Wednesday April 21, Pir Netanel Miles-Yépez will give a dharma talk at Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Center.
The dharma talk starts at 5:30pm and you can join it by Zoom. Please email Petra for the zoom link.
Pir Netanel Miles-Yépez is the current head of the Inayati-Maimuni Order of Sufism. An artist, writer, philosopher, and scholar of comparative religion, Pir Netanel first studied History of Religions at Michigan State University and then Contemplative Religion at the Naropa Institute before pursuing traditional studies and training in both Sufism and Hasidism with his pir and rebbe, Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, the famous pioneer in interfaith dialogue and comparative mysticism. He is the author of In the Teahouse of Experience: Nine Talks on the Path of Sufism (2020) and the translator of My Love Stands Behind a Wall: A Translation of the Song of Songs and Other Poems (2015). Currently, Pir Netanel lives in Boulder, Colorado, where he is a professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Naropa University, and from which he leads the Inayati-Maimuni Order.