“Standing on the bare ground,–my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space,–all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God.”

 Emerson’s Declaration of Spiritual Independence – Phil Goldberg article in the Huffington Post

Philip Goldberg on India’s influence on Emerson and Thoreau, an interview with Dr. Ravi Sarma.

“Spiritual Laws” – Essay written by Ralph Waldo Emerson, published in 1841, concerning transcendentalism.


Self Reliance: