Alan Jacobs is a retired businessman and art dealer. He has made a lifelong study of mysticism, particularly focusing on the teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff, J. Krishnamurti and Douglas Harding. Mr. Jacobs is the chairman of the Ramana Maharshi foundation in the U.K.
He has edited several books, including Poetry for the Spirit; Ramana, Shankara and the Forty Verses; The Wisdom of Balsekar; The Wisdom of Marcus Aurelius; and a modern free verse translation of the Bhagavad Gita and the Principal Upanishads
Alan Jacobs has produced a collection of sacred poetry, “Myrobalan of the Magi,’
Alan Jacobs Poems