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Cistercian Spirituality: An Ashram Perspective (Monastic by Francis Acharya,Michael Casey

By Francis Acharya,Michael Casey

Cistercian Spirituality: An Ashram viewpoint is a religious listing written by way of Fr. Francis Acharya for the monastic neighborhood that he based at Kurisumala (Kerala, India). because the editor, Fr. Michael Casey, relates within the introduction:
This ebook is out there to a much broader global within the desire that it'll function a method of creating and deepening touch with the spirit of the Cistercian culture no longer quite a bit because it is written yet because it has been lived for over six many years by means of a deeply religious guy. to people who comprehend of Kurisumala Ashram or who've learn the biography of Fr. Francis, it is going to offer a gateway to an knowing of the inner lifetime of this impressive monk. specifically, his description of the levels of the adventure of prayer will surely be worthwhile to many that, like him, are lifelong seekers of the unseen God."

Francis Acharya, OCSO, left the Belgian monastery of Scourmont in 1955, after 20 years as a Trappist, to reside his monastic lifestyles in India. His reviews placed him involved with such different pioneering spirits as Henri Le Saux (Abishiktananda), Jules Monchanin (In Quest of the Absolute), and Bede Griffiths (Return to the Centre, The Golden String), and ended in an uncommonly winning inculturation of Christian monasticism inside Indian tradition and spirituality at Kurisumala, the place he served as Acharya, instructor, until eventually his demise in 2001. His biography, Kurisumala: Francis Mahieu Acharya, A Pioneer of Christian Monasticism in India, is additionally released by way of Cistercian Publications.

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