"Manifesting the Spiritual Destiny of America" July 8-11th near Woodstock, NY

In Auroville, South India, each country is asked to create a pavilion in the International Zone. What does the USA consider essential to portray? We are on a search for the soul of America.
By: Matagiri
June 16, 2010 - PRLog -- Matagiri Sri Aurobindo Center is hosting a conference featuring Tiokasin Ghosthorse, author Richard Geldard and designer, author Mira Nakashima entitled "Manifesting the Spiritual Destiny of America".

The conference is being held at Menla Mountain Retreat near Woodstock, NY.

Tiokasin hosts "First Voices" on Native American issues on WBAI in New York. Richard has just written a book on "Emerson and the Dream of America" and Mira is the daughter of woodworker, George Nakashima, who was named a "living national treasure" of Japan. Mira is carrying on her father's work and is author of "Nature, Form and Spirit" (Abrams, 2003).

Richard Hartz, a graduate in philosophy from Yale University, will speak on Reinhold Niebuhr, author of the "Serenity Prayer" and how it compares to the "Yoga of Self-Perfection".

The public is invited to attend the entire conference or commute daily, please call for prices. Student scholarships are available. Yoga, tai chi, hiking, swimming and tennis are available.

One can also independently attend Friday night's lecture by Native American artists Judy Abbott and Tiokasin Ghosthorse and Saturday night's lecture on architect Frank Lloyd Wright and furniture designer George Nakashima.

$15 per person admission 7:30 pm Menla, Pantherkill Rd, Phoenicia, NY.

Call 845-679-5358 for information or email info@matagiri.org.

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Matagiri is a nonprofit organization near Woodstock, NY. Founded in 1968, it consists of a library, meditation room and gallery on 42 wooded acres. Regular meditations are held Saturday mornings at 9 am.
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