Author Archives: Richard Turner

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Leo Tolstoy said his work was a broadening of the soul

The work of Swami Vivekananda “is a broadening of the soul.” -Leo Tolstoy. Swami Vivekananda was the first Hindu saint to bring India’s spiritual traditions to the West at the 1893 Parliament of the World’s […]

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No Trees Means No Humans, and No Chimpanzees either

Dr. Jane Goodall is known worldwide as a chronicler and savior of wild chimpanzees in central Africa. She is also the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and is a United Nations Messenger of Peace. […]

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A Silent Mentor Passes – Dr. Wayne Dyer

Many of you may know that Dr. Wayne Dyer passed in his sleep on August 30, 2015. Wayne was instrumental in leading people to “self-actualization,” reaching their divine potential. Writing over 41 books, many on […]

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Richard’s in Good Company with the Dalai Lama this October

The Parliament of the World’s Religions has asked me to present at its conclave, October 17, 2015 at 8:15am in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Dalai Lama is the keynote speaker. I am honored that […]

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Deepak Chopra’s Roadmap In-Person

My wife Prem and I had the honor of meeting Dr. Deepak Chopra when he was at the Harris Center/Three Stages at Folsom Lake College discussing his roadmap for “higher health,” based on the latest […]

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Dr. Wayne Dyer Endorses My Book

Dr. Wayne Dyer, of Public Television renown and many times New York Times Bestselling Author, has endorsed my book, I Can’t Always See My Path…But I Keep On Walking.  Wayne said, in a personal note to me: […]

Crocker Artisan Market

I will be one of the artists at the Crocker Art Museum Holiday Artisan Market 2014 this coming weekend. It is a privilege to have been selected for this annual show. I’ll be signing my […]

Sacramento Open Studio Tour 2014-Art in the Pocket…Coming up this Weekend

The Sacramento Open Studio Tour 2014, features 125 artists, in their studios, many demonstrating their work. For the first time, the Tour comes to the Pocket/Greenhaven neighborhoods, where I live and work. We’re going to […]

My Flower Photography Brightens Up Methodist Hospital

We were invited to place our flower images in the Surgical Suite and in the ICU Suite at Methodist Hospital in Sacramento.  My wife, Prem, an interior designer, designed the spaces, and our images brightened […]

My Path Reaches Those In Crisis

The most gratifying measure of my publishing adventure are the remarks, reactions and expressions of gratitude by readers.  My Path seems to strike a chord of wonder and comfort, particularly among those experiencing a life […]