Wag the Dog, Maya and the Dog’s Curly TailFilm Review and Essay by Steven F. Walker In Jungian psychology it is believed that the reason a recurring dream keeps on coming back over and over again is that the dreamer has not yet succeeded in understanding the message that the dream contains. One might even...
J. D. Salinger and Vedantaby Jon and Anna Monday IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – Here is a link to the first issue of the American Vedantist Newsletter. The entire issue is an article about J.D. Salinger’s life and connection to Vedanta, by Jon and Anna Monday. A new book and film about Salinger has...
Indian Philosophy: An Introduction by M. Ram Murty
Here is certainly a useful and inspirational book for anyone who is looking for an introduction to the spiritual dimension of Indian philosophy—and that is probably what most people are seeking in Indian philosophy: a reasoned and reasonable approach to spiritual life and the means to attain it.
Realizing God: Lectures on Vedanta by Swami Prabhavananda
Edith Tipple has put to good use her remarkable capacity for organizing and presenting spiritual literature in this wonderful collection of lectures by the former head of the Vedanta Society of Southern California. The vivacity and universality of Swami Prabhavananda’s teachings are well represented in this aptly titled volume.
Celebrating Swami Vivekananda: Essays for the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda by Swami Tathagatananda
Its the late 1970s, and Swami Tathagatananda is speaking in Sacramento on a visit with Swami Shraddhananda. The brother monks are having a joyous reunion. We are listening to Tathagatananda’s astute and powerful oratory for the first time. Suddenly, at the critical point of his talk, his voice goes supersonic!