The Yoga Master at Ninety, an Interview with B.K.S. Iyengar

Born in India in 1918, B.K.S. Iyengar has been teaching yoga since the age of seventeen. An innovative and exacting teacher for more than sixty years, he has guided the establishment of many centers of Iyengar Yoga worldwide. His message is “Yoga is for everyone.”

To Live With Gratitude, an Interview with Robert Kennedy, S.J., Roshi

“We shall not cease from exploration,” wrote the Catholic poet T.S. Eliot. “And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.”

The Great Unknown Is Me, Myself: A Conversation with Jacob Needleman

Jacob Needleman’s voice has been prominent in the conversation about man’s inner possibilities for some forty years.

Longing for Wholeness: An Interview with Satish Kumar

When you accept the state of being a stranger, you are no longer a stranger. […]

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

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

Unity of Spirit

A conversation with intuitive and healer Laura Day Ivisited Laura Day in her apartment in Tribeca in lower Manhattan to talk about intuition. Since her early twenties, Day has been internationally famous for her uncanny ability to know things immediately, without the aid of research or reasoning, accurately seeing the outcome of even arcane events.…


In the autumn of 1971, John G. Bennett inaugurated the International Academy for Continuous Education at Sherborne House, Gloucestershire, England. …

All Life is Sacred: A Conversation with John Malloy

A conversation with educator and spiritual leader John Malloy …

To Let the Light In, a Conversation with James George

James George is a retired Canadian diplomat who served with distinction as High Commissioner to India, and Ambassador to Nepal and Iran. Chögyam Trungpa called him “a wise and benevolent man, an ideal statesman,” and the Dalai Lama refers to him as an “old friend.” He has known many important spiritual teachers of the twentieth…

An Interfaith Crucible

A conversation with Mirabai Starr