Category Archives: Meditation in the Christian Tradition

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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Activities, Circular Letter, 8 January 2005

Dear Friends, This is a circular letter. Rather than remaining silent at this time of the year I wanted to wish you every happiness and success in 2005. I also wanted to share with you just some of the things … 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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Silence

Silence is a gift. The blast of traffic, muzak, emails, the insistent ringing of the phone – we are forever bombarded by noise. Silence is a blessed relief, that silence where rest and calm make their home in us. It … 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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In defence of Centering Prayer; in response to Margaret Feaster’s book

Response to Feaster, Margaret A,   A closer look at Centering Prayer Preliminary remarks: Johnette Benkovic gives retreats and seminars in the USA. She runs a TV program called “Living His Life Abundantly”, and has run a series on New … Continue reading

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