In this episode of the Tarka Journal Podcast republished on the Chitheads Podcast, Stephanie and Jacob speak to colleague and friend, Marcy Braverman Goldstein about an article she wrote for the Scholar-Practitioner Issue of Tarka, titled “Is Academia (Like) a Religion?”
In her research, Anya Foxen focuses on the intersection of South Asian yogic and tantric traditions and Western esotericism and metaphysical spiritualities.
Jacoby Ballard’s book, A Queer Dharma: Yoga and Meditations for Liberation, offers a distinctly queer lens on yoga and meditation.
Rev. Dr. Michelle Voss Roberts teaching and research invite others to imagine themselves in relation to diverse religious worlds, in which particularities of embodiment—such as gender, gender identity, and sexuality, racialization, dis/ability, and culture—matter.
John J. Thatamanil is the author of The Immanent Divine: God, Creation, the Human Predicament and, most recently, Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity.
Andrew Harvey is an internationally acclaimed writer, poet, translator, and mystical teacher. In this interview, Harvey gives practical instructions on how to become a Sacred Activist.
Dr. Stephen W. Porges originated the Polyvagal Theory, which emphasizes the importance of physiological state in the expression of behavioral, mental, and health problems related to traumatic experiences.
Layering traditional kirtan with instantly accessible melodies and modern instrumentation, Krishna Das has been called yoga’s “rock star.”
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.
Michelle C. Johnson is an author, yoga teacher, social justice activist, intuitive healer, and Dismantling Racism trainer.
Shreena Gandhi is a part of the Religious Studies Department at Michigan State University, where is primarily teaches classes on religion and race in the Americas.
Isa Gucciardi is the author of the books “Return to the Great Mother” and “Coming to Peace”.