Kristine Carlson sits down with beloved spiritual teacher John E. Welshons (“Ramananda”), who helped her safely and mindfully navigate her grief after losing her husband Dr. Richard Carlson.

He shares his proven methods we can use to deal effectively with the grief and loss in our lives and actually use this time to grow into our highest selves.

In today’s episode, John E. Welshons shares:

  • what it was like to help Kristine Carlson move through her grief
  • Ram Dass and Rumi’s approach and philosophy on death and dying
  • the roadmap back to joy and awakening following a tragic loss

Listen in to Kristine Carlson’s new podcast series dedicated to helping you recognize the hidden gifts of grief and loss – so you find a way to heal, embrace, and awaken within your dark night of the soul.

To help you transition through this time, Kristine Carlson has created a new 21 day program called 21 Days of Grieving with Grace. Inside this 3 week program, she will take you by the hand – each and every day – and offer you all of her best insights and wisdom on how to emerge from devastating loss back to a thriving life again. You can learn more here.

Guest: John E. Welshons

John Welshons Bio PhotoJohn E. Welshons (“Ramananda”) is a contemporary spiritual teacher and meditation teacher whose teachings weave together the world’s great mystical and contemplative traditions. He was a close associate of Ram Dass and Stephen Levine, and trained in 1976 with Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. He holds a B.A. in Comparative Religions from the University of South Florida, and an M.A. in History of Religions from Florida State University. He is the author of three critically-acclaimed books: One Soul, One Love, One Heart; When Prayers Aren’t Answered; and Awakening From Grief. Visit him online at:

Host: Kristine Carlson

Kristine Carlson

Kristine Carlson, New York Times Bestselling author and world-renowned speaker, is passionate about spreading her message of waking up to life with joy and gratitude amidst the ups and downs of their earthly existence.


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