Stephen lives in the east end of London. He was given the name Santoshan (meaning contentment) by an English swami in the mid-90s. In his early 20s, he played in one of London’s first punk rock bands, The Wasps. He has studied transpersonal psychology, typographic design, and holds a degree in religious studies and a post-graduate certificate in religious education from King’s College London. He is a Council member of the UK-based charity GreenSpirit, is a part of its editorial and publishing team, and recently worked as a coordinator of academic writing for a medical university in the Middle East. He was a close friend of the UK medium and former Benedictine monk Glyn Edwards, with whom he coauthored two development manuals that covered numerous areas of spirituality.
Stephen's books include 'The House of Wisdom: Yoga Spirituality of the East and West' (coauthored, Mantra Books 2007); 'Realms of Wondrous Gifts: Psychic, Mediumistic and Miraculous Powers in the Great Mystical and Wisdom Traditions' (free Smashwords ebook available 2012); 'Spirituality Unveiled: Awakening to Creative Life' (Earth Books 2011); 'Rivers of Green Wisdom: Exploring Christian and Yogic Earth Centred Spirituality' (low-cost GreenSpirit Smashwords ebook 2014/paperback 2016); and the multi-authored 'Pathways of Green Wisdom: Discovering Earth Centred Teachings in Spiritual and Religious Traditions', which was compiled and edited by Stephen (low-cost GreenSpirit Smashwords ebook 2015/paperback 2016).
on April 04, 2012 :
Wonderful, inspirational teaching from both Santoshan and Glyn Edwards. Glyn's style of teaching is always to encourage and inspire one to find the best within ones own self. Truly worth reading and then keeping close to you, so you can 'dip' into it again and again.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)