Adyashanti is an American-born spiritual teacher who has been teaching for more than 20 years. Author of Sacred Inquiry and The Most Important Thing, he is a spiritual teacher devoted to serving the awakening of all beings.
THE FRUITFUL DARKNESS:
GIFTS OF THE SHADOW
PRESENCE, PASSION & PURPOSE:
HOW TO LIVE WITHOUT REGRET
Stephen Batchelor is a Buddhist teacher and writer, known for his agnostic approach to spiritual life. His secular Buddhism speaks to the mystery and vitality of spiritual life and emphasizes doubt and questioning as the critical parts of the seekers journey.
GO YOUR OWN WAY:
TRUSTING YOURSELF ON THE SEEKERS PATH
Seymour Bernstein is an American pianist, composer, and teacher. He is the subject of the documentary Seymour: An Introduction directed by the actor Ethan Hawke.
THE NEGATIVITY BIAS:
WHY HUMANS ARE BORN TO SAY NO
This distinguished pioneer in integrative medicine is a world-renowned expert in the mind/body connection. Her work has been foundational in an international health-care revolution that recognizes the role of meaning, and the spiritual dimensions of life, as an integral part of health and healing.
FIND YOUR QUESTIONS:
THE SPIRITUAL POWER OF SELF-INQUIRY
Bestselling author Tara Brach’s teachings blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices. She gives presentations, teaches classes, offers workshops, and leads silent meditation retreats in the United States and Europe.
WHERE DOES IT HURT?:
HEALING WOUNDS FROM THE PAST AND PRESENT
A former criminal lawyer and psychotherapist, Jeff Brown is the author of five popular books: Soulshaping: A Journey of Self-Creation, Ascending with Both Feet on the Ground, Love it Forward, An Uncommon Bond, and Spiritual Graffiti.
QUESTIONS THAT MATTER:
THE ART OF SELF-INQUIRY
Peter Buffett has an acclaimed career that spans more than 30 years as an Emmy award winning musician, composer, philanthropist and author.
THE GREEN-EYED MONSTER:
ENVY, SHAME, AND AWAKENING
Mirabai Bush teaches contemplative practices and develops programs through the application of spiritual principles and values to organizational life. Her latest book is Walking Each Other Home: Conversations on Loving and Dying (with Ram Dass).
LIVING WITHOUT A NET:
TIMELESS WISDOM FOR THRIVING IN CRISIS
A lifelong spiritual seeker and single mother of four, Polly lived every parent’s worst nightmare in 2009 when her oldest son, John Shepherd Case, died by suicide. Her extraordinary healing journey began when she realized her son, Shep, was communicating from across the veil.
VOICES FROM BEYOND THE EDGE
Melanie Challenger researches and writes on environmental history, philosophy of science, and the relationship of humans to the living world.
THE CALL OF THE WILD: AWAKENING THROUGH NATURE
Mark is an inner and outer explorer, who has devotedly studied mindfulness meditation practices for three decades. He is passionate about sharing the power of meditation and has taught mindfulness workshops and meditation retreats in six continents for the past twenty years.
HOW OUGHT WE TO LIVE?:
DISCOVERING THE SACRED VIEW
Stephen Cope is a best-selling author and scholar who specializes in the relationship between the Eastern contemplative traditions and Western depth psychology. In his latest book, The Dharma in Difficult Times, Stephen shows that crises don’t have to derail us from our purpose-they can actually help us to find our purpose and step forward as our best selves.
NO GURU, NO MASTER:
LEARNING TO TRUST YOUR INNER GUIDANCE
Beverly Donofrio is an award-winning essayist and memoirist who gained notoriety when her first book, the bestselling Riding in Cars With Boys, appeared at the start of the wave of memoirs that followed.
TREASURES IN THE DARK:
YOUR SHADOW AS CONFIDANT, GUIDE, AND MUSE
Internationally renowned photographer John Dugdale creates poignant and stirringly intimate imagery using 19th century photographic processes and a 19th century aesthetic.
BUILD YOUR OWN WORLD:
WHY NONCONFORMITY MATTERS
V (FORMALLY EVE ENSLER)
Eve Ensler, Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, and activist, is the author of The Vagina Monologues, which has been translated into over 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries.
