DHYANAVANA CONVOCATION DAY
March 19, 2016
The 19th convocation of Dhyanavana,
International Institute of Spirituality, Mysore was held on 19 March
2016 at 6 p.m.
A total number of 58 sisters received the Diploma and Certificates. 85
sisters attended the different courses throughout the year as
residential and day scholars.
The keynote convocation address was given by Prof. Jose V.K., Principal,
Teresian College, Mysore, on the theme “The Debate on Secularism in our
country and the response of the Priests and Religious”.
V. Rev. Fr. Charles Serrao, the President of Dhyanavana Institute and
Provincial of Karnataka-Goa Province, was the Chief Guest. In his
address he appreciated Dhyanavana students, their prayerfulness and
resourcefulness, academic and cultural performance.
Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Vazhapilly, Bishop of Mysore, presided over the
function and awarded the Diplomas and Certificates. In his presidential
address Bishop reiterated that secularism strengthens democracy,
tolerance and Religious harmony.
Around 150 Priest and Religious participated in the function.