This simple introduction to both the Bhagavad Gita and Patanjali's Yoga Sutras is a gentle way to ease into these ancient texts. Crafted for use in Hatha Yoga studios, teacher training programs and experiential classroom venues, students will find the language of the book friendly and engaging while teachers will find a rich offering of dialogue-encouraging questions and activities to enrich the learning experience.
"Great discussion, poor pronunciation."
The Gospel of Thomas remains one of the most exciting archeological finds of recent centuries. How accurately are we able to discover what it is saying, immersed as we are in 2000 years of Platonic and dualistic Christian orthodoxy? Thanks to the influx of Eastern knowledge and the new crop of Western teachers willing to reapproach their Christian tradition as the Eastern event that Jesus was, we may finally be able to see the meaning and philosophical structure of this ancient and truly remarkable text.
Kimberly Beyer-Nelson, who holds a master's degree in comparative religion, is a nationally published poet and author. She takes the listener on a very different kind of Biblical journey, one based in the language of poetry, intuition, and unity. Pulling from Sufi, Sikh, Buddhist, and Vedantic philosophy, her poetry illuminates the universal and human elements that makes all great scripture timeless.
"A Pretty interpretation of the gospel of Matthew"
This is a powerful collection of poems, calling out to contemplatives and interfaith grandmothers, church members, artists, athletes, patients, and all manner of humans desiring to sense the sacred in the many textures of life.