A meditation on ‘Wilderness’ from a sermon by Meister Eckhart

A meditation on ‘Wilderness’ from a sermon by Meister Eckhart

When Jesus was twelve, his parents lost him in Jerusalem. Finally they found him by going back to where they started- the Temple. To experience this noble birth you have to go back to the starting place, the core from which you came. The crowds where Mary and Joseph looked but couldn’t find him are(…)

Where Jesus Meets Brahman

Where Jesus Meets Brahman

Following my recent trip to Mumbai, I noticed that Western Christians may have a lot to learn from our Christian brothers and sisters in India and their Spiritual practice of ‘Interculturation’, a wonderful Myriad of Indian customs and beliefs interwoven into Christianity. When Christ himself appeared totally opposed to organized religion, why is it that(…)

Meditation: In an empty space all things are possible….

Meditation: In an empty space all things are possible….

What is it that is impossible if we put aside our expectation of an outcome? If we put aside the fears attached to an imagined outcome what we are left with is an ‘empty space’ …..there is nothing in this space, only nothingness, peace, and our ‘is-ness’. The only thing that can be in this(…)

Non Duality: Meditations on the Aramaic Lords Prayer

I have become interested in discovering the original meaning and purpose of the Lords Prayer as a way of deepening my own understanding of the non-dual teachings of Jesus, and what I believe to be the Shamanic roots of Judo-Christianity along with the practices of unity, light working, prophecy and healing….One very recent and interesting(…)

The Jesus Sutras: Joining Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism with Judeo-Christianity

The Jesus Sutras: Joining Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism with Judeo-Christianity

By Alan Mann For those such as myself who look towards God as the foundation of all that exists, and our own kinship to all other life forms, the Jesus Sutras by Martin Palmer provides interesting contemplation. The text below has been provided by Alan Mann These Sutras bring together the beliefs of Confucianism,  Eastern Buddhism(…)

Thoughts and Suffering

Thoughts and Suffering

“Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one of these” (Luke 12:27). As the caption on the picture says, “a lot of the pain we are dealing with are only thoughts.” I am not sure why this(…)

Mooji and Benoit: How to overcome fear and panic and loss

‘Be a master of your own panic…when Christ was speaking he said trust in God, trust also in me because I have overcome the world’ – Mooji quoting Jesus. ‘The perfect way knows no difficulties except that it refuses all preference’According Hubert Benoit in his approach to the teachings of Zen Recently I listened to(…)

Near Death Exprience: The Collective (Un)Consciousness

Near Death Exprience: The Collective (Un)Consciousness

Link to Video: http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/15917/1/collective-channels-of-unconsciousness How does consciousness receive information, and more to the point WHERE IS IT??? This is the question asked by the artist Susan Hiller who presents an audio-visual installation in which collected personal accounts of near-death experiences are generated via a multiple television sets, Each voice is heard sequentially at first, one(…)

The Enlightened Wisdom of Mahatma Gandhi

The video above by Gandhi sums up the notion that God transcends all reason “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” – Jesus Yesterday I went into the Gandhi Museum (Mumbai) during a break from my days tasks. Although I am somewhat familiar with Gandhi and have been coming to India(…)

Mooji….and thoughts on Enlightenment

You are the Master; the Mind is your servant, this is the correct relationship- Mooji A friend sent me this Mooji video, called eternally home. What is wonderful about the video is thosewho find themselves in the state that this spiritually suffering man describes are so close to awakening, although they may believe themselves to(…)

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