A Conversation with an Atheist
An ancient, reasoned and radical approach to knowing God
In A Conversation with an Atheist, the author takes on the thorny topic of God. Countering religion’s simple faith-based answers to life’s biggest questions, the author uses everyday logic and the teachings of non-dual wisdom to make a clear case for God-knowledge over God-belief.
The book opens with a contentious dialog between an atheist and a sage who shares a vision of God that isn’t in conflict with reality. Taking inspiration from the Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita (“The Song of God”), the author shows that in order to understand God, we must first see it as two different operating principles before seeing it as a unified whole—what he calls God 1 and God 2. The result is a cognitive shift that changes not only our view of God, but how we view ourselves and our connection to each other and the cosmos.
An Exploration of the Hidden Forces that Shape and Bind Us
In eastern spiritual and religious traditions, samsara is often used to describe worldly existence, the cycle of birth and death, or the transmigration of the soul from one incarnation to the next. But the concept of samsara is actually much broader and includes psychology, universal laws of nature, life’s illusory quality, and even the question of free will. In Samsara - An Exploration of the Hidden Forces that Shape and Bind Us, the author takes a look at the various aspects of samsara that influence our everyday experience and dares to ask, is life a setup? And if so, does it purposely push us toward the truth?
The Wisdom Teachings
of the Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita (“The Song of God“) is one of the world’s most revered spiritual works due to its narrative approach, dispensing of practical guidance, and synthesis of non-dual wisdom teachings. However, the Bhagavad Gita is much more than an exemplar of ancient Hindu scripture, it’s a gift to humanity in the same way a comprehensive 700-verse compendium on modern medicine would be. It is the essence of the Vedas, an expounder of knowledge and a remedy for human sorrow. In The Wisdom Teachings of the Bhagavad Gita, the author takes a cue from traditional Advaita Vedanta to provide commentary on the Gita in a way that helps unlock the teaching in clear, modern and practical terms. As a result, the reader is offered the original intent and utility of the Gita as a guide for living a life free of suffering.
The Broken Tusk
This is not a book about Vedanta—a venerable wisdom tradition that has enlightened thousands of people over centuries based on empirical and impeccable logic—it’s a book seen through Vedanta. These essays are the outcome of absorbing the teachings and observing life through a different lens. This is where what we've learned is applied to everyday life, whether that means contemplating impersonal forces that seemingly thwart our every desire to be happy, or finding samsara at a mega warehouse shopping club. This is where the rubber meets the road.