Posts tagged ‘Andrew Cohen’
Andrew is currently on a ten day visit to India which has included talks in Mumbai, Bangalore, Rishikesh and a weekend retreat in Delhi. Click on the images below to view the full galleries on Andrew’s Facebook page: India: Day 1 – Mumbai India: Day 2 – Bangalore
In this interview, which was part of EnlightenNext’s ‘Awakening to Your Highest Self’ event, Andrew speaks with Roshi Bernie Glassman, world-renowned pioneer in the American Zen Movement and founder of Zen Peacemakers, about his relationship with his own teacher, Taizan Maezumi Roshi. Contrary to most traditional teacher/student relationships, rather than being taught to adhere to
Last week, while Andrew was in London, he was interviewed by British filmmaker and events producer Adrian Silas. Here’s a clip where he speaks about awakening to a cosmic context for human life: “A Window On To Andrew Cohen”….The Adrian Silas Interview With Andrew Cohen 2013. from Adrian Silas on Vimeo.
Audrey Kitagawa’s face shines with love and devotion when she speaks about her Japanese mentor and guru Flora Nomi, whom she refers to as Divine Mother. Audrey Kitagawa works as a full-time volunteer for the United Nations in the rescue and rehabilitation of child combatants forced to fight in civil wars and insurgencies throughout
There’s always something electric in the atmosphere when someone dares to assert spiritual convictions in a decidedly secular context. It’s almost like, “I can’t believe s/he had the courage to say that!” That’s why I was so interested when I heard that Jeff Bridges, aka “The Dude,” was going to be on The Daily Show
In this classic interview from EnlightenNext magazine, Andrew interviews modern-day Taoist wizard, Peter Ragnar and the two discuss Ragnar’s hypothesis that the only thing fundamentally limiting human beings in any way—including our mortality—is the belief in limitation. Andrew once described Ragnar as a possible answer to the question of what someone like Anthony Robbins or
New Year’s Day is a time for us to reflect on the year gone by and to think about where we want to go in the year ahead. These contemplations apply to our personal goals and visions, and they also apply to the state of humanity as a whole. Where are we headed as a
Below is the audio from Andrew’s recent Guru & Pandit dialogue with Ken Wilber on the phenomenon of apocalypse. Drawing on the recent media and online buzz about the coming “end times” on December 21st, 2012, Cohen and Wilber explore everything from the Mayan prophecies about 2012 to the progress-oriented thinking of Stephen Pinker
Our society is very familiar with apocalyptic thinking—especially when it comes clothed in religious garb. Indeed, it seems that every few years another date for the rapture or end of the world or the return of Christ is set, anticipation reaches a fever pitch, and then the day goes by with no noticeable change in
Like millions of other Americans over Thanksgiving weekend, I went to see Steven Spielberg’s masterpiece, Lincoln. I was mesmerized by Daniel Day-Lewis’s portrayal of the great statesman. I was also deeply moved by the thrilling depiction of the moral awakening at the film’s climax, in which the 13th Amendment for the abolition of slavery was
The ultimate spiritual revelation is that there is no other. There is only One. When any individual goes very deep into a meditative state, momentarily transcending the separate self-sense or narcissistic ego, this profound singularity at the level of consciousness itself is what he or she will find. There is an uncontainable thrill in those
For those of us who are committed to creating a better world how do we respond to the evil and heinous acts of our violent past? I just got back from Germany where, being Jewish, I always find this question to be particularly relevant. I was born into a secular Jewish family fifty-seven years ago.
**Editor’s Note: The following is the second in a three-part series of articles written by Andrew Cohen during his recent trip to India about the significant spiritual and cultural changes that are occurring amidst India’s rapid modernization. Read part one—‘Overpopulation, Anxiety, and Enlightenment: The Changing Soul of Modern India’—here. Question: What do you feel
For some individuals who are interested in evolutionary spirituality and ‘getting things done’ in the world, the perennial spiritual practice of meditation can seem like an unnecessary burden that only hinders our deeper engagement with life. After all, why waste time sitting still and doing nothing when you can be out changing the world for
Many people are concerned about terrible fates that await us in the not-too-distant future. Some believe that in December 2012, the world will come to an end. Others point to the near and present dangers of climate change, overpopulation, environmental degradation, and nuclear war in the Middle East, to name just a few.
This past weekend, Andrew was in Vancouver, Canada at the church of evolutionary Christian minister, Bruce Sanguin, leading a day seminar and then giving the morning sermon on Sunday. It was a fantastic trip and before Andrew headed back home he was interviewed on the television show, Fanny Kiefer. You can watch the entire
**Editor’s Note: The following is the first in a three-part series of articles written by Andrew Cohen during his recent trip to India. Presented in Q&A format, they include Cohen’s reflections on the significant spiritual and cultural changes that are occurring amidst India’s rapid modernization. Question: How has India changed over the years since
In this second installment of Andrew’s new media platform—ACTV: Interviews and Dialogues with Andrew Cohen—Andrew talks with Bruce Sanguin, an evolutionary Christian minister at Canadian Memorial United Church in Vancouver, Canada. Starting with an overview of Sanguin’s own spiritual journey, these two “Evolutionaries” explore the difference between awakening to non-duality within the context of stillness
Below is the audio from Andrew’s recent dialogue with Father Thomas Keating on meditation: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] To download the full audio recording, right-click here and select “Save link as.” The dialogue between Andrew and Father Thomas kicked off a month-long global celebration of spirit that will culminate with the