This book traces the spiritual journey of Satish Kumarchild monk, peace pilgrim, ecological activist and educator. In it he traces the sources of inspiration which formed his understanding of the world as a network of multiple and diverse relationships. You Are, Therefore I Am is in four parts. The first describes his memories of conversations with his mother, his teacher and his Guru, all of whom were deeply religious. The second part recounts his discussions?with the Indian sage Vinoba Bhave, J. Krishnamurti, Bertrand Russell, Martin Luther King, and E. F. Schumacher. These five great activists and thinkers inspired him to engage with social, ecological and political issues. In the third part Satish narrates his travels in India, which have continued to nourish his mind and reconnect him with his roots.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Weight: 413 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 14 mm
Satish Kumar offers us the gift of So HumYou Are, Therefore I Am. His mental journey and inspirations need to become everyones inspiration, to help us to move from violence to non-violence, from greed to compassion, from arrogance to humility.
Satish Kumar is, for me, the sage of the deep ecology movement.
The life of this vigorous, wise, compassionate and humble man is an example to all of us about how to make the most of our gifts and create our own opportunities to serve humanitys future