John Author

Biography

I live in rural Illinois between two cornfields. I'm a psychology undergrad, featured columnist/editor for The Tattooed Buddha, and an ordained Lay Buddhist. I write poems, short stories, columns, and make progressive rock music. I love philosophy, astronomy and a 50/50 mixture of unsweetened green/black tea. I hope to make a living in the mental health field with a focus on preventing mental illnesses from developing.

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Books

Secular Mysticism
Price: Free! Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
A Secular Buddhist derivative work of Evelyn Underhill's "Practical Mysticism." John Author adapts Underhill's practices and guidelines to a Secular Buddhist framework. Balance is the essential theme of the book. Author believes that there needs to be a balance between the rational and the intuitive, the mundane and the transcendent, the secular and the mystical.

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