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Spiritual Masters of the 21st Century: Thích Nhất Hạnh

“We are here to awaken from our illusion of separateness.” Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist. He lives in the South of France and travels internationally giving retreats and talks. Having been exiled from his homeland during the Vietnamese war, he was given permission to make his first […]

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Six Enlightened Masters of the 20th Century – Part V: Avatar Meher Baba

Avatar Meher Baba (1894-1969) When I first became aware of the existence of a fully enlightened Avatar – Meher Baba – I was hungry to read his books and go see any video I could find about him. What most fascinated me is that he lived in silence for the vast majority of his lifetime […]

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George Ivanovich Gurdjieff

Six Enlightened Masters of the 20th Century – Part IV: Gurdjieff

  George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff (1872–1949) Seminal spiritual figure, introduced to the West an ancient yet unknown esoteric teaching of development and awakening, one that teaches how to creatively use the diverse impressions of ordinary life to come to real life. Humanity, Gurdjieff realized, had entered a precarious new period in its evolution. The world would be destroyed, Gurdjieff warned, unless the ‘wisdom’ of the East and […]

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Six Enlightened Masters of the 20th Century – Part III: Bagwan Rajneesh (Osho)

Osho In 1991, I moved to Marin County, California, ‘sannyas’ *capitol of the West Coast  At the time, I knew absolutely nothing about Rajneesh except that he was the guru with all the Rolls Royces. I didn’t pay much attention to stories about Rajneesh until I ended up with a broken back (a whole other story […]

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J. Krishnamurti

Six Enlightened Masters of the 20th Century – Part II: J. Krishnamurti

J. Krishnamurti Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 1895 – February 17, 1986) was an Indian speaker and writer on philosophical and spiritual subjects. In his early life he was groomed to be the new World Teacher but later rejected this mantle and disbanded the organisation behind it [the Order of the Star]. . . . He claimed allegiance to no […]

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    U.G. Krishnamurti

Six Enlightened Masters of the 20th Century – Part I: U.G. Krishnamurti

The Masters of Our Time – dafreesan I discovered this article by dafreesan while looking for information about known Spiritual Masters. I couldn’t help but notice that this article had only 6 likes (one of them mine) and this author had 16 followers. I’m glad I came upon this article and could repost these quotes. They brought me […]

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The Lady at the March Retreat, 2012

The Dream Has Ceased – Prayers from The Lady

The Lady, Kalindi’s First Disciple This is the beginning of a new series about a master-disciple relationship, namely mine. I’m thrilled to start this blog series with a prayer from The Lady, Kalindi’s first disciple and ‘Master for The World.’ She is one of the two Spiritual Masters that Lord Gourasana, “The Golden One,” a modern-day […]

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