Book Launch

Integral Spirituality by Ben-Zion Arjuna Weiss Book Launch Invitation You are invited to the launch of my latest book on  Saturday the 22nd August at 3pm at The Bondi Centre of Peace and Meditation 15 Blair Street Bondi Beach There will be light refreshments & tea and coffee RSVP: please email me at – arjunab@bigpond.net.au or message…

Racism in Australia

‘White Australia has a black history’. That slogan is decades old, and its meaning hints at white Australia’s long-standing reluctance to meaningfully acknowledge Aboriginal people and perspectives in the telling of our national history. [1] This paragraph begins an article in the UK paper the Independent in 2016 in response to the conservative Prime Minster of Australia,…

The Dreaded Virus of our Time

Renowned conservationist and activist Dr Jane Goodall is hoping the coronavirus pandemic will be a wake-up call, warning the crisis is a result of human disregard for nature and animals. [1] “We can blame the object – the virus, the cultural practice – but causality extends out into the relationships between people and ecology,” says evolutionary…

Peace Pilgrimage to the Middle East 2020

For whatever the past many now worship One God, And we pray that this truth be recognized through the ages— Peace between thee and me, peace between me and thee, Peace between Jacob and Esau, Isaac and Ishmael. Amin. From Saladin, A poem by Murshid Samuel L. Lewis (Sufi Ahmed Murad Chisti)[1] “My friends,” he said, “the Middle East…

Indigenous Spirituality

by  Arjuna 24/9/2018 Auntie Allie, an Aboriginal elder blessing the labyrinth in Centennial Park, Sydney In Australia today, it has become the custom to begin public events with a ‘Welcome to Country’ by a local Aboriginal person in recognition that Aboriginal people are the traditional owners of the land that is now called Australia. I…

Sacred Earth, Common Dreams 2019

Some reflections on the Conference  by Arjuna Ben-Zion Weiss PhD   This conference was a very inspiring and uplifting event. It was constellated around the recent work of the eco-theologian and activist Matthew Fox and the creation of his Order of the Sacred Earth (OSE), which he outlined in his new book, co-written with 2 young environmentalists, Skylar…

Beyond Science to Integral Consciousness

An Essay   by  Arjuna Wali Ben-Zion Weiss PhD When I was growing up in the 50s in Sydney, science was going to save the world. Well, that’s what I was being told. As a child, who was I to argue with this vision. My father was very keen on progress as he called it. It…

The Song Keepers

Some reflections by Arjuna 17/7/2018 Music, the word that we use in our language, is nothing less than the picture of the Beloved. But the question is, what is our Beloved and where is our Beloved? It is because music is the picture of our Beloved that we love music. Our Beloved is that which…