SACRED SEED: A Collection of Essays

Introduced by Vandana Shiva

"Whatever happens to seed affects the web of life." —Vandana Shiva

Essential to survival, seeds have profound spiritual implications. For centuries the planting of the seed in the earth not only nourished humanity, but also symbolized the mystery of life and the journey of the soul. In our current supermarket lifestyle of pre-packaged products, far removed from the cycles of planting, we have nearly forgotten this mystery. Now as the integrity of the seed is threatened, so is its primal meaning.

The book includes contributions from His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, H.H. the 17th Karmpapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister, Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Pir Zia Inayat-Khan, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Chief Tamale Bwoya, Blu Greenberg, Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Nan Lu, OMD, Swami Omkarananda, Dena Merriam & others.

For more information or to purchase, please visit: www.spiritualecology.org/SacredSeed
Published by The Golden Sufi Center: http://www.goldensufi.org/book_desc_sacred_seed.html
Edited and compiled by the Global Peace Initiative of Women: http://www.gpiw.org
Music by Kesang Marstrand: http://www.kesangmarstrand.com

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