About Barbara

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Barbara Ann Briggs is a “citizen of the universe” who has devoted her life to spiritual perfection. She is a graduate in philosophy. a poet, a teacher of Transcendental Meditation, a Yogic Flying gold medalist, a freelance journalist, a former dancer and a tanpura accompanist.

She has lived in India for over 15 years, visited many holy sites in the Himalayas, practiced meditation for many years and studied Sanskrit in Varanasi. She appreciates the inherent beauty and sanctity of all spiritual traditions.

She has written three books, The Contribution of Maharishi’s Vedic Science to Complete Fulfillment in Life, Pilgrimage on the Path of Love and Source of the Creative Vision, and over 250 poems, and given poetry recitals in various venues in New York and London.