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Body Mind and Spirit

Date Released: Thu, 30 March 2017 16:30 +0200

Joseph Campbell once said, ‘Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.’ It is in this spirit that Wordfest 2017 presents writer and scholar Dr Anton Krueger and Rev. Dr Vincentia Kgabe as they discuss the ‘The Book of Joy’ by Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Join them as they discuss anecdotes related by these two spiritual giants about how one can find joy in the midst of tumultuous times. The book looks back on the lives of these champions of the cause of the oppressed; how they have been able to find courage, compassion and joy. The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu, on the 80th birthday of the former, spent a week together sharing their experiences on how to cope with suffering and find happiness. They believe everyone has within them the tools to cultivate inner peace and joy. (Check out the 2017 Wordfest programme for the dates and times of the launches).