By Sharon Janis,Sharon Kumuda Janis
The goal of this memoir is to evoke 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 demonstrate 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 recognition whereas learning neuroscience on the college of Michigan, ten years residing a monastic sort 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 occupation, modifying and generating probably the most renowned exhibits of the Nineties, and assisting to begin or uplift the occupation of many recognized, nonfamous, and notorious humans, earlier than backing out to a relaxed lifetime of artistic solitude and repair, writing books together with Spirituality For Dummies, and growing the well-stocked evening Lotus site of loose 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 experience, 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 really is alien to western methods of knowing?'" She solutions with a powerful "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 truly is demanding to place down... Few writers to this point have informed the story of what it's prefer to dwell and examine, center and soul, with the likes of Muktananda. – RALPH: evaluation of the humanities, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities
Inspired through deep assistance and internal listening, this e-book goals to carry readers to "a feel of ask yourself and recognize for his or her personal trip" and a better regard for others on their paths. – NAPRA ReVIEW
It is a publication that's very tough to place down—the style that retains you up at evening past your bedtime. – twenty first Century Books
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