In this interview with Dr. Cornel West, originally a keynote event from our July 2021 Spiritual Citizenship Online Conference, co-host for the conference, Oneika Mays, explores the relationship between Cornel West’s spiritual and religious commitments and his political activism.
Dr. Raj Balkaran is the Founder of the School of Indian Wisdom where he teaches original online courses combining scholarship, storytelling and spirituality to apply ancient wisdom teachings to modern life.
Isa Gucciardi is the author of the books “Return to the Great Mother” and “Coming to Peace”.
The Latin word “homunculus” or “little man” was first used in the late 1500’s as a theory of thought of gestation that each man carried a complete little man inside himself.
Richard Katz has written 7 books on Indigenous approaches to health and healing. His latest, Indigenous Healing Psychology: Honoring the Wisdom of the First Peoples is a culmination of his work.
Haṭha yoga texts, such as the Haṭhapradīpikā, often talk about gaining control over or conquering death.
Every moment, every breath, was so precious, because I had no idea if it would be my last moment.
This analysis reveals that the self cannot reasonably exist outside of the body and the experience of consciousness. It cannot be intrinsically associated with the physical constituents of the body since it does not have any location, shape or color. Finally, the self cannot be found in the stream of consciousness, within which past thoughts have gone, future thoughts have not yet arisen, and present thoughts do not abide.