Zen Master, David Rynick, has been studying and practicing Zen Buddhism for over thirty years. Mr Rynick is the founder of Boundless Way Zen and is the author of the forthcoming book, This Truth Never Fails – A Zen Memoir in 4 Seasons.
Radanath Swami is a monk in the Krishna-bhakti lineage. He is a member of the governing body of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Radhanath Swami has been instrumental in founding the Bhaktivedanta Hospital in Mumbai, India. His is the author of book, The Journey Home, a memoir of his search for spiritual truth.
Dr. Don Ingwerson was appointed to the Christian Science Committee on Publication for Southern California in August 2006. In this capacity, Dr. Ingwerson oversees all media and legislative relations on behalf of the Christian Science Church.
Glen Fullmer is the Director of Communications for the Bahai faith in the United States. He also served as an information officer at the Bahai World Centre, in Haifa, Israel.
Dr. Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee is a Sufi Teacher, author, and lecturer. His latest book is “Prayer of the Heart in Christian and Sufi Mysticism”. He lectures worldwide and is the founder of the Golden Sufi Center in Northern California.
Dravida Dasa joined the Hare Krsna Society in 1973 at their temple in Brooklyn, NY. He works at the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, the publishing arm of the Society.
Swami Atmavidyananda is a swami of the Ramakrishna Order of India. He is currently the treasurer of the Vedanta Society of Southern California. He is also campus minister for Hinduism at the University of Southern California and has served as secretary and president of the University Religious Conference at UCLA.
Brother Satyananda has been a monk with the Self Realization Fellowship for over thirty years. He has lectured on the philosophy of yoga and the writings of Paramahansa Yogananda throughout the world.
Brian Finnerty is the U.S. communications director for Opus Dei, an international Catholic organization. Brian Finnerty has been quoted in numerous print and broadcast outlets, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN and Fox News.
Dr. Alan Hodder is a professor of literature and religion at Hampshire College. He is a leading authority on the American Transcendentalists and is the author of Thoreau’s Ecstatic Witness as well as Emerson’s Rhetoric of Revelation.