THE STORYTELLING APE:
SURVIVAL THROUGH PERSONAL FICTION
CHARACTER IS EVERYTHING:
THE POWER OF ORIGINALITY
Matthew Fox is a spiritual theologian, an Episcopal priest and an activist for gender justice and eco-justice. He has written 37 books that have been translated into other languages over 70 times. He has contributed much to the rediscovery of Hildegard of Bingen, Meister Eckhart and Thomas Aquinas as pre-modern mystics and prophets.
RETURN TO THE SOURCE
Gangaji is an American born spiritual teacher and author. She shares a simple message: This is an invitation to shift your allegiance from the activities of your mind to the eternal presence of your being.
DISCOVERING THE ETERNAL PRESENT
Natalie Goldberg is the author of fifteen books, including Writing Down the Bones, which has sold over one million copies, translated into fourteen languages, and started a revolution in the way we practice writing in this country.
ORIGINALITY IN THE AGE OF IMPOSTERS
Andrew Harvey is an author, religious scholar and teacher of mystic traditions, known primarily for his popular nonfiction books on spiritual or mystical themes, beginning with his 1983 A Journey in Ladakh.
TAKE OFF THE MASK:
ENDING THE IMPOSTOR SYNDROME
WAY OF THE PHOENIX:
LESSONS IN SELF-REGENERATION
JENNIFER MICHAEL HECHT
Jennifer Michael Hecht is a poet and historian. Her new book is The Wonder Paradox: Embracing the Weirdness of Existence, with FSG. Hecht is the author of the bestseller Doubt: A History, a history of religious and philosophical doubt all over the world, throughout history.
A CRACK IN EVERYTHING:
ON PARADOX, CONTRADICTION, AND IMPERFECTION
In poems described by The Washington Post as belonging “among the modern masters,” Jane Hirshfield has received a lion's share of literary prizes for her books and the unique synthesis of Western and Eastern perspective she brings to her work across.
NOTHING HAPPENS BEFORE ITS TIME:
SECRETS OF CREATIVITY
Andrew Holecek is an author and spiritual teacher who offers talks, online courses, and workshops in the United States and abroad. As a long-time student of Buddhism, he frequently presents this tradition from a contemporary perspective – blending the ancient wisdom of the East with modern knowledge from the West.
THE MARRIAGE OF SENSE AND SOUL:
INTEGRATING SPIRITUAL LIFE AND SCIENCE
Roger Housden is and author and the founder of The Open Gate, a conference center in England that introduced the work of Ram Dass, Thich Nath Hanh, James Hillman, Robert Bly and others into Europe.
WHAT IS ENOUGH?:
RABBI DAVID INGBER
Named by Newsweek as one of the 50 most influential rabbis in the United States, Rabbi David Ingber integrates meditative mindfulness and physical awareness into mainstream, post-modern Judaism.
LIGHT FROM A THOUSAND STARS:
THE PROPER EMOTION IS WONDER
Catherine Ingram is an international dharma teacher with communities in the U.S., Europe, and Australia. She leads Dharma Dialogues, which are events that focus on directing awareness toward greater wellbeing in an ethical and happy life.
WE TELL OURSELVES STORIES:
THE ROLE OF IMAGINATION IN SURVIVAL
DELUSION IN SPIRITUAL LIFE
DR. PILAR JENNINGS
As a long-term Buddhist practitioner, Pilar Jennings brings a compassionate approach to psychotherapy and psychoanalysis that includes a mindful exploration of trauma, addiction, and personal narratives that constrict one's self-image and lived potential.
LEARNING TO LISTEN:
THE ART OF CONSCIOUS WITNESSING
Byron Katie, founder of The Work, has one job: to teach people how to end their own suffering. Through her simple and powerful process, they find that their stressful beliefs—about life, other people, or themselves—radically and positively shift.
THE DAY OF LAUGHTER:
ENLIGHTENMENT IN EVERYDAY LIFE
VISION FOR YOUR LIFE:
THE PRACTICE OF INTENTION
Loch Kelly, M.Div., LCSW, is an award-winning author, meditation teacher, psychotherapist, and founder of the 501(c)(3) non-profit, Effortless Mindfulness Institute. His teachings synthesize ancient wisdom practices, neuroscience, and contemporary psychology.
