By Sharon Janis,Sharon Kumuda Janis
The function of this memoir is to evoke readers to new methods of 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 exhibit the humor and pathos of a quest for everlasting fact in our modern day world.
Sharon’s eclectic trip contains taking a three-month path in hypnosis together with her psychology instructor mom and dad at age seven, explorations of cognizance whereas learning neuroscience on the college of Michigan, ten years residing a monastic type 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 essentially the most renowned exhibits of the Nineties, and supporting to begin or uplift the occupation of many recognized, nonfamous, and notorious humans, prior to taking flight to a relaxed lifetime of inventive solitude and repair, writing books together with Spirituality For Dummies, and growing the well-stocked evening Lotus web 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 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 attracted to what precisely is going on in these ashrams, it is tough to place down... Few writers thus far have instructed the story of what it really is prefer to stay and examine, center and soul, with the likes of Muktananda. – RALPH: evaluation of the humanities, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities
Inspired by means of deep information and internal listening, this e-book goals to deliver 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 tricky to place down—the type that retains you up at evening past your bedtime. – twenty first Century Books
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