Bob Waxman, Ph.D. is the Director of The Open Center in Sarasota, FL. He's an author, educator, and featured speaker on the following topics:


​The Perennial Philosophy

After-effects of Near Death Experiences

Free Will vs. Determinism

Correspondences in Kabbalah & Vedanta

Plato on Nature of the Soul in Phaedo & Timeaus

Reincarnation & Karma in The Bhagavad Gita
Daily Philosophy of Tao-Te-Ching 
Carl Jung: The Red Book
Existentialism in Book of Ecclesiastes

​Bob has written (4) books on Comparative Spirituality and produced the best-selling CD: Song Universal.​
With humor and simplicity, Bob deciphers ancient mysteries & symbology, perceptual phenomena, and similarities in world philosophy and religion.

Over the years, thousands have attended his classes and presentations which are filled with startling facts, fascinating theories and the latest advances in near-death research and consciousness studies.

Bob is a frequent guest speaker at education centers and a wide variety of spiritual, religious and philosophical organizations. He holds a Master's Degree from Skidmore College and a Ph.D. from Saybrook University.