Rabbi Gabriel Cousens ~ Author
Rabbi Gabriel Cousens
Rabbi Gabriel Cousens, M.D., M.D.(H.), N.D.(h.c.), D.D. (Doctor of Divinity), Diplomate Ayurveda, Diplomate American Board of Holistic Integrative Medicine. He is a world-recognized medical doctor and spiritual teacher. At the age of forty Cousens began to study the Torah and kabbalistic texts intensely. Training under Rabbi Gershon Winkler, he received “smecha” in 2008.
He is the founder and director of the Tree of Life Foundation, which trains Essene priests and priestesses and coordinates international humanitarian programs benefiting disadvantaged families, children, and indigenous cultures through holistic education.
Cousens is the author of numerous books. In addition, he offers a free two-hour internet TV show called Alive with Gabriel in which he lectures and discusses spiritual, family, and relationship matters as well as spiritual nutrition issues. He has lectured on this program at many medical schools and centers around the world and provides spiritual and nutritional teaching. Rabbi Cousens lives in Israel.
He is a living inter-faith holistic expression who functions as a physician of the soul. Dr. Gabriel Cousens has been doing humanitarian and peace work throughout the world since 1965, including teaching and service in 42 countries including: United States, Canada, England, Mexico, Nicaragua, , Costa Rica, Panama. Peru, Ecuador ,Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Turkey, Greece, Morocco, Lebanon, Jordon, Egypt, Israel, Ghana, Nigeria,, South Africa, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Spain, France, Amsterdam, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Croatia, India, Bali, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China,
Acknowledged as a liberated Yogi by his spiritual masters Swami Muktananda and Swami Prakashananda in1982, Dr. Gabriel Cousens was empowered and directed by Swami Muktananda to give shaktipat (energy to awaken the Kundalini) to as many people as possible. Co-founder of the first Kundalini Crisis Clinic in the world, Dr. Cousens is considered a world-recognized expert on Kundalini. He was ordained as a rabbi by Rabbi Gerson Winkler in 2008 and has encourage the celebration of Shabbat in many countries around the He also teaches Torah based Judaism as a path to liberation. In addition, Dr Cousens is a 4-year Native American Sundancer and Eagle Dancer and 11-year Spirit Dancer (Ghost Dancer). Adopted into the Lakota Sioux Horn Chip Clan, Dr. Cousens was appointed head of Yellow Horse Clan by his sundance chief. Dr. Gabriel Cousens’s unique contribution to the spiritual world today is the creation of the idea and teachings of spiritual nutrition and the formulation of the path of Holistic Liberation, which emphasizes a natural way of living guided by the Six Foundations and Sevenfold Peace that can take one to liberation.
Dr. Cousens is also a Holistic Orthomolecular Physician and Psychiatrist, Homeopath, Family Therapist, Ayurvedic Practitioner, and has served as a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Public Health Service. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the American Board of Holistic Integrative Medicine and currently vice-president of the Arizona Board of Holistic Integrative Medicine (AHIMA). Additionally, he’s a world leader in healing diabetes naturally. Dr. Cousens is also the founder and director of the Tree of Life Foundation, Tree of Life Center US, Tree of Life International Community, and the Essene Order of Light. He is the bestselling author of 13 books. He is also a co-founder of a West African NGO called WARES (West African Rural Health Empowerment Society) and also Alianza de Corazón in Mexico (a group of humanitarian organizations in Mexico). He presently has established and supported over 100 health and diabetes prevention programs, organic veganic farming projects, and orphanages in 26 countries. He received the Cesar Chavez Award in 2013 for his nutritional and diabetes education of migrant farmworkers in the U.S. He has also worked with African American gangs on the Southside of Chicago as well as lived and worked in Central Harlem for three years where he did a variety of projects including as Harlem wide successful school health prevention project. He is happily married to Shanti Golds Cousens, father to Rafael (age 50) and Heather Cousens (age 47), and grandfather to Rhea (14 years old), Katja (12 years old), and AnaÏs (10 years old). He lives in Israel.
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