From a recovering addict, musician, and tattooed indie culturist: a guidebook for today’s generation of spiritual misfits who crave a dogma-free path. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. Grosso, who contributes to Huffington Post and other media Indie Spiritualist guides readers to greater awareness and love.” ( Ram Dass, author of Be Here Now) “You awaken your True spirit by way of the. Indie Spiritualist has ratings and 33 reviews. Anastasia said: Author Chris Grosso Separates the Wheat From the BullshitWith a table of contents th.
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A few hours ago I was having family issues. Fight Club doesn’t even get an honorable mention in the film section? I would like to thank you for being someone I can look up to.
I am so grateful for everything you do. I carry it with me. It’s a great, down-to-earth account of the truth of the author’s own experiences and offers helpful, practical insights and practices. This is a book I will definitely recommend to friends, family and anyone who is looking for a really good book to read.
He encourages readers to contact him, so I did. Noah was advocating Buddhism where this book tends to incorporate a more eclectic view of different spiritual practices as well as taking in the author’s own experiences of life at this point. Most of it I already knew but I did learn a few new things and was reminded of things I forgot. He presents workshops annually at Esalen, and Kripalu. You really make me feel like I am not alone and that I can really accomplish my dreams.
Indie Spiritualist: A No Bullshit Exploration of Spirituality by Chris Grosso
I feel gratitude that he’s shared his journey with us. Again, spiritialist may be my anal-retentitiveness speaking as well as a bit of laziness we all have our weaknesses right?
You bet… and David talks about his personal experiences with them, noting particularly how they led to his meeting Ram Dass, Krishna Das and more spiritialist the first time. Sawyer is a popular speaker on the lecture circuit, having dpiritualist workshops at the Esalen Institute, the Kripalu Institute, and other such centers of psychological, spiritual and philosophical inquiry.
Anyone who’s had a chequered past will relate to what he has to say and imparts some helpful ways to help rid yourself of the demons. Nov 02, Joshua Allison rated it it was amazing Shelves: He also has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming, which he someday hopes to use for something, seriously anything!
Chris Grosso The Indie Spiritualist
Trivia About Indie Spiritualis One of the most open and honest books on Spirituality and Hope that I have read. Let’s not forget about his addiction though. First, he combines his personal narrative, which is all at once frightening, heart-breaking, and inspirational, with the interviews from leading personalities in the spirituality, music, or Chris Grosso does a lot with this little book that took me a month to read because like him, I juggle multiple books at once, sometimes get caught up in on, and forget to turn the pages on the others, sorry this took so long, Chris!
I also found his recommendations on further reading to be quite good. Wake Up found a wide audience in theaters across the country and was the premier episode on the Emmy award winning Super Soul Sunday on the Oprah Winfrey Network. To ask other readers questions about Indie Spiritualistplease sign up. Not wallowing in his own story for long, Chris Grosso imparts his ideas in a funny, touching read and gives a rudimentary view of his spirituality.
By addressing our complacency and avoiding the spirituality culture, Chris Grosso encourages us to look our mortality square in the eye, recognizing and acknowledging it, that we may explore a deeper spiritual relationship with ourselves. I couldn’t wait to read this book, as I thought it would be another great find, but no. Your book and my journal were in my bag. Life is like that. No trivia or quizzes yet. If you are looking for a truly honest approach to spirituality, please check out this book!!
I can totally understand how this book may not work for everyone, but for me it was spot on.
Indie Spiritualist: A No Bullshit Exploration of Spirituality
If you’re interested in spirituality but aren’t sure where to start, where to continue, or if you want just a different perspective altogether, read this book.
I know for a fact I will be rereading it over and over again! Ripple Effects… August 31, Totally recommend this book to anyone and everyone. I say mult-disciplinary in that Chris can be described in many ways — musician, writer, tattooed dude, skateboarder, recovering addict, super-fan of all kinds of musical styles, husband, father, brother … and on and on.
He hit rock bottom and yet was able to discover and tap into the wisdom to know that a new way was necessary in order for his survival. I would have liked to see a more cogent theme throughout, and maybe better editing.
I look forward to reading more from him both on his website and hopefully in future books. Indie Spiritualist host Chris Grosso is a public speaker, writer, recovering addict, spiritual director, and author.
Chris did a good job of explaining his spiritual journey and the different ways he was able to introduce spirituality into his life.
A come as you are invitation to spiritual exploration. He fell in love with stories told on porches late at night of fallen heroes, misfit love, and spiritual redemption. Jun 30, Dick Harding rated it really liked it. He almost lost me when expressing his admiration for Tolle and Das. Jonas Elrod is a southern writer and director, grew up in GA with a deep appreciation for story as a wpiritualist for change. Beyond Addiction Conference and also leads the Recovery 2.
Anyway, Chris’ debut book is truly extraordinary for a number of reasons. At the same time, you can disagree or get frustrated with the book but be so put at ease by Chris’ personality it’s impossible to get mad at him.
The Indie Spiritualist
A self-taught musician, Chris has been writing, recording, and touring since the mids. The chapters are short, sometimes personal retellings, and other times reading like simple blog posts about the world of modern spirituality. Preview — Indie Spiritualist by Chris Grosso.