Conversations

Awakening in the Yard D Sangha, by James Gross

Awakening in the Yard D Sangha, by James Gross

James GrossJan 31, 20219 min read

As surely as there is a voyage away, there is a journey home. —Jack Kornfield, After the Ecstasy, the Laundry The premise behind the Buddhist precepts is freedom from suffering,…

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

Part of an Ancient Story: A Conversation with Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

Llewellyn Vaughan-LeeOct 28, 201519 min read

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee photographed by Richard Whittaker One August day recently in northern California, Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee sat down with Parabola to speak about free will and destiny. The…

Stroked, by Ram Dass with Rameshwar Das

Stroked, by Ram Dass with Rameshwar Das

Ram Dass with Rameshwar DasJan 31, 202116 min read

“Are you sick?” Jai asked. When I couldn’t articulate a response, Jai said to tap with the phone, once if I was okay, twice if I needed help. I kept…

An Interfaith Crucible

An Interfaith Crucible

Parabola EditorsJul 28, 201412 min read

A Conversation with Mirabai Starr Mirabai Starr is an adjunct professor of philosophy and world religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos. She is the author of God of Love: A…