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Dr. Vattakuzhy Anto,CMI

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antovp2000@yahoo.com

  • Librarian
  • HOD : Spiritual Theology

 

Surname and Name

Vattakuzhy

Anto

Date and Place of Birth

January 26, 1966

Trichur, Kerala

Permanent Address

Little Flower Mission Centre, Bharathiar University P.O., Coimbatore - 46, Tamil Nadu

Present Address

Dharmaram College, Bangalore – 560 029, Karnataka, India

E-mail

antovp2000@yahoo.com

First Appointment

June 01, 2014

Present Status

Associate Professor

Director, DVK Central Library

Degree

Specialization/Subject

University/Institute

Year

STD

Spirituality

UST Santo Tomas University

2005

L.Th

Spirituality and Pastoral Counselling

DVK, Bangalore

2000

B.Th

Theology

Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune

1996

B.A.

Arts

Christ College, Bangalore

1992

B.Ph

Philosophy

DVK, Bangalore

1989

Office/Job

University/Institute

Year

Associate Director

Vidyavanam Ashram, Bangalore

1997-2001

Assistant Parish Priest

Twin Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish, Manila, Philippines

2001-2006

Novice Master

Arul Illam Novitiate, Velamthavalam, Kerala

2008-2010

Director

Vidyavanam Ashram, Bangalore

2010-2015

Visiting Professor

Jyoti Sadan, Bangalore; MMI Theological Institute, Palanchur,Chennai

2013-

2016-

Asst. Professor

Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore

2014-

Section Master

Theology Students, Dharmaram College

2014-2018

Spiritual Director

Dharmaram College, Bangalore

2014-

Animator

Vinayasadhana, DVK, Bangalore

2015-2018

Director

DVK Central Library, Bangalore

2018-

Parish Priest

St. Sebastian's Church Anepalaya Bangalore

2019-

Retreat Preaching

India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Philippines

2012-

Quest for Interiority: Human Knowledge and Divine Wisdom in the Bible and Upanishads Towards a Spirituality of Interiority, Dharmaram Publications, Bangalore, 2020.       

  1. “Celibacy: A Call for Union and Communion.” Religious Life of Asia 4, 4 (October–December 2002), 75-81.
  2. “Spirituality of Interiority: Awareness and Awakening” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 685-696. Bangalore: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009
  3. "Indian Christian Perspectives on Consecrated Life with Special Emphasis on Patanjali's Astanga Yoga" in Consecrated Life for a Transformed World, ed. Saju Chackalackal, 501-512. Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2016.

  1. Presented a parallel paper on "Consecrated Life: Indian Christian Perspectives with a Special Emphasis on Patanjali's Astanga Yoga."
  2. Directed and organized a Theology Faculty Seminar on Amoris Laetitia on December 14, 2016 at DVK, Bangalore.
  3. Spirituality of Interiority: An Overview (Sept 6th 2008), Discovery of Self (Sept 14th 2008), Emotional Maturity: Managing Anger/Fear/Depression/ Anxiety (Sept 20th 2008),
  4. Self Acceptance:  Healing of Memories (Oct 11 2008), Communication: Art of Relationship (Oct 19th 2008), The Pathological Ego and the Transformation of the Self (Oct 26th 2008), 
  5. Mid-life Chronicles (May 9th 2009), The Reality of Burnout (May 17th 2009), Being in the Being: Union of the Two Selves (May 24th 2009). Sex: The Stress Buster (June 6th 2009), Organized by Life Springs, Canossian Spirituality Centre, Singapore, 2008 & 2009.

  1. Participated in the International Conference being organized by Vinayasadhana, Institute of Formative Spirituality and Counselling on Consecrated Life the Globalized Era from, 7-9 January 2016 at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore. 
  2. Participated in the National Conference on "Human Formation in Major Seminaries" Organized by Dharmaram College, Bangalore from January 10-13 2017.
  3. Participated in the National Conference on "Socially Oriented Formation in Major Seminaries" Organized by Dharmaram College, Bangalore from February 8 to 10, 2019.

Undergraduate

Religious: Life: A Call to Spiritual Intimacy and Union

Spirituality of Interiority

Spiritual Theology

Foundations of Christian Spirituality

Schools of Spirituality

Carmelite and Chavara Spirituality

Ashram Spirituality

Spiritual Direction  

Postgraduate

Mysticism a Pathway to Transcendence

Biblical and Upanishadic Spirituality

Yoga Practical 

Dharmasadhana (Indian Mysticism)

  1. Pereira Fatima Robert,"Vocational Growth and Crisis in Young Religious: A Study with special reference to the Congregation of Sisters of Notre Dame, through a Person-Centred Approach", 2015-2016.
  2. Rina Nayak, "Personality Development: A Key to Successful Formation of Candidates to Religious Life with Alfred Adler’s Theory of Individual Psychology", 2015-2016.
  3. Sanjeeta Kujur, "The Spirituality of St Teresa of Avila: A Mapping Parameter in Blending Contemplation and Action Among Young Women Religious Today", 2015-2016.
  4. Sasikala N., "A Study on Spiritual Direction with Special Reference to Fr. J.E. Arul Raj, his God Experience and DMI Society", 2016-2017.
  5. Baijanti Kujur, “Psycho-Spiritual Integration in Formation: A Process of Growing in Wholeness and Holiness - A Gestalt Approach"          2016-2017.
  6. Sabeena Soren, “An Interventional Study to Enhance the Religious Motivation and Emotional Maturity through REBT", 2016-2017.
  7. M. Gabriel, "Inner Healing: A Primary Faith to Inter-personal Relationship and Transformation from Darkness to Light in the Religious Formation", 2017-2018.
  8. Sobin Mathew, Transformative Journey: A Paradigm in the Lie of St Paul to Promote Integral Formation, 2017-2018.
  9. Sowjanya Chavatapalli, The Urgency of Servant Leadership in Formation for Consecrated Life  2017-2018.

  1. Area of Specialization: Biblical and Christian Spirituality, Indian and Psycho-Spiritual Approaches to Spirituality.
  2. Director of Thesis/Dissertation (PG and Doctoral)

  1. Memberships in National/International: Indian Theological Association.
  2. Offices: President/Secretary/Treasurer: JLC (Joint Library Committee).

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