Program Details

Crowded by Beauty, The Poetry of Zen Monk Philip Whalen

with David Schneider
March 26 / 6:30 PM - March 26 / 9:00 PM

Acharya David Schneider will give a talk and read from his forthcoming book Crowded by Beauty, Poet & Zen Monk Philip Whalen.

Philip Whalen

["Philip Whalen, Sensei, in his peaceful chair, my apartment living room, East 12th Street New York March 1984. He was visiting East coast to give readings N.Y. and Buffalo, calm poet. 'What are you reading?' 'I'm not reading I'm just turning the pages.' " - Allen Ginsberg. photo c. Allen Ginsberg Estate]

Philip Whalen (1923-2002) was a key figure in the San Francisco Renaissance and the Beat generation. He was a lineage holder in the line of Suzki-Roshi, and the dharma heir of Richard Baker-Roshi.

David Schneider's previous work includes Street Zen: The Life and Work of Issan Dorsey. He has edited (together with Kaz Tanahaski) Essential Zen, and together with Judy Lief The Teacup and the Skullcup, among many other works for the Shambhala community.

This program is part of our ongoing Wednesday Dharma Night series. 

Read more at The Allen Ginsburg Project.

Listen to Phillip Whalen reading at Six Gallery Recreation on March 11th, 1956.
And from December 12, 1956


There is no fee to attend the program, but donations are always welcome.

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