|Ram Dass, Ph.D.
International lecturer, author, and a leading Western
exponent of ancient Eastern philosophies. He has founded two organizations, Seva and The Hanuman Foundation, dedicated to promoting social action and to alleviate human suffering. He is author of Grist for the Mill, Still Here: Embracing Changing, Aging and Dying, and other books.
Lew Epstein Well
known public speaker for more than 50 years. He is Founder
and Co-Leader, with his wife Francine, of Men's and
Women's Clubs in the USA and Europe on the subject of
relationships, co-founder of a nonprofit organization
called The Partnership Foundation, and author of Trusting
You Are Loved - Practices for Partnership.
Arun & Sunanda Gandhi Founders of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence. Arun, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, is also author of Testament to Trust, co-publisher of the Suburban Echo and editor of World Without Violence: Can Gandhiís Dream Become A Reality?
The Very Rev. Alan Jones Dean
of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. Fr. Jones was the
director and founder of the Center for Christian
Spirituality at the General Theological Seminary.
Honorary Canon of Chartres Cathedral in France, his most
recent book is The Soulís Journey: Exploring the
Fr. Maximillian Mizzi, O.F.M. Conv. Franciscan priest from Assisi, Italy. He is Founder and Delegate general for Ecumenicism for the International Franciscan Center for Dialogue, and has associated with world religious and political leaders to spread the message of peace.
Jyoti (Jeneane Prevatt, Ph.D.)
Author of An Angel Called My Name, is a devotee of
the Mother. Holding sacred her Cherokee lineage, she
teaches indigenous spiritual practices that evoke a state
of prayer and healing. She is spiritual director and
co-founder of Kayumari, a spiritual healing community in
Northern California, and has served as director of the
Spiritual Emergence Network.