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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.

Mutual Enrichment: Meditation in Tantra and Christianity

  Mutual Enrichment: Meditation in Tantra and Christianity Lecture given at the Australian Meditation Conference, Australian Catholic University 21 July 2108 Introduction Mindfulness develops attentiveness in every way. It breaks down the silo effect which keeps different traditions apart. This paper … Continue reading

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The Rivers of Paradise, A spiritual autobiography

THE RIVERS OF PARADISE, A spiritual autobiography John R. Dupuche Introduction A river flows out of Eden to water the garden, and from there it divides and becomes four branches. The name of the first is Pishon; it is the one that … Continue reading

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LES CHAKRAS ; UNE EXPLICATION CHRÉTIENNE Jean-Robert Dupuche jeandupuche@gmail.com http://www.johndupuche.com Je tiens à remercier Prof. Jean-Marie Gueullette, Directeur, Centre Interdisciplinaire d’Éthique, Lyon Catholic University, de m’avoir invité à rédiger ce texte. TABLE DES MATIERES Introduction Les six chakras Sur la source … Continue reading

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The secret of the confessional? The Royal Commission.

  The secret of the confessional? Homily at St Brigid’s, Healesville on 17 December 2017 Today’s Gospel tells us that John the Baptist came as “a voice crying in the wilderness”, crying out the good news, announcing that someone was … Continue reading

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2010, Radio SBS. Noel, L’enfant impuissant parmi les puissants

2010, Radio SBS. Noel, L’enfant impuissant parmi les puissants L’histoire est bien connue. Jésus est né à Bethlehem alors que les anges chantent « Gloire à Dieu au plus haut des cieux, et paix sur la terre aux homes qu’il aime ». … Continue reading

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2010, Radio SBS, Pâques, « la foule hurle, ‘crucifie-le, crucifie-le’ »

2010    Radio SBS     Pâques, « la foule hurle, ‘crucifie-le, crucifie-le’ » Ce Vendredi Saint, dans toutes les églises du monde catholique on entendra le récit de la passion selon Saint Jean. On entendra dire que les ennemis de Jésus le … Continue reading

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2009, Radio SBS, Noël et athéisme

  2009, Radio SBS, Noël et athéisme Nous étions peut-être cinq mille personnes venues du monde entier, Bouddhistes, Musulmans, Hindous, Juifs, Chrétiens de toutes les Eglises. Nous-nous étions réunies à Melbourne pour le Parlement des Religions du Monde. Pendant six … Continue reading

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