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EMERSON & ADVAITA – A lecture presented by Barbara Solowey

    EMERSON & ADVAITA A lecture presented by Barbara Solowey 12 East 79th Street Saturday, May 16, 2009   7:00 pm.         The teaching of Ralph Waldo Emerson is an expression of Advaita, the philosophy that addresses the fundamental unity in all things, proclaiming the oneness of God, the soul, and the…

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Transparency in the Jardin des Plantes

              ALA, May, 2007, Boston               On October 14, 1832, two months before sailing for Europe, Emerson wrote in his journal, The great difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider what it is that they are sacrificing when they follow in a herd, or when they cater…

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO RALPH WALDO EMERSON, MAY 25, 1803

MAY TWENTY-FIFTH HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO RALPH WALDO EMERSON, MAY 25, 1803 ______ Once again Emerson wrestles with formulating the concept of ‘the one in the many, the many in the one,’ the Hindu principle enunciated in the Bhagavad Gita, which he was reading – – – and re-reading Who shall define to me an Individual?…

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UMASS Screening of RWE DVD – May 25, 2007

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Institute invites you to  in Boston Film Screening and Conversation of Emerson: The Ideal in America at UMASS Fri May 25 5pm – 7pm (2 hrs) (EST) (204th Anniversary of the birth of Ralph Waldo Emerson) The Founders Room 3545 Campus Center University of Massachusetts Boston 100 Morrissey Boulevard Boston, MA…