Author and ordained interfaith minister
Philip Goldberg is an author, public speaker, and ordained interfaith minister who has been studying India’s spiritual traditions for nearly 50 years, with a particular emphasis on Hinduism, Vedanta, and yoga.
Trained by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi as a Transcendental Meditation teacher in 1970, Philip helped establish Maharishi International University in the 1970s. He is a screenwriter and author or coauthor of 19 nonfiction books and one novel, and has penned numerous essays for magazines and websites.
Philip’s books include the award-winning American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation. A popular lecturer and workshop leader, he has spoken and taught at universities, retreat centers, yoga festivals, and other venues throughout the United States, India, and elsewhere.
He is a member of the Writers Guild of America and the Authors Guild, and blogs regularly for the Huffington Post and Spirituality & Health, and is cohost of the Spirit Matters podcast.