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Philip Goldberg on the Guru (Part 2)

Philip Goldberg on the Guru (Part 2)

May 25, 2014 | WGVU   Philip Goldberg joins us for part two of our conversation. Philip is author of the book American Veda and proprietor of the website of the same name which documents the colorful history and extraordinary influence of India's spiritual legacy on western culture. Philip joins us to talk about the concept of the guru.


Philip Goldberg is a spiritual counselor, meditation teacher and ordained Interfaith Minister. The author or coauthor of 19 books, he lectures and leads workshops throughout the country. A novelist and screenwriter as well, he lives in Los Angeles, where he founded Spiritual Wellness and Healing Associates (SWAHA). He is Director of Outreach for SpiritualCitizens.net. and blogs regularly on the Huffington Post and Intent.com  
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Coming up On Common Threads

Buddhism in West Michigan   Aug-24-14  
Our guest is Hung Su Steve Sampson of the Grand Rapids Zen Center and Buddhist Temple. Steve joins us to talk about Buddhism in West Michigan.

Recent Common Threads Segments...
The Faithful Scribe (Part 2)   Aug-17-14  
Shahan Mufti returns for part two of our conversation. Shahan is the author of 'The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War,' a book about the cultural and religious roots of modern Pakistan.
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The Faithful Scribe   Aug-10-14  
Our guest is Shahan Mufti, author of 'The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War,' a book about the cultural and religious roots of modern Pakistan.
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Alaknanda Bagchi (Part 2)   Aug-03-14  
Alaknanda Bagchi returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation. Alaknanda is the translator of 'Of Ascetics and Emperors: Teachings of an Indian Sage.'
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Of Ascetics and Emperors   Jul-27-14  
Our guest is Alaknanda Bagchi, translator of the work 'Of Ascetics and Emperors: Teachings of an Indian Sage.'
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Sheldon Kopperl (Part 2)   Jul-16-14  
Sheldon Kopperl joins us for part two of our conversation on how Jews view the Bible. Dr. Kopperl is a GVSU Professor, a lay adult and religious school educator at Temple Emanuel Grand Rapids and is on the board of the Interfaith Dialogue Association.
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