INTO THE MYSTIC:
OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF FREEDOM
DR. DACHER KELTNER
Dacher Keltner is a social psychologist who focuses on the morality of everyday life and importance of "prosocial emotions" such love, sympathy, and gratitude.
“OUGHT” DOES NOT EXIST IN NATURE:
ILLUSION AND MORAL MYTHS
Sally Kempton, a.k.a. Swami Durgananda, is among the most dynamic, insightful, and sought-after teachers of non-dual tantra, and author of the celebrated guide to spiritual practice, The Heart of Meditation: Pathways To a Deeper Experience.
THE GOLDEN MEAN:
FINDING BALANCE IN THE AGE OF EXCESS
ELIZABETH LESSER is a bestselling author and the cofounder of Omega Institute, the renowned conference and retreat center located in Rhinebeck, New York. Elizabeth’s first book, The Seeker’s Guide, chronicles her years at Omega and distills lessons learned into a potent guide for growth and healing.
PLAYING WITH POWER:
AUTHORITY, COMPETITION, AND SELF-RESPECT
LISTENING TO PSYCHE:
WHAT WOMEN KNOW AND MEN FORGET
DR. AMIR LEVINE
Dr. Amir A. Levine is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University. He is the co-author of a popular science book titled Attached, The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find and Keep Love.
HOW THE HEART CAN ALSO BE WISE
DR. GABOR MATE
Dr. Gabor Mate is a renowned speaker and bestselling author known for his expertise on a wide range of topics, including childhood development, addiction, and stress.
THE MOTHER’S GAZE:
HOW WE LEARN TO TRUST AND LOVE
LOVE WHAT YOU DO:
BRINGING PASSION TO ACTION
Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and trained in family medicine, psychiatry, and clinical psychology. He is interested in the relation of healing through dialogue in community and psychosis.
YOUR HEALING STORY:
THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF NARRATIVE
Thomas Moore is the author of the bestselling book Care of the Soul and ﬁfteen other books on deepening spirituality and cultivating soul in every aspect of life. He lectures widely on holistic medicine, spirituality, psychotherapy, and the arts.
THE SHADOW KNOWS:
DISCOVERING YOUR SECRET KNOWLEDGE
A PLAY OF THE SENSES:
CULTIVATING PLEASURE WITHOUT SHAME
Mark Nepo inspired readers and seekers all over the world with his #1 New York Times bestseller, The Book of Awakening. As a poet, teacher, and storyteller, Mark has been called “one of the finest spiritual guides of our time.”
THE SECRET OF THANKSGIVING
THE WHEEL OF LIFE:
FORTUNE SPINS BUT WE ARE FREE
David Nichtern is a senior Buddhist teacher who has been practicing and teaching meditation for over 40 years. He was one of the initial American students of renowned meditation master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and studied closely with him soon after his arrival in the United States.
YOU ARE WHAT YOU SEE:
HOW PERSPECTIVE SHAPES IDENTITY
YOGACHARYA ELLEN GRACE O'BRIAN
Ellen Grace O'Brian (Yogacharya O’Brian) is an acclaimed teacher, award-winning author, and minister who has served seekers of spiritual enlightenment from all walks of life for over thirty years.
DIG IN ONE PLACE:
SPIRITUALITY, ESCAPE, AND HOMECOMING
HUMILITY AND THE FORCE OF SURRENDER
ROSHI PAT ENKYO O'HARA
Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara serves as Abbot of the Village Zendo. Roshi’s focus is on the expression of Zen through caring, service, and creative response.
THE VIRTUE OF VICE:
PARADOX AND DESIRE IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Mary O’Malley is an author, teacher and counselor whose work awakens others to the joy of being fully alive. Her transformative approach to compulsions offers a way to replace fear, hopelessness and struggle with ease, well being and joy.
VENUS AND MARS:
WHY WOMEN AND MEN CHOOSE DIFFERENTLY
Esther Perel is known as one of the most insightful and provocative voices on personal and professional relationships and the complex science behind human interaction. She is the bestselling author of Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence.
THE ANIMAL AND THE ECSTASY:
PLUGGING INTO EROS
Eli is a dedicated student of inquiry into the truth of our existence. He has found that the paths of meditation and shamanism have been the two most beneficial tools for his journey. Eli is a long-time practitioner of meditation where he has studied in many lineages. He has also studied deeply the shamanic traditions and for over a decade has been supporting these tribes to share their healing work.
