By Sharon Janis,Sharon Kumuda Janis
The function of this memoir is to rouse 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 display the humor and pathos of a quest for everlasting fact in our modern day world.
Sharon’s eclectic trip comprises taking a three-month direction in hypnosis together with her psychology instructor mom and dad at age seven, explorations of realization whereas learning neuroscience on the college of Michigan, ten years residing a monastic type existence 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 one of the most well known indicates of the Nineteen Nineties, and assisting to begin or uplift the profession of many recognized, nonfamous, and notorious humans, ahead of taking flight to a relaxed lifetime of artistic solitude and repair, writing books together with Spirituality For Dummies, and developing the well-stocked evening Lotus web site of unfastened multimedia religious resources.
A attractive and poignant religious odyssey that's both provocative and touching, informative and enlightening, funny and heartbreaking.
– Joseph Chilton Pearce
In a bigger experience, 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 people who're attracted to what precisely is going on in these ashrams, it is challenging to place down... Few writers up to now have advised the story of what it really is wish to dwell and examine, center and soul, with the likes of Muktananda. – RALPH: evaluate of the humanities, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities
Inspired by way of deep tips and internal listening, this ebook goals to convey readers to "a experience 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 ebook that's very tough to place down—the sort that retains you up at evening past your bedtime. – twenty first Century Books
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