Periyar International of Washington D. C.


         Cordially Invites You

           To Periyar’s 132nd Birthday Celebration














DATE:     Saturday, September 18th 2010


TIME:      5:30 to 9:30 pm


VENUE:  Terra Maria Community Center, 3112 Josephine Walk, Ellicott City, MD



           (Master of Ceremony: Mrs. Santaclara Arthur)

  • Welcome Address 

Mr. M. P. Siva

  • Review of Narla's book “Truth About Gita”

Dr. S. Sithanandam

  • Secular Humanism in Ancient Tamil Society

Dr. R. Prabhakaran

  • Women's Progress – A Panel Discussion

Dr. Jayanthi Sankar (Moderator)

Dr. Saroja Ilangovan, Dr. Meenakshi Chellaiah, Dr. Sankari Sivasailam and Mrs. Santaclara Arthur (Panelists)

  • Introducing Professor Paul Kurtz

Dr. Soma Ilangovan (Director, Periyar International, Pennsylvania)

  • Neo Humanism- Happily Living Together

Prof. Paul Kurtz,

Chairman, Institute for Science and Human Values (ISHV))

  • Vote of Thanks 

Mrs. Kalpana Meiyappan

Directions: From US 29, take exit 24B to merge onto Baltimore National Pike/US-40 W. Go for 3.3 miles and turn left at MD-144/ Frederick Rd. Go for 0.8 mile and turn right at Katherine Pl and immediate left at Josephine Walk. The Community Center is on your right.

Parking: Parking will only be permitted in the community center parking lot, along Terra Maria Way between Frederick Rd. and St. Charles Place (on the right as you enter), along St. Charles Place between Terra Maria Way and Josephine Walk on the commercial space side, and along Josephine Walk on the pump house side of the street.



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