Discover a pathway to joy. The Art and Science of Mindfulness, Compassion and Awe starts August 11.


Dana Sawyer

Dana Sawyer

Dana Sawyer
is professor emeritus of religion and philosophy at the Maine College of Art, and author of critically acclaimed biographies of Aldous Huxley and Huston Smith. His areas of expertise are Hinduism, Buddhism, comparative mysticism and the Perennial Philosophy.

Conversations on the Edge: America, Spiritual But Not Religious

Dec 06 - 08, 2019 Begins in 4 months
with Jeffrey Kripal & Dana Sawyer

If you are looking for another way to grow, in a unique format different from the traditional workshop, please join us for an Esalen original series: Conversations on the Edge. In each of these curated weekend events, we bring together leading experts and visiting teachers to explore a pressing issue of our time in a vibrant, interactive forum of lecture, lightning talks, group discussion and idea sharing.



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