Books for Studying Vedanta

Books for Studying Vedanta

I’m often asked what someone should do if they want to study Vedanta. My response to this question is like any other question, its not that black and white. People argue all day whether one should have a teacher, read the classics, or stop reading altogether. Again, there is no…

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Lao-tzu on Desires

Lao-tzu on Desires

In this episode Enlightenment Today we will explore the desires of the eye and the desires of the belly that Lao-tzu mentions in the Tao Te Ching. The desires of the eye are the artificial needs created by society, which keep up chasing and hunting a life that is not…

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My Top 5 Books of 2017

My Top 5 Books of 2017

2017 was a rich year for books on spirituality, philosophy, psychology, and optimal performance. Too many to get through. But if you use your time wisely then there is more than enough time to at least consume and digest five books a year. I use to set lofty goals of…

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Effortless Living Pre-order Free Giveaway

Effortless Living Pre-order Free Giveaway

To celebrate the publication of my new book Effortless Living: Wu-Wei and the Spontaneous State of Natural Harmony this year Amazon and I will be holding outrageous deals on pre-ordering which will expire on the publication date of March 13, 2018. Amazon’s pre-order price guarantee will guarantee that you receive the…

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The Eastern Science of Mind

The Eastern Science of Mind

In this episode of Enlightenment Today I will speak about the scientific model of mind in the East. This model is the psychological system of the East, especially in India, and it is likely the first scientific model of mind. In ancient India this model was used in Hinduism, Buddhism, and…

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Affluence Kills Spirituality

Affluence Kills Spirituality

In this episode of Enlightenment Today I explore why affluence destroys spirituality and the sense of unity with life and God. Many people wonder why the world is becoming increasingly secular. There are people leaving religion by the droves and more people are comfortable with being an atheist. As the…

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Guru

Guru

In this episode of Enlightenment Today I will explore the role of a guru, a spiritual teacher. You will discover who a guru is, why they are important, and also why in the modern world we have a nervous reaction when we hear the word.   Recommended Reading Be as…

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Yugas: The Cycles of Time

Yugas: The Cycles of Time

In this episode of Enlightenment Today you will learn about Hindu time system called the Yugas. The Yugas are a complex world-age doctrine of four ages. The Yugas map the cycles of change within the universe and consciousness. The Yugas build a solid framework for understanding how we experience time…

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Flow and Wu-wei

Flow and Wu-wei

In this episode of Enlightenment Today you will learn about what a state of flow truly is and its original ancestor known in Chinese as wu-wei from ancient China, which is a concept at the heart of Taoism and martial arts. Flow is a term we use for an athlete,…

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