Fragrance of the Beloved Women and Men Healing Together

Broadcast on August 20, 2012
With Cynthia Brix & William Keepin

Cynthia Brix

Interfaith minister, co-directs Gender Reconciliation International, founded Women's Spiritual Mastery project, authored two book
Rev. Cynthia Brix is an interfaith minister and Co-Director of Satyana Institute. Cynthia is co-director of the Gender Reconciliation International project (, and co-founder of the Women’s Spiritual Mastery project. She was formerly a campus minister at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and she led meditation workshops at regional and national Unitarian Universalist conferences. Cynthia co-chaired the Race Relations Committee for the City of Muncie, Indiana, and later initiated an interfaith project to address racial tensions at the University of Colorado-Boulder. A student of Eknath Easwaran's Passage Meditation, Cynthia leads retreats on interfaith spirituality and service (, and she is adjunct faculty at Holy Names University. She earned her master's of divinity from Iliff School of Theology (2006) and her master's degree in wellness management and gerontology from Ball State University (1999). Cynthia is co-author of Women Healing Women (Hohm Press, 2009) and contributing author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men (Hohm Press, 2007). Cynthia organized an international conference in Turin, Italy that brought women spiritual masters together from Buddhist, Christian, and Hindu traditions, and produced a DVD video from this conference entitled Cultivating Women's Spiritual Mastery.

William Keepin

Founded Gender Reconciliation International and Satyana Institute, environmental scientist, authored three books, interspiritual retreat leader.
William Keepin, PhD, co-founded the Satyana Institute and founded the Gender Reconciliation International project ( that has organized over 75 intensive gatherings in seven countries for healing and reconciliation between women and men. A mathematical physicist with thirty scientific publications on sustainable energy and global warming, he presented testimony to European and Australian parliaments and the US House of Representatives, and became a whistleblower in nuclear science policy (recounted in The Cultural Creatives by Paul Ray and Sherry Anderson, Harmony Books, 2000). Will began practicing silent meditation in 1982, trained extensively in spiritual traditions East and West, holds an M.A. in East-West psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and has facilitated Holotropic Breathwork for 25 years (Grof Transpersonal Training). He is a Fellow of the Findhorn Foundation, and adjunct faculty at Holy Names University. He leads contemplative retreats on the emerging interspirituality bridging major world religions and science ( Will is author of Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men (Hohm Press, 2007), co-author of Women Healing Women (Hohm Press, 2009), and co-editor of Song of the Earth: A Synthesis of Spiritual and Scientific Worldviews (Permanent Publications, London, UK, 2012).