The vision that former Trappist monk Francis Bennett shares is an approach informed by a clear non-dual vision of reality lived profoundly in the Christ-Consciousness, through our ordinary human life.
Francis Bennett was a Roman Catholic, Trappist monk for a number of years and was also a member of an urban, contemplative monastic community originally founded in Paris in 1975. He was an avid spiritual seeker throughout his entire time as a contemplative monk and, inspired by the pioneering Christian 20th Century mystic, Thomas Merton, studied deeply in the Theravadan Buddhist practice of Vipassana, as well as studying and practicing Japanese Zen. Francis devotes his time to offering spiritual direction and helping guide people in their spiritual quest and has lead retreats in both the Vipassana Buddhist Tradition and in the Christian mystical/contemplative Tradition. He is much sought after as a speaker and retreat leader, and can be seen on YouTube and on Buddha at The Gas Pump http://www.batgap.com, in live talks and interviews. His shared interview with Adyashanti, http://batgap.com/adyashanti-francis-bennett-resurrecting-jesus/, admirably demonstrates the powerful tenor of his message.
Francis is the author of “I Am That I Am”, published by Non-Duality Press and a new book, “Fully Human, Fully Divine”, to be published later this year.