Category Archives: Interreligious dialogue

Original sin and māyā: are they the same?

Original sin and māyā: are they the same?                     This is an important question. Is sin or māyā a matter of will or knowledge, of disobedience or ignorance? Christian theology emphases … Continue reading

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“I am” – “I am this”

“I am” and “I am this” A.     The teaching of Kashmir Shaivism. Kashmir Shaivism distinguishes between “I am” (aham), which is the unlimited divine consciousness and ahamkāra, which is the consciousness of the individual who is limited in time … Continue reading

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Bali Bombing, re homily at St Patrick’s

“A NATION PAUSES TO SHARE ITS GRIEF.” “The Age,” Monday, October 21, 2002, p. 1, by Steve Waldron, Garry Barker, Melissa Fyfe  “All day long they came, in twos and threes and larger groups, until they numbered in their hundreds. Drawn by a … 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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Index to Tantric homilies, Year C – poetic,

Index to         Tantric homilies, Year C – poetic, 1995 HOLY SPIRIT – FAITH, PROPHET INCARNATION Preparation Purposes of God                    – Prolegomena                         – Causes of the incarnation    – Realisation Incarnation                            – Role of Mary                         – Mother of God a … Continue reading

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Tantric homilies, Year C – poetic

C, Mary, Mother of God a                           Mother of the Church As for Mary, she treasured all things things and pondered them in her heart.     Luke 2.19 Spirit! You brooded over the deep                                     and the world … Continue reading

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Index: Tantric homilies, Year B – poetic

Tantric homilies, Year B – poetic 1993/1994 INCARNATION Preparation The purposes of God B, Advent 1                            Jesus returns B, Advent 1                            Jesus is Lord Prolegomena of the Incarnation B, Advent 2                            Christ and the Angels B, Advent 2                            Jesus the … Continue reading

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