Eli Jaxon-Bear has worked as a mailboy, dishwasher, steel-worker, teacher, and organic farmer. He was a community organizer with VISTA in Chicago and Detroit before entering a doctorate program at the Graduate School of International Studies in Denver, Colorado. He has been living with his partner and wife Gangaji since 1976. They currently reside in Ashland, Oregon. Eli meets people and teaches through the Leela Foundation: www.leela.org. Born in Texas in 1942, Gangaji grew up in Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Mississippi in 1964, she married and had a daughter. In 1972, she moved to San Francisco where she began exploring deeper levels of her being. Today, Gangaji offers Sri Ramana Maharshi and Sri Poonjaji’s radical invitation to stop the search for fulfillment and enlightenment and to fully recognize the truth of one’s being, which is already completely whole and permanently at peace. She lives in Ashland, Oregon. Her website: www.gangaji.org/.
Books by Eli Jaxon-Bear