Spirituality

Conquering Our Inner Mt. Everest

You’ve probably seen the recent headlines about a “traffic jam” on Mt. Everest, as hundreds of would-be “conquerors” line up to ascend the tallest mountain in the world. You may also have seen reports...

How to Read a Spiritual Classic – Stanford Continuing Education

How to Read a Spiritual Classic (WSP 226) "And so I urge you, go after experience rather than knowledge. On account of pride, knowledge may often deceive you, but this gentle, loving affection will not deceive...

FINDING MY RELIGION

FINDING MY RELIGION Philosopher Jacob Needleman asks in his latest book, 'Why Can't We Be Good?' Part 1 Monday, April 9, 2007 |By David Ian Miller SF Gate   We've got self-help programs, sensitivity training and easy access to the wisdom...

The True Light of God

Gurucharanam Saranam The man with the power of clairvoyance slowly opened his eyes and said: ‘When I observe your life, I see a bright light, which is very rare.  It is the true light of...

Sishyapoojita – The Most Revered Among Disciples

Gurucharanam Saranam The concept of ‘Sishyapoojita’ is an original contribution of Santhigiri Guruparampara to the spiritual fraternity. Sishyapoojita, meaning the worshipful among disciples is the highest accolade bestowed by Navajyoti Sri Karunakara Guru, the founder...

Jewish Values and the Right to Health Care

Is there a basic human right to health care? Or is health care a “privilege” that applies only to those who can afford it? And what is the Judaic perspective on this controversial issue,...

Just One Thing by Rick Hanson Ph.D.

Enjoy the Freedom Not To Do you got to? The Practice: Enjoy the freedom not to. Why? We’re pulled and prodded by financial pressures, commuter traffic, corporate policies, technology, advertising, politics, and the people we work with and live...

Should We Nudge Toddlers to Learn Passover’s Four Questions?

Why could this Passover be different for my family this year than last? Our son is now 3. He can speak in complete sentences. He can sing several Hebrew prayers, and he mimics well....

FINDING MY RELIGION

FINDING MY RELIGION Philosopher Jacob Needleman asks in his latest book, 'Why Can't We Be Good?' Monday, April 9, 2007 |By David Ian Miller SF Gate   We've got self-help programs, sensitivity training and easy access to the wisdom of...

This I Believe: Beliefs Divide

What I believe isn’t important.  The fact that I can put order to my thoughts, sort them into opinions and fan them into beliefs is hardly impressive.  In fact, such thinking is unavoidable.  It’s...