Thursday Satsang – January 3, 2019
Reading of Rabindranath Tagore’s “Gitanjali”
with John David Wilson
John will be reading and discussing Tagore’s poem,
Gitanjali; a poem that is meditative and beloved around the world.
…The word gitanjali is composed from “geet”, song, and “anjali”, offering, and thus means – “An offering of songs”; but the word for offering, anjali, has a strong devotional connotation, so the title may also be interpreted as “prayer offering of song”… From wikipedia.org
“When I go from hence, let this be my parting word, that what I have seen is unsurpassable.
I have tasted of the hidden honey of this lotus that expands on the ocean of light, and thus I am blessed-let this be my parting word.
In this playhouse of infinite forms I have had my play and here have I caught sight of him who is formless.
My whole body and my limbs have thrilled with his touch who is beyond touch; and if the end comes here, let it come-let this be my parting word.”
7:00 p.m. Meditation with John David Wilson
8:30 p.m.Vegan Soup and Clean-Up
9:00 p.m. Prayers and Meditation
All are welcome! Come for the entire evening, or join at any time. There is no need to make reservations. Simply show up and enjoy yourself!
6:00 – 7:00: Hatha Yoga for Everyone! ($10)
7:00 – 7:30: Guided Meditation (free!)
7:30 – 8:30: Inspiring Presentation and discussion (donation appreciated)
8:30 – 9:00: Vegetarian soup (suggested donation $3)
9:00: Evening Prayers and Clean-up