Meditation as a Path to Enlightenment: An Interfaith Symposium


Tulku Sherdor

Tulku Sherdor is the executive director of Blazing Wisdom Institute in Delancey, New York. A student of Buddhist philosophy and meditation from a very young age, he is a renowned scholar and interpreter of Tibetan Buddhist teachings into English. He is a heart disciple of the crazy wisdom master Orgyen Kusum Lingpa, an enthroned reincarnate lama at a monastery in Tibet. Tulku presides over the annual Tibetan Buddhist Peace Prayer Gathering and teaches extensively worldwide.

Shayk Abdul Haqq Sazonoff
Shaykh Abdul Haqq Sazonoff is the national director of the Naqshandi Haqqani Sufi Order of America. He is a disciple of the famous Sufi Master, Shaykh Nazim Adil Al-Haqqani from Cyprus. He travels all over the world teaching Sufism and Islamic mysticism in universities, churches, synagogues, temples, and spiritual centers of diverse faiths.

Swami Sitaramananda

Swami Sitaramananda is Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California, an acharya (spiritual teacher) of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers, and a direct disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. She is an experienced teacher of meditation and yoga philosophy and psychology.

Rabbi Alan Brill

Rabbi Dr. Alan Brill is the Cooperman/Ross Endowed Professor in honor of Sister Rose Thering at Seton Hall University. He is the author of Thinking God: The Mysticism of Rabbi Zadok of Lublin, Judaism and Other Religions: Model of Understanding and Judaism and World Religions. He specializes in Contemporary Jewish meditation, Interfaith, and Jewish Mysticism.