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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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We’ve heard over and over about the bad behavior of men, sexual predation, sexual harassment, and on and on. Roy Moore dating 14 year old girls. Donald J. as a serial womanizer and harasser. Louis CK whipping out his thing. And Harvey Weinstein, tapes of whom are simply sickening! The country is in the middle […]
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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.

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"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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