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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"As a soldier trained and seasoned in the savagery of war, it is my concerted effort when talking and writing about war and violence to be direct and succinct. Contrary to the pessimistic or fatalistic opinions held by many that war is inevitable, given the grim nature of the human being, it is my firm conviction and clear understanding that while conflict is inevitable, the degeneration of conflict into slaughter, mayhem, and the abject abandonment of truth is not." Claude AnShin Thomas, "At Hell's Gate," page 87

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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.


Upcoming Events

Sat Aug 30, 2014 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
2 Days of Meditation, Churwalden, Switzerland
Sat Aug 09, 2014 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
2-Day Meditation Retreat in Frankfurt, Germany
Thu Aug 07, 2014 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Public Talk in Frankfurt, Germany
Sat Aug 02, 2014 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
2-Day Meditation Retreat in Leverkusen, Germany
Fri Aug 01, 2014 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM
Public Talk in Leverkusen, Germany

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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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