Marcellus ‘Bear Heart’ Williams

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“If we can come together in harmony, a sense of blending, forgiving, loving, tolerating, if we could live that way then perhaps the whole outlook of our world, which is the greater circle, might be better for all of mankind.” – Marcellus “Bear Heart” Williams Marcellus “Bear Heart” Williams [1918-2008], born in Okemah, Oklahoma, was… Read more »

Tulku Sherab Dorje

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Tulku Sherab Dorje (also known as Tulku Sherdor) is the Executive Director of Blazing Wisdom Institute. Born in Montreal, Canada in 1961, he began studying Buddhist Insight meditation from a very young age, and met his principal teacher, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, in Nepal in 1981. He was fortunate to study with other pre-eminent masters of… Read more »

Huston Smith

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“The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” ― Huston Smith Huston Smith is internationally known and revered as the premier teacher of world religions. He is the Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion and Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, Syracuse University. For 15 years he was Professor of Philosophy… Read more »

Lama Surya Das

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Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars. The Dalai Lama affectionately calls him “the American Lama”. He has spent over forty years studying Zen, Vipassana, Yoga, and Tibetan Buddhism with many of the great old masters of Asia, among them, some of the Dalai Lama’s own teachers. He… Read more »