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About interfaithashram

Rev. Dr. John Dupuche is a Roman Catholic Priest, a senior lecturer at MCD University of Divinity, and Honorary Fellow at Australian Catholic University. His doctorate is in Sanskrit in the field of Kashmir Shaivism. He is chair of the Catholic Interfaith Committee of the Archdiocese of Melbourne and has established a pastoral relationship with the parishes of Lilydale and Healesville. He is the author of 'Abhinavagupta: the Kula Ritual as elaborated in chapter 29 of the Tantraloka', 2003; 'Jesus, the Mantra of God', 2005; 'Vers un tantra chrétien' in 2009; translated as 'Towards a Christian Tantra' in 2009. He has written many articles. He travels to India each year. He lives in an interfaith ashram.

A Jewish Family in 3rd cent. BCE,  Reflections on verses from the Book of Tobit

A Jewish Family in 3rdcent. BCE,  Reflections on verses from the Book of Tobit  Year 1, Week 9, Monday                                                                  Glenroy 1977 Tobit 1.1; 2.1-8 What is good grows. What is good wishes to excel itself. But the only way to … Continue reading

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Good and evil, grace and sin: commentary on select verses from Genesis 1-11

Good and evil, grace and sin: commentary on select verses from Genesis 1-11 Year 1, Week 5, Monday                                                     Glenroy 1977 “God said: ‘Let there be light’ and there was light.”   Genesis 1:3 God does not engage in some complex process … Continue reading

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Letter to the Hebrews, Commentary on some verses

Letter to the Hebrews, Commentary on some verses Glenroy 1977 Year 1, Week 1, Tuesday                                                  “You have put him in command of everything.”       Hebrews 2.5-9 For Christ is coming and will take possession of all things, being master even … Continue reading

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LES INGREDIENTS IMPURS DU RITUEL KULA, Versets sur les ingrédients cités dans le commentaire de Jayaratha sur le Tantrāloka, ch. 29 d’Abhinavagupta

LES INGREDIENTS IMPURS DU RITUEL KULA Versets sur les ingrédients cités dans le commentaire de Jayaratha sur le Tantrālokach. 29 d’Abhinavagupta  Ayant établi que l’impureté n’existe pas, Jayaratha cite un verset qui prépare le lecteur à la question des mets prohibés. Cit.10b.1         … Continue reading

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LE VIN, Versets sur le vin cités dans le commentaire de Jayaratha sur le Tantrāloka, ch. 29 d’Abhinavagupta

LE VIN Versets sur le vin cités dans le commentaire de Jayaratha sur le Tantrāloka, ch. 29 d’Abhinavagupta                         L’essence du vin Cit.13b.1         « L’alcool est la suprême Śakti ; … Continue reading

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LE RITUEL KULA Versets cités par Jayaratha dans son commentaire sur Tantrāloka 29.18-23, ‘Le Sacrifice Quotidien’.

LE RITUEL KULA Versets cités par Jayaratha dans son commentaire sur Tantrāloka 29.18-23  ‘Le Sacrifice Quotidien’. Dans Tantrāloka29.18-23 Abhinavagupta décrit le rite quotidien qui présente l’essentiel du rite Kula. Il sera largement développé dans les six sacrifices. Le rite quotidien comporte … Continue reading

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Aboriginal associations with my house

Aboriginal associations[1] with 3227 Warburton Highway, Warburton.  The area This address is located within the Wurundjeri people’s terrirory.[2] There are seven clans that make up the Wurundjeri, and we speak a language called Woiworung. Woiworung country is the entire Yarra Valley from the headwaters … Continue reading

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