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Enlightenment Life List

Enlightenment Life List

Enlightenment Life List — Read this and be inspired!

Enlightenment Life List — sure, why not? Just as birdwatchers keep a life list of exotic birds they have spotted, I have begun a list.

Granted, this is just Rose Rosetree’s personal Enlightenment Life List. Mine contains names of people whom I consider to have moved into Enlightenment. Not because they are famous or pretty, talented or otherwise amazing as human beings. As a teacher of energetic literacy, and also an Enlightenment coach, I research Enlightenment and what it means to me.

This post contains my running list, begun on Sunday, July 18, 2010. These posts can help you keep track before nominating:

  1. A YouTube Video Explanation of Why I Maintain this List
  2. Discerning Enlightenment
  3. Enlightenment Nominees
  4. Alphabetical Enlightenment List
  5. Moving into Enlightenment, Helped by Rosetree Energy Spirituality
  6. And this article might be helpful whether you’re in Enlightenment or simply know somebody who’s in Enlightenment. Enlightenment Etiquette was first published on December 10, 2018.

In years to come, see how many other articles are published about this. Could be fun, since many RES firsts have become very popular topics. Definitely, as more people move into Enlightenment, we need to start thinking about good manners regarding conversation between people in Enlightenment and those who aren’t… yet.

Rose Rosetree’s Official Enlightenment Life List

Big disclaimer: What does it mean when I note that a person’s state of consciousness qualifies as living in Enlightenment? Is it an endorsement of that person’s healing services, meditation techniques, or other work? Definitely not. Use your Post-New-Age consumer smarts. Please!

Also note *** I’ve put an asterisk *** by the names of those on the list I have personally met or talked to by phone. “Darshan” is the traditional name for being in the physical presence of a person who lives in Enlightenment. Being an English speaker, I call it “auric modeling.”

