A lecture on "Body and Bhakti: Narrative and Performance of Love in Kerala" by Dr. George Pati, professor of South Asian Religions and International Studies at the Valparaiso University, Indiana, USA, was held today at the Ziegenbalg chapel of the UTC. The lecture was conducted by the Department of Religions of the UTC.
Dr. George Pati based his talk on poet Kumaran Asan's poem Nalini written in 1911 and the Krishnattam performance in the Guruvayoor temple, Kerala. Rev. Densingh Oliver, the acting chairperson of the Department of Religion presided over the lecture and gave opening and closing remarks.