Dreams & Afflictive States of Mind

Dreams and Afflictive States of Mind With Poet and Author Rodger Kamenetz Register Here When: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 – 7 PM to 9 PM Where: Virtual Zoom Event Fee: CIL Member: $10 Non Members: Suggested Donation $20 ​Pre-registration Required – upon registration you will receive and email with a Zoom Link Rodger Kamenetz is an … Read more

Jean Valentine a poet of the dream

“I had a teacher in college who said, ‘You could write from your dreams,’” she told Ploughshares, the literary magazine, in 2008, “and that was like being given a bag full of gold.” I was sad to learn of the death of Jean Valentine a gifted poet who wrote in the perfume of the dream. … Read more


I was interviewed for the Calm App, and featured in their ongoing series, Sparks. Here we talk a little about the benefit of keeping track of your dreams, and how to work with the images they offer.

Dreams and Afflictive Emotions

I first heard the question during the visit to Dharamsala in 1990 I narrated in The Jew in the Lotus. What are the methods for dealing with “afflictive states of mind”?  In this hour long teaching, which I presented recently to the IMSB (Insight Meditation South Bay) I begin with a succinct presentation of HH … Read more