Mirabai Bush is an American spiritual teacher and author. She is a former student of the Indian guru Neem Karoli Baba (also known as Maharaj ji) and a decades-long friend of Ram Dass, with whom she coauthored two books. She is a cofounder of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society and a founding board member of the Seva Foundation.
During a time when people across the world are struggling hard to manage work-related stress and balance professional and personal lives, Mirabai Bush has helped thousands to harmonize their lives and optimize their outputs through contemplation and mindfulness practices.
Tami Simon interviews Ram Dass and Mirabai Bush, who have written a new beautiful book, called Walking Each Other Home: Conversations on Loving and Dying. It explores what it means to live and die consciously, remembering who we really are, and illuminating the path that we all walk together.
Contemplative pedagogy is a way for instructors to: empower students to integrate their own experience into the theoretical material they are being taught in order to deepen their understanding; help students to develop sophisticated problem-solving skills; support students’ sense of connection...