The December 2010 Sant Mat Satsang PODcast:

Program Theme: The spirit of Sant Mat “ecumenism” and dialogue of the recent Spircon conference; also some Sant Mat history speculation on the origins of the Radhasoami Faith: the ashram of the Tulsi Sahib group in Hathras, “the People of the Anurag Sagar” or the “Esoteric Santism” of Sant Dariya Sahib and the Dharamdasi Branch of Kabir Panth.

Am back for a new season and series of Sant Mat Satsang PODCasts. My guest today is Mark Juergensmeyer, director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, professor of sociology, and affiliate professor of religious studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is an expert on religious violence, conflict resolution and South Asian religion and politics, and has published more than two hundred articles and twenty books, including, “Radhasoami Reality – The Logic of A Modern Faith”, Princeton University Press; “Songs of the Saints of India” (Mystic Poetry of Kabir, Guru Nanak, Ravidas, Mirabai, Sur Das, and Tulsi Das), Oxford University Press; contributed chapters to, “The Sants – Studies in A Devotional Tradition of India”, Motilal Banarsidas Books of Delhi.

We discuss the recent “Spircon 2010 International Seminar on the Religion of Sants – Radhasoami Faith – Spiritual Consciousness Studies”, held recently at Dayalbagh, which is associated with the Radhasoami Satsang Dayal Bagh, Agra. Other branches of Sant Mat/Radhasoami that participated in this historic event include: Huzuri Bhawan/Pipal Mandi (Agram Prasad Mathur), Radhasoami Satsang Tarn Taran (Baba Kehar Singh), and Radhaswami Satsang Dinod (Sant Kanwar Singh).

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