Nikola is a contemporary philosopher and a spiritual teacher. After getting his B.A. in philosophy from the University of Belgrade and his Ph.D in philosophy from the University of South Carolina, Ristic explored trans-rational and trans-egoic realms of existence. He uses traditional and contemporary means to awaken both our minds and our spirits, drawing from various philosophical systems and spiritual traditions. In addition to lecturing, Ristic offers talks, workshops, satsang and private sessions.