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Conversations in the Spirit: Lex Hixon's WBAI 'In the Spirit' Interviews: A Chronicle of the Seventies Spiritual Revolution

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This book documents the unprecedented arrival of eastern spiritual teachers in American shores during the 1970s and shows how and why they influenced the culture at large in such profound ways. If yoga studios are nowadays as prolific as Starbucks coffee shops, much is owed not only to the seventies as a decade, but also to the work of Lex Hixon via his WBAI program 'In the Spirit' who did as much as anyone to broadcast the spiritual revolution that was already well underway.
Finely edited for maximum readability and spiritual impact, these interviews are the next best thing to in person teachings from beloved spiritual teachers
'Great Awakening' , due to its historical value, will of be great interest to researchers and followers of many of the still living teachers including Ram Dass, Bernie Glassman, Daniel Berrigan, Brother David Steindl-Rast.
Prominent interviews include: Mother Theresa, Swami Muktananda, Swami Satchidananda, Pir Vilayat Khan, John-Roger, Zalman Schachter, Tartang Tulku, Kalu Rinpoche, Dudjom Rinpoche, David Spangler, Peter and Eileen Cady, Alan Watts,

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