The Temple of Light

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Daniel Calderon
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Inst. Nicole Quinn
September 10, 2012
Background: “The Temple of Light” Born in 2008, “The Temple of Light” is a spiritual community that practices more than 40 spiritual healing modalities. This community was recently located in Lake Forest, but moved their temple to Irvine on September 8th, 2012 due to their need for more space. They believe that there is only one god, and the different religions are just a vessel to get in touch with god, and therefore the place or the way to reach him doesn’t matter. In addition, they believe that “we are beings of light with the ability to love unconditionally, to live without fear, and to live in the ‘now.’”(Rev. Danielle) Rev. Danielle Marie Hewitt is the founder and Spiritual Director of the temple of light. Her work at the Temple of Light is focused to support humans in achieving profound spiritual insight. In other words, she believes that every human being has the ability to be in constant joy and peace without the help of anyone or anything. By using and modifying ancient Buddhist meditations techniques, Danielle and her staff were able to create an innovative routine that involves holistic healing and didgeridoo healing sounds in order to create a proper environment for healing and spiritual growth. Every Saturday Danielle and her community invite every human being, regardless of race, ethnicity, or religion, to join them in their temple for a spiritual journey, which according to her could change their lives forever. These one to two hour ceremonies consist on spiritual fulfilling readings about testimonies of important characters throughout history that have evidentiate the power of the spirit of god, which happens to be made of our own spirit. Then, by using aromatic candles, incense, healing sounds, and meditation, the group enters in a state of peace and joy. Finally,…...

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