Surfing Toward Enlightenment with Jaimal Yogis

Surfing Toward Enlightenment with Jaimal Yogis

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Writer Jaimal Yogis shares his spiritual journey and talks about his latest book.

Host Rabbi Rami talks with writer, outdoorsman, and frequent teacher Jaimal Yogis about his namesake, Thich Nhat Hanh's influence, and the dream that changed his life. A review of his new book All Our Waves Are Water: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment and the Perfect Ride appears in the July/August issue of Spirituality & Health magazine.

Jaimal Yogis is a writer, outdoorsman, and frequent teacher. A graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Jaimal’s reporting has been featured in ESPN Magazine, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Magazine, AFAR, The Surfers Journal, Sunset Magazine, and dozens of others. He is the recipient of the 2005 Leslie Rachel Sanders Award for Social Justice Reporting, a 2007 Maggie Award for Best Magazine Feature, and two Scripps Howard reporting scholarships. In 2010, The Common Wealth Club voted him “The New Face of San Francisco Media” for his popular writing in San Francisco Magazine. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Amy, and their three sons.

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