Fall 2022: Belonging

“There is a universal understanding among our contributors that we all belong somewhere

May this issue help you find and sustain your place in our world.”

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“What Dreams May Come”: Ancient holistic healing at the Asklepion

“What Dreams May Come”: Ancient holistic healing at the Asklepion

 The word “holistic” is rooted in the ancient Greek word ὅλος (holos), meaning “all, whole, entire.” It is cognate with the English adjective “whole,” a concept which, before modernity, had always been bound up with health and wellness. Tragically, humanity…

Parabola Podcast: Wellness

Parabola Podcast: Wellness

Story editor Betsy Cornwell shares excerpts from the Spring 2021 issue of Parabola, Wellness, including an exploration of the world’s healing water goddesses and a practical guide to awakening awareness. Your thoughts about yourself, experiences, and perceptions continually arise and…

A New Conception of God

A New Conception of God

It is our view that it is critically important for the future of mankind that a continuing effort be made to understand the depths of Gurdjieff’s “new conception of God in the world.” The historical concepts of God, extending back…

Parabola Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the arrival of Paramahansa Yogananda in America

Parabola Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the arrival of Paramahansa Yogananda in America

On September 19, 1920, Paramahansa Yogananda arrived in Boston, bringing with him spiritual teachings that would inspire millions in years to come, He conveyed those teachings through his presence, his organization Self-Realization Fellowship, and his bestselling 1946 book, Autobiography of a…

Four times a year for over 40 years Parabola has gathered the wisdom of the world’s spiritual traditions to illuminate the central questions of life.

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Upcoming Issues

Winter 2022/2023:
DARKNESS & LIGHT (submission deadline: September 01, 2022)

Spring 2023: TRANSFORMATION (submission deadline: December 01, 2022)

Summer 2023: GENDER (submission deadline: March 01, 2022)

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