Dharma talk: Poetry as Spiritual Practice

Northwest USA  

March 27, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple

Throwing Away Your Shoes, Entering the Landscape of Poetry: A Talk on Poetry as Spiritual Practice

This talk is about poetry and will invite everyone to participate in the April National Poetry Month with our annual online 30 Poems in 30 Days blog. Meditation begins at 7:00 p.m.

Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple, 6401 NE 10th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97211 (Map)

For more information, please click here or call 503-728-0654.

You may also be interested in these other Poetry Month events:

April 1 to April 30
Free online event
30 Poems in 30 Days: Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple’s Annual Interactive Poetry Blog
Thirty days of daily poetry writing in a supportive and compassionate online teaching platform. Includes weekly writing prompts, reflections on poetry, art, practice, work, and life, and features guest artists.
Everyone is welcome to participate. No experience necessary. If you have never written a poem before, this is the place to start!
For inspiration and to create community, we will be posting our poetry online for all participants in the event to read.
Technical details to come – watch for them on the website.
To begin, you may wish to come to the Poetry Talk on March 27.

Saturday, April 19
Poetry Walking Tour
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Walking/Writing Tour of Poetry Posts in Portland
Look and listen for more details on the 30 Poems in 30 Days blog and during after-meditation announcements.

Thursday, May 1
Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple
Dharma Talk on Poetry: Putting on Your Shoes, Walking with Poetry in Your Heart: Integrating the Poetical in the Prosaic World of Work, Family, and Obligations
Tonight’s talk will conclude the National Poetry Month events. Meditation and meditation instruction begin at 7:00 p.m.