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Daria Hosseinyoun



Daria grew up in Tiburon, California where he attended private high school. At the age of 20, he graduated in 2008 from the University of Southern California in preparation to assume leadership of his fatherís company. After a year of work, he realized that the rat race was not his passion and he sought to learn more about himself and his true interests. From the age of 16, Daria has been interested in the deeper questions in life and aspired to learn the essence of Buddhism. At the age of 22, he set out on an adventure that forever changed his life. He learned from experts about Aikido, yoga, and Buddhism. Authorities such as 8th dan instructor Isoyama Shihan imparted their knowledge of the truth of Aikido to Daria. He studied at the Sivananda ashram where the spirit and teachings of Sivananda remains. He met in Nepal with one of the foremost monks in the Nyingma lineage who personally imparted some deep Buddhist truths to Daria; truths that many spend years trying to grasp. Daria resides in Marin County, CA.


Roots of Gratitude (Paperback)
         A Young Man's Global Search for Happiness