Three Visionary Teachers

For three men born into profoundly different cultures, Rudolf Steiner, Aurobindo Ghose, and Inayat Khan shared a strikingly  related set of life circumstances and experiences.   Rudolf Steiner was born in l861 on the border of Austria and Hungary. Aurobindo Ghose...

Maria Montessori and The Common Vision

There are so many striking similarities between the common vision of Steiner, Aurobindo, and Inayat Khan and the teachings of Maria Montessori that I can only conclude that all four of these teachers were drawing on the same apprehension of reality and truth. Indeed...

Steiner’s Vision of Human Nature

In Rudolf Steiner’s vision of human nature, we are energetic as well as physical beings, and our most profound identity rests in our spiritual elements. Each person is “the expression of a divine spiritual being that descends from purely spirit-soul existence and...

From Murshida Vera Corda

“We followed the teachings of Hazrat Inayat Khan about en­ergy. We balanced activity with rest and relaxation. And that went on all day.       “When there was play, it was chiefly free play, except there were always two teachers on that playground or yard, wherever we...

The child is a person to be respected

What do parents who choose to act consciously from these insights say about their experiences of parenting? There was very much of a sense that the child was a person to be respected as their own person and by no means a blank slate. And that our role as parents was...