Philip Goldberg

Philip Goldberg is a spiritual counselor, public speaker and author of numerous books.

Philip Goldberg has been studying the world’s spiritual traditions for more than 45 years, as a practitioner, teacher and author. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Roadsigns on the Spiritual Path and his most recent, American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation, How Indian Spirituality Changed the West. That book was named one of the top ten religion books of the year by both Huffington Post and American Library Association’s Booklist, and received the Award for Special Distinction by the Uberoi Foundation for Religious Studies. An ordained Interfaith Minister, a spiritual counselor and a meditation teacher, he is an illuminating and entertaining public speaker who has presented at universities, religious and spiritual institutions, yoga centers and festivals, and various other venues throughout the U.S. and India. In addition to Huffington Post, he contributes regularly to Spirituality & Health magazine online and is a consulting editor at Sutra Journal. He also cohosts the popular Spirit Matters podcast leads American Veda Tours of India. Learn more at