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The One Great Question

As a professor of philosophy, I try to help people and myself open up the great questions of the heart. And let me also explain what I mean by that, because for me, philosophy has to do mainly with questions. As I sometimes say—only half jokingly—we philosophers don’t do answers, we do questions. We need …continue

What Kind of Person Do You Want to Be?

Seeking to reconcile the split between our inner child and our adult self, Jacob Needleman follows the ancient spiritual tradition of engaging in a conversation between a guiding wisdom figure and a younger self—an initiation he feels is missing from our culture—in his newest book, I Am Not I. He engages in this tradition be means of a dialogue …continue

The Second Chakra: Sexuality and the Feminist Philosophy of Nondualism

Talking about evil is difficult, Matthew Fox says, because our language about evil needs to evolve to meet our times. Thus, Fox proposes a new language for understanding evil in his revised edition of Sins of the Spirit, Blessings of the Flesh, wherein he explains how the chakras teach us to direct the love-energies we all possess and proposes seven …continue

Charles Eisenstein’s New Podcast Series, Episode 2

In the second episode of the New and Ancient Story Podcast, author Charles Eisenstein speaks with Amy Lansky, the computer scientist and NASA researcher turned author, about how she used homeopathy to cure her son’s autism and the dialogues this opened in her life.   Subscribe to the New and Ancient Story Podcast here!   …continue

Charles Eisenstein’s New Podcast Series, Episode 1

In the first episode of the New and Ancient Story Podcast, author Charles Eisenstein speaks with Nipun Mehta about human kindness and its impact both on individuals and on society as a whole.   Subscribe to the New and Ancient Story Podcast here!     ABOUT CHARLES EISENSTEIN Charles Eisenstein, author of Sacred Economics, The …continue

New Release: The Wisdom of the Overself

  ABOUT THE BOOK The Wisdom of the Overself, along with its companion volume The Hidden Teaching Beyond Yoga, is a profound re-creation of the teachings of Hindu Vedanta and Buddhism for the contemporary spiritual seeker. In print since the 1940s, it remains one of the most comprehensive, clear, and practical guides on the path …continue