Featured Teacher: Sri Ramana Maharshi

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By incessantly pursuing within yourself the inquiry ‘Who am I?’, you will know your true self and thereby attain salvation. – Sri Ramana Maharshi Ramana Maharshi (1879–1950) is widely acknowledged as one of the outstanding Indian gurus of modern times. He was born as Venkataraman Iyer, in Tiruchuli, South India. At the age of sixteen,… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Lama Anagarika Govinda

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Lama Anagarika Govinda (1898-1985), the founder of the Arya Maitreya Mandala, was a scholar, mystic, writer, painter and poet. As Robert Thurman remarks, Lama Govinda is “undoubtedly one of the West’s greatest minds of the twentieth century, among the Pantheon that includes with Einstein, Heisenberg, Wittgenstein, Solzhenitsyn, Gandhi, and the Dalai Lama.” (Introduction to The… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Mirabai Bush

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Mirabai Bush is a co-founder of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society and served as Executive Director until 2008. Under her direction, The Center developed its programs in education, law, business, and activism and its network of thousands of people integrating contemplative practice and perspective into their lives and work. Mirabai holds a unique… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was a Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. Inspired by advocates of nonviolence such as Mahatma Gandhi, King sought equality for African Americans, the economically disadvantaged and victims of injustice through peaceful… Read more »