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Forty years of daily meditation practice led me to become professor of comparative religions, (CUNY), to found both the Forge Institute & The Journal of Consciousness Studies, and to a rethinking of the spiritual goal in our complex modern lives. That's why I wrote Enlightenment Ain't What It's Cracked Up to Be: A Journey of Discovery, Snow and Jazz in the Soul . It answers the question, what if you spent years of your life seeking spiritual enlightenment, but were looking in the wrong place over a long time? It's happening right now to millions of seekers around the world.

Told in often poetic prose, it capitalizes on author's years of scholarly research into and his own 39 year experience of spiritual enlightenment, and uses both as a
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Enlightenment Ain't What It's Cracked Up to Be by Robert K.C. Forman
"I want to Robert Forman for writing his book. It is one of its kind: so open, paring to the truth in all its nitty-grittiness. But most it spoke to my experience, chapter by chapter – not literally, but in real ways. He describes what so many of u..." Read more of this review »
Enlightenment Ain't What It's Cracked Up to Be by Robert K.C. Forman
" yeah, Pier, it actually is interesting. its getting amazing reviews on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Enlightenment-A... "
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I know I'm the author, but this is by far the best book I've ever written. Not that all my academic books give it much competition.

As a scholar of mysticism, I've probably read 2000 books on spirituality. I got frustrated with them all because there
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" Wow, your the first commented, and you like it!! This is very reassuring, as I think soooo differently than most.
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Robert Forman and 1 other person liked Robert K.C. Forman's blog post: What Matters Most
"Here's what I live by: In the end what matters most is How well did you live? How deeply did you love? How much did you give? And how well did you learn to let go? It's the letting go piece that I'm taken with. Each step of progress, a letting go...." Read more of this blog post »
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