have turned this section of the site into a collection of pages on my friend
Michael, described as "one of the most deeply disciplined seekers I have
ever met" and "an honest and passionate seeker of truth", spent 28 years at
the heart of Indian religions before becoming a Christian. He has written a
book about his spiritual journey, and gives frequent talks and lectures in
Most recently, he has launched his own ministry in India, reaching out to
Western spiritual seekers.
* Turning from
Guru to God I initially met
Michael in 1999, when I was asked to interview him for Alive magazine. Here is
my article, reproduced with permission.