  1. Teacher Paramahansa Yogananda
  2. Teacher Maharishi Mahesh Yogi*
  3. Aetherius Society founder Dr. George King
  4. Mystic and teacher Cynthia Lane,* who offers inspiration and assistance through her website,
  5. Minister and writer Mary Ellen Flora* with her website at
  6. Philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurthy
  7. Another Indian philosopher, Uppaluri Gopala Krishnamurti
  8. Futurist and architect Buckminster Fuller
  9. Novelist Hermann Hesse
  10. Client from an ashram in India*
  11. Actor Kevin Kline
  12. Writer and teacher, Shakta Kaur Khalsa* is a leader in the tradition of Kundalini Yoga. See her website Spirit Voyage.
  13. Entrepreneur Bill Gates
  14. Entrepreneur Warren Buffett
  15. IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad. (He was profiled, along with other mega-successful businesspeople, in Magnetize Money with Energetic Literacy.)
  16. World teacher and healer Sai Baba
  17. Yogi Vivekananda
  18. Yogi Ramakrishna
  19. Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin
  20. Businessman Edward C. Johnson
  21. Real estate tycoon Donald Bren
  22. Writer Emmet Fox
  23. Teacher and writer Michael Tamura*
  24. Teacher Raphaelle Tamura*, yes that is our first husband-and-wife team on our Enlightenment Life List.
  25. Actor Helen Mirren
  26. Actor George Clooney
  27. Teacher and writer Karen Maezen Miller
  28. Yogi Kripalu Mahraj. The photo was supplied by Blog-Buddy JEAN in Comment 735.
  29. Mystic and activist Amma* (a.k.a. The Hugging Saint)
  30. Spiritual teacher and author Gangaji
  31. Spiritual writer and teacher Ram Dass*
  32. Leader within Transcendental Meditation, and Maharishi’s first initiate in America,  Charlie Lutes*
  33. TM author and pioneer, Helena Olson*.
  34. Swami Satchitananda*
  35. Singer James Taylor
  36. Songwriter and singer Carole King
  37. Kundalini Yoga teacher Yogi Bhajan
  38. Sidha Yoga founder Swami Muktananda
  39. Yogi Bhagawan Nityananda (teacher to Swami Muktananda)
  40. Swami Brahmananda Saraswati,  Shankaracharya of Jyotirmath (and guru to my one-time guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)
  41. Hypnosis educator Dr. Richard Harte* (Added July 28. I’m going through the quarterly Journal of Hypnotism published by the National Guild of Hypnotists. It comes complete with photos. I had forgotten about amazing Dr. Harte.)
  42. Hypnosis educator Patricia MacIsaac*.
  43. Spiritual facilitator Susan Scolastico.*
  44. Diane Jarvi, part of the management team put together by Star Riparetti.
  45. Karen Robinson* has hosted radio interviews with her husband Chuck. Recently (12-15-12) I haven’t been able to find a link that works for her. If you find one, just comment below or email me at
  46. Shamanic Healer Nah Kin was added August 9. You’ll find an Aura Reading post devoted to her here.
  47. Shamanic Healer Hi-Ah Park. Another great find from Blog-Buddy Karin, like the previous great one on this Enlightenment Life List.
  48. Healer Hannes Jacob, also nominated by Karin for a healer’s contest. Way to go, Karin! Not to mention Herr Jacob!
  49. SN. R. Narayana Murthy is an Indian businessman, software engineer and the founder of Infosys Technologies, a consulting and IT services company based in India. For a Wikipedia entry on this remarkable man, click here. Added August 20, 2010.
  50. The guru Swami Chinmayananda, not to be confused with H.H. Tejomayananda, his successor.” See Comment 51 below.
  51. Jamie Sams, First Nation shaman, is a writer for HarperCollins as well as a practicing healer.
  52. Thich Nhat Hanh (pronounced Tick-Naught-Han) is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk. Added September 14, 2010, courtesy of Blog-Buddy SUZANNE and Comment #72.
  53. Dennis Adams, master healer. Here is his website, complete with a rare testimonial from the late Yogi Bhajan: Thanks, Blog-Buddy BRENDA, for your nomination.
  54. Sound healer Chris Rials-Seitz.
  55. Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO. “Hseih” is pronounced “Shay.” Blog-Buddy BRENDA nominated him, too.
  56. Metteyya Sakyaputta, a Buddhist monk, nominated by Blog-Buddy JORDAN.
  57. A Buddhist nun, Bhaddhamanika, was also nominated by Blog-Buddy JORDAN.
  58. Poet Jane Hirshfield, another nomination from Blog-Buddy JORDAN.
  59. Lauren Jubelirer, Shamanic Astrologer, Director of Certification and Teacher Training Program of SAMS.
  60. Paramahamsa Hariharananda, one of the saints from the lineage of Kriya Yoga, proposed by Blog-Buddy RENEE.
  61. Sri Yukteswar (Paramahansa Yogananda’s guru) was added 11/21/10, thanks to nomination by Jordan. Way to go, Jordan! Let’s add “popera icon” Josh Groban.
  62. Sri Bhagavan is one of the global visionaries behind The Oneness Phenomenon.
  63. Gregg Braden, a spiritual teacher nominated by HEATHER.
  64. Caroline Myss, a metaphysical writer and former medical intuitive. GRACE nominated her, and this update was done on 11/30/10.
  65. Arnaud Desjardins, French spiritual teacher, proposed by YAN.
  66. Ma Anandamayi, the Hindu saint, was also proposed by YAN.
  67. Dilgo Khyentse, Tibetan Rinpoche. Can’t spell it. Or pronounce it. But I sure can read this guy’s aura and wow! Another one for the Enlightenment Life List proposed by YAN.
  68. Kangyur Rinpoche, Tibetan Rinpoche, proposed by — you guessed it — YAN.
  69. Singer Tony Bennett was proposed by Grace and added on 12/12/10.
  70. Bridge player Sharon Osberg, proposed by Grace. (Actually there’s more to her, even, than the bridge playing. The link provided here can introduce you properly.)
  71. Rig Veda Pundit Brahmarishi Deverath.*
  72. Alan Watts, who popularized Buddhism in America
  73. Thomas Merton, another fabulous writer, and a Trappist monk
  74. Simcha Krause, author of Hey Waiter… There’s God in My Soup!: Learning Kabbalah Through Humor.
  75. Yoga great BKS Iyengar was nominated by Marcia and added to this list on February 8, 2011. Incidentally, you face readers may get a huge thrill from checking out this man’s Mark of Devotion — perhaps the most VERY magnificent one I ever have seen.
  76. Hooray, we are finally up to 100 on this Enlightenment Life List. Thanks to Anonymous we have the nomination of Winfried Noé, a noted European astrologer. Edited April 19, 2011.
  77. Billy Crystal, nominated by Grace W., is so very ready for the Enlightenment Life List. Comedian, movie star, and all-around mensch, yes! Billy is doing just fine!
  78. Gustavo Dudamel, added June 8, 2011, is such an amazing conductor, he has been called “The future of classical music.”
  79. Yusuf Islam, once called Cat Stevens, added June 9, 2011. Thanks to Elaine for reminding me to add him! See her Comment 50 to a thread about marijuana.
  80. Joanna Cherry, a spiritual teacher who is a minister for Teaching of the Inner Christ. Added June 29, 2011.
  81. LeRoy Malouf,* a healer and teacher. Small note, I know that many of you Blog-Buddies search this list for researching people’s auras, using techniques of Energetic Literacy.
  82. Joel Goldsmith, another spiritual teacher and renowned writer.
  83. Larry Dossey, M.D., one more courageous, eminent writer and teacher, added June 30, 2011
  84. Nancy Clark, Ph.D.,*, a healer, teacher, and writer I know from working for VOICE in Japan.
  85. Amma Sri Kuranamayi, a hugging saint proposed by JORDAN in Comment 460, is now added to the Enlightenment Life List on July 2, 2011.
  86. Seema Dewan was described by Meleni as very close to the late Sai Baba, another member of this list. Added on July 14, 2011. On Bastille Day, it’s especially enjoyable to read the aura of someone who has set herself free from the prison of earth illusions.
  87. American First Lady Betty Ford, not in Enlightenment while in the White House but someone who attained Enlightenment by the time of her transition in 2011. See her photo at 93 as part of a comparison aura reading.
  88. American healer Jill Isbell, added July 23, 2011.
  89. Actor Colin Firth, added August 5, 2011. I meant to add him all along; the omission was noted when a wonderful friend of this blog volunteered to alphabetize this Enlightenment Life List.
  90. Healer Maxima May*, proposed by BRENDA and added August 6, 2011.
  91. Abdul Ballullah was nominted by RENE and added August 7, 2011.
  92. Bill Clinton, after his service as president, was added August 23, 2011. But Clinton was profiled in my monthly newsletter weeks earlier. (To subscribe for “Reading Life Deeper” go over to the Official Rose Rosetree Website and scroll down until you find the part for subscribing.)
  93. Mystic and yogi Sri Aurobindo was proposed by BERNIE. Added August 23, 2011.
  94. Mayan spiritual leader Ac Tah was proposed by SUNSHINE and added Aug. 23, 2011. You can find a whole series of videos by him related to 2012.
  95. South African leader, a hero in the world’s annals of democracy, Nelson Mandela was proposed by RENE and added September 7, 2011.
  96. The 16th Karmapa, a Buddhist leader nominated by LIZZIE, was added September 27, 2011.
  97. Shambala teacher,  Khandro Tseyang Palmo, the Sakyong Wangmo , nominated by ANONYMOUS, was added September 27, 2011.
  98. Jack Kornfield, a brilliant writer and American teacher of Buddhism, was nominated by AMANDA and added September 27, 2011.
  99. Jane Lynch, of Glee fame, was nominated by SUZANNE and added September 27, 2011.
  100. Elizabeth Warren, Harvard professor recently turned politician, was added September 28, 2011.
  101. Arielle Ford, bestselling writer and New Age promoter, was added October 19, 2011.
  102. Manual Schoch, a Swiss mystic, added November 30, 2011.
  103. Hugh Jackman, Australian performer and international celebrity.
  104. Nancy Pelosi, American politician. First female Speaker of the House of Represenatives in American History.
  105. Eli Manning, American football player on the New York Giants.
  106. Ramana Maharshi, a yogi proposed by Bernie.
  107. Julie Blake Edison*, student, client, and friend of Rose Rosetree, teacher of Deeper Perception. The first Blog-Buddy from our RES community to be added to this list. Added April 3, 2012.
