About Ashram Diary’s blogger
Born 70 years ago in Hollywood, California. Studied music. A.B. in music from Occidental College (Los Angeles); S.T.L. in ecumenical theology from Athenaeum Anselmianum (Rome, Italy); Ph.D. in inter-religious/inter-cultural studies from Fordham University (New York). Initiated into Kriya Yoga in 1958. Became a Christian in 1960 and a monk a 1962. Lived for more than 30 years at the Monastery of Camaldoli in Italy. Traveled to India some 20 times; made frequent retreats at Saccidananda Ashram in southern India. Now living at Incarnation Monastery in Berkeley, California.