Rabbi Rami Shapiro
How to Be an Authentic Mystic:
Four Rules You Must Follow and Then Break
April 26 – 29 (Zoom)
Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 12 noon PDT
A mystic is someone who seeks to move beyond the secondhand gods of religion to experience What Is directly. A mystic is someone at home with the formless. A mystic is someone at home with not knowing. A mystic is someone at home with uncertainty. A mystic is someone at home with insecurity.
In this highly interactive conversation with Rabbi Rami students will explore what it takes to become a mystic: both the rules and practices one must adapt (Part One) and the apophatic practices to let them go (Part Two). Our conversation is rooted in the teachings and practices of many traditions collected in Rami’s two anthologies Perennial Wisdom for the Spiritually Independent and The World Wisdom Bible.
Single Session $15, Series $50
Rabbi Rami Shapiro is an award–winning author of over 36 books on religion and spirituality. He received rabbinical ordination from the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion and holds a PhD in religion from Union Graduate School. A rabbinic chaplain with the USAF for three years, a congregational rabbi for 20, and a professor of religious studies for 10, Rabbi Rami currently co-directs the One River Foundation (www.oneriverfoundation.org). Rami is also a Contributing Editor at Spirituality and Health magazine where he writes the Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler column for the print magazine, the Spirituality & column for the digital magazine, and hosts the podcast, Essential Conversations with Rabbi Rami (www.spiritualityhealth.com).