, 22 May 2010 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Jalaram Community Centre, Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0LF

Talk given by Ravi Gupta of the Oxford Centre For Hindu Studies.

A potter gently shapes a lump of clay upon his wheel. A carpenter hews and joins measured pieces of wood.
Creation, we see, is often a process of reasoned thought and careful construction. And yet, just as often, creation arises in far more unpredictable circumstances from chaos, transgression, and failure. In this lecture, we will examine the interplay of creation and chaos in Hindu narratives, paying special attention to the story of the churning of the ocean.
Friends of the OCHS - Leicester
07837 789 263