the veda project

"igniting peace and love through Vedic wisdom..."  


Girl's School Home Fundraiser at Bloem Chocolates, Flowers and Paperie

Traditional Chai Masala Tea and "Girl in Bloem" T-shirts are available at bloem chocolates, flowers, and paperie. Proceeds go to supporting a girl's school home in Southern India!


April 6th-9th, 2011 International Conerence on Hate Studies

Northern Quest Resort and CasinoSaturday 10:30-12 pm 

"Hate and the Public Practice of Compassion"

Workshop: John Hancock, Anthony Clark, Kathryn Julyan, and Russell Kolts


April 8th- 9th, Northwest Women Studies Conference

Eastern Washington University Riverpoint Campus

“Women in Power: Empowerment and Healing” Kathryn Julyan, Eastern Washington University


May 4th 2011, 9am-4 pm

Compassionate Interfaith Society, Eastern Washington University

Holocaust Survivor Noemi Ban



Past Events...2011


January 28-30th, 2011

Women's Spirituality Weekend Course (HUM 498, PHIL498, WMST 498)

Friday 6-8 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:30am -5:30 pm

Eastern Washington Unversity Spokane Riverpoint

(3 spots open! Enroll through EWU!)

Instructor: Kathryn Julyan


February 8th, 2011 NOON (Public Event)

Eastern Washington University Women and Gender Studies Department

Feminist Studies Research Lecture Series:

"Women's Spirituality in Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism"

Kathryn Julyan


February 10th, 2011 NOON (Public Event)

Eastern Washington University Women and Gender Studies Department

"Carried by a Promise" (A talk on Yashodhara yoga tradition and the divine feminine) by Swamini Radhananda (successor of Swami Radha of the Radha Yoga Center)


March 13th, 2011 10:30 am

Hamblen Park Presbyterian Church

An Introduction to the History and Theology of Christian Science

Instructor: Kathryn Julyan


March 16th, 2011 7:00 pm

Hamblen Park Presbyterian Church

An Introduction to the History and Theology of Chrstian Science (repeat of Sunday's class)

Instructor: Kathryn Julyan MA


March 28, 2011 7 pm

Gonzaga University

Greg Mortenson!

More details TBA!


Past Events..2010

January 10th   and January 13th 2010

Hamblen Park Presbyterian Church (Private Event)

Topic: Introduction to Comparative World Religions and Interfaith Education

Instructor: Kathryn Julyan


January 28th   12:00 Noon

Eastern Washington University (All Welcome)

Guest: Dr. John Sheveland from Gonzaga University 

Topic: World Parliament of Religions

Host: Compassionate Interfaith Soceity EWU


March 9th 1-3pm

Eastern Washington University (All Welcome)

Teach In: Tibet/People's Republic of China Conflict

Several panelists including Kathryn Julyan speaking on Freedom of Religion and Interfaith

Host: EWU College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


March 10th  9am- 4pm

Eastern Washington University (All Welcome)

Guest: Geshe Phelgye

The Venerable Geshe Thupten Phelgye is a Buddhist monk and a member of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile. He has been working as the Buddhist ambassador to the Sulha Peace Project in the Middle East under the guidance of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.


9am: Middle East and Peace Tawanka

10:15 am: Spokane Sailish Peace Pole Blessing  (Barry Moses of Spokane Tribe)

12 pm: Interfaith

2pm: Community and Service

4pm: Peace Pole Blessing

Host: EWU: Compassionate Interfaith Society, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, College of Arts and Letters 



April 18th, 2010 (Private Event)

Hamblen Park Presbyterian Church

Adult Education: Introduction to Hinduism

Instructor: Kathryn Julyan 

Here is a link to the audio:


October 20, 2010  7:00 pm

Friends of Compasson Meeting, Hutton Settlement

"Building Religious Pluralism" Workshop

Instructor: Kathryn Julyan


November 17th 2010

Eastern Washington University/ Compassionate Interfaith Society

A Masai group from Kenya Visited EWU!