Leonard Perlmutter is the founder and director of the American Meditation Institute in Averill Park, NY and is the originator of National Conscience Month. Leonard has presented informative Yoga Science and meditation workshops at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Kaiser Permanente, The New York Times Forum on Yoga, the Commonwealth Club of California, the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Washington University Medical School, the University of Colorado Medical School, the University of Wisconsin School of Nursing, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point Association of Graduates, the Albany Medical College, and Berkshire Medical Center and has served on the faculties of the New England Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine and the International Himalayan Yoga Teachers Association. He is the author and editor of Transformation: The Journal of Yoga Science as Holistic Mind/Body Medicine and his Heart and Science of Yoga® course curriculum has been certified by the Albany Medical College, the American Medical Association, and the American Nurses Association for continuing medical education credit.
3:42 The inspiration Leonard's new book, YOUR CONSCIENCE: The Key to Unlock Limitless Wisdom and Creativity and Solve All of Life's Challenges
6:25 Leonard defines Conscience according to Yogic philosophy.
8:23 The four functions of the mind: ego, senses, unconscious mind, and the conscience.
16:15 How to grapple the paradoxes of ego vs. oneness; duality vs. nonduality—and consciously practice self-love along the path of transformation.
19:49 How living from our Conscience can help us purify the mind and ultimately raise consciousness.
23:02 Using conscience as our guide to transform our personal "problems" into workable "situations."
25:29 Everyday experiments we can try to help follow our conscience in any moment.
27:47 Drawing from Ayurveda for a better approach to food and diet.
30:06 What is Yoga Science and how can we apply it today?
31:29 Meditation as the key to unlocking our conscience.