#33 Intimacy with the Sacred

By Mirabai Starr


Mirabai Starr is an award-winning author of creative non-fiction and contemporary translationsof sacred literature. She taught Philosophy and World Religions at the University of NewMexico-Taos for 20 years and now teaches and speaks internationally on contemplative practiceand inter-spiritual dialog. A certified bereavement counselor, Mirabai helps mourners harness the transformational power of loss. Her latest book, WILD MERCY: Living the Fierce & TenderWisdom of the Women Mystics, was named one of the “Best Books of 2019”. She lives with herextended family in the mountains of northern New Mexico.

Mirabai’s Online Greif Community: Holy Lament


02:31 – Inter-spirituality Practice and Mirabai’s Path
10:30 – What is Mysticism?
16:23 – Nondual Spirituality: Devotion and Surrender
21:33 – Tikkun Olam (“to repair of the world”) and Being with the pain in the world
29:14 – St. John of the Cross and the Dark Night of the Soul
38:20 – Mirabai’s Dark Night of the Soul in Losing Her Daughter Jenny
41:59 – The Portal into Grief
47:23 – The Importance of Grieving in Community
49:44 – Mirabai’s Online Grief Community

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