The Healing Qualities of Art

Ruth Gendler is an artist, writer, and teacher committed to the transformational potential of the arts. Her experience with the rhythms of creativity is evidenced by a diverse background in art, writing, publishing, teaching, and lecturing. She is the author of The Book of Qualities and Notes on the Need for Beauty and the editor of Changing Light: The Eternal Cycle of Night and Day. The Book of Qualities, now in its 40th printing, has been adapted as a two act...

The Earth Treasure Vase Mandala

Cynthia Jurs is an authorized Buddhist teacher (dharmacharya) who has practiced in the Tibetan Vajrayana and Zen Buddhist traditions for almost 30 years. In 1994 she received formal transmission from Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh to teach engaged Buddhism and now directs the Open Way Sangha in Santa Fe, New Mexico, teaching an approach to living in awareness through practice, ceremony, retreat, and pilgrimage. Cynthia also teaches meditation to environmental...

Clairvoyance: A Deeper Sight

Ellen Tadd is a nationally recognized clairvoyant practitioner, counselor, lecturer and instructor. Ellen works with businesses, religious and educational organizations throughout the U.S. and frequently lectures on how to actualize spiritual potential in every day life. She is the author of Death and Letting Go, a guide for understanding death as a continuation of life. http://media.libsyn.com/media/futureprimitive/Tadd080624.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

World on Life

Michael Brownstein is a poet, teacher and the author of three novels: Country Cousins, Self-Reliance, and The Touch. As a result of his involvement in the anti-globalization movement he wrote World on Fire, from which he has read widely at conferences and universities, including at the World Summit for Sustainable Development in South Africa and the World Social Forum in Brazil. His web site, Healing Dick, is dedicated to healing the heart of Dick Cheney, because...

Drumming the Healing Heart

Rick Allen is the drummer for Def Leppard and co-founder of Raven Drum Foundation – a nonprofit organization providing free educational programs to inspire personal growth during times of adversity. Lauren Monroe is a practitioner and teacher of energy healing and massage and the other co-founder of Raven Drum. http://media.libsyn.com/media/futureprimitive/AllenMonroe080602.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android |...

A Very Inspiring Talk

Talk given at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe on May 25. Joan Halifax Roshi is a Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and author. She is Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist monastery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is Director of the Project on Being with Dying. A Founding Teacher of the Zen Peacemaker Order, her work and practice for more than three decades has focused on engaged Buddhism....
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