enlightenment

Author Dean Sluyter will be discussing his new book, Cinema Nirvana, Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies. Dean uses some of the great films of the past seventy years to teach lessons on enlightenment. http://www.deansluyter.com/content/cinema-nirvana

  • Fri
    Feb 21
    2:00 pm -
    3:00 pm
  • Mon
    Feb 24
    9:00 am -
    10:00 am

Putting Enlightenment into Perspective - With Craig Pearson

Supreme AwakeningThis week on Writer's Voices, Monica and Caroline welcome MUM Executive Vice President Craig Pearson to discuss his recently released book, "The Supreme Awakening: Experiences of Enlightenment Throughout Time  - and How We Can Cultivate Them." The product of research Dr. Pearson did for his doctoral dissertation, this book allows the reader to share the enlightened experiences of people throughout history. By gathering these many stories from across history, from saints and mystics, writers, world leaders, even athletes,Craig Pearson Dr. Pearson provides a unique perspective on what is obviously a universal experience.  

Many of the people profiled within are expected, people who are well-known for their spiritual experiences - Buddha, St. Teresa of Avila, Thoreau, Rumi. But there are many surprises here as well - Anwar Sadat, Einstein, Plato and many more.  I was most fascinated by these stories.  It made me realize that the accomplishments of many great persons may have been a direct result of their experiences with other states of consciousness.

Dr. Pearson is also the author of "The Complete Book of Yogic Flying."

  • Fri
    Nov 05
    1:00 pm -
    2:00 pm
  • Mon
    Nov 08
    9:00 am -
    10:00 am

"Stumbling Into Infinity" with Michael Fischman

Michael FischmanTune in to the next Writers' Voices for an interview with Michael Fischman. Michael is the author of "Stumbling Into Infinity: An Ordinary Man in the Sphere of Enlightenment."  The book is a spiritual memoir recounting Michael's journey, from a challenging childhood to a successful Madison Avenue advertising career, through a mysterious turn of events that leads him into a relationship with a great humanitarian and one of India's most revered spiritual leaders, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Michael recounts inner traumas, glimpses of wisdom, a fight at an Indian ashram, and a blossoming of love and devotion.

Mary FosterTwo guests on Writers' Voices this week will talk about Alan Gompersspiritual freedom.

Mary Foster from 1 to 1:30 will talk about her contribution to Thank God I, book 2. This is a book with stories of finding gratitude for painful experiences. Book 1 was a best seller and Book 2 has been eagerly anticipated. Mary will be doing a book signing at Revelations on Sunday June 7 at 1pm along with Thomas Gates who is a contributing author to books 1 and 2.