Monday, August 29, 2011

Talks by Anand Mandaiker in November 2011


Two Interesting Talks by Anand Mandaiker in November 2011:

1. The Spirituality of the Child –Friday, Nov 11, 6.30pm to 9.30pm

2. Three Symbols of Michael – Monday, Nov 28, 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Brief Outline of “The Spirituality of the Child”:

The different stages of childhood, as described by Rudolf Steiner, are
the pillars on which waldorf education is based. The faculties of the
child differ during the different stages. Because of this, the child,
at each stage, relates differently to the world around us and to the
spiritual world. For those accompanying the journey of the child it is
important to be aware of this fact. Not surprisingly, we find the
different stages of childhood also mentioned in olden day scriptures.

Brief Outline of “The Three Symbols of Michael”:

Each epoch in history has a certain quality and connected with this
quality a task for mankind. Just like an angel accompanies the journey
of individual human beings, archangels accompany mankind during
periods of time. Michael is the archangel of our times. To understand
the quality of Michael and our task during his reign, it may be
helpful to look at how he has been depicted in art through the
centuries. The sword or lance, the scales and the globe with the cross
are three symbols that were used to depict the specific quality of

Anand Mandaiker’s Profile

Anand Mandaiker was born in Madras, India in 1965.He graduated in 1985
with a Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Architecture and
Planning, Madras and entered the priests’ seminary in Stuttgart,
Germany in 1986.

In 1992, he was ordinated a priest by the Christian Community, a
Christian denomination inspired by Rudolf Steiner which has its
headquarters in Berlin Germany . He served the Christian community in
Basle, Switzerland until 2003.After that he moved to Tubingen, Germany
and served there till 2006.

In 2006, he was appointed to the leadership(Circle of Seven) of The
Christian Community.Anand Mandaiker is married with two children and
currently resides in Berlin, Germany.

Where ?: TBA.

How much?: $20 for members and $30 for non-members.

RSVP: Email: or

SMS: Monica Kho at 91452449.

Please reserve your seat early by November 5, 2011 at the latest.

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