A powerful church vs. a personal relationship with the divine. Which is more important? Are they about an either-or dichotomy or a spectrum? See Vows of Silence here. Power and its ability to corrupt in even the seemingly holiest of realms and peoples. . . http://www.vowsofsilencefilm.com/… Read More..
Buddhist texts such as the Avatamsaka Sutra (The Flower Adornment Sutra) and others use “10” to represent infinity. This Sutra also explains dimensions, worlds and universes in ten’s. An Intro to the Avatamsaka Sutra on Youtube: See how Brian Greene’s String Theory about Ten Dimensions of Space match the wisdom… Read More..
From the Gaza War to dirty politics, from who is supposed to do the laundry at home to arguments in our heads, conflicts are rampant around the world, in our nation, and within ourselves. Is it possible to completely cease fighting at all those levels? Where do we begin? And… Read More..
Meditative stages of listening 1: Where is the true mind? The “sound of silence” is not an oxymoron; it is an actual high-pitched sound that can be heard relatively easily when we quiet down. In this extemporaneous response to a question about the stages of listening as a practice according… Read More..
Aren't we really voluntarily shutting off our left brain by meditating? There's the joy we can access anywhere and any time. There is more beyond being in a state of oblivion for oneself though. Read More..
http://www.helpothers.org/story.php?sid=14389http://www.helpothers.org/story.php?sid=13555http://www.helpothers.org/story.php?sid=6842… Read More..
Call to help disaster relief in flooded Taiwan. Read More..
http://www.parliamentofreligions.org/ First held in Chicago in 1893, the Parliament of the World’s Religions brings together the world’s religious and spiritual communities, their leaders and their followers to a gathering where peace, diversity and sustainability are discussed and explored in the context of interreligious understanding and cooperation. As the world’s largest… Read More..
Open Space Sessionshttp://my.compassionateactionnetwork.com/group/nicocan/forum/topics/1010-open-space-topics-and Sound of Silence: A Meditative Toolhttp://my.compassionateactionnetwork.com/photo/photo/listForContributor?screenName=33br9q21xgmpv Did an interview with Rabbi Ted Falcon and Sheikh Jamal Rahman (http://www.interfaithamigos.com/Welcome.html) for One World Report of KBCS 91.3 FM.Waiting for the airing of the clip. . . maybe.… Read More..