By Sharon Janis,Sharon Kumuda Janis
The goal of this memoir is to rouse readers to new methods of taking a look at their very own lives as they subscribe to writer Sharon Kumuda Janis on a metaphysical cruise via her attention-grabbing and academic lifestyles, with tales that display the humor and pathos of a quest for everlasting fact in our modern day world.
Sharon’s eclectic trip comprises taking a three-month direction in hypnosis together with her psychology instructor mom and dad at age seven, explorations of awareness whereas learning neuroscience on the collage of Michigan, ten years residing a monastic variety lifestyles within the Siddha Yoga ashram of Baba Muktananda and Gurumayi Chidvilasananda, then a transition from the ashram to Hollywood, the place the writer jumps into an award-winning tv and movie profession, modifying and generating the most renowned indicates of the Nineties, and assisting to begin or uplift the profession of many well-known, nonfamous, and notorious humans, ahead of backing out to a calm lifetime of inventive solitude and repair, writing books together with Spirituality For Dummies, and developing the well-stocked evening Lotus web site of unfastened multimedia non secular resources.
A attractive and poignant non secular odyssey that's both provocative and touching, informative and enlightening, funny and heartbreaking.
– Joseph Chilton Pearce
In a bigger feel, this memoir is a discussion among Indian spirituality and Western psychology. The query that Janis solutions is: "Can a westerner come to grasp Indian spirituality and flourish in its depths, even if it's alien to western methods of knowing?'" She solutions with a convincing "yes." – Publishers Weekly
It's a superb tale, and for these folks who're drawn to what precisely is going on in these ashrams, it really is tough to place down... Few writers to date have advised the story of what it truly is prefer to reside and research, center and soul, with the likes of Muktananda. – RALPH: overview of the humanities, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities
Inspired through deep suggestions and internal listening, this booklet goals to deliver readers to "a experience of ask yourself and admire for his or her personal trip" and a better regard for others on their paths. – NAPRA ReVIEW
It is a ebook that's very tricky to place down—the variety that retains you up at evening past your bedtime. – twenty first Century Books
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