Featured Teacher: Lama Anagarika Govinda

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Lama Anagarika Govinda (1898-1985), the founder of the Arya Maitreya Mandala, was a scholar, mystic, writer, painter and poet. As Robert Thurman remarks, Lama Govinda is “undoubtedly one of the West’s greatest minds of the twentieth century, among the Pantheon that includes with Einstein, Heisenberg, Wittgenstein, Solzhenitsyn, Gandhi, and the Dalai Lama.” (Introduction to The… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Mirabai Bush

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Mirabai Bush is a co-founder of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society and served as Executive Director until 2008. Under her direction, The Center developed its programs in education, law, business, and activism and its network of thousands of people integrating contemplative practice and perspective into their lives and work. Mirabai holds a unique… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Meister Eckhart

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“God does not look at what you do but only at your love and at the devotion and will behind your deeds…. He is concerned only that we shall love Him in all things.” The deeply influential German Catholic mystic theologian and spiritual psychologist Meister Eckhart (1260-1328) was the most illustrious spiritual instructor of his day…. Read more »

Featured Teacher: Thomas Merton

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“Your life is shaped by the ends you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.” — From “Thoughts in Solitude” Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is arguably the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, has sold over one million copies and has been translated… Read more »