The Teachings of Grief – by Mirabai Starr

May 1, 2020 | Community Voices, Spirituality, The Center Post



internationally known for her teachings on the mystics, contemplative practice, and the transformational power of grief,  translated Teresa of Avila’s spiritual classic The Interior Castle and wrote Wild Mercy: Living the Fierce and Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics; Mother of God Similar to Fire; a translation of Julian of Norwich; and other books. In her acclaimed translations of the mystics, Mirabai uses fresh, lyrical language to help make timeless wisdom accessible. She was an adjunct professor of Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico–Taos for 20 years and continues to teach widely.

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Nov. 1st

Holy Trouble – Teresa of Avila as a Guide to a Radically Authentic Life


Join Mirabai — who has translated some of the greatest literary and spiritual jewels of Teresa of Avila into fresh, accessible, contemporary English — for a weekend gathering that will weave contemplative listening with deep dialogue, silent sitting, evocative writing prompts, and inter-spiritual chanting, building community and refilling the cup of the heart.