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#107 Living the Fierce & Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics w/ Mirabai Starr

Mirabai Starr is a modern mystic & an award-winning author of creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature, whose books include God of Love, Dark night of the soul, and Caravan of No Despair. Her latest book, Wild Mercy: Living the Fierce & Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics, was named one of the “Best Books of 2019” by Spirituality & Practice.

 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, she helps mourners harness the transformational power of loss. She is on the 2020 Watkins List of the “100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People of the World.”


In this episode we discuss: 


•The Way Of The Feminine To Save The World


•what exactly is Feminine mysticism?


•how we can receive & call on the wisdom and comfort that the female mystics can offer


•How the feminine has been removed from the Bible, specifically the real story of Mary Magdalene 


•What it means to tap in to our feminine wisdom


•how suffering opens us up to immense compassion 


•the Great Mother & how we can develop a relationship with her, helping us heal the mother wound?


Book recommendation:

The interior castle: Saint Teresa of Avila


Majic tricks: 

•discover what unique task is imprinted on your soul

•write a letter to a child as if you were on your deathbed. 


Instagram @mirabaistarr


Intro music: @toneroyal 


Production: @reelinmotion

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Mon, 21 Jun 2021 12:15:00 GMT