Each summer the Kriya Vedanta Gurukulam hosts its Annual Interfaith Conference to promote inter-religious awareness, appreciation, and mutual respect while encouraging ongoing goodwill dialogue and cooperation among peoples of all cultures and religious traditions. Panelists are invited from various major faiths such as Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Jainism, and Christianity.


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9th Annual Interfaith Dialogue

" Understanding Death "

Sunday, July 14, 2019     3:00 - 5:30 PM

(Open to all. Free admission. RSVP not required. Vegetarian Dinner provided)


8th Annual Interfaith Conference

"Courage In Life"

Sunday, July 29, 2018     3:00 - 5:30 PM

(Open to all. Free admission. Vegetarian Dinner provided)


(An all women panelists)



(Left to Right : Dr. Rajani Patwari, MD (Vivekananda Vedanta Society),Ms. Mazher Ahmed (Batavia Islamic Center), Ms. Deirdre Manning(Chaplain, University of Illinois), Dr. Hema Pokharna, PhD (Founder, Journeys Of Life),  Dr. Sojun Diane Martin, PhD (Founder, Udumbara Zen Sangha))



7th Annual Interfaith Prayer for "Universal Peace & Joy"

Saturday, July 8, 2017     4:00 - 5:30 PM

(Open to all. Free admission. Vegetarian Dinner provided)

On this auspicious full moon day, we invite you to join and offer a prayer from your own faith and tradition for "Universal Peace and Joy". Please send us the text of your prayer through below form. If you are not able to phyisically present, we will try to read your prayer on your behalf.

6th Annual Interfaith Conference (2016)

“Attitude of Gratitude”



5th Annual Interfaith Conference (2015)

“Art of Forgiveness”



4th Annual Interfaith Conference (2014)

“Acts Of Compassion”



3rd Annual Interfaith Conference (2013 )

“Love Your Neighbor”



2nd Annual Interfaith Conference (2012)

“Sustaining Our Faith In Everyday Life”

2012 Panelists
 Ms. Mazher Ahmed
 Dr. P. Boonshoo Sriburin
 Rev. Emmy Lou Belcher
 Rev. Mark Winters
 Mr. Dinesh Jain
 Swami Vedantananda
 Dr. Amarjit Singh

1st Annual Interfaith Conference (2010)

“Peace is our Birthright”

2010 Panelists
 Ms. Mazher Ahmed
 Swami Atmavidyananda
 Paramahamsa Prajnanananda
 Dr. Hema Pokharna
 Swami Varadananda