Jay Michaelson

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Jay Michaelson is the author of Everything is God: The Radical Path of Nondual Judaism (Shambhala), as well as two other books and over 200 articles. A columnist for the Forward, Huffington Post, and Tikkun, Michaelson was recently named to the Forward 50 list of the most influential Jewish leaders in America. He is also executive director of Nehirim, a national nonprofit organization of GLBT Jews and allies. In 2008-09, he spent five months on silent meditation retreat, mostly in Nepal." ...more

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God vs. Gay?: The Religious...

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Evolving Dharma: Meditation...

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Everything Is God: The Radi...

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God in Your Body: Kabbalah,...

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The Gate of Tears: Sadness ...

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Enlightenment by Trial and ...

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Az Yashir Moshe: A Book of ...

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Another Word for Sky: Poems

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it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2004 — 2 editions
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“All relaxation does is allow the truth to be felt. The mind is cleared, like a dirty window wiped clean, and the magnitude of what we might ordinarily take for granted inspires tears.”
Jay Michaelson, Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment

“There’s no path to liberation that doesn’t pass through the shadow.”
Jay Michaelson, Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment

“Sometimes, sitting there on the cushion failing to watch your breath, it can feel like you’re the only weirdo weird enough to be wasting your time in this way. But you’re not! There are generations of weirdos, monasteries full of them, and we have the benefit of their accumulated wisdom.”
Jay Michaelson, Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment




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