APPENDIX I

 

        THE MAIN EVENTS IN

GRIFFITHS' LIFE

 

 

First Phase: Discovering the Catholic Church

 

1906     Born on December 17 at Walton-on-Thames , England

1925     The first mystical experience of nature

1931            Conversion to the Roman Catholic Church (on December

            24)

Second Phase: A Monk and in India

 

1932     Enters Prinknash Priory

1934     Simple Profession

1940            Ordination to the Priesthood

1954     First Autobiography, The Golden Strings .

1955     Depart for India ; Settles in Bangalore

1958     Founds Kuri_umala Ashram in Kerala

1968     Takes Over Saccid_nanda Ashram

 

Third Phase: An Advaitin in __ntivanam

 

1980     Becomes affiliated to Camaldolese Order

1990     Serious illness and the new awakening of the feminine

1993     May 13, Mahas_madhi