  108. Jill Erin Mabie*, the second Blog-Buddy from our RES community (and student and client and friend of Rose Rosetree) to be added to this list. Added April 7, 2012. Jill is also a molecular empath.
  109. Tarthang Tulka, a Buddhist monk, teacher, writer, and upholder of Tibetan culture throughout the many years of his exile. Sandra proposed this nominee in her gorgeous Comment 749.
  110. Tarot master James Wanless, proposed by Colleen and accepted into this list back in 2011. However, I forgot to add him until now. Better late than never!
  111. Elizabeth Gilbert, creativity expert, added June 5, 2012.
  112. Sir Terry Pratchett, prolific author and satirist, added July 12 courtesy of Blog-Buddy Amanda. See this blog post dedicated to an aura reading of Terry Pratchett.
  113. Ethel Lombardi, the courageous healer who gave the world MariEl, nominated by Blog-Buddy Sandra.
  114. Suresh Ramaswamy,* spiritual life coach, teacher, and visionary entrepreneur. Yes, Blog-Buddies, Suresh actively works to help people move forward in personal development. Keep up with the developments at Lucid Field Technologies for Personal Growth.
  115. Grandmaster Choa Kok Sui, founder of Pranic Healing, nominated by Blog-Buddy Kala.
  116. Rose Rosetree*, founder of Energy Spirituality and techniques for Energetic Literacy. Profiled here in a video interview on “Buddha at the Gas Pump.”
  117. Linda Clair, an Australian spiritual teacher.
  118. Swami Nirmalananda, a spiritual teacher and nun in the tradition of Swami Muktananda, was proposed by Blog-Buddy Debi S.
  119. Nate Berkus, interior designer and mega-charming TV talk show host.
  120. Steve Martin, comedian, actor, banjo virtuoso, writer, definite householder. This shift has happened within the last couple of years.
  121. Stephanie Thomas,* artisan and one-of-a-kind artist.
  122. Dr. Anita Chu *, a psychiatrist whose blossoming career has included representing psychiatrists for the American Medical Association.
  123. Matthieu Ricard, a spiritual teacher and author affiliated with Buddhism, has been called “The Happiest Man in the World.” He was nominated by Blog-Buddy DAVE, seconded by AMY.
  124. Tammy Duckworth, elected in 2012 as a Rep. from Illinois, the first Asian American woman elected to Congress in her state, a war veteran who served in Iraq as a U.S. Army helicopter pilot, losing both legs. Found by chance by Rose, watchin’ TV. But not added to this list until I started writing this Empath Merge post.
  125. Master Stephen Co, one of ten Archaryas in the traditions of Pranic Healing and Arhatic Yoga, proposed by Blog-Buddy KALA.
  126. Acupuncturist Theodore Scott* was verified for this Enlightenment Life List during a phone session we had right before Thanksgiving. He is the sixth Blog-Buddy to move into Enlightenment, to my knowledge. Here is a recent photo for all you Blog-Buddies who wish to research Adam with Skilled Empath Merge or Aura Reading. And, for more fun than ever, know that he went through Name Alignment in 2016. He’s got a new name that suits him so much better: Theodore Scott. And here’s his photo now. Wow, right?
  127. Richard Miller, Enlightenment Educator through his magnificent video interviews and the important website, Richard has his own amazing website, Never Not Here.
  128. Richard Gere, humanitarian, actor, and Buddhist, was nominated for this list by #154, a.k.a., Dr. Anita Chu, a.k.a. Blog-Buddy Anita.
  129. Mark Landau, spiritual teacher and writer, profiled here at “Buddha at the Gas Pump.”
  130. David Robert Loy is a professor, writer, and Zen teacher in the Sanbo Kyodan tradition of Japanese Zen Buddhism. Plus an award-winning writer. Professor Loy is profiled here on “Buddha at the Gas Pump.”
  131. Christine Wushke* is a Canadian teacher of yoga and meditation, also a poet, profiled here at “Buddha at the Gas Pump.”
  132. Kundalini Yoga teacher and author Stuart Perrin has established meditation centers in America and internationally as well. You can learn about his amazing life story from his interview with “Buddha at the Gas Pump.”
  133. Kenny Johnson teaches about God’s Grace through his website, “This Sacred Space.” You can learn about his work with those in prison, and beyond, from his interview with “Buddha at the Gas Pump.”
  134. Christian inspiration Bernadette Roberts was proposed by Blog-Buddy Gene Vayngrib. And if it wasn’t plain enough from her chakra databanks that Bernadette lives with a renunciate version of Enlightenment, what a surprise to find this book link as I am adding her onto this list: “The Experience of No-Self: A Contemplative Journey.”
  135. Terry Cole-Whittaker is an Enlightenment Coach whose blog currently reads, “Welcome to Adventures in Enlightenment.” She is a bestselling author who offers spiritual retreats at Mt. Shasta.
  136. Revered as an Ascended Master now that he has made a transition from human incarnation, Babaj belongs on this Enlightenment Life List. Really, it’s worth learning Stage Three Energetic Literacy to explore his amazing chakra databanks. Thanks to Blog-Buddy Jnana for recommending him.
  137. Another great nomination from Blog-Buddy Jnana, Swami Sivananda Saraswati. Comment 996 by Janana gives a beautiful, succinct summary of his achievements.
  138. Blog-Buddy Lara has been confirmed as living in Enlightenment. See her Comment 1038 below. She is our Blog-Buddy #8 to join this Enlightenment Life List. No photo or website are available, as she is a modest person who values her privacy. You can read where she was “outed” in Comment 60 and following in the Rose Rosetree Batgap video thread.
  139. The late Sri Subramanium developed a magnificent calling to Enlightenment as a renunciate. Blog-Buddy Mike submitted him for consideration in Comments 1043 and 1044. Added Feb. 24, 2013.
  140. Brahmacharya Nandkishore, a disciple of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, was nominated by Blog-Buddy Mike in Comment 1088.
  141. Sister Wendy Beckett, the Catholic nun and noted art expert, was nominated by me, Rose Rosetree.
  142. Spiritual mentor Holly Holm (formerly Sarojini), nominated by Blog-Buddy PAIGE.
  143. The late Swami Kryiyananda was nominated by AJ, a spiritual teacher who taught about making your “whole” life your spiritual practice
  144. Shirdi Sai Baba, a.k.a. “The Saint of Shirdi,” nominated by JNANA, with a great story included at Comment 1172.
  145. Financial wizard and (Hey, I’m just guessing) HOUSEHOLDER… Ray Dalio, Chief Investment Officer for Bridgewater Associates. Nominated by Blog-Buddy DAVID.
  146. Novelist Barbara Kingsolver, nominated by Blog-Buddy JESSICA.
  147. Novelist and scholar J.R.R. Tolkien, nominated by Blog-Buddy LARA.
  148. Sri Pranaji, who represents the Siddhar tradition, a famous (and amazing) spiritual tradition from South Asian countries. Blog-Buddy JAMES brought us this nomination. Way to go, JAMES!
  149. George Guidall, audiobook narration superstar, was nominated by JULIE for our Empath Contest Where Everybody Can Win. When I profiled a RECENT photo of him for a prize in that contest, it became evident that Guidall now belongs on this Enlightenment Life List. Read details as they unfolded in my Skilled Empath Merge on the talented Mr. Guidall.
  150. “A Very Eligible Bachelor,” whom I described a bit in Comment 1293. Now there’s someone living human-based spirituality!
  151. Pope Francis, whose aura has transformed enormously since being named head of the Catholic Church. By Christmas 2013, he had moved into Enlightenment, as researched in detail in this comparison aura reading of Pope Francis.
  152. Sandra Haering* now joins the Enlightenment Life List. Currently she is an apprentice in the Mentoring Program in Rosetree Energy Spirituality.
  153. Emily Turner* has joined the Enlightenment Life List. She is also a member of this RES community.
  154. Eileen Caddy’s work with the Findhorn Foundation moved her across the threshold into Householder Enlightenment. Yes, I did once meet Eileen Caddy* so she gets an asterisk too.
  155. Poet and a great light on earth in so many ways, the late Maya Angelou goes onto the Enlightenment Life List. By the time of the photo in this article I wrote about her, she had definitely moved into that quality of consciousness, IMHO. Here is a tribute to her greatness. Added on May 30, 2014.
  156. Swami Rudrananda was an influential spiritual teacher. Nominated by Blog-Buddy ASTRIT. Added on June 3, 2014.
  157. Environmental activist and former Vice-President of the United States, Al Gore was finally nominated for this Enlightenment Life List. Thanks, Blog-Buddy AJ.
  158. Spiritual teacher Jeddah Mali was nominated by Blog-Buddy TEHYA.
  159. Actor Viggo Mortensen has landed upon the list.
  160. Isabella Cates* is a Practitioner of Rosetree Energy Spirituality and also the first Graduate in the Mentoring Program for Soul Energy Awakening Hypnosis®.
  161. Evgenia Brodyagina* is a member of this energy spirituality community. She has written some guest posts at this blog.
  162. Prajnaparamita  was nominated by a new visitor to this blog, ADAM.
  163. Peter Gabriel was nominated by Blog-Buddy BERNIE.
  164. Acclaimed mathematician and Stanford Professor Maryam Mirzakhani was (indirectly) nominated by Blog-Buddy ZOFIA. She made her transition in May 2018.
  165. Actress Mayim Bialik is now ready for the Enlightenment Life List. I found her by watching “The Big Bang Theory.”
  166. Kylie Sparks* from this RES community.
  167. Elaine W.* from this RES  community. Take a look at her guest post, “Celebrate Householder Enlightenment, Me?”
  168. Amanda* from this RES community.
  169. Paula Lawley * from this RES community. She works in technology, communications, media, and marketing.
  170. Swami Sri Gnanananda Giri was nominated by Blog-Buddy JNANA. (Scroll down a bit to find the photo.)
  171. Also nominated by Blog-Buddy JNANA is the superb novelist Kathryn Stockett, author of “The Help.”
  172. Blog-Buddy ZELDA nominated business leader and philanthropist David Rubenstein. Nice catch!
