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Teacher: Astika

Astika Mason is a 40 year disciple of spiritual master Sri Chinmoy. A universalist who has practiced several spiritual traditions in both monastic and non-monastic communities, he believes the essence of personal practice is the same across all faiths. A poet, essayist and short story author, Astika is a lay contributor to the Buddhist Text Translation Society when not working on his first novel, The City of The Goddess.

Philosophy
15 Minutes
Zen Meditation Introduction Series
Sujantra McKeever, Astika | October 10, 2014

Sujantra interviews Astika who has practiced meditation for over 40 years. He discusses various traditions and his own personal practice.

Philosophy
20 Minutes
My Stroke of Insight – Book Review
Sujantra McKeever, Astika | October 10, 2014

Sujantra and Astika review and discuss the fascinating book, My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D. (Plume)