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Kim Nataraja

Kim Nataraja is the Benedictine Oblate to the WCCM. From 1999 to 2016, Kim was director of The World Community for Christian Meditation School of Meditation.

Kim Nataraja has been a contemplative since her youth and joined The World Community for Christian Meditation in 1993. In 1998 she became a Benedictine Oblate to the Community. From 1999 to 2016, Kim was director of The World Community for Christian Meditation School of Meditation.

Kim is a trained Spiritual Director and has held a variety of meditation days/weekends and retreats in the UK, Europe, the US, Canada and Singapore. Her particular interests are those inspiring figures from the Christian spiritual tradition, who guide us in the contemplative life, and the ways in which psychological insights can aid our progress. Kim is a retired College Lecturer and former Head of Department of Modern Languages.

Publications by Kim Nataraja

Food for the Journey

The Transformative Experience of Meditation

Dancing with Your Shadow

Sharing the Gift

Recents Posts by Kim Nataraja

Metanoia

‘Metanoia’ is a state linked with the ‘gift of tears’ and ‘repentance’ and flows out of these virtues.

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The gift of tears

The goal of our spiritual journey is basically the same as that which is expressed in the following saying about the Desert Fathers and Mothers: “What the fathers sought most of all was their own true self, in Christ.

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Obedience

The first of the Benedictine vows is ‘obedience’. The root of this word is the Latin ob-audiens, meaning ‘to listen intently’.

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