On Religious Inquiry * Vimala Thakar

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Vimala Thakar Religious inquiry involves willingness to court failure. If we are too much concerned with doing the correct thing and are afraid of making mistakes, then fear creates inhibitions and prevents the openness necessary for learning. Sometimes we’ll make mistakes, slip and fall but as children learning to walk, we pick ourselves up and go on joyously, carrying no … Read More

A Holiday Story from Rishikesh, India

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Happy Holidays from Amy Edelstein

A Holiday Story   It was Christmas week, 1983. The rumpled foothills of the Garhwali Himalayan range shone blue-ish in the early twilight and late dawn. The harder core ascetics, not the ones who flock like snow birds to the holy sites closer to the equator and lower in elevation, knotted their rough orange wool scarves around their ears, turning … Read More

Mindfulness in the Workplace – Voice America Radio

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Quantum Business Insights radio on Mindfulness in the Workplace

Quantum Business Insights with Olivia Parr-Rud Mindfulness in the Workplace with Amy Edelstein To gain an edge in our highly competitive economy, employers need to create an environment that brings out the best in their employees. This includes training, support, and an environment that fosters well-being. We’ve seen a rash of tools introduced from in-office fitness programs to health-conscious catering. … Read More

Evolutionary Spirituality: A Path & Perspective

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Evolutionary Spirituality with Amy Edelstein

Evolutionary Spirituality empowering our practice with the energy of the universe by Amy Edelstein   “Shaping and reshaping, in wonder I am here!” ~ Goethe Over the last decade, evolutionary spirituality has spread its canopy over many of our beliefs, mystical intuitions, and the quality of our relatedness. A marriage of science and spirit, some argue this path is as … Read More

Great Awakenings Cover Story

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Great Awakenings with Amy Edelstein & Chris Parish

The winning photo for my new anthology, coauthored with Chris Parish, Great Awakenings: Radical Visions of Spiritual Love & Evolution was photographed in March 1983, on a trek north of the Kathmandu Valley, in the Langtang mountain region. How I got there is a story and a promise that happened a few years before. In the blacklight room of my … Read More