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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.

Glory and Infamy of the Kings: some reflections on Samuel 1&2, and Kings 1&2

Glory and Infamy of the Kings: some reflections on Samuel 1&2, and Kings 1&2   Year 2, Week 1, Wednesday                                     Glenroy 1978 “At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not … Continue reading

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Launch of ‘Enlightenment and Tantra, Hindus and Christians in Dialogue’, 6 May 2019, at the Gregorian University, Rome

On 6 May 2019 at the Gregorian University, Rome, I launchd the book Enlightenment and Tantra, Hindus and Christians in Dialogue.             (Bryan Lobo SJ ed.) Documenta Missionalia 39.                   … Continue reading

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‘Do not be afraid’, Commentary on some verses from Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy

‘DO NOT BE AFRAID’ Commentary on some verses from Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy Year 1, Week 17, Friday                                Glenroy 1975 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to the people of Israel and say to them: These are the appointed festivals of the Lord that … Continue reading

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Exodus, ‘The great liberation’, Commentaries on verses from the Book of Exodus

Exodus, ‘The great liberation’, Commentaries on verses from the Book of Exodus Year 1, Week 15, Monday                                                   Glenroy 1977 But the more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and spread, so that the Egyptians came to dread the Israelites. The … Continue reading

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‘From glory to glory’, 2 Corinthians, commentary on select verses

‘From glory to glory’, 2 Corinthians, commentary on select verses Year 1, Week 10, Monday                                       Glenroy 1977 “the sufferings of Christ abound in us”         2 Corinthians 1:5 The suffering of Christ is not locked up and individualistic. It is a … Continue reading

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The Patriarchal History, commentary on select verses from Genesis 12-46

Genesis 12-46: commentary on select verses. Salvation history: the Patriarchs   Year 1, Week 12, Monday                              Glenroy 1975 “Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will … Continue reading

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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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