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Literary Partners Program: Poetry and Meditation: A Resonant Relationship

Jul 21, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Can meditation foster poetry? Can poetry foster meditation? This four-week workshop begins with basic instruction and exercises in meditation, and then examines whether certain types of poetry can bring about similar experiences. Topics will include:

– How meditation and poetry can spring from daily-life experiences, yet transcend them.
– Poetry as mantra.
– Prayer as poetry and mantra, and the differences between meditation and prayer.

About the Presenter: Nayana Tara Hein has studied meditation with Sri Chinmoy since 1972 and is an organizer of the Sri Chinmoy Poetry Festival. She enjoys teaching, and is looking forward to a fruitful collaboration with the workshop participants.

Registration is required – space is limited.Text or call 347-773-8369 to register. Visit the Sri Chinmoy Poetry Festival website for more information.

This event is made possible in part through the Poets House Literary Partners Program.

Admission Free Location Conference Room Sponsored By Sri Chinmoy Poetry Festival


Jul 21, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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