Miranda Macpherson is an interfaith minister, spiritual teacher and author who shares a feminine approach to surrender and nondual realization based on the practice she calls Ego Relaxation. Her wisdom and palpable transmission invites others to become more graceful human beings through inquiry, meditation, devotion and psychological integration. Grounded in extensive study of the worlds’ wisdom traditions, and inspired by Sri Ramana Maharshi, A Course in Miracles and the Diamond Approach, Miranda has been guiding others into direct experience of the sacred for thirty years. In her twenties she founded the OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation in London, where she trained and ordained over 600 ministers and counselors. Today Miranda leads the Living Grace Global Sangha and the Living Grace Sonoma Sangha in northern California, leads retreats internationally, serves as core faculty at The Shift Network, and member of the Association for Spiritual Integrity.
Her books include The Way of Grace: the Transforming Power of Ego Relaxation (Sounds True), Boundless Love (Rider) and Meditations on Boundless Love (Sounds True). Miranda is also a kirtan musician with a mantra album The Heart of Being. Unapologetically feminine, joyful and down to earth in her way of being, Miranda is dedicated to loving people all the way back into the freedom and wholeness of our true nature.
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Miranda's Life Story
Miranda Macpherson began her spiritual journey at the age of thirteen when, amidst a period of clinical depression, she was spontaneously opened into a profound state of Boundless love. That experience initiated a lifelong dedication to spiritual practice, inner transformation, and study of the world’s wisdom traditions.
After graduating from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and pursuing a brief career in television presenting, Miranda left her native Australia for the United Kingdom to dedicate herself to a life of spiritual service.
At the age of 26, she founded the ground breaking OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation in London, at the request of her teacher Rabbi Joseph Gelberman. Over the course of a decade, Miranda trained and ordained over six hundred interfaith ministers and spiritual counselors, while also offering spiritual guidance to students across Europe, at the Findhorn Foundation, and within the Course in Miracles community.
In 2005, a seismic shift occurred that forever changed the course of Miranda’s life. While meditating in a cave in south India that was once home to the revered sage Sri Ramana Maharshi, she experienced a transmission that silenced her mind and required total surrender of all she knew.
In the wake of this transformative experience, Miranda found herself again moving to a new continent, settling in the San Francisco Bay Area, USA. There, a body of teachings on Grace and Ego Relaxation began to emerge.
Miranda is internationally recognized for her depth of presence and gift for guiding others into direct experience of the Sacred. Her wisdom and palpable transmission invites others to become more graceful human beings, deepening through inquiry, meditation, devotion and psychological integration.
Miranda is dedicated to loving people all the way home to the freedom and wholeness of their true nature.
She lives in San Rafael, with her husband, Bob Duchmann, a teacher of the Diamond Approach. Miranda is a member of the Association for Spiritual Integrity, and happily abides by their code of ethics.