Dr Glenys Eddy

Dr Glenys Eddy

Speaker

Glenys Eddy graduated last year from the University of Sydney with a PhD in Religious Studies. Her area of research, Western Buddhist belief and practice, combines her interests in Buddhism, meditation, religious experience and change, and in alternative religious practices in the West. Her publications include "The Ritual Dimension of Western Esotericism: the Rebirth Motif and the Transformation of Human Consciousness" in Esotericism and the Control of Knowledge (Department of Studies in Religion, University of Sydney, 2004), and "A Strand of Contemporary Tantra: Its Discourse and Practice in the FPMT" in Journal of Global Buddhism.