Author Archives: John Heron

Feature Article: Notes on Spiritual Leadership and Relational Spirituality

December 2005 / Feature Articles

NB: This is a revision and integration of interrelated sets of notes that have appeared over recent months in Michel Bauwens’Pluralities/Integration online newsletter [ michelsub2003@yahoo.com]

The Guru Phenomenon

The traditional oriental guru represents a form of spiritual leadership in which so-called advanced spiritual states of being are transmitted from guru to disciple. This requires the disciple to be present with the guru, physically or psychically, to project onto the guru the disciple’s latent divine nature, …