Winter 2015 Vol 27 No 4

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WINTER 2015 VOL. 27 NO. 4

LOC Back Issue Vol. 27 NO. 4 The Illusion of Desire

SATSANG

2. THE ILLUSION OF DESIRE
BY SWAMI AMAR JYOTI. Has not our modern way of life created more suffering, separations, and loss of love, peace and health? The secret to living in this world without desires.

FEATURES

10. POPE FRANCIS: THE CRY OF THE EARTH AND THE POOR
BY LLEWELLYN VAUGHAN-LEE. An impassioned reminder that we each need to love and protect creation, to remember its sacred nature.

12. SHIVA: THE SUPREME YOGI, MEDITATING UPON COSMIC BLISS
BY DAVID FRAWLEY. Encountering the cosmic Shiva, the non-dualistic Absolute, and the deep healing that dissolves life’s problems.

18. RABINDRANATH TAGORE: SILENCE IS THE SOURCE OF SONGS
BY RASOUL SORKHABI. Sage, poet, writer, musician, revolutionary, educator, artist and Nobel laureate, Tagore leaves an enduring legacy.

22. ART AS MEDICINE, A VISUAL LANGUAGE FOR HEALING
BY GURUDARSHAN KHALSA. Transformational art inspired by Kundalini Yoga, sacred geometry, and a deep need for healing.

28. MY FATHER’S WISDOM
BY SUREN SHRESTHA. A Nepali family’s legacy: caring for community, past, present and after the recent earthquake.

32. ALTRUISM, MEDITATION AND MIND TRAINING
BY MATTHIEU RICARD. Encouraged by the Dalai Lama, scientists study the effects of meditation; what the data reveals.

36. MINDFUL EATING
BY JAN CHOZEN BAYS, M.D. To restore a harmonious relationship to eating, listening to the deeper wisdom of our body.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

40. ALZHEIMER’S AS A PATH TO COMPASSION
BY MEGAN CARNARIUS, R.N., NHA, LMT. In the intimacy of care, these elders shine a light for caregivers and everyone around them.

44. DIVERSITY IS THE LAW OF NATURE
BY SWAMI AMAR JYOTI. The world is one, whether we accept it or not. Our divisions are conceptual and fictitious.

50. BEGGAR OF VARANASI
BY MONIKA JOHN. "The gentle dignity of her eyes..."

64. POPE FRANCIS HOMILY
“She had a different need, the need to be touched by the Lord....”

REVIEWS

46. Books, Books for Children and Youth, Video, Audio, Spiritual Cinema

SEEKERS BAZAAR

51. Tools for Your Journey
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