About The Book
As we manoeuvre the many demands of relationships, career, property and health,we often sense a void, a feeling of alienation from our true selves. Is it possible forone planet to orbit so many suns? We have many centres in our lives, yet where is thetrue centre, the deepest centre that lies at the core of every heart?
Ensconced in India s ageless oral tradition, Kamlesh D. Patel-widely known asDaaji, the fourth guru in the Heartfulness lineage-traces a seeker s journey as he ex-amines the nature of spiritual search. Through a series of illuminating conversationsbetween a teacher and a student, Daaji reveals the core principles of the Heartfulnesspractice and philosophy to Joshua Pollock, a Heartfulness practitioner and trainer.From reflecting on the essence of prayer and yogic transmission to demystifying theact of meditation through practical tips, this book will enable us to live beyond thefilters of our sensory limitations and discover unity within ourselves. To practiseHeartfulness is to seek the essence beyond the form, the reality behind the ritual. Itis to centre oneself at the core of one s heart and find true meaning and contentmentthere.
About The Author
Kamlesh D. Patel is an original voice in an ancient tradition. Known widely as Daaji,his teachings arise from his personal experience on the path of Heartfulness, while re-flecting his deep spirit of enquiry and respect for the world s great spiritual traditionsand scientific advancements.
Daaji practised pharmacy in New York City for over three decades before being namedas the successor in a century-old lineage of spiritual masters. Fulfilling the many duties of a modern-day guru, he travels widely, extending his support to spiritual seekerseverywhere. A self-professed student of spirituality, he devotes much of his time andenergy to research in the field of consciousness and spirituality, approaching the subjectwith scientific methodology-a practical approach that stems from his own experienceJoshua Pollock is a Heartfulness trainer and practitioner from the United States. Anaccomplished Western classical violinist, he has performed and taught throughout theworld, and his violin solos can be heard in numerous A.R. Rahman original soundtrackssuch as Ghajini, Delhi 6, Raavan, Yuvvraaj, Blue, Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa and Raa-vanan.
A dedicated spiritual aspirant, Joshua is enthusiastic about sharing his passion for med-itation, frequently lecturing at private seminars, holding practical demonstrations incorporate, educational and governmental settings, and providing ongoing individualsupport to local seekers. Joshua holds a Bachelor of Musical Arts degree from IndianaUniversity and two master s degrees from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama inLondon. He currently resides in India with his wife and their two children.