Japanese poetry: Haiku (Australia)

New Acropolis Sydney volunteers organised a night of “Japanese Poetry: Haiku”. Haiku is an ancient form of Japanese poetry, with a unique verse style. At its peak in the 17th century, Haiku […]

Yoga of sacred music (Australia)

Ron Ragel, multi-talented musician, educator and author committed to living a contemplative life, offered various musical demonstrations on the sitar and gave a talk on the underlying philosophy of sacred […]

The Sacred Path of the Warrior (Australia)

Presentation by Ron Ragel, international musician and sitar player; healing sound yoga therapist; author and educator. After twenty-five years of spiritual quest, he shared his teachings and wisdom about the […]

Thoughts of a Master Performer of Shakuhachi

Riley Lee began playing the shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) in 1971. He was the heir of two of the oldest and most venerated lineages of traditional shakuhachi that go back […]