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31 12, 2012

Cultivating Tranquil Focus & Transcendental Insight

By |2012-12-31T20:28:44+00:00December 31st, 2012|Articles|

Cultivating Tranquil Focus & Transcendental Insight Edward W. Bastian, Ph.D. THE LIFE STORY of the Buddha has resonance for all of us who are compelled to discover the truth of our existence and the path to eternal happiness. For here was a human being endowed with every possible material and sensual pleasure, and yet, these [...]

11 10, 2012

InterSpiritual Contemplative Practice by Dr. Ed Bastian

By |2012-10-15T09:11:42+00:00October 11th, 2012|Articles|

Following is Ed Bastian's introduction to the book "Meditations for InterSpiritual Practice."  It articulates the core vision and purpose for the work of the Spiritual Paths Foundation. WITHIN EVERY RELIGION, there is small population of dedicated contemplatives whose inner lives go mostly unnoticed by the general public. They might be monks, nuns, hermits, teachers, or [...]

28 11, 2011

“The Breath of Tao” by Kenneth Cohen

By |2012-10-09T15:57:12+00:00November 28th, 2011|Articles|

Here is a wonderful article and guided meditation by Taoist teacher and practitioner, Kenneth Cohen. It is excerpted from "Meditations for InterSpiritual Wisdom," edited by Netanel Miles-Yepez and published by Spiritual Paths Publishing. Click for more information on this book. The Breath of Tao Kenneth Cohen OF THE THREE great teachings (san jiao) of ancient [...]