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Brother Wayne Teasdale - Biography:



Brother Wayne Teasdale: Brother Wayne Teasdale is a friend of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, and was instrumental in organizing the trip to India for which "Dalai Lama Renaissance" was filmed. He was a lay monk who combined the traditions of Christianity and Hinduism in the way of Christian sannyasa. An activist and teacher in building common ground between religions, Teasdale served on the board of trustees of the Parliament of the World's Religions. He was a member of the Monastic Interreligious Dialogue and helped draft their Universal Declaration on Nonviolence. He was an adjunct professor at DePaul University, Columbia College, and the Catholic Theological Union, where he lived in Chicago, and coordinator of the Bede Griffiths International Trust. He was co-editor of The Community of Religions, with George Cairns, and the author of two books, "A Monk in the World," and "The Mystic Heart" and dozens of articles on mysticism and religion. He holds an M.A. in philosophy from St. Joseph College and a Ph.D. in theology from Fordham University. He died in 2004.

Videos of Brother Wayne Teasdale from "Dalai Lama Renaissance":

Brother Wayne Teasdale meets the Dalai Lama

Brother Wayne Teasdale (friend of the Dalai Lama, Catholic monk, author of "The Mystic Heart", founder of "interspirituality", friend of father Bede Griffiths) meeting and receiving a blessings scarf from the Dalai Lama. (Click Here)


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