|The World Council
of Interfaith Congregations
The World Council of Interfaith Congregations (WCIC) is an initiative
of the Order of Universal Interfaith (OUnI) and a number of partners-- including ISDnA and One Spirit. Its aims at
creating a nurturing network and community among this new phenomenon worldwide--
interfaith and interspiritual congregations, organizations and seminaries. WCIC
allies closely with the Wayne Teasdale vision of interspirituality, interspiritual
dialogue and nurturing.
WCIC also supports The Order of
Universal Interfaith (OUnI), an association nurturing persons committed to interfaith
vision and work, and a life based on spiritual practice and sacred activism. As a
part of this umbrella, OUNI also hosts The Universal Order of
Sannyasa (www.orderofsannyasa.org), a
dream of Bro. Wayne (pp. 248-250 in The Mystic Heart) an association joining
persons of deep commitment to interspiritual work and committed to a vigorous life of
spiritual practice, sacred activism and commitment to promulgation of the interspiritual
Visit WCIC at the Multiplex
Visit the Order of Universal
Interfaith at the Multiplex (scroll down at WCIC)
Visit the Universal Order
of Sannyasa at the Multiplex
Visit the Universal Order of Sannyasa at its
The "World Groups" Page
The "World Groups Page"
includes entries for major consciousness and transformation groups working worldwide.
These include entries for:
Council for a Parliament of the
Sukyo Mahikari (See Japan, U.S.
World Commission on Global
Consciousness & Spirituality
Inter-religious work, United
Nations NGO Community
Kosmos Journal and Kosmos
The Temple of Understanding
Source of Synergy Foundation and
Integral Institute and Spiral
Namaste Global Community
What is Enlightenment?
Visit the "World Groups
Page" at the Multiplex
The worldwide Contemplative
Alliance has a page at the Multiplex's "New York hub" as it works out of the
headquarters of the Global Peace Initiative of Women in New York City.
Contemplative Alliance at the Multiplex
Interfaith Foundation (U.K.)
Interfaith Foundation, Interfaith Seminary,
and Interfaith Ministers Association of the United Kingdom, which shares a common
history, and works closely with, One Spirit Interfaith Seminary and Learning Alliance in
New York City (see New York Hub Page). The Interfaith
Foundation trains and enables open-hearted men and women with an inclusive global
spirituality, to serve people from all faiths or none.
Interfaith U.K. welcomes everyone
who feels called to deepen their understanding and awareness of true Self and Spirit. It
is committed to sharing the journey of exploration into what it means to be human, and how
to serve Life, God, the Source of All, in myriads of ways, both secular and sacred.
Visit Interfaith Foundation at
The Contemplative Society
The Contemplative Society is an
inclusive non-profit association that encourages a deepening of contemplative prayer based
in the Christian Wisdom tradition while also welcoming and being supportive of other
The Society supports the work of
Cynthia Bourgeault in her role of Principal Teacher and Advisor for The Contemplative
Society and her vocation as a hermit and writer. We do so by sponsoring retreats, wisdom
schools, and workshops led by Cynthia and other distinguished teachers of the Christian
contemplative path, and through the sales of instructional and inspiration materials, in
both textual and audio format, supportive of the contemplative life.
Visit the Contemplative Society at the Multiplex West Coast page and directly at: www.contemplative.org
The Edinburgh Centre's for World Spiritualities,
connect you to the EICWS (Edinburgh International Centre for World Spiritualities) and its
outgrowths, the EICSP (Edinburgh Inter- national Centre for Spirituality and Peace) and MESP (Middle Eastern
Spirituality and Peace).
founded in 2000 to create educational opportunities and an international forum for
understanding, experiencing, and participating in the rich diversity of the world's
spiritual traditions. The EICSP carries on this work by organising a major series of
spiritual events in Scotland.
EICWS and its
outgrowths have had a cooperative relationship with ISDnA ever since they met at the
Parliament of World Religions in Barcelona, Spain.
Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality and Peace, EICSP, operates as a Scottish
A major project run through the EICSP (and formerly through the EICWS) is the
annual Edinburgh International
Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace
To date there have been seven annual Festivals.
Visit the EICWS directly at: www.eicws.org
The Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality
and Peace (EICSP) at: www.eicsp.org
Visit MESP at: www.mesp.org.uk
Paz y Luz, Sacred Valley, Peru
Paz y Luz, a
retreat & conference center and interspiritual oasis in the Sacred Valley of Peru
(Pisac) was founded by Diane Dunn, one of the original members of ISD and ISDnA.
Its serves as a
center for both indigenous wisdom keepers and teachers of the Andean region and
interspiritual and trans-traditions gatherings and activities. Centered in the
heart of the sacred valley and with lovely accommodations and excellent staff and teaching
resources, Paz y Luz is a special oasis for spiritual exploration in the ancient heart of
entire artwork at left ("Aurora-- Andean Vision") by clicking on Visit Paz y Luz at the Multiplex
Holistic Services Group, Australia
Holistic Services Group (Australia
) is the first integrated corporate health business of its kind in Australia, working
in six major cities. It was founded by Michael Stone, of the original group of
persons founding ISD with Brother Wayne.
Coming from the corporate world,
Michael built HSG to offer a range of workplace health and wellbeing services yoga,
massage, counseling, holistic coaching, stress management, and work / life balance.
HSG specializes in wellbeing, healthy performance, productivity, well-being and work /
life balance programs for the workplace.
entire artwork at left ("The Reef") by clicking on Visit Holistic Services Group at the
Scarboro Missions "Golden Rule"
Scarboro Missions, Canada, and
their "Golden Rule" interspiritual program is a profound platform stressing how
The Golden Rule is fundamental to all world spiritual traditions and also the gravitas
for spiritual authenticity in unconditional love.
ISDnA has a long history of close
relationship with Golden Rule ever since the 2004 Parliament of the Worlds Religions and
the founding of the World Wisdom Alliance in Canada, of which both Golden Rule and ISDnA
were a part.
Visit "Golden Rule" directly at:
Japan, U.S. and
Sukyo Mahikari represents a modern
vision of interspiritual and holistic worldviews. Stemming from the visionary
leadership of its Japanese founder, Kotama Okada, the Sukyo Mahikari Spiritual Centers
worldwide are a modern holistic phenome.
The Multiplex has dedicated a page
to this exemplary holistic and interspiritual community dedicated to a planetary
Mahikari at the Multiplex