BETTER LIVING THROUGH BOTANY
DR. JEFFREY REDIGER
Jeffrey Rediger is a physician, best-selling author, and popular speaker. A licensed physician and board-certified psychiatrist, he also has a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary. His research focuses on individuals who have recovered from incurable illnesses.
IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK
Sharon Salzberg has been a student of Buddhism since 1971, and has led meditation classes and retreats worldwide since 1974. She is a bestselling author and co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts.
STABILIZING THE VIEW:
NATURAL BALANCE IN PRACTICE
THE GIFT OF LONGING:
CAPTURING THE SPARK
LOVE AGAINST THE ODDS:
OPENING THE HEART IN LOCKDOWN
RABBI RAMI SHAPIRO
Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro is widely recognized as one of the most creative figures in contemporary American Judaism.
ANOTHER KIND OF TIME:
THE POWER OF GIVING YOURSELF A SABBATH
Naomi graduated from the University of Southern California and completed her training as a psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic, London and has more than 30 years’ experience as a psychotherapist. She has been a regular contributor to the Financial Times, where she writes about the psychological aspects of working life.
HEALING THE WOUNDS OF LEGACY
Rupert Spira is the author of The Transparency of Things: Contemplating the Nature of Experience. In his teaching, he explores the perennial non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions.
DROPPING THE MIRROR:
MOVING BEYOND SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS
Mirabai Starr is the author of Caravan of no Despair: A Memoir of Loss and Transformation. In her translations, Mirabai uses fresh, lyrical language to help make timeless wisdom accessible to a contemporary circle of seekers.
WHO AM I?:
MEETING THE AUTHENTIC SELF
Agapi is a best-selling author and speaker who inspires audiences around the world. She conducts workshops for Thrive Global, a company founded by her sister, Arianna Huffington, to help change the way we work and live.
THE THING WITH FEATHERS:
HOPE, PARADOX, AND THE INVISIBLE PATH
Steve Taylor is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University, and the author of several best-selling books on psychology and spirituality.
THE GIANT WITHIN YOU:
LIBERATING GREATNESS THROUGH INSIGHT
Shelly Tygielski is an internationally recognized expert in 'radical self-care' and the author of Sit Down to Rise Up, praised by President Joe Biden as "saving people’s lives . . . and giving them hope.”
THE ABSOLUTE RIGHTNESS OF THINGS AS THEY ARE
Francis Weller, MFT, is a psychotherapist, writer and soul activist. He is a master of synthesizing diverse streams of thought from psychology, anthropology, mythology, alchemy, indigenous cultures and poetic traditions. Through his work and books, he has introduced the healing work of ritual to thousands of people.
THE HOLY QUESTION:
HOW CAN WE LIVE WITH WHAT WE KNOW?
Lynn Whittemore is the Executive Director of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. A longtime meditator and builder of spiritual community, she's active in the grassroots movement to create racial and gender equality in the Buddhist world.
FINDING YOUR TRIBE:
ROOTS, COMMUNITY, AND BELONGING
Ken Wilber, a visionary thinker of inspired genius, is the developer of an integral “theory of everything” that embraces the truths of all the world’s great spiritual, scientific, and philosophical traditions. He is the most widely translated academic writer in America, with 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages.
FOOLS FOR GOD:
EXPLORING THE PATH OF CRAZY WISDOM
Nina Wise has devoted her career to developing theater and writing stories that address the complex relationship between body, intellect, and spirit.
BUILD YOUR OWN WORLD:
WHY NONCONFORMITY MATTERS
Director of The Family Constellation Institute in San Francisco, Mark is a world leader in the field of Inherited Family Trauma. A bestselling author and sought-after lecturer, he teaches at hospitals, clinics, conferences, universities, and teaching centers around the world.
THE UNEXPECTED WISDOM OF THANKSGIVING
Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst, psychologist, teacher and author. Polly is the originator of Dialogue Therapy, which is designed to help couples and others to transform chronic conflict into greater closeness and development.
THE MUSE OF DESIRE:
EROS AND AWAKENING
TEACHERS & GURUS:
CONNIE ZWEIG, PH.D
Dr. Connie, founder of the Center for Shadow-work and Spiritual Counseling of AIWP, is a unique counselor with an extensive private practice.
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