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Yogacharya Ellen O’Brian (Podcast)

by Philip Goldberg and Dennis Raimondi December, 2015

Spirit Matters

A Conversation with Yogacharya Ellen O’Brian

Yogacharya is the Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment in San Jose CA. Ordained to teach by Roy Eugene Davis, a direct disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda, she is the author of several books, a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide, a leader of service projects and host of The Yoga Hour on the Unity FM network. We spoke about her work, her unique background and her observations of the contemporary spiritual scene.

Yogacharya Ellen O’Briane

"Your life is eternal—your essential Self was never born and will not die. This eternal Self is indestructible and it is the life of all. Do not be afraid to live and live fully. Your life is divinely supported" - Ellen O’Brian

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Philip Goldberg

by Philip Goldberg

December, 2015

Dennis Raimondi

by Dennis Raimondi

December, 2015

About Philip Goldberg

Philip Goldberg has been studying India’s spiritual traditions for more than 45 years, as a practitioner, teacher and writer. An Interfaith Minister, meditation teacher and spiritual counselor, he is a skilled speaker who has lectured and taught workshops throughout the country and in India.

He is the author of numerous books, most recently American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation, How Indian Spirituality Changed the West, which was named one of the top ten religion books of 2010 by Huffington Post and the American Library Association. He blogs regularly on the Huffington Post.

About Dennis Raimondi

Dennis Raimondi has a Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University and is a former member of the Dean’s Council at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He is the host of the radio talk show Speaking Freely with Dennis Raimondi Dennis’ past guests include: President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Mitt Romney, Bernie Sanders, Marianne Williamson, Father Thomas Keating, Dr. Lewellen Vaughan Lee, Radanath Swami, and Sheryl Crow. He recently did a series in collaboration with the United State Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC. Dennis has been practicing meditation for over 45 years.

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