An inspiring week with the parishioners of St. Michael's Episcopal Church and the yogis at Bhava Yoga in Brattleboro, VT.
Meetings with Rev. Jacqui Lewis and her husband Rev. John Janka on the future of Sofia Monastery. Much thanks to them for their time and insight and for a literally uplifting sunday morning service at Middle Church in NYC.
Two days of teachings and birthday celebrations with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in NYC! An explication of Kamalashila's Bhavankrama as well as the 5th Dalai Lamas White Tara Long Life Sadhana.
Paying respect to Bhikku Bodhi's home monastery, the impressive Chuang Yen Monastery.
Sitting by the creek with legendary poet and musician Ed Sanders as he critics some of my writing and we talk about poetry, Robert Kennedy, Manson, psychopathology and John Keats ideas about negative capability. A baby doe comes to explore with her mother.