Manage episode 299861913 series 2737923
Author and speaker, Mirabai Starr joins Nikki for a conversation on traversing the Dark Night of the Soul, poetically receiving her name from Ram Dass, and finding love amidst loss.
Mirabai Starr is an award-winning author of creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She taught Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos for 20 years and now teaches and speaks internationally on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. A certified bereavement counselor, Mirabai helps mourners harness the transformational power of loss. Check out her latest book, Wild Mercy: Living the Fierce and Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics, and learn more at MirabaiStarr.com.
"Just be still and be beautiful. We are so conditioned to see these Dark Nights as problems to be solved, rather than as these gorgeous invitations to inhabit the radiance of what is."– Mirabai Starr