Join us for…
Yoga in the 21st Century
A celebration of Michelle Goldberg’s new book The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman who Helped Bring Yoga to the West
& to celebrate the United Nations' premiere International Day of Yoga
with Michelle Goldberg & Sister Mohini Panjabi
A discussion aimed at understanding yoga as a world practice that has the potential to cut through the differences of culture & religion, and a historical perspective on how the practice has spread west & its great popularity. On this night, we wil honor the elders who represent the practice of yoga including Indra Devi, the subject of Michelle's book, Dadi Jank, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and many others. Closing meditation by Sister Hohini Panjabi.
doors open at 6:30p; program begins at 7p
Michelle Goldberg is a senior contributing writer for The Nation and is the NY Times bestselling author of Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism. Her new book is The Goddess Pose: The Audacious life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West.
Sister Mohini Panjabi is the President of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, USA and the Regional Coordinator of the Brahma Kumaris in the Americas and Caribbean.
International Day of Yoga was initiated by the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modia. In his proposal to the UN, he called yoga a practice for unifying mind & body that will aid us in solving the problem of climate change. Set for June 21st, 2015, IDOY is to be celebrated on one of the two solstices, a day that has special meaning in many parts of the world, and as the longest day in the northern hemisphere.
When & Where
In our gallery + theatre space, affectionately known as deepak hombase, within abc home, we host an ongoing conversation series, various wellness events, meditations & art exhibitions to present to our community the most crucial discoveries of our current world. Currently, the gallery is exhibiting the Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh's legacy calligraphy collection.
The exhibit is entitled, "I have arrived, I am home", and is a collection of the most intentional and treasured pieces from his 40 years of practicing the mindful art of calligraphy.
the image above is the Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh's original calligraphy
abc home is located @888 Broadway at E 19th St, Manhattan
the theater-gallery is located on the mezzanine level