BOOK RELEASE – RELIGION AS SELF-TRANSCENDENCE

Ian Pinto SDB In the midst of two Provincials, Fr. Godfrey D’Souza, Provincial of the Mumbai province and Fr. Felix Fernandes, Provincial of the Panjim-Konkan province who were in Divyadaan for a meeting, the book of Fr. Savio D’Souza was released. The book is entitled ‘Religion as Self-Transcendence’ and is an abridged version of his […]

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Cognitive Enhancement: An Ethical Assessment of Artificial Intelligence – MPh Symposium

Divyadaan: Salesian Institute of Philosophy convened its second annual symposium on Saturday, 19th January 2019. The theme for this symposium was ‘Cognitive Enhancement: An Ethical Assessment of Artificial Intelligence.’ The symposium was organized by the first year students of the Master’s Degree in Philosophy. A total of 78 participants partook in the symposium. The chief […]

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BOSCOREE 2018

Ian Pinto SDB The 13th National Boscoree, a quadrennial gathering of Scouts and Guides from Don Bosco institutions across the Indian sub-continent, took place at Nashik from 30th December, 2018 to 3rd January, 2019. The hosts for this Boscoree were the Salesian and FMA provinces of Mumbai. Over 4500 young boys and girls accompanied by […]

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THE LEGACY OF GANDHI

Neil Fernandes SDB             In keeping with the 150th year of Gandhi’s birth, the second year students of philosophy chose “The Legacy of Gandhi” as the topic for the Annual Symposium held in Divyadaan: Salesian Institute of Philosophy on 15th December 2018. The event began with a prayer service at 2.00 pm. The moderator, Abhinay […]

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CULTURAL DAY AND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS

Ian Pinto SDB The biennial display of culture at Divyadaan, took place on the 17th of November, 2018 in the Divyadaan hall. The event was coupled with the Silver Jubilee celebrations of Frs. Ashley Miranda, James Nigrel and Wyman Gonsalves, both currently serving as professors at the Institute. The event created quite a bit of […]

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ACPI Research Seminar – 2018, Kozhikode

John Kennedy SDB The Association of Christian Philosophers of India (ACPI) held its 43rd annual research seminar from Saturday, 20th Oct (9.00 a.m.)to Tuesday, 23rd Oct (1.00 p.m.) 2018, at the Socio-Religious Centre (SRC), Kozhikode (Calicut). The theme of the seminar was “Philosophies of Transformative Practice: Social Movements in India.” A total of 89 participants […]

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Seminar on Youth and Nation Building

Abosalem Raito SDB and Ian Pinto SDB A two day seminar on “Youth and Nation Building” was organized by Divyadaan: Salesian Institute of Philosophy, Nashik on 21st and 22nd September, 2018. The resource person was Rev. Fr Varghese Alengaden, founder of the Universal Solidarity Movement. The participants consisted primarily of priests, nuns, novices and the […]

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‘From Ajnana to Jnana’ – Teachers’ Day Celebrations

‘From Ajnana to Jnana’ – Teachers’ Day Celebrations  Daikho Mathew             Teachers are an extremely important facet of any society for a number of reasons and their role in society is both significant and valuable. Teachers play an extraordinary part in the lives of students for the formative years of their development and the importance of teachers is something that cannot be understated.             […]

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Fr Robert Pen’s Book Release entitled ‘Social Humanism: Dr. Ambedkar’s Social Philosophy in reference to the Dalit Christians’

Fr Robert Pen’s Book Release entitled ‘Social Humanism: Dr. Ambedkar’s Social Philosophy in reference to the Dalit Christians’ Cleric Lawrance Vincent Divyadaan, the Salesian Institute of Philosophy held the book release of Fr. Rector Pen (Rector), entitled ‘Social Humanism: Dr. Ambedkar’s Social Philosophy in reference to the Dalit Christians’, on 8th August 2018 in the […]

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Dynamics of Parent Youth Conflict in Family

Dynamics of Parent Youth Conflict in Family Cl Steve Rodrigues A workshop titled ‘Dynamics of Parent Youth Conflict in Family’ was held at Divyadaan: Salesian Institute of Philosophy on the 25thand 26th July, 2018. The resource person was Fr. Paul raj Amal (INM). The workshop was organized in accordance with the directives of the General […]

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