Meditation and the Trap of Pop Culture

By Carol E. Beck Recently, I had the chance to see the documentary film, “I Am,” by Tom Shadyac. I think there are some important lessons to be extrapolated from this film for how to convey information on eastern philosophies to western audiences, and how to make practices like meditation relevant to the mainstream without […]

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