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SATSANG

2 QUANTUM SPIRITUALITY,
Understanding Time, Space and Relativity

by Swami Amar Jyoti
As we begin to clean and change ourselves, we can change the course of history.

FEATURES

10 THE ART OF LISTENING
by Matthieu Ricard, Christophe André & Alexandre Jollien
Listening is a process similar to humility, in which you put others before yourself.

12 
RAM DASS ON LOVING AND DYING
by Ram Dass
My favorite practice for being with the dying is loving awareness. We are meeting as two souls.

14 EMBRACE YOUR DIVINTY
by Ellen Grace O'Brian
We follow our dream to the place divine providence has prepared for us.

19
 THE BOY MUKUNDA
by Philip Goldberg
A divinely destined meeting in the early life of Paramahansa Yogananda.

22 WHAT IS SYNCHRONICITY?
by Zubair Awan
Synchronicity happens to make us question our understanding and perception of the universe.

24 THE CASHIER'S STORY, WAKING UP TOGETHER
by Guy Finley
Then came the lesson...a special kind “gift” I never could have imagined in a thousand years.

26 
I AM NOT A SPACE THAT GOD DOES NOT OCCUPY
by Cynthia Bourgeault
It was not a matter of thinking about my heart, but an abiding in my heart, like a gradual, enfolding aliveness.

32 HERBAL HOLIDAY TRADITIONS
by Brigitte Mars
Plants offer us grace and beauty, and remind us of our connection with Divine Nature.

34 OUR SPECIAL BOY
by Stuart Murray
Angels come in many forms to guide us home to God.

36 THERE'S MORE TO LIFE THAN THIS
by Shannon Yrizarry
We will only find happiness in knowing we are constantly shedding the layers of consciousness that are hard to see.

38 RAISING MINDFUL CHILDREN
by Maureen Healy
As humans, we have to recalibrate to our spirit each day. And as we take time to do this, the environment around 
us softens.

42 HERE'S TO MY (AND YOUR) BETTER HALF!
by Harold Witkov
In chess and life, it seems as though it’s all about the king, but it is the queen who moves best and has the greatest strength.

44
 PARAM PARA: ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON THE SPIRITUAL PATH
by Swami Amar Jyoti
God has not created suffering. You have to forgive if you want to purify or clean your negativities.

50
 WHAT IS ZEN?
by Janica Anderson and Steven Zahavi Schwartz

64 
SRI KRISHNA'S MESSAGE TO UDDHAVA
by Vanamali

REVIEWS

46 Books, Books for Children, Video, Audio, Spiritual Cinema

SEEKERS BAZAAR

51 Tools for Your Journey

women meditating pastel on high mountain in sunset background

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