  173. Ajahn Tong Sirimangalo, the highly regarded Vipassana Meditation teacher from Northern Thailand, was nominated by Blog-Buddy MIRIAM.
  174. Namkai Norbu Rinpoche, the head of the Nyingma branch of Tibetan Buddhism. He teaches Dzogchen —  nominated by Blog-Buddy WENDY.
  175. Shivabalayogi, a guru nominated by his follower, RICH.
  176. Shodo Harada Roshi belongs on this list.
  177. Yamada Mumon Roshi, the late master, also belongs on this list.
  178.  Shivarudrabalayogi, a disciple of Shivabalayogi. At this point, I’d like to invite all of you Blog-Buddies to become aware of the very important distinction between seeking Enlightenment as a householder or a renunciate. Big implications when you follow a teacher!
  179. Spiritual teacher Jean Christian, nominated by Blog-Buddy RACHEL.
  180. Inspired poet (and ex-priest) John O’Donohue, nominated by Blog-Buddy RACHEL. (Yes, two in a row!)
  181. Humanistic psychologist Carl Rogers, author of “On Becoming a Person.” Once I saw his photo for the first time, it was a delight to research Carl Rogers and place him on this list.
  182. Kathleen*, from Australia, a member of our RES community here at this blog.
  183. Eddie Vedder, of Pearl Jam fame, was nominated by Blog-Buddy ISABELLA C. (also on my Enlightenment Life List).
  184. JEAN*, from America, a member of our RES community here at this blog.
  185. Pope John Paul II was finally nominated for this list, courtesy of Blog-Buddy LILIAN. Thanks, LILIAN.
  186. Nonduality teacher Roger Linden was nominated by Blog-Buddy RACHEL.
  187. Nicholas McGegan, the conductor of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, was nominated by Blog-Buddy GRACE W. (also on my Enlightenment Life List).
  188. The late Dr. Shyam Singha, a doctor of homeopathy, osteopathy, acupuncture, a proponent of “food as medicine” and a master chef, was nominated by Blog-Buddy JULIE (Also on my Enlightenment Life List).
  189. P. Saradha, a physiotherapist in Bangalore, India, was researched at the request of Blog-Buddy D.G.
  190. Mahaprabhuji, a late Indian saint nominated by Blog-Buddy RALPH in his first nomination here. (Incidentally the link here, supplied by RALPH, includes a soul-stirring poem. I just loved reading it.)
  191. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, deceased, nominated by Blog-Buddy KEN  in his first nomination here. Whatta day at the blog this is turning out to be. Two new additions on one day, February 27, 2016. 🙂
  192. And now for our fourth addition to this Enlightenment Life List in one day! Neem Karoli Baba, deceased, guru to Ram Dass, was also nominated by Blog-Buddy KEN.
  193. Senator Al Franken, nominated by SANDRA HAERING for a contest about empaths, is not only an empath but also belongs on this list. SANDRA is an RES Practitioner who is, herself on this List. I’ve researched him post-scandal, and he’s still in Enlightenment.
  194. And so does his wife, Frannie Franken, pictured in the photo that SANDRA sent.
  195. Performer Drew Carey was nominated by ISABELLA CATES, herself on the Enlightenment Life List, is also an RES Practitioner.
  196. GABRIELLE*, who was in the first graduating class of THE NEW STRONG Workshop, Enlightenment validated exactly one week after graduating. (That day being July 17, 2016.)
  197. Gladys, who was also in the first graduating class of THE NEW STRONG Workshop, Enlightenment validated on August 24, 2016.
  198. DORIS*, also involved in RES.
  199. Rebecca*, the acupuncturist.
  200. Gary*, the doctor.
  201. Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton.
  202. BEV UPSHUR*, who was also in the first graduating class of THE NEW STRONG Workshop, Enlightenment validated on November 3, 2016.
  203. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma was also added, nominated by me, on January 22, 2017.
  204. Nisargadatta Maharaj, the late Advaita Teacher, was nominated by Blog-Buddy ALEX and added on February 8, 2017.
  205. Added on 2-27-17 is D.G.*, a man from India, is a member of our RES community.
  206. CHRISTINE,* Another member of our RES community joins our list as of 3-2-17. Congratulations!
  207. Sir Patrick Stewart was nominated by Blog-Buddy ISABELLA CATES.
  208. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, was nominated by Blog-Buddy AJ McCLARY.
  209. Legendary broadcaster Dan Rather has, by now, moved onto this Enlightenment Life List. Nominated by Blog-Buddy ISABELLA CATES.
  210. Lindsey is a member of our RES community. Lauded her in New Enlightenment Life Listie.
  211. Zou Youguang was nominated by me, after I wrote a blog post about him here.
  212. Joyce DiDonato goes onto this list. You can find many current photos and recordings at YouTube.
  213. Darshan Kaur Khalsa*, a bright light of Kundalini Yoga, is a long-term friend of mine. Seeing her photo recently, yes! And I’m so glad to put her on this list.
  214. CRISPR co-inventor Jennifer Doudna goes onto this list.
  215. Singer Leslie Odom Jr, famed for his role in “Hamilton,” was nominated by JEAN, from our Enlightenment Life List. Hooray! (BTW, he spells his name with no comma before the “Jr.”) I’m very interested in reading his aura at the blog. You’ll find a link under the “Celebrity Readings Post.” Always a fun reference for energetic literacy perspective on public figures.
  216. BBC Historian Lucy Worsley was nominated by LILIAN. Yes, a “very British celebrity” in Enlightenment.
  217. I found this guy while watching TV: Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub Jr.
  218. Penny Wong, a Senator in Australia, was nominated by Blog-Buddy KATHLEEN, herself in Enlightenment.
  219. LINDSEY, from our Enlightenment Life List, just nominated British actor Martin Clunes. Yes, indeed, this joy sparkler belongs on this list!
  220. With great joy, today, I add a second inspiring person to this list, Sarah L. Kaufman, author of “The Art of Grace.”
  221. With joy again, today I add CAMERON* from England, a member of the RES Community, to this Enlightenment Life List.
  222. Krista Tippett, host of the important PBS Show “On Faith,” joins our Enlightenment Life List today, thanks to a nomination from DEIRDRE. And in 2018 I resolve to start adding the date for new additions. Today’s January 19, 2018.
  223. Rick Carlisle, Coach of the Dallas Mavericks, was nominated by LEO. And, yes, today’s still January 19, 2018.
  224. And rounding out a great day of Enlightenment Validation, let’s also add John McWhorter, Ph.D. Yes, on that humdinger day, January 19, 2018. Here’s a blog post about him, containing a link to his photograph.
  225. This Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, I’m adding a basketball phenom for the Warriors. RES Apprentice LEO was the talent scout.
  226. And there’s more, on Feb. 4, 2018, since AJ nominated Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Possibly the first Supreme Court Justice to have moved into Enlightenment.
  227. Wow, call it a basketball or a touchdown or whatever on Feb. 4, 2018. RES Apprentice LEO has scored another win for our Enlightenment Life List by nominating Harvard Professor Richard Weissbourd.
  228. Also on Feb. 4, 2018,  we can add Chuck Schumer, Minority House Leader. Just glorious.
  229. Capping this week of big activity at this List, today I am so happy to add Blog-Buddy LIANE from America.
  230. Esther Peral, the psychotherapist and podcaster about relationships, joins our list on February 22, 2018, thanks to a nomination from RES Apprentice LEO.
  231. Valentina Lisita, concert pianist, was nominated by LOGAN. He chose a winner who goes onto our list on February 22, 2018.
  232. Today, on March 24, 2018, I am so happy to add Blog-Buddy ROMANA DeBEER* from Australia.
  233. And on March 26, who’s being added. Storyteller and memoirist Bobby Norfolk.*
  234. Next, on March 31, let’s add another member of the RES community, EVE* from America, by way of Finland.
  235. April 8, 2018 brings a sparkling new inspiration, and member of this Enlightenment Life List, Dr. (and Rev.) William Barber. Nominated by RES Practitioner ISABELLA CATES.
  236. April 19, 2018. Glad to say, CHARLES* goes on this list now; he’s a member of our RES community from America.
  237. May 26, 2018. Happily, I welcome Erica K. onto this list. She, too, is a member of our RES community.
  238. June 16, 2018. Onto our list goes Kenan Thompson from “Saturday Night Live, thanks to a nomination from Blog-Buddy STEVE.
  239. November 15, 2013, Sandi Toksvig won! She’s a recent host of “The Great British Bake Off.” Nominator ISABELLA CATES and seconder LINDSEY are both in Enlightenment.
  240. November 19, 2018 was Enlightenment Validation day for JENNIFER SIRRINE. She’s a member of our RES community. Been reading this blog since 2011.
  241. December 19,2018 was Enlightenment Validation day for LEO WATTS. He’s an RES Apprentice.
  242. December 29, 2018 was Enlightenment Validation day for BRITTANY BLACK. She’s a stay-at-home Mom who became interested in RES earlier this year.
  243. December 31, 2018 Enlightenment Validation day for COMPUTER GUY JOE, an occasional RES client.
  244. Starting off 2019 beautifully, on January 3, BRYAN PATRICK moved into Enlightenment. He’s a member of our RES community.
  245. Glad to announce on January 25, 2019, EXPLORER moved into Enlightenment. She’s a member of our RES community.
  246. More happy news, on February 9, 2019, TATIANA moved into Enlightenment. Another member of our RES community.
  247. Another February addition to our Enlightenment Life List. Engineer JESSE has moved into Enlightenment. Another member of our RES community and, actually, an RES Apprentice.
  248. Former U.S. attorney and political pundit, Chuck Rosenberg. Added onto our list on 2/20/19.
  249. Added on March 6, 2019, one of my favorite comedians and extreme ham, Martin Short. Thanks to Blog-Buddy DIANA for this nomination!
  250. Added on April 2, 2019, Pediatrician KATIE has moved into Enlightenment. Another member of our RES community!
  251. May 17, 2019, who joined our Enlightenment Life List? Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the sexologist.

