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Artist and Buddhist Contemplatives Gathering

The Artist and Buddhist Contemplatives Project brings artists with a Buddhist practice together in a fall gathering. Renowned Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman; iconic artist Meredith Monk Kay Larson, author of the luminous book Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism and the Inner Life of Artists; extraordinary musicians Tenzin Choegyal and Jesse Paris Smith; and inspiring activist and teacher Leslie Booker, who is offering yoga, are among the participants. Please see below for more details on each.

The gathering is Monday to Wednesday, October 19–21, 2015 at The Garrison Institute in Garrison, New York. It will include meditation time, presentations, question and answer sessions, breakouts and ample open time. Artists invited include writers, poets, filmmakers, musicians, visual and interdisciplinary artists, and more. The gathering is by invitation.  

If you are interested in attending, please email us at for more information.