A Journey from Western Christianity via Hinduism to Orthodoxy

What a path, through Hinduism to Orthodoxy and the True Faith! Fr. Nikon of New Skete [Mount Athos] remembers an Englishman who was troubled by his Church and went to India, Calcutta, in search of a genuine spiritual experience. He studied at the Hindu Faculty for four years, but still he did not find what he was looking for… “And the principal of the Faculty of Theology, of that foreign religion in Calcutta, tells him: ‘If you want something deeper, then go to the Orthodox’. And this was told to him by one of another religion.” And then he found that the Monastery across the street from his house is actually the Essex … [Read more...]