Christopher Key Chapple on the Meaning of Life

Chapple 2011-2-322x369Excellence Reporter: Dr. Chapple, what is the meaning of life?

Christopher Key Chapple: How wonderful!

Life, and love, and circumstance… these worlds change, they do not last.
And yet, through each rise and fall, the breath supports them all.
Constancy, stability, and connection allow us to flourish,
accompanied with knowledge rooted in love.
Daily practice brings insight.
Watch the body, watch the mind, guard speech and action.


~Christopher Key Chapple, Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology at Loyola Marymount University, is found erand director of the LMU’s Yoga Studies programs. He trained in classical Yoga with Gurani Anjali at Yoga Anand Ashram in Amityville, New York, and completed his academic studies at Stony Brook and Fordham, training with, among others, Antonio deNicolas and Thomas Berry. He  has published more than fifteen books and is a featured philosopher on

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