A Big Sur Podcast

#41 Lovers of The Place: A conversation between Pico Iyer and Cyprian Consiglio

September 25, 2022 Magnus Toren, host Season 1 Episode 41
A Big Sur Podcast
#41 Lovers of The Place: A conversation between Pico Iyer and Cyprian Consiglio
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Show Notes

A conversation between two very accomplished writers and thinkers:
Pico Iyer & Father Cyprian Consiglio.

This wonderful episode was recorded pre-covid on June 6, 2018! Please share it!

The two of them, with the help of the audience, touch on the meaning of life and what happens after death (!), Narcissus and Goldmund, Henry Miller, Thomas Merton, the Trappist's life, Silence, the Monastic Life, the Apophatic tradition, Leonard Cohen, Vaclav Havel, Patrick Leigh Fermor,  Annie Dillard, Emily Dickinson, the Camaldoli Hermitage, Henry Miller (yes! again!), EROS as pre sexual and post genital, and much, much more...

Books by Pico Iyer
Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of The World
The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere
The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Books by Father Cyprian Consiglio
The God Who Gave You Birth: A Spirituality of Kenosis
Spirit, Soul, Body: Toward an Integral Christian Spirituality
Prayer in the Cave of the Heart: The Universal Call to Contemplation

Music by Father Cyprian Consiglio
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On YouTube

f you want to read/buy any of these books we prefer you come for a visit to either the Camaldoli Hermitage bookstore or the Henry Miller Library bookstore. As much as Amazon, with their fast delivery and reduced price, helps to spread the word, small bookstores provide a service worth supporting! Thank you!

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