An Apology To Tami Simon

On October 3, 2011, I wrote an open letter to Tami Simon concerning remarks she made to another blogger. In her remarks, she explained her reasons for cancelling the book publishing deal of one of Sounds True’s contracted authors, Marc Gafni. She explained that “[N]ew and incontrovertible information came to light that made me aware that […]

Happiness Is Not What Most People Think It Is

If spiritual teachers have emphasized enlightenment to the exclusion of other important needs across the entire mandala of stations of life, a lot of other people have misunderstood happiness for a simple reason that I will spell out for you. Happiness is not, at its deepest core, a mere emotional state of well-being or contentment. It […]

Beyond The Pathless Land To Truth

In 1929 the philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti claimed that Truth is a pathless land, limitless, unconditioned, unapproachable by any path whatsoever, and wholly resistant to organization. Starting from this understanding, he insisted that beliefs must not be organized lest others be coerced into a creed, sect, or religion. He said, “Truth is narrowed down and made […]