About the Assisi Institute

A not-for-profit meditation center that hosts services, classes and events promoting a harmonious integration of Eastern Philosophy and Western Mysticism.

An introduction by The Assisi Institute’s Spiritual Director, Isha Das (Craig Bullock):

Assisi Institute Welcome

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Living Grace – A Daily Companion for Meditation and Contemplation

Living Grace is a daily-reader compilation of Isha Das’ (Craig Bullock’s) popular e-mail reflections.

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Living Grace is the treasured companion that opens the door, wider and wider to God’s presence…”
–Fr. Dan Holland



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