Urban Monk: Exploring Karma, Consciousness, and the Divine

New York, NY

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We invite you to join us on this journey!

Written from the heart, this book is a truly beautiful and inspirational account of Pandit's life story and what it is like to be a monk in New York City.  This book is a reflection of spiritual life in the 21st century, showing that one really can find a spiritual haven in 'the big apple.'  Pandit takes you with him on his incredible life journey and one gets a chance to be with his joys, sorrows, fears and hopes.

Take a sneak Peek: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8XzflClddo&feature=youtu.be


About the Speaker

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa is a monk, lecturer and the first-ever Hindu chaplain for Columbia University and New York University and the Interfaith chaplain at Union Theological Seminary.

Pandit teaches courses on Hindu scriptures. He has spoken at a recent TEDx conference and was featured in the NPR piece "Long Days and Short Nights of a Hindu Monk." He appeared in the PBS Documentary on the Bhagavad Gita, as well as The New York Times. He is also a regular contributor for the Huffington Post. His life is chronicled in his autobiography: Urban Monk: Exploring Karma, Consciousness, and the Divine.


This event is made possible by the generous support of The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs, the Spirituality Mind Body Institute, and the Office of Student Activities and Programs.