DMF 48: Tbird continued, on catching up with himself, and on learning to acknowledge what is


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Tbird and I finish our conversation. He wraps up his story on re-gathering the parts of himself he left behind as a child and in his 20s, and how his worldview has changed because of those experiences. He finishes with some powerful thoughts on living with--and sharing--grief.


Shambhala Meditation: In many Hindu and Buddhist traditions, Shambhala is a mythical kingdom or city (sometimes called Shangri-la). In relation to meditation, it represent the perfect spiritual place that may perhaps be reached through meditation.

Active Hope: A book by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone.

Prana: A Buddhist word meaning something along the lines of "life force." The power that animates all life--including us.

Tbird's non-profit: Alchemy of Prana, whose goal is to connect people with the land, with themselves, and with all consciousness. Organized around a primarily ecophychological paradigm.

Naropa University:

Transpersonal Ecopsychology: A philosophy that humans are a part of the larger ecological community, and that our psychological and societal health impact and are impacted by the health of natural ecosystems both small and large.

Pema Chödrön at the Tara Mandala retreat center:

Tbird's album, Songs of Earth & Mountain: Not publicly released. If it becomes so I will update this description

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