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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.

‘The Spreading Fragrance’ A commentary on some verses from St Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians

‘The Spreading Fragrance’ A commentary on some verses from                                     St Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians   Year 2, Week 28, Thursday                             … Continue reading

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Flesh and spirit, commentary on some texts of St Paul’s Letter to the Galatians

‘Flesh and spirit’,                                                         commentary on some texts of St Paul’s Letter to … Continue reading

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Love never ends, commentaries on 1 Corinthians

Love never ends, commentaries on 1 Corinthians Year 2, Week 21, Thursday                                           Glenroy 1976 Fellowship “God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.”    1 Cor 1:9 From the beginning … Continue reading

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A new heart, a new spirit, – commentaries on Ezekiel

New heart, new spirit, commentaries on Ezekiel Year 2 , Week 19, Monday                                      Glenroy 1976 The freedom of God “On the fifth day of the month (it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin), the word of … Continue reading

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A Covenant in the Heart, commentaries on Jeremiah

A New Covenant, commentaries on Jeremiah Year 2, Week 16, Wednesday                                   Glenroy 1976 Power of the Word “Then the Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth; and the Lord said to me,“Now I have put my words in your mouth. See, today I … Continue reading

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Holy Holy Holy! Isaiah 1, commentaries

Holy Holy Holy! Isaiah 1, commentaries Year 2, Week 14, Saturday                                       Hoppers Crossing, 1988 God is Holy “ And one called to another and said:“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts;the whole earth is full of his glory.””          Isaiah 6:3 The holiness … Continue reading

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Japa, recitation

Recitation (japa) summary of a teaching given by John Dupuche at the Interfaith Ashram, Warburton, January 2015 A mantra is a word or phrase or sentence, a ‘vocable’, something that is said. The term ‘mantra’ comes from two elements, ‘man’ from manas which means ‘mind’ and the suffix … Continue reading

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