We are all born in the image and likeness of God, the Happening who happens as all happening. The image is a given; the likeness is a choice. We each have the capacity to act with compassion, but we often lack the insight and will to do so.
Rabbi Rami writes, “Religions are like languages: no language is true or false; all languages are of human origin; each language reflects and shapes the civilization that speaks it […] Judaism is my mother tongue, yet in matters of the spirit I strive to be multi-lingual. In the end, however, the deepest language of the soul is silence.”
In this inspiring and practical exploration of the art of loving kindness with Rabbi Rami, we will learn:
- The tools we need to realize the divinity of self and other
- Practices for manifesting godliness in our own lives
- Thirteen attributes of lovingkindness in the context of interspirituality.
Strengthen your capacity for lovingkindness in a community of seekers as together we explore teachings and practices from many of the world’s religions to cultivate compassion, grace, patience, and forgiveness and their necessity in the world today.
Rabbi Rami Shapiro, PhD
Author, spiritual teacher
Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award-winning author of more than 30 books on religion and spirituality, including Perennial Wisdom for the Spiritually Independent and The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Preparing to Practice.
Rabbi Shapiro writes a regular column for Spirituality & Health magazine called Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler and hosts the magazine’s weekly podcast, Essential Conversations with Rabbi Rami. His newest book is The World Wisdom Bible: A New Testament for a Global Spirituality.
Rabbi Shapiro received rabbinical ordination from the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion and holds a doctorate from Union Graduate School. A congregational rabbi for 20 years, Rabbi Rami has also worked as a management consultant for Fortune 500 companies, has been initiated into the Ramakrishna Order of Vedanta Hinduism, and currently directs the One River Foundation and its World Wisdom Bible project.
Learn heart-centered practices and teachings from many world religions to uplift your spirit and infuse your life with meaning.
Enhance your capacity to love and inspire others through an expanded understanding of the interconnectedness of all humanity by exploring the shared commonality among diverse spiritual traditions and beliefs.
Deepen your spiritual practice and advance on your path through immersion in a community of seekers.
Abandon your typical stressors for the weekend as you connect to a wider perspective and experience the fullness of your existence and impact on the lives you touch.
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About 1440 Multiversity
Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.
You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.
At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.
Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.
Per-person per-night rates include:
- nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
- daily meditation and yoga classes
- non-ticketed evening events
- use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.
Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.