The Art of Pilgrimage

The Art of Pilgrimage

The Seeker's Guide to Making Travel Sacred

Book - 2012
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First published in 1998 and updated with a new preface by the author, The Art of Pilgrimage is a sacred travel guide in book form that is full of inspiration for the spiritual traveler.
Award-winning writer and filmmaker and host of the acclaimed Global Spirits series seen on PBS and Link TV, Phil Cousineau weaves stories, myths, parables, and quotes from famous travelers with practical suggestions and accounts of modern-day pilgrims to show that there is something sacred waiting to be discovered in virtually every journey. Connecting these voices is a series of meditations that suggest different ways to practice what pilgrims and poets have done for centuries, to see with the "eyes of the heart." With over 70 illustrations, this book is for the traveler who longs for something more than diversion and escape.
The Art of Pilgrimage shows that every journey can be sacred, soulful, and transformative if it is undertaken with a desire for spiritual risk and renewal. Whether traveling to Mecca or Memphis, Stonehendge or Cooperstown, one's journey becomes meaningful when the traveler's heart and imagination are open to experiencing the sacred.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Conari Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781573245937
Branch Call Number: 291.351 COU 2012 NVD
Characteristics: xxx, 254 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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KCLSLibrarians Mar 25, 2014

This beautiful little book will make you look at the way you travel in a whole new way. Every journey you take, be it long or short, can become a part of your personal spiritual development. If you are looking for a more focused or deeper meaning to your travels this lovely book will instruct and inspire.

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