Got more candidates for this Enlightenment Life List? As time permits, I’ll do a short aura reading for free of each nominee, just to screen, and will respond with a simple YES or NO.

How to submit a nomination for this free aura reading research

Here is my open invitation to you Blog-Buddies. Any time you have a serious candidate for this list, you are invited to write one or more brief comment with the following info:

  1. To avoid duplicated research, please check out the list of previous nominees. I’ll only research a nominee one time for this list. (Some exceptions will be made, but at my personal discretion only. Thank you for respecting my time.)
  2. Include, please, the nominee’s name and a one-click link to a clear photo. Yes, a photo, please. Not a link to a YouTube video.
  3. Please summarize WHY you are interested.
  4. One nominee per comment, please. Unless your nomination is longer than a few paragraphs. In that case, please break up that nomination into multiple comments.
  5. Remember, even if your nominee doesn’t make it onto Rose Rosetree’s personal Enlightenment Life List, if that person has been a spiritual inspiration to you, keep that inspiration. A person need not be living in Enlightenment to do great work, be mega-talented as a healer or teacher or anything else. Your nominee could still touch your heart, change your life, even be a saint! As an Enlightenment Coach, I simply aim to help spiritual seekers to aim for standards. Energetic Literacy makes that possible for those of us living now.
  6. Finally, regarding your nomination, I request your patience. It takes more time than you might think to do this research, as does maintaining the blog itself. So I save up comments to this post and then go in and spend the hours required to respond. You might want to check back often and comment at other posts, too.

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And What Will I Do with Your Nomination?

Here’s my part of the deal. I’ll research and add that name to my Enlightenment Life List, provided that this person DOES show spiritual Enlightenment.

Plus that name will joyfully be added to an Alphabetized version of this list.

Either way, I will definitely add your nominee’s name to the list of those who have been nominated.

In this Age of Awakening, millions of people can move into Enlightenment, and do it with Age of Awakening Enlightenment. This Enlightenment Coach is dedicated to doing her part to help.

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  1. 2801

    What an analytical mind he has, that Dr. Maté. And he’s fearless about exploring in consciousness whatever weird pathologies he’s presented with.

    Although he’s pursuing some interesting specialties with his consciousness, I would be astounded if he managed to move into Enlightenment in this lifetime.

  2. 2802

    ISABELLA CATES, how delightful to pursue your nomination of Sandi Toksvig, famed for “The Great British Bake Off.” Comments #2801-2806, with a sweet commenting following yours from LINDSEY. For starters, you’ve supplied an excellent photo.

    Whew! Nothing in her face is chopped off, plus you don’t need a rope ladder to descend from the camera angle in order to actually see her face and neck. 😉

  3. 2803

    Hooray! Onto my Enlightenment Life List goes Sandi Toksvig.

    Making my day! You could say she takes the cake. Haha. Thanks, ISABELLA CATES and LINDSEY.

  4. 2804

    GAVIN, I’m intrigued by your nomination in Comment #2808 of current Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

    Clearly a brilliant man, he has developed a lot of awake consciousness, but it isn’t integrated enough to move him close to Enlightenment. Still, the man’s not doing badly, is he?

  5. 2805

    Quite fascinating about the (excellent) photo that you submitted with your nomination, Gavin. The big headline attached reads, “Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: How Empathy Sparks Innovation.”

    I’m so glad he used the word empathy and not empath. Because this Empath Coach checked: He’s no empath. But anybody can have empathy, in fact we can even cultivate it, as Nadella has.

  6. 2806

    Thanks again, VIOLET, for your Comment #2796, gently reminding me to not let Robert Schwartz slip through the cracks. I found a photo from 2016.

    By this time, sadly, he has moved into extreme spiritual addiction. Since the Shift into The Age of Awakening, this has become an occupational hazard for people who work with psychics or as psychics.

  7. 2807
    Isabella says:

    Thank you Rose, and thanks for your sweet comment, Lindsey. I’m definitely your fan too.

    And I definitely recommend reading Sandi Toksvig’s aura.

  8. 2808
    Lindsey says:

    Thank you for your sweet comments also Rose and Isabella!

    Sandi’s on my list for sure! ?

  9. 2809
    Gavin says:

    Thank you for researching Rose. Good to know he’s doing well!

  10. 2810
    Violet says:

    Thank you for researching Rob Schwartz, Rose, and for the clarification regarding suitable photos.

  11. 2811

    Many welcomes are due back! And now for a shiny new thank you, JENNIFER SIRRINE — a member of this informal, fast-growing RES community — has moved into Enlightenment.

    As celebrated at this blog post! Happy Thanksgiving in advance to all who celebrate it… or would like to.

  12. 2812
    Jnana says:

    Nominating Dr.V.T Balakrishnan.

    See him in his coat and tie in our tropical heat. His devotees dress to the nines too. Gold jewellery, flowers in the hair and shimmering saris for the women and minimum, ties for the men.

  13. 2813
    Jnana says:

    Would like to pass on your research to an acquantance who has joined this group. Hopefully it won’t go further than not in enlightenment. Which would be bad enough considering he’s supposedly a siddha.

    [Link No Longer Available]

  14. 2814

    JNANA, you mean so well always. And “pass along” sounds like a friendly sort of sharing.

    However, it took me years to learn something about doing this sort of thing. Something important to know! It breaks a spiritual law to try and push somebody off her or his spiritual path. If your acquaintance asked you, okay. (Which seems unlikely, as you’re just an acquaintance.)

  15. 2815

    Otherwise, the best you could do is say something like, “I’ve heard you’ve joined Balakrishnan’s movement. I know an expert on aura reading who researches the state of consciousness of spiritual leaders and others, and I submitted his photo for a reading since I was curious about it.

    “Would you like me to tell you what she found?”

  16. 2816

    Then take a no answer respectfully. It doesn’t require being an Enlightenment coach to question the authenticity of a spiritual leader who runs a gaudy fashion show. Since your acquaintance finds something meaningful in this glittery parade, I’d be very surprised if she is the least bit interested in anyone else’s opinion.

    Still, I’ll go ahead and research this guru for you. Then it’s back to letting a group of nominations gather here before I go into the biggish job, and serious responsibility, of providing this free service.

  17. 2817

    According to my research, Dr. V.T Balakrishnan lives in spiritual shutdown. All the better for gathering a certain kind of devotee.

    You’re sweet, JNANA, to care about your acquaintance — and maybe also the reputation of yoga and meditation. When it comes to this guru, surely both of us have seen better and also seen worse.

  18. 2818
    Jnana says:

    Thank you for researching him so quickly. I was willing to wait. But thank you.

    I was going to give your research to the person and then drop it. Now I’ll do as you suggest in 2831.

  19. 2819
    Jnana says:

    Seen better and seen worse? These days its just bad, worse, worst.

    Across the road these well-dressed seekers so earnestly and silently waiting their turn, down the road is Ravi Shankar’s foundation leading the professionals astray and round the corner Nityananda, exposed by the press yet still going strong.

  20. 2820
    Jnana says:

    I have to learn to let it be.

  21. 2821

    And maybe while you let that be, do your Technique Time every day. Since you’re a graduate of Aura Reading 101 and 102 (right?) you could use some of your time to do that for 10 min. or more every day.

    Over time you could write aura reading guest posts here. Or write an aura reading blog about uplifting public figures in your country. Or start an aura reading club — where, at first, you share aura readings but later other people also participate in doing the readings; or you might lead a book discussion group on RES titles like “Let Today Be a Holiday.”

  22. 2822

    What. Could. YOU. Do?

  23. 2823
    Happy Reader says:

    Excellent comments here Rose an Janna.

    As Rose knows, I had this great teaching lesson driven into me to not “try or push someone off their spiritual path” (and not “break a spiritual vow”).

  24. 2824
    Happy Reader says:

    I actually took her advice of asking someone if they wanted to know the information I had from Rose about a certain path.

    Thankfully they were interested and did acknowledge it enough to find out on their own.

  25. 2825
    Happy Reader says:

    This person even booked a session with Rose. He has now since moved on from this path and is doing a lot better too as a result of his own choice.

    Even if not, as I have learned, respecting one’s spiritual/life path is very, very, very important, no matter how I gauge it’s Truth and viability.

  26. 2826
    Jnana says:

    Re 2838 2939 What a clarion call! Food for thought.
    Happy Reader when someone tells me they;re into one of these compromised teachers, I feel a need to alert them to the facts. Just a sentence or two. Then leave it be. Now I’ll ask first.

  27. 2827

    JNANA, you’re a teacher’s dream! HAPPY READER, too!

  28. 2828
    Zaybe says:

    This exchange has been very informative for me, too. JNANA, I can really relate to your comments!

    Earlier this year a dear friend of mine told me he wanted to attend a week long workshop. When I looked it up, I could immediately tell that it was ‘dodgy.’ I rushed right in there to warn him… without asking him first… Lesson learned! I won’t do that again.

  29. 2829
    Zaybe says:

    He did in fact pull out of the workshop because of what I’d said – but then told me at a later point that he’d regretted not attending.

  30. 2830

    Oh, ZAYBE, sometimes it’s so hard to be a good friend. At least asking the kind of question described in Comment 2831 brings you some breathing space to share with the other person.

    And I hadn’t thought about it before your comment, but asking permission before giving your opinion also protects YOU… from being blamed later.

  31. 2831

    Golly, if your friend ever talks that way to you that again, you might recommend that he have an RES research session to learn more about this workshop presenter.

    Tell him, on the day of the session, to send me a reasonably current photo of the seminar giver. I’ll do the rest. A lot of public figures today are quite dodgy, as regular readers at this blog post know well! But if that seminar presenter turns out to be soooooooo wonderful, your friend will hear that too, and can take that workshop another time.

  32. 2832
    Dr Ashish Sharma says:

    Your article is so informative and so useful and thanks for sharing this with us. And the Enlightenment list was very interesting to read, as it was very descriptive too.

    i think you should share more articles of this kind.

  33. 2833

    Blog-Buddies, I don’t normally announce when someone has moved out of Enlightenment. Instead I quietly delete at this post and also on the Alphabetical List.

    However, I had been wondering about Barack and Michelle Obama. To my Stage One Energetic Literacy, they had begun to look like cardboard cutouts — to this experienced aura reader, a sign of extreme spiritual addiction. So today I’ve researched them properly, with Stage Three Energetic Literacy, and then moved them off this List. Their dear daughters, Sasha and Malia, are still doing fine. Blog-Buddies, I just thought some of you might want to know.

  34. 2834
    Lindsey says:

    Thank you Rose ? for the information, sorry to hear that though.

  35. 2835
    Graham says:

    Rose, I just heard that Elizabeth Warren is running for President in 2020. Here’s a link to the Youtube video where she announces it (she appears right at the beginning):

    [Link No longer Available]

  36. 2836
    Graham says:

    Would you mind checking that she is still in Enlightenment, please? (not that I can vote in the States! but would be super interesting to know…)

    Thank you.

  37. 2837
    Isabella says:

    Thank you for your comments and the link, Graham.

    I am not hopeful about Senator Warren.

  38. 2838

    Me neither, ISABELLA. Like you, perhaps, I’ve been observing her since campaigning for Hillary Clinton and — with Stage One Energetic Literacy — I’ve grown increasingly concerned.

    Not wanting to research, not wanting to know.

  39. 2839

    We’ll I’ve got another chunk o’ work to do today (as usual this year, working on a particular set of online workshops, tee-hee).

    After that I’ll get that research done, GRAHAM. Plus, post darling BRITTANY on this list, and also add another RES client who goes onto that list today. (He never goes onto this blog, so that few if any of you Blog-Buddies know him.)

  40. 2840

    Okay, Blog-Buddies, here we go. First, responding to GRAHAM’s invitation to double check Senator Elizabeth Warren.

    As ISABELLA (Comment 3853) and I feared, Warren is now in Extreme Spiritual Addiction. I’ll remove her from this list.

  41. 2841

    Incidentally, this morning I saw a current photo of Marie Kondo, and researched her. She was also in Extreme Spiritual Addiction. (Formerly she was merely in Spiritual Addiction.)

    Being famous makes people more vulnerable, Blog-Buddies. Free will always counts for a lot, but evidently choices can become tougher once somebody has sampled the most addictive drug on the planet…

  42. 2842

    Now I’ll formally add BRITTANY BLACK to this List. You can read about her here.

    (As well as finding many comments, written under her “byline,” since she became interested in RES earlier this year.)

  43. 2843

    And today I validated Enlightenment for an occasional RES client, COMPUTER GUY JOE.

  44. 2844

    Most of you who read this blog regularly will recognize my belief that the single most important thing about The Age of Awakening is this: Millions of people will be able to move into Enlightenment. And live that in the new way, as Age of Awakening Enlightenment.

    And the number of folks from our RES community, moving into Enlightenment, has set a record this year: NINE Enlightenment Validations.

  45. 2845

    Thank you for shining your light so brightly now:
    1. LIANE
    2. EVE
    3. CHARLES
    4. ERICA K.
    5. HOLLY
    7. LEO WATTS

  46. 2846
    Jean says:

    Great to hear about Computer Guy Joe on this first day of 2019.

    Congratulations Mr. Joe – and to all the folks listed in comment #2861. Positive indications for the coming year!

  47. 2847
    Liane says:

    In reference to comment #2861…. make that eight in Enlightenment for 2018.

    8. Liane

  48. 2848

    Oh, Dearest LIANE, you know I never would purposely have not counted you for this. Please forgive me. I have gone back and fixed the comments where you were inadvertently left out.

    For fun, to put it another way, you may like me as your Enlightenment Coach but please don’t hire me as your mathematician. 😉

  49. 2849
    Jimmy says:

    Hi Rose,

    I first became aware of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the day of her primary win. That day, I liked her and many of the things I learned about her (not everything). Also I really liked Isabella Cates’ aura reading of her.

  50. 2850
    Jimmy says:

    However, since then, to me she has become increasingly annoying, obnoxious, and grating.

    She was recently in the news for saying it was “disappointing” that a senior congresswoman didn’t totally bow down and kiss her posterior. (My interpretation of the story about Claire McCaskill). Give me a break.

  51. 2851
    Jimmy says:

    I just suffered through two of her many instagram stories, in which she complains about how elected Congress people are expected to be “perfect” and “robots” and know everything on the issues. I really found it pathetic.

    Is it asking too much, Alexandria?

  52. 2852
    Jimmy says:

    Whatever is going on in her aura, Stage 1 energetic literacy during those instagram videos has me betting fame has gone to her head, and fast.

    To conclude, I am nominating her here because I think she is probably in extreme spiritual addiction.

  53. 2853
    Jimmy says:

    Thank you for taking the time, Rose.

    Here is a picture from November 2018: [Rose now has a policy of making live at this thread only photos of people who go onto my Enlightenment Life List. Please include a photo link when submitting a candidate.]

  54. 2854

    Yes, JIMMY, you’re right. Extreme spiritual addiction it is. Before The Age of Awakening, human beings had problems like “Power going to her head” or “Fame going to his head,” etc.

    Now astral beings are getting into the act. All the more reason to value Human-Based Spirituality or, if you’re even wiser, living The New Strong.

  55. 2855
    Liane says:

    Re: 2865…. You know, a year ago I wouldn’t have had the nerve to speak up for myself this way. So, I’m smiling as I think about your 2018 tally of folks from the RES Community who have been ushered into Enlightenment, being thankful I’m one of them.

    Because being one of them means I am growing and changing in ways I never thought possible. Happy New Year, Rose.

  56. 2856

    Incidentally, I just checked the auras from a recent photo of House Speaker Pelosi and Democratic Leader of the Senate, Senator Schumer.

    Both are still in Enlightenment. Whew!

  57. 2857

    Just in time for 2019, RES student BRYAN PATRICK has just moved into Enlightenment.

    You can read about his Enlightenment Validation here. Congratulations, BRYAN!

  58. 2858
    Liane says:

    Congratulations, Bryan Patrick!

  59. 2859
    Jen says:

    Pharrell Williams — I’m very curious about him. Is he doing well? Could he be in Enlightenment?

    Please check him out for me and his other fans. I’ve included a photo link below for checking.

    [Rose now has a policy of making live at this thread only photos of people who go onto my Enlightenment Life List. Please include a photo link when submitting a candidate.]

  60. 2860

    Sadly, JEN, the 10-time Grammy winner isn’t doing so hot. Something’s going on, and it’s neither human-based spirituality, the New Strong, spiritual addiction, extreme spiritual addiction, or spiritual shutdown.

    Definitely isn’t Enlightenment, either.

  61. 2861

    I suspect that the problem is chemical. This could be psychoactive medication prescribed to help him deal with all the fame. (In which case, the meds might not be a good fit for him, according to the mess in his aura. Sometimes that happens.).

    Another possibility is that he has been exploring drugs of one kind or another. The former seems more likely to me, but I really can’t say. Hope he’s doing better soon!

  62. 2862
    Lindsey says:

    Hi Rose, I’d like to nominate Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for this list. She is the latest woman politician to run for President 2020. It’d be nice to have a woman choice who is doing better than the current front runners.

    I’m hopeful she is a good candidate for office and maybe for your list (or maybe close?). Would love to get your read on her to see if she is a real sparkler too.
    Thanks again Rose!

  63. 2863
    Jen says:

    Thanks for checking, Rose.

    He has such talent. I do hope he gets better as well.

  64. 2864

    Here’s some happy news, especially if you’re also a fan of my favorite TV show, “The Good Place.” Last night I was watching Ted Danson and felt like I was doing something like the Enlightenment Eye Flash.

    So I grabbed a bit of Technique Time, researched him and yes!!! Ted Danson is finally ready to belong on this Enlightenment Life List.

  65. 2865
    Emily Turner says:

    Yay! It’s my favourite show too! Such good news.

  66. 2866
    Isabella Cates says:

    Yay, some good auric modeling on TV!

    It’s my favorite show too! And I love Ted Danson on it.

  67. 2867
    Lindsey says:


  68. 2868
    Kylie says:

    I also love that show, and Ted Danson. Exciting!

  69. 2869

    EXPLORER, from our RES Community, goes onto this list.

    Here’s a link to a blog post about her recent Enlightenment Validation.

  70. 2870
    chichi says:

    Hi Rose, I’d like to nominate Leo Gura of

    [Rose now has a policy of making live at this thread only photos of people who go onto my Enlightenment Life List. Please include a photo link when submitting a candidate.]

    I have been watching Leo on youtube for years, he introduced me to a lot of the new age concepts. He resonates with a lot of young people and has a huge following on youtube.
    Thank you

  71. 2871
    Lindsey says:

    Hi Rose, I would like to nominate the known Mormon Prophet and Founder of the Christ Church of Latter Day Saints, Joseph Smith for the Enlightenment list.

    I found a photo of him from the mid 1800s and be interested to see if this very saintly man was in Enlightenment. It’s the one one I found closest to an original unedited photo. Thank you so much! [Link Removed – Does not appear to be a photograph]

  72. 2872

    Here we go, CHICHI. It’s a delight to respond to your Comment #2886, nominating the New Age teacher Leo Gura.

    I can appreciate how, with Stage One Energetic Literacy (talent for aura reading, but not yet precise skills), he would seem to have a lot of energy. Unfortunately that’s because, seems to me, he’s in extreme spiritual addiction. Nothing remotely close to Enlightenment.

  73. 2873

    As for your nomination, LINDSEY, in Comment #2887 you’ve nominated the founder of the Mormon religion, Joseph Smith. Pretty controversial request!

    Look, I’m just using my usual skills here, and giving my assessment as an aura reader and Enlightenment Coach. Definitely not commenting as a Mormon!

  74. 2874

    Phew! Clicking on that image you supplied, I’m not convinced that it’s a photograph.

    And there are plenty of articles to back up my skepticism that Mr. Smith has been photographed. So this is a no-can-do, LINDSEY. Interesting idea, though.

  75. 2875

    Happily, we do have one more addition to the Enlightenment Life List. TATIANA, from the RES community, has moved into that higher state of consciousness.

    Here’s a recent article about her Enlightenment Validation.

  76. 2876
    Lindsey says:

    Thank you Rose!

    He popped up on my radar recently, so I thought gee that might be interesting to see what you came up with? Maybe that wasn’t a photo of him after all. There does appear to be speculation about it afterall. Thank you for trying though, I very much appreciate you and your skills!

  77. 2877

    Well done, Engineer JESSE, a member of our informal RES community.

    Welcome to the ELL!

  78. 2878

    Here’s another addition to the ELL, political pundit and former U.S. Attorney, Chuck Rosenberg.

    His photo is here, for all my fellow aura readers.

  79. 2879
    Diana says:

    Hi Rose,I’d like to nominate Canadian Comedian Mike Myers for your ELL. He has had a long, creative, iconic career and I wonder how he is handling fame in the Age of Awakening.

    He presented at the Oscars with Dana Carvey which for fans was great, but i’m not sure how well he is doing.

    [Rose now has a policy of making live at this thread only photos of people who go onto my Enlightenment Life List. Please include a photo link when submitting a candidate.]

  80. 2880

    DIANA, thank you for this nomination. Since you noted that he’s a fellow Canadian, let me mention this. You know who else is a Canadian you might nominate? (Either here or at our latest Contest… for Smile Bringers)

    Martin Short. So talented and funny! Last year I read his memoir and enjoyed it so much — his generosity really showed big-time.

  81. 2881

    And now on to researching the so-popular Mike Myers!

    Sadly, he’s nowhere close to Enlightenment. You know, I wouldn’t be surprised if he has a bit of a drinking problem.

  82. 2882
    Diana says:

    Well now Rose you have me curious about Martin Short (i’m going to pick up his memoir as well).

    I will nominate Martin Short for your ELL.

  83. 2883
  84. 2884

    DIANA, it’s always a delight to hear from you. And also a delight to research a candidate for this Enlightenment Life List. 🙂

    Yes, he’s in Enlightenment! Yowza, I read his memoir and never suspected. I saw his show with Steve Martin when they came to town, and loved it, but never researched him. And wackiest of all, Steve has been on my Enlightenment Life List for years!

  85. 2885

    Well, better late than never.

    Onto my list he goes. And, of course, I extend a warm invitation to all you Blog-Buddies to nominate other comedians and entertainers you may have taken for granted, consciousness-wise. (You can also nominate folks now on TV regularly for an Aura Reading TV Review. Also, did you know? We’ve got a contest going for winning the prize of a few free face readings. It’s open through March 11.)

  86. 2886
    Living on Earth says:

    aw how did I miss all these wonderful discussions here till now? I’m particularly grateful for this reminder Rose “It breaks a spiritual law to try and push somebody off her or his spiritual path.”

    As I recently went into a short discussion with someone close that supports the current US president and I was trying to convey the dangers of it in a non pushy way. I’ll sure follow your suggestion and advice to handle these better from now on.

  87. 2887
    Living on Earth says:

    I’d like to nominate John Randolph Price, the author of “The Abundance Book”.

    Not many (recent) photos of him out there though. Hopefully one of these would work. Thank you Rose!

  88. 2888

    Nomination appreciated! I’ll get to this latest nomination in a week or so; giving others of you time to nominate more so that I can do them all in one batch.

  89. 2889

    Let’s be clear, though, about the first part of Comment #2886. Sure, “It breaks a spiritual law to try and push somebody off her or his spiritual path.”

    But politics are not spiritual. Taste in anything but spiritual path… is not spiritual.

  90. 2890

    Please don’t shy away from sharing your perspective about anything, so long as it won’t get you fired or arrested. And that sure includes politics.

    Along with their certainty, people can parade a degree of ignorance that is quite shocking. Including an op-ed piece in one of America’s top newspapers. (Nice of the Washington Post to recently publish my “Letter to the Editor about that.”) In our lifetimes, it has probably never been more important than now to speak up when people are proudly repeating fake news, etc.

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    Living on Earth says:

    Thank you Rose. I see the distinction now in your comment #2889.

    He was so passionate with the belief of his innocence that I had to speak up (where I don’t normally intervene with others opinion or believes on politics or anything else).

  92. 2892
    Living on Earth says:

    Since you’re doing them all at once, comment #2888, I’d also nominate Judy Satori.

    Its obvious to me now the kind of ‘healing’ she promises.

  93. 2893
    Living on Earth says:

    But back in the day, before discovering RES, the idea of it was alluring and not so obvious.

    So I hope this helps whoever to know the truth before they consider this kind of service.

  94. 2894
    Living on Earth says:

    Here is a more recent picture from her website. I must say I almost didn’t recognize her as she looked quite different in 2012.

  95. 2895
    Steve says:

    Speaking of people who no longer look like themselves, would you please check out former Vice-President, Joe Biden?

    Here’s a recent photo: Thank you, Rose.

  96. 2896

    What an Enlightenment Life List day! I was just watching a black-and-white rerun of a classic TV show, “What’s My Line.” A special guest was First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

    I can’t remember having ever seen her talk and move on TV. Tears were streaming down my face. So I asked Mitch to pause the recorded show so I could grab a bit of Technique Time. Oh, how I will be adding her to this list. Such magnificence!

  97. 2897
    Liane says:

    I’d like to nominate Alex Trebek. Because he’s been so public about his latest health issues, I decided to research his aura. What I discovered is a man who seems to be in balance – at least to my perception.…0.0..0.206.1962.5j10j1……0….1………0i8i30j33i10j30i10.vZD8-9l3BLc&ei=3jWMXPnJA4rzjgSWs6GYDQ&bih=800&biw=1280&client=tablet-android-samsung#imgrc=EEa035emAl4wYM

  98. 2898

    Thank you, LIVING ON EARTH, for your nomination in Comment #2887 of Abundance writer John Randolph Price. It’s always interesting to check out the level of consciousness of a person who aims to influence others with a philosophy or method of self-improvement.

    His aura does have a certain power. But it’s the allure of Extreme Spiritual Addiction. Although that’s not contagious, when you follow the teachings of somebody who is doing so badly (IMHO) consciousness-wise, you can make yourself vulnerable to the same sort of problems. Make sense?

  99. 2899

    Now on to Comments # 2892 and 2894, nominating Judy Satori. Quite the last name. (If you don’t know what it means, Blog-Buddies, by all means, google it.

    Here’s another influential teacher in Extreme Spiritual Addiction. Let the buyer — and believer — beware!

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    If this were a political blog, I’d have a merry time doing aura readings and face readings of our most important and outrageous politicians. Still, this blog has a wider purpose. Generally, I don’t wish to get bogged down on political controversies.

    As a compromise, I’m going to share with you a group of nominations for my Enlightenment Life List. All are in the news now, to put it mildly. Reminder: You’re always welcome to propose any public figure of interest for this list. Even if you don’t think that person is probably in Enlightenment.

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