Radiant Light Spiritual Direction

Rev. Marilyn Buehler, M.Div. has a Masters of Divinity from the Sancta Sophia Seminary. She honors all spiritual paths as they meet on the mystical level, knowing the exterior differences fade as we learn to live a life guided by higher principles. 


Marilyn is a certified Spiritual Director through the Franciscan Spiritual Center Spiritual Director Training Program. She is also a Spiritual Director Supervisor, having studied with Spiritual Directors International. She has certificates as a Wellness Guide, Pastoral Counselor, and in Christian Ministry from Light of Christ Community Church.  She is an Esoteric Christian/Interfaith minister, and is a Minister in Special Standing with the International Council of Community Churches.

In the early 1970's, Marilyn began her spiritual exploration through reading the Bhagavad-Gita and practicing meditation.  Her inquiry led her to explore the teachings of Meher Baba, Sufism, Vedanta, eastern wisdom, Agni Yoga, and the mystical traditions.  Beginning in 2002, as a student at Sancta Sophia Seminary, she studied Esoteric Christianity. She is mindful of the truths expressed in all spiritual paths.


Marilyn is a member of Spiritual Directors International.  She completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education at the UC Davis Medical Center.  From 2009 through 2012, she was a weekend chaplain at Kaiser South Sacramento. She is an oblate with the Camaldolese Benedictine monastic community at Incarnation Monastery in the Berkeley hills.

Dedicated to support inter-religious dialog and interspirituality, Marilyn is a member of the  Parliament of the Worlds Religions.  She attended the 2015 Parliament in Salt Lake City, the 2018 Parliament in Toronto, Canada, and the virtual 2021 Parliament.