The Hidden References to Enlightenment in Classic Literature with Dean Sluyter

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Dean Sluyter lived in New Jersey for 33 years where he developed the Literature of Enlightenment Program at the Pingry School and worked with inmates at Northern State Prison and Mountain View Youth Correctional Facility. He now lives in Santa Monica, California and teaches natural methods of meditation and awakening throughout the United States and beyond. He's known for his funny, down-to-earth style and for making life-transforming teachings accessible and easy. 

Dean Sluyter is the author of many books including: 

  • The Zen Commandments (Tarcher/Putnam 2001)
  • Why the Chicken Crossed the Road and Other Hidden Enlightenment Teachings (Tarcher/Putnam 1998)
  • Cinema Nirvana: Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies (Three Rivers Press 2005)
  • Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice (Tarcher/Penguin 2015)
  • Fear Less: Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Addiction (Tarcher/Perigee 2018)
  • The Dharma Bum's Guide to Western Literature (New World Library 2022) 

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Host: Justine Willis Toms   Interview Date: 4/1/2022   Program Number: C0552

A full one-hour New Dimensions program on this subject is available for purchase and download:

Awakening to the Deep Wisdom Hidden in Classic Literature with Dean Sluyter