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Meet local author Pranada Comtois on Sunday, July 15 at 2:30 in Meeting Room B as she presents her book Wise-Love, Bhakti and the Search for the Soul of Consciousness. This book was recently nominated as a finalist for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the category of Spirituality. This book also reached #1 in Hot New Releases on Amazon in Metaphysics and Philosophy. Journey into the realm fo self/ consciousness from the perspective of Vedanta and Upanishads. All the wisdom traditions invite us to explore the maxim "Know Thyself." Bhakti is the ancient yoga of heartfulness and teaches how to live life as a meditation. Pranada explains that, "Mindfulness and meditation alone can never satisfy the self. Joy comes from an awakened heart, not from a controlled or stilled mind." Her book sheds light on bhakti's wisdom and how to cultivate wise-love in our lives and relationships so that we can experience the unbounded joy of self.
Pranada is a devoted pilgrim teacher. Her writing sheds light on bhakti's wisdom school of hearfulness with a focus on how to culture wise-love in our lives and relationships so we can experience the inherent unbounded joy of the self. Pranada is an activist in women's spiritual empowerment. She has always been deeply affected when witnessing the de-humanizing of women. She was the first to speak up for gender harmony in the modern bhakti tradition and organized global steps against gender injustice. Her writing has appeared Internal Yoga, Rebelle Society, Elephant Journal, Tattoed Buddha, and in the books Journey of the Heart, Bhakti Blossoms, and GODDESS: When She Rules. Pranada is also a featured speaker in the film Women of Bhakti.