The Zaltho Foundation Promoting Mindfulness and Nonviolence

  • “If we want the world to be a different place, then we as individuals have to live differently. Through mindfulness, we can nurture healing and transformation within ourselves, and this can change the world.”
    — Claude AnShin Thomas

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"One mistake people often make when they take up the practice of mindfulness is that they form a false image of it. They think that being mindful means not being afraid, that it means being calm and at peace at all times. For me living in mindfulness means that I can live peacefully in non peace, that I can accept the reality of non calm. If I can look deeply into the nature of myself and touch my suffering, I can learn to live with my fear, my doubts, my insecurity, my confusion, my anger. My task is to dwell in these places like still water."

Claude AnShin Thomas, "At Hell's Gate"- page 63


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About Zaltho / Our Goals

The Zaltho Foundation, a spiritually based non-profit committed to ending violence by promoting mindfulness and positive change within individuals, was founded by Claude AnShin Thomas in 1994.

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It was through the inspiration, the engagement, and the skill of Zachary Alan Thomas that the Zaltho Foundation began to have, and maintain, an online presence. For his years of dedicated service we remain forever thankful.

In Gratitude: Claude AnShin Thomas, Spiritual Advisor and The Board of Directors,
The Zaltho Foundation, Inc.

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