Dharmic Discussion with Dr. Jeffery Long, Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, PA.

photo of Jeffery Long
Event time: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 6:30pm
Hindu Prayer Room, Bingham Hall LL via entryway D See map

Discussion Title:  From Suffering to Joy–A Vedantic Journey

Dr. Long will offer insights about his personal journey into Hinduism as a non-Indian Hindu, inspired by the teachings of Ramakrishna, the Holy Mother and Swami Vivekananda. He will share these luminaries’ teachings on resilience, equanimity and gratitude.


A gifted researcher and engaging teacher, Dr. Long teaches courses on Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism (Dharma Traditions) at Elizabethtown College, as well as a first-year seminar on Star Wars and Asian philosophy, Sanskrit, and Comparative Theology and Interfaith Engagement. He is the author of three books and two edited volumes, as well as a wide array of articles on Hinduism, Indian philosophy, and religious pluralism. His most recent published work is an edited volume called Perspectives on Reincarnation: Hindu, Christian, and Scientific. In addition to his academic and spiritual interests, he is an avid fan of science fiction and fantasy and classic rock music of the sixties and seventies. He also likes cats.

Join us for a lively discussion and vegetarian Indian dinner

This event is free and open to the Yale community