Spirituality Salon Theme: Political & Civic Engagement
THIS ORACLE TEMPLE EVENT WILL BE OFFERED VIA ZOOM.
To register and participate, contact Darcy@TheOracleInstitute.org for Zoom Instructions.
Please join us the 2nd Friday of the month for the Oracle Temple Spirituality Salon. Each month, we select a new theme to explore, with topics ranging from sacred texts, to indigenous wisdom, esoterica, and New Age theosophies. We then engage in a spirited discussion, and we welcome you to share your thoughts and help us learn more about ourselves, each other, and God.
Tahil Sharma is an interfaith activist based in Los Angeles who was born to a Hindu father and a Sikh mother. Following the Oak Creek, WI shooting of a Sikh temple in 2012, Tahil became involved in efforts for interfaith literacy and social justice and has been doing this work professionally for the past seven years. Tahil serves as one of three Interfaith Ministers in Residence for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles and as the Los Angeles Coordinator for Sadhana: A Coalition of Progressive Hindus. Tahil also serves various organizations in different capacities to educate, engage, and serve various communities that promote interfaith cooperation and ethical pluralism and social and productive norms in society including the Interfaith Youth Core, the Parliament of the World’s Religions, The Guibord Center, and The Interreligious Council of Southern California. Tahil previously worked as the Faith Outreach Manager for Brave New Films, a social justice documentary organization based in Los Angeles that empowers communities and teaches civic participation through new media, facilitation, and strategies for action. He is also a contributing author to books including Co-Human Harmony: Using Our Shared Humanity To Bridge Divides, Hindu Approaches to Spiritual Care: Chaplaincy in Theory and Practice, and Acting on Faith: Stories of Courage, Activism, and Hope Across Religions.