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Marrow of Flame, spiritual poetry, Kundalini, Dorothy Walters, Andrew Harvey Marrow of Flame
Poems of the Spiritual Journey

by Dorothy Walters
Introduction by Andrew Harvey


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This beloved collection of poetry by Dorothy Walters explores the spiritual journey through its ecstasies, struggles, and vistas. Each step is observed with the keen insight and clear voice of a modern woman who is both a skilled poet and genuine mystic.

Dorothy Walters’s poems are immediate and inviting, transcendent and often playful. Many of these poems are in dialog, with Rumi and Rilke, Denise Levertov and Lalla, each poem contributing its own wisdom and humor to the ongoing conversation that passes between visionaries and sages through history and across cultures.

Marrow of Flame has already become a modern classic among spiritual seekers. Now available in this updated and revised edition, with a new introduction by Andrew Harvey.

These poems make me gasp. I thought all the great mystics had been gone for centuries... Dorothy Walters--part buddha, part elf--weaves mythic literacy with subversive compassion.”
author of Saint Teresa of Avila and God of Love

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The Longing In Between, Sacred Poetry From Around the World, Poetry Chaikhana Anthology, Ivan M. Granger

The Longing In Between
Sacred Poetry From Around the World

A Poetry Chaikhana Anthology

Edited with Commentary by Ivan M. Granger


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A delightful collection of soul-inspiring poems from the world's great religious and spiritual traditions, accompanied by Ivan M. Granger's meditative thoughts and commentary. Rumi, Whitman, Issa, Teresa of Avila, Dickinson, Blake, Lalla, and many others. These are poems of seeking and awakening... and the longing in between.

Devoted readers of the Poetry Chaikhana can finally enjoy this amazing poetry paired with Ivan's illuminating commentary in book form. The Longing In Between is a truly engaging and thought-provoking exploration of sacred poetry from around the world.

“The Longing in Between is a work of sheer beauty. Many of the selected poems are not widely known, and Ivan M. Granger has done a great service, not only by bringing them to public attention, but by opening their deeper meaning with his own rare poetic and mystic sensibility.”
author of the best-selling Ten Poems to Change Your Life series

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Real Thirst, Poetry of the Spiritual Journey, Ivan M. Granger Real Thirst
Poetry of the Spiritual Journey

Poems & Translations by Ivan M. Granger


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Original poems by Ivan M. Granger with new translations of works by visionaries from both East and West: John of the Cross, Francis of Assisi, Symeon the New Theologian, Hakim Sanai, Tukaram, Sarmad, Bulleh Shah, Sachal Sarmast, Vladimir Solovyov, Tulsi Sahib, and Antonio Machado.

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A Moonlit Teahouse, Anthology of Sacred Poetry, Ivan M. Granger A Moonlit Teahouse
Anthology of Sacred Poetry

Edited by silent lotus, Dick Holmes, and Gary Hunter
Introduction by Ivan M. Granger


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"Recipe for delight and/or transformation: Take 26 poets from around the good, green globe who have in common the simple desire to get their lives right. Choose their best work - poems that are ripe with astonishment and awakening, poems whose meaning hangs abundant and inviting, like on the branches of an apple tree in fall. Give these 104 poems the space and air and artwork they need. Title the collection A Moonlit Teahouse. Nourish the world with it."
Poet Laureate of Rhode Island 2007-2012

This is not a Poetry Chaikhana publication,
but it is by a group of poets who connected through the Poetry Chaikhana...
which makes me a proud grandfather of sorts.

All sales of this book go to support the Ninash Foundation
doing excellent work promoting literacy among girls and minority children in rural India.

Fierce Eye, Gentle Heart, card set, sayings, short poems, Ivan M. Granger, Rashani Rea Fierce Eye, Gentle Heart
Card Set - 12 full-color cards

Sayings and Short Poems by Ivan M. Granger
Art & Design by Rashani Réa

A beautiful collection of meditative sayings, thought-provoking statements, and short poems accompanied by the colorful, collage-like artwork of Rashani Réa.
  • Keep a set of these cards by your bed, in your place of meditation or prayer, or at your desk.
  • Select a card each time you seek a new perspective, a spark of creativity, a moment of clarity, or renewed focus in your spiritual practice.
  • Frame your favorite and display it on a wall or bookshelf.
This lovely card set also makes a wonderful gift!

*Note: These are not greeting cards.

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