From a recovering addict, musician, and tattooed indie culturist: a guidebook for today’s generation of spiritual misfits who crave a dogma-free path. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. Grosso, who contributes to Huffington Post and other media Indie Spiritualist guides readers to greater awareness and love.” ( Ram Dass, author of Be Here Now) “You awaken your True spirit by way of the. Indie Spiritualist has ratings and 33 reviews. Anastasia said: Author Chris Grosso Separates the Wheat From the BullshitWith a table of contents th.

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He presents workshops annually at Esalen, and Kripalu. Gets right to the point, no messing about. Insightful, good perspective on a more eclectic approach to spirituality. I indis how he can find spirituality in the most unexpected places, like a Van Halen concert.

Next thing that bugged me was that through out the whole jndie he tried to portrait himself as humble and ego-free yet spirituaist was dropping names of the artists and other influential people who he had a chance to work with, to impress his audience. Dec 06, Andrew Paciocco rated it it was amazing Shelves: You can find infinite books explaining that we’ve all got the answers to all of our questions within but Indie Spiritualist: If you have read Brad Warner and been exposed to Interspirituality, blessed are you because flesh and blood has not revealed these things to you but Divinity Sppiritualist.

Chris and I have a lot in common including interests in the art world. I carry it with me. I was torn between two and four stars. Chris is also a talented musician and most of his book’s chapters end with links to music some by Chris, some not or interviews that you can listen and watch online. He created the popular hub for all things alternative, independent, and spiritual with TheIndieSpiritualist.

But like it’s hard for a Non-conformist to hear from another Non-conformist that spirituaalist is okay to be a Non-conformist. Life is like that. Jul 06, Sarah Goewey rated it did not like it.

I am so grateful for everything spiritulaist do. Aug 15, Heather Key marked it as to-read. For me it felt like having a great conversation with a really cool dude. It’s a collection of essays documenting his personal struggles with addiction, himself and day to day life; the same struggles we’re all familiar with even though we each have our own culprits.


Chris Grosso The Indie Spiritualist

I’m not a fan of punk, but understand that passion and connection with music. I did not love it at all. Xpiritualist don’t care how special your personal philosophy is, if you can’t write you shouldn’t write. He is also very active on his YouTube channel, AwakenWithJP, where he encourages healing and growth through his entertainingly informative and inspiring videos. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I also find that there was a little contradiction here and there. I rated it a 3 due to some redundancy in his message. I do wish this book and Dharma Punx would have been available when I was younger but the world wasn’t ready then.

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Hence, I compromised and gave it three stars. My gratitude goes out to them as well as Chino Moreno for taking the time to do the interview! He shares spirritualist of the teachings that resonate with him as well as recounts experiences and mentors that helped him on his spiritual path.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He almost lost me when expressing his admiration for Tolle and Das. Through commentary, interviews and ragged truth-telling, the Indie Spiritualist podcast offers raw and real experiences and insights from an eclectic mix of artists, musicians, yogis, skateboarders, actors, spiritual teachers and more. First, he combines his personal narrative, which is kndie at once frightening, heart-breaking, and inspirational, with the interviews from leading personalities in the spirituality, music, or Chris Grosso does a spritualist with this little book that took me a month to read because like him, I juggle multiple books at once, sometimes get caught up in on, and forget to turn the pages on the others, sorry this took so long, Chris!

Keli also teaches yoga, chant kirtan and loves dark chocolate with peanut butter. JP Sears is an emotional healing coach, international teacher, world traveler, and curious student of life.


Indie Spiritualist is the first book from Chris Grosso, a multi-faith, multi-disciplinary chap who runs a website of the same name. I gave up on those after a few times. I would have liked to see a more cogent theme throughout, and maybe better editing.

Miguel Chen is the bassist for punk rock band Teenage Bottlerocket, as well as a Buddhist practitioner and a yoga-teacher in training at Blossom Yoga Studio in Laramie, Wyoming. A No Bullshit Exploration of Spirituality takes it on in a way that was entirely relatable and understandable, even to someone relatively new to “spirituality”. LOVE, love, love this book! In respect to him, he does spirituakist this himself throughout the book. I really wanted to like it more, lndie it’s written by someone more or less from my “tribe.

He fell in love with stories told on porches late at night of fallen heroes, misfit love, and spiritual redemption.

Chris Grosso The Indie Spiritualist

I couldn’t get any of the links to work listed in the book. Again, that may be my anal-retentitiveness speaking as well as a bit of laziness we all have our weaknesses right? Tommy Rosen is a yoga teacher, writer, and addiction recovery expert who has spent the last indei decades immersed in yoga, recovery and wellness. I tried reading through the book once just spirituailst read it. Our spirituality has been bottled, bought, and trademarked.

JP presents classes, workshops, online seminars, and leads retreats at numerous locations around the world on inner healing and growth. Dec 06, Camilla rated it liked it. Sawyer is a popular speaker on the lecture circuit, having taught workshops at the Esalen Institute, the Kripalu Institute, and other such centers of psychological, spiritual and philosophical inquiry. It lacked deepness, seemed basic and I was not connected to this ideology. Dec 06, Brenda rated it it was amazing.

He has a warmth and a passion for sharing his story and this comes through within Indie Spiritualist.