Author of Aldous Huxley: A Biography & a full-time professor of religion and philosophy at the Maine College of Art.
My wife, Stephani, and me with Allyson and Alex Grey in their home after a teaching together.
Dana and Stephani Sawyer at the Taj Mahal, while leading a trip to India for the 92nd Street Y in New York City, 2011.
Dana on top of Mt. Katahdin, Maine's tallest mountain.
A still shot taken during the filming of "Supernature," a documentary to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. From left to right, Nick Herbert (the well-known physicist), Stanislav Grof (the renowned transpersonal psychologist), Michael Murphy (co-founder of the Esalen Institute) and Dana, who was delivering a talk on the views of Aldous Huxley.
Dana working in the Huston Smith archives at Syracuse University.
In the spring of 2011, about 14 authors and scholars gathered together in the "big house" at the Esalen Institute to discuss the significance of Esalen's past and suggest a vision for its future. Among the presenters in this photo, and in additon to Dana, are Stan and Christina Grof, Charlie Tart, Russell Targ, Don Hanlon Johnson, Adam Crabtree, Edward Kelley, Michael and Dulce Murphy, and standing second to last on the right, Jeffrey Kripal.
Dana with Timothy Leary's archivist, Michael Horowitz, and Michael's author wife, Cindy Palmer, in their home in San Francisco (note the photo of the Beat poets in the background!).
Dana interivewing Huston Smith for "Wisdomkeeper," the authorized biography of Huston Smith, in 2008.
Dana with Huston and his wife Kendra Smith.
Dana being filmed by Jon Monday for a documentary about Huston Smith.
Dana and Stanislav Grof, at Esalen for the filming of "Supernature."
Dana and Stephani Sawyer with Huston Smith, in Huston's living room in Berkeley.
Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan
With my long-time friend, Khen Rinpoche, the abbot of the Panchen Lama's monastery, while he was staying with us at our cabin in Blue Hill, Maine.
Giving a workshop on the perennial philosophy at Alex and Allyson Grey's residence facility.
With Mirabai Starr, author of God of Love, on our panel at the Parliament of the World's Religions in Salt Lake City, Oct. 2015
With Adam Bucko, Christian activist, at the "Science and Nonduality" conference in San Jose, Oct. 2015.
With scholar of Tibetan Buddhism, Robert Thurman, at the "Science and Nonduality" conference in San Jose, CA, Oct. 2015.
With Robert Thurman, scholar of Tibetan Buddhism, after an interview together with Rick Archer at the "Science and Nonduality" conference in San Jose, CA, Oct. 2015