Walking Each Other Home: A Book Study (In-Person)


  • $135.00


Ginger Clarkson and Mark Ryan
Four Wednesdays, Jul 3 - 24
2:30 - 4pm CT

Join a guided tour and joyous discussion of life’s late stages.


Originally published in 2018, Walking Each Other Home is composed of conversations between Ram Dass and his longtime collaborator Mirabai Bush. It is Ram Dass’s final book – his last testimony to the generations who have followed his teachings – in which, he reports, “I talk about our fear of death and ways to go beyond that fear so that we can be identified with our spiritual selves and live more meaningful lives.” Join historian Mark Ryan and hospice chaplain Ginger Clarkson, longtime collaborators themselves, as they conduct a group tour through this wise and joyous discussion of life’s late stages.

Required Reading: Ram Dass and Mirabai Bush, Walking Each Other Home: Conversations on Loving and Dying (Sounds True, 2022)

Ginger Clarkson is a Buddhist chaplain, a community dharma leader of Insight Meditation Houston, and a board-certified music therapist and a fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery. She trains psychotherapists internationally in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music. Her publications include A Silent Cure: Transforming Pre-Verbal Trauma Through Meditation, I Dreamed I Was Normal: A Music Therapist