Category Archives: Experiences in meditation

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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Mindfulness and inter-spirituality

Mindfulness and inter-spirituality              by John Dupuche Mindfulness contains at least two elements: a concept for directing the intention, and experience. It is a valid spiritual practice. Rejection of other traditions? Jon Kabat-Zin dissociates Mindfulness from … Continue reading

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Sabbatical, 1987, Report to Archbishop Little

Most Rev. T.F. Little,  Archbishop of Melbourne,  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 value … Continue reading

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Poems to the Goddess, 2016-2018

5 January 2016, Tuesday 8 am. You are in the Father’s heart and you are given to me. You are the manifestation of the Father’s love for me. You are his love for me. Yes, but ….   Silence is … Continue reading

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Empowerment in Christianity and Kashmir Shaivism: the interplay of Spirit and kuṇḍalinī

Empowerment in Christianity and Kashmir Shaivism: the interplay of Spirit and kuṇḍalinī Rev. Dr. John Dupuche: MCD University of Divinity; Australian Catholic University; Catholic Interfaith Committee (chair)     jeandupuche@gmail.com      www.johndupuche.com Abstract The role of the Spirit in the Christian tradition is at once powerful, … Continue reading

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10 tips to Inner Peace through Meditation

10 tips to inner peace through meditation                 (This first appeared in Australian Catholic, December 2014)  Transforming the planet into a more peaceful place is a hefty job. The wise suggest we start by … Continue reading

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