Spiritual Themes of Leonard Cohen: A One-Day Seminar

Posted April 20, 2014, at 11:44 a.m.

Saturday, May 3, 2014 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: St. Margaret's Episcopal Church Parish House, 95 Court Street, Belfast, Maine

For more information: 2073382412;

David Peloquin is an internationally known author and singer. He views Leonard Cohen as a gift from the universe; a prophetic and wise soul with an artist’s vision and a mystic’s pen. The seminar will draw from Mr. Peloquin’s published essay The Unified Heart and Blessing to End Disunity: The Spiritual Themes of Leonard Cohen. As part of the program, Mr. Peloquin will perform several songs of Leonard Cohen. This seminar will be a participatory in-depth exploration of the spiritual themes in Leonard Cohen’s work, part of a worldwide celebration of a great spiritual artist in his 80th year.

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Leonard Cohen, the “Golden Voiced” Canadian singer songwriter, has engaged in a life-long exploration of the great Wisdom traditions, East and West. Cohen spent several years as a Zen monk in the 1990s, and emerged with a maturity and quiet wisdom that has touched a worldwide audience.

When and where: Saturday, May 3rd from 9-3 at St. Margaret’s Church Parish House, 95 Court Street Belfast.

Admission: $50. Bring your own lunch; coffee, tea, and refreshments will be provided.

Registration: Please register via email to or call 338-2412.


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