Robert A. Jonas

Robert A. Jonas

Robert A. Jonas, M.T.S., Ed.D., is the founder and director of The Empty Bell, a contemplative sanctuary in Northampton, MA, with a special emphasis on the Buddhist-Christian dialogue and the arts. An author, musician and retreat leader, Dr. Jonas is…

Dr. Joseph Prabhu

Dr. Joseph Prabhu

Dr. Joseph Prabhu is Professor of Philosophy and Religion at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) and occasional Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago. An interfaith and peace activist, he is editor or author of numerous scholarly books, most…

Chogyal Rinpoche

Chogyal Rinpoche

Chogyal Rinpoche was born in Nepal in 1985. At the age of five, he entered into monastic life at Rumtek Monastery, founded by the 16th Karmapa. He earned a Khenpo degree in Buddhist Philosophy and spent many years studying meditation…

Rita Sherma

Rita Sherma

Dr. Sherma is Associate Professor of Dharma Studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, and Director of GTU’s Hindu Studies Initiative. A distinguished scholar and prolific writer, her academic specialties include Hindu Theology and Ethics, Science and Religions,…