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Barbara Sargent

http://www.sevenpillarshouse.org/assets/images/content/people/barbara-sargent.jpg Barbara Sargent is founder and president of Kalliopeia Foundation, a grant-making charity whose mission is to help cultivate the evolution of communities and cultures that honor the unity at the heart of life’s diversity. She was brought to the Naqshbandi Sufi path starting in 1985 and is a disciple of Sheik Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee. She…

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Michael Green

Michael Green, a long-time student of Sufi master M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen, is interested in revivifying the medieval arts of illumination, and is responsible (along with Coleman Barks) for The Illuminated Rumi, as well as its sequel One Song • A New Illuminated Rumi, and The Illuminated Prayer. Green lives and works in rural Pennsylvania,…

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Lafcadio Hearn

Lafcadio Hearn (June 27, 1850 – September 26, 1904), also known as Koizumi Yakumo after gaining Japanese citizenship, was well known for his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories. Hearn

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Rabbi Yaakov Kellman

http://www.sevenpillarshouse.org/assets/images/content/people/yaakov-kellman.jpg Rabbi Yaakov Kellman is the Executive Director of JERNY, Jewish Educational Resources of New York, and holds semicha (ordination) from Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. Prior to joining JERNY, for over two decades Rabbi Kellman served as the Administrator of the Vaad Hakashruth of the Capital District. Rabbi Kellman is a student of human nature, and…

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Lama Palden

http://www.sevenpillarshouse.org/assets/images/content/people/lama-palden.jpg Lama Palden was authorized as a lama in 1986 by her root teacher, Khabje Kalu Rinpoche, and has been a student and practitioner of Buddhism for over 30 years, and of Comparative Mysticism for over 35 years. She is the founding teacher of Sukhasiddhi Foundation in Marin County. Lama Palden has a deep interest…

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Josh Schrei

Josh Schrei is a full time Marketing Director and a part time writer, activist, critical thinker, and student of Indo-Tibetan history and philosophy. His work focuses on the dissection of all-too-common memes in China-Tibet propaganda and American political and religious thought. Schrei

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Pythia Peay

http://www.sevenpillarshouse.org/assets/images/content/pythiapeay.jpg Pythia Peay has been an author and depth journalist for over three decades. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Utne Magazine, Washingtonian, The Washington Post, and elsewhere. She is the author of American Icarus: A Memoir of Father and Country, the iconic American story of her father, an airman and a troubled alcoholic, and his end-of-life redemption, and America…

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Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly is Professor in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco. He has published numerous articles on Jung, Hegel, transpersonal psychology, and the new science and is the author of Individuation and the Absolute: Hegel, Jung, and the Path toward Wholeness (Paulist Press, 1993)….

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Dr. Andrew Weil

Andrew Weil, M.D., is the founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and the editorial director of www.DrWeil.com. Weil

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Gary Null

Dr. Gary Null is the host of the nation’s longest running public radio program on nutrition and natural health, founder of the Progressive Radio Network, a New York Times best selling author, and a multi-award-winning director of controversial documentaries, including Gulf War Syndrome: Killing Our Own, The Drugging of Our Children, and Autism: Made in…

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