Bahman A. K. Shirazi is former director of graduate studies at California Institute of Integral Studies(CIIS). He has been actively affiliated with that organisation since 1983. His doctoral dissertation, “Self in Integral Psychology” was the first of its kind in the field of integral psychology. He came to share with us part of his personal background ,in his quest for joy and happiness , and mainly spoke about integral consciousness and the history and organisation of of the CIIS.
Bahman’s doctoral dissertation, titled Self in Integral Psychology, is the first doctoral dissertation in the nascent field of integral psychology. Drawing on the original approach of Haridas Chaudhuri to the field, Bahman’s primary focus is on a general integrative approach to the field of psychology, creating the foundations for a complete psychology of body-mind-spirit, with the cardinal goal of developing insights into the nature of human psychospiritual development and the process of integral self-realization. (source : Wikipedia)