How Do We Pray?

Series on Prayer in Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism

Date & Time:

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
February 23, March 1, 10, and 15


free and open to the public


Univeristy of St. Thomas
St. Paul Campus, MN

In this series, each session will feature one speaker who will discuss prayer in their own tradition: Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein (Judaism), Imam Asad Zaman and Mr. Mujahid Asamarai (Islam), Edwin Kelley (Buddhism), and Satya Balroop (Hinduism).  

  1. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Prayer in Judaism (Anderson Student Center 340)
  2. Tuesday, Mar. 1, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Prayer in Islam (Koch Commons)
  3. Thursday, Mar. 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Prayer in Buddhism (Anderson Student Center 340)
  4. Tuesday, Mar. 15, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Prayer in Hinduism (Koch Commons)


  • Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein, Director of By The Rivers multifaith learning and lifecycle center
  • Imam Asad Zaman and Mr. Mujahid AsamaraiMuslim American Society of Minnesota
  • Edwin KelleyExecutive Director of Tergar International
  • Satya BalroopCo-founder of Minnesota Hindu Milan Mandir

Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center in collaboration with Office for Mission, Campus Ministry, the School of Law, the Muslim Christian Dialogue Center, and the Project for Mindfulness and Contemplation

Questions? Contact the Office for Mission at 651-962-5200/

To make an accessibility request, call Disability Resources at (651) 962-6315.