About Dean Sluyter

Dean Sluyter (DeanWords.com) teaches meditation in Santa Monica and leads workshops throughout the United States and beyond. His latest book is Fear Less: Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Addiction.

The Life of Yogananda by Philip Goldberg

Hang around any ashram or yoga studio for 10 minutes and you’ll meet someone whose quest was sparked by Autobiography of a Yogi, the stranger-than-fiction account of how the Indian lad Mukunda became Paramahansa Yogananda — meeting possibly immortal Himalayan adepts, witnessing feats of superconsciousness, and attaining the light of Self-realization. The Life of Yogananda [...]

By |2018-04-12T14:55:40-07:00April 12th, 2018|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments


Remembering Jeremy Tarcher, 1932–2015 by Dean Sluyter You may not know his name, but if you meditate, practice yoga, use alternative diets or medicine, cultivate right-brain creativity, or consume information about any form of inner development, then an unlikely character changed your life. A dapper New Yorker with the patrician voice of a Franklin Roosevelt, [...]

By |2016-05-02T14:01:02-07:00December 1st, 2015|COMMUNITY|0 Comments

You Can Meditate without a Cave

  Once upon a time in a long-ago decade, before doctors were recommending meditation to control blood pressure and insomnia, before football teams and tech companies were using it to get better at crushing the competition, I started my career as a meditation teacher. Back then, mainstream folks were generally curious but dubious: Was this [...]

By |2017-10-21T23:38:23-07:00September 29th, 2015|Meditation|0 Comments
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