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Fire it UP with CJ is the place to go if you aren't a monk but still want to live a spiritual life. Yep, no shaved heads or orange garments needed to stay grounded and be inspired to enlightened action. Every week CJ interviews some of the most provocative trailblazers in the fields of spirituality, environment, relationships, and parenting. Why listen? Because Gandhi had it right when he said change comes from the inside out. Make yourself great and you make the world a better place.

What is the end goal of meditation?

February 4, 201443 min
Are you new to meditation and need some help? Maybe, you are an advanced spiritual practitioner and need to go back to basics or have plateaued and need some extra oomph. CJ talks to author Jay Michaelson, about his book “Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment” to discuss how spiritual practices can evolve over time. Get more shows like this at

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