Arun’s inspirational style is due to his humble way. He can facilitate personal reflection leading to deep personal change as he subtly challenges what is seen as the norm and by sharing a different and Gandhian perspective. His core message is that of Mahatma Gandhi: ‘Be the change you wish to see in the world’.
"Genuine Ahimsa, or non-violence, will only come after the inner disarmament of our mind. Lots of problems in this world are created out of ignorance and greed and it is impossible to achieve non-violence if our minds are full of fear and hatred. We need to use our human intelligence in challenging and overcoming negative emotions with positive emotions.” –HH the Dalai Lama
"Compassion" and "well-being" are everyday terms – but how often do we stop to think about what they might really mean? With his customary warmth and humour, and drawing on his decades of life experience and extensive practice of meditation, the Dalai Lama will share what compassion means to him and how this understanding can enrich our lives.
Focusing on the confluence of the Christian and Hindu faiths, Professor Aguilar will draw upon his extensive background on interfaith dialogue in order to determine what role silence plays in the emanation of faith in our daily lives.