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Listen to the Poets
The Schumacher Center - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Apr 2020

11 Apr 2020 – It is Easter week and Passover, and soon Ramadan. Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism all celebrate sacred days during this same period. It is a time of introspection. Each of these traditions offer their own stories of the relationship of individuals to Nature, of the tragedies that ensue when this relationship is out of balance, and of how to begin the healing of that relationship. The poets of these traditions speak through their sacred texts – The Torah, The New Testament, The Quran, The Vedas, The Suttas, the teachings of Confucius, and the Tao Te Ching. Perhaps it is time that we listen to the poets.

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