Author Archives: John Prendergast

About John Prendergast

John J. Prendergast, Ph.D. is the editor-in-chief of Undivided: The Online Journal of Nonduality and Psychology, the senior editor of two anthologies on the subject of nondual wisdom and psychotherapy – The Sacred Mirror (with Peter Fenner and Sheila Krystal) and Listening from the Heart of Silence (with Ken Bradford),  and has been a student of nondual teachings since reading the works of Ramana Maharshi and Nisargadatta Maharaj over thirty years ago and then studying with the European sage Jean Klein from 1983 until his death in 1998 and with Adyashanti since 2001. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology at CIIS and a psychotherapist in private practice in San Rafael. He also leads several private self-inquiry groups. Please see www.listeningfromsilence.com for more information.

About Vol 1, Issue 4

Vol 1, Issue 4 Current Issue About Volume 1, Issue 4 (Summer, 2013)Introduction to this Issue We are trying a new approach with this issue. Instead of posting all of the items at once, we will be rolling them out … Continue reading

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Overview Content

Current Issue About Volume 1, Issue 3 (Winter, 2012) (Please scroll down towards the bottom for an abbreviated table of contents) Introduction to this Issue As the rains arrive scattering leaves and freshening the air in northern California, we welcome … Continue reading

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My Reincarnation

My Reincarnation by John Prendergast (available via Netflix streaming and DVD) This may be one the most unusual father-son films ever made. Certainly it is the most unusual great uncle – grand nephew movie, if such movies exist. Jennifer Fox, … Continue reading

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About Vol 1, Issue 3

About Volume 1, Issue 3 (Winter, 2012) (Please scroll down towards the bottom for an abbreviated table of contents) Introduction to this Issue As the rains arrive scattering leaves and freshening the air in northern California, we welcome you to … Continue reading

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About Vol 1, Issue 2

About Volume 1, Number 2 (Spring, 2012) (Please scroll down towards the bottom for an abbreviated table of contents) Introduction to this Issue Undivided is shape-shifting! Based upon your feedback that our first issue was too content rich, we have … Continue reading

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Pina

Pina Bausch was a German performer of modern dance, choreographer, dance teacher and ballet director whose work was featured in Wim Wender’s 2012 3D film Pina. She died in 2009 shortly before the filming began. In the film several of … Continue reading

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Presence: The Art of Peace and Happiness

In this important new book Rupert Spira offers a deeply eloquent, insightful and mature exploration into the heart of experience that takes a subtle step beyond his earlier The Transparency of Things. At first he covers the familiar ground of the futile search … Continue reading

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About Vol 1, Issue 1

Welcome to our first issue of Undivided! In this overview, we introduce the issue’s content: a collection of articles about Nondual teachers and teachings, contemplative essays, explorations of clinical theory and practice, audios, videos, graphic art, poetry, book reviews, and much more! Continue reading

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Index of Volume 1

This is an index of Volume 1: Fall 2011 Continue reading

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When the Bottom Drops Out

“When the Bottom Drops Out: Encounters with the Groundless Ground in Psychotherapy” is a fifty minute talk given by John Prendergast to the 2009 Conference on Nondual Wisdom and Psychotherapy in San Rafael, California. Continue reading

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Knocking from the Inside?

Undivided’s editor-in-chief John Prendergast’s essay briefly traces the historical origins of nonduality, describes nondual perception, and explores its relevancy to going beyond the normal psychotherapeutic goal of repairing and improving the self. Continue reading

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Book Review: Philip Goldberg – American Veda

A superbly researched and written description of Vedanta’s migration to the United States. Continue reading

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