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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.

From the Northern Territory – 4 poems

AUGUST 1977                                                 AT KATHERINE GORGE The rocks, adamantine, hard, there since eternal times, set fast! How wonderful, how marvelous! Hard, rock hard!   Ah! to be rock, firm, immovable, beyond time, like flint, unflinching because the choice has been … Continue reading

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FIVE LONGWOOD POEMS, on my first summer at East Longwood near Euroa

FIVE LONGWOOD POEMS, on my first summer at East Longwood near Euroa   1980                                                The rocks, millennial, are there, touched by every force and weathered, bearing the touch of every season, real, eternal. Oh, to be rock!   1980 … Continue reading

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Métamorphoses – poèmes en temps de désarroi

METAMORPHOSES   1966                                         Que m’importe les feuillets et les bouquins qui m’entourent, et ces notes, fruits de mes yeux brulés? Je fabrique les pétales qu’on lancera sur ma tombe pour m’enfouir. Vanité des livres ! Seul l’homme est la … Continue reading

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Sabbatical, 1987, California, Italy, Egypt, India,

Most Rev. T.F. Little, Archbishop of Melbourne, Diocesan Centre, EAST MELBOURNE Longwood, 31 December, 1987 Your Grace, My year of study leave has now drawn to a close. It is appropriate that you should receive a brief report on the events and on the … Continue reading

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Sin and Grace; Commentary on some verses of  St Paul’s Letter to the Romans

Sin and Grace; Commentary on some verses of                                                St Paul’s Letter to the Romans Year 1, Week … Continue reading

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FAITHFUL UNTIL DEATH,  Commentary on some verses from The Books of Maccabees

FAITHFUL UNTIL DEATH                                                                           … Continue reading

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CULTURAL IMPERIALISM,   commentary on some verses from the Book of Daniel

CULTURAL IMPERIALISM,                                                                            commentary … Continue reading

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