Sacred Texts / Scripture

Buddhist Texts

Mumonkan, Case No. 1: Joshu’s Dog presented by Ruben Habito

Hakuin’s Song of Zazen presented by Ruben Habito

A Manual for Meditating on the Nature of Mind presented by José I. Cabezón

Entering the Spiritual Life: the Spiritual Path of Zen presented by Ruben Habito

Mumonkan (Wumenkuan, “The Gateless Gate”, thirteenth century Chinese collection of koans) presented by Ruben Habito

From The Daily Preparatory Practices (Jorcho) by the Third Dalai Lama (1543-1588). From The Dalai Lama, The Path to Enlightenment (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 1982) presented by Jose Cabezon

Entering The Spiritual Life: Buddhist text-study

Spiritual Life and Daily Life, Buddhist text-study 1

Spiritual Life and Daily Life, a Buddhist text-study 2

Christian Texts

From the Gospel of John, Chapter 3 presented by Piotr Sikora

From the Gospel of John, Chapter 4 presented by Piotr Sikora

Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love (or Showings) presented by Philip Sheldrake

Anonymous, The Cloud of Unknowing presented by Philip Sheldrake

A Reflection on Faith as described in St Paul’s Letter to the Galatians (3:23-29) presented by Laurence Freeman

A Gospel of Thomas Sampler presented by Cynthia Bourgeault

From Wendy Beckett on Prayer presented by Timothy Wright

Prayer for making a Catechumen presented by John Klentos

From ‘The Cloud of Unknowing‘ ch 50 presented by Timothy Wright

Lenten prayer attributed to St. Ephrem the Syrian presented by John Klentos

From the Lenten Triodion, Monday in the First Week of the Fast in Tone Three presented by Metropolitan Nikitas Lulias

From “The Elixir” (George Herbert 1593-1633) presented by Philip Sheldrake

Spiritual Journey / Spiritual Path – A Christian Perspective

New Testament presented by Piotr Sikora

Notes for Dialogue on the Airways – The Rule of Benedict presented by Timothy Wright

Spiritual Life and Daily Life – Christian text study 1

Spiritual Life and Daily Life – Christian text study 2

Spiritual Life and Daily Life – Christian text-study 3

Hindu Texts

Mundaka, Upanishad (1.2.11-13) presented by Anantanand Rambachan

Siksastaka, The Eight Teachings of Caitanya Mahaprabhu presented by Acharya Shrivatsa Goswami

Bhagavadgita 7,16 presented by Swami Atmapriyananda

From the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna presented by Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Teachings of Swami Vivekananda presented by Swami Atmapriyananda

A Popular Hindu Prayer and a Text from Bhagavata Purana (11.27) presented by Acharya Shrivatsa Goswami

Bhagavadgita (9:27) presented by Anantanand Rambachan

Vedanta texts presented by Swami Atmapriyananda

Taittiriya Upanishad presented by Swami Atmapriyananda

Peace Chant from Yajur-Veda presented by Swami Atmapriyananda

Spiritual Life and Daily Life, Hindu text-study

Entering the Spiritual Life: Hindu text study (Bhagavadgita)

Jewish Texts

Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, The Lights of Penitence, Chapter 2, Sudden and Gradual Penitence presented by Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, The Lights of Penitence, Chapter 3, Particularized Penitence and General Penitence presented by Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Shaar H`kawwana, attributed to R. Azriel of Girona (around 14th century) presented by Haviva Pedaya

From David b. Joshua Maimonides presented by Paul Fenton

Jacob’s moment of deeper Waking presented by Elliot K. Ginsburg

The Spiritual Day, Meir Poppers, Or Ha-Yashar presented by Paul Fenton

Know God in All Your Ways (Proverbs 3,6) presented by Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Selections from Mesillat Yesharim — The Path of the Righteous presented by Haviva Pedaya

Likutei Halachot, Yore De’ah, Laws of Honoring your Teacher presented by Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Hassidic Legends presented by Haviva Pedaya

Spiritual Life and Daily Life, a Jewish text-study 1

Spiritual Life and Daily Life, a Jewish text-study 2

Spiritual Life and Daily Life, a Jewish text-study 3

Muslim Texts

On “State” and “Time” – (Hâl and Waqt) presented by Muzaffar Iqbal

From the Qur’ān: Al-Wāqi‘ah (The Chapter of the Inevitable) Qur’ān–– 56: 10–40 presented by Muhammad Suheyl Umar

From Prophetic Sayings [Hadith]: 2– The Hadith of Gabriel– (Muslim, I, 1.) presented by Muhammad Suheyl Umar

From Prophetic Sayings [Hadith] Bukhārī, LXXXI, 37 presented by Muhammad Suheyl Umar

From a Contemporary Sufi Master: The Way presented by Muhammad Suheyl Umar

Clear Paths to the Gardens of the Righteous, a commentary on Imam Nawawi’s Riyad al-Saliheen presented by Muzaffar Iqbal

From the Quran presented by Muhammad Suheyl Umar

From Ibn Arabi presented by Muhammad Suheyl Umar

From Quran presented by Muzaffar Iqbal

From Al-Ghazali presented by Muzaffar Iqbal

From Bayazid al-Bistami presented by Muzaffar Iqbal

Entering the Spiritual Life: Jewish and other scholars reflect on a Muslim text

Spiritual Life and Daily Life, a Muslim text-study 1

Spiritual Life and Daily Life, a Muslim text-study 2

Entering the spiritual life: Islamic text study (Quran Chapter 56)

Sikh Texts

Bhai Sahib Bhai Mohinder Singh: Sacred scriptural quotes Forum presented by Bhai Sahib Bhai Mohinder Singh

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