Author Sharon Janis addresses spirituality with humor, wisdom, intimacy, practicality, and personal insight. Sharon’s Night Lotus Productions offers a popular extensive website of free multimedia spiritual resources, with streaming media of videos and devotional singing, photos, writings, a spiritual social commentary blog, and more – everything on the website was created and produced by Sharon. Hundreds of guests come from around the world every day to enjoy our online offerings, and we’ve also been awarded an official “Cool Site of the Day” (www.nightlotus.com)
Sharon is the author of five spirituality-based books: Spirituality For Dummies, Conscious Evolution, Secrets of Spiritual Happiness, Things that Make You Go Oooommmmm, and the critically acclaimed autobiographical adventure, Never to Return: A Modern Quest for Eternal Truth.
Sharon’s own eclectic journey has brought her from an atheist upbringing to the study of neuroscience at the University of Michigan, to a decade of monastic life in an Indian-based ashram, to an award-winning television career, editing and producing many shows, including Candid Camera, X-Men, and the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. Sharon now resides in Cardiff by the Sea, California, where continues her spiritual practice, while writing books, producing videos, giving workshops, lectures, and chanting and devotional singing concerts in temples, yoga studios, bookstores, and churches, and maintaining a popular and vast website of free multimedia spiritual resources at www.nightlotus.com. She recently started a new venture -- the publishing company "Night Lotus Books"