In this dialog with Don George Professor Robert AF Thurman discusses the psychological & spiritual value of performing pilgrimages both in the modern day as well as in the life of Prince Siddhartha and his original group of followers.
Podcast includes dialog with Don George and a short guided meditation for those performing pilgrimages to Buddhist sites.
Excerpted from the Geo Ex talk “Every Journey Is a Pilgrimage” given at Cavallo Point in Sausalito, CA, on November 10, 2013.
“Pilgrimage: Inner and Outer Pilgrimages – Ep. 114 of the Bob Thurman Podcast” is apart of the “Buddhist Pilgrimage Series” using field recordings of Robert AF Thurman and friends from his global docent tours benefiting the work of Tibet House US.
To listen to more archive recordings from from past Robert AF Thurman teachings + public events please consider becoming a Tibet House US member. To Learn about the benefits of Tibet House US Membership please visit: www.tibethouse.us.
Don George is Editor in Chief of Wanderlust: Literary Journeys for the Discerning Traveler. He has been Travel Editor for Salon.com and the San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle, as well as Global Travel Editor for Lonely Planet Publications. Don is the author of “The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George” and of “Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing.” He has also edited eleven anthologies, including A Moveable Feast, The Kindness of Strangers, and An Innocent Abroad.
To learn about upcoming Geo Ex Trips with Robert AF Thurman please visit: www.geoex.com
Norbulingka Museum photo by Nevil Zaveri via Flickr.com
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