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Fr. Cyril Veliath is an Indian citizen, and a member of the Society of Jesus. He joined the Society of Jesus 1968, and was ordained a priest in 1982. Since 1974 he has been working in Japan, and until March 2018 he was the Professor of Indian Philosophy at the Faculty of Global Studies of Sophia University in Tokyo. He is currently Professor Emeritus at Sophia University. He is the author of several articles and books, such as The Mysticism of Ramanuja, and The Love Song. He has been involved in inter-religious dialogue, mostly with Hinduism, since his arrival in Japan, but from 2005 to 2015 he was officially appointed by the Society of Jesus as the person in charge of inter-religious dialogue with Buddhism, for the Jesuit Conference of the Asia Pacific.
Fr. Veliath may be contacted by telephone and fax at the following numbers:
Tel: 03-3238-5111; Fax: 03-3238-5056