Witness to the Fullness of Light: The Vision and Relevance of the Benedictine Monk Swami Abhishiktananda
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Swami Abhishiktananda (Henri Le Saux OSB) was a French Benedictine monk who went to India in 1948 and devoted his life to becoming a bridge between East and West, between Hinduism and Christianity. To mark the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of this great pioneer of interreligious dialogue, Monastic Interreligious Dialogue sponsored a symposium in January 2010 at Shantivanam, the ashram he and Abbé Jules Monchanin founded in 1950. This volume charts the influence that Abhishiktananda had on Christianity in India, on other spiritual seekers engaging with Hinduism and Christianity, and the continuing importance of his work today.
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Skudlarek, William, and Bettina Bäumer. Witness to the Fullness of Light: The Vision and Relevance of the Benedictine Monk Swami Abhishiktananda. New York: Lantern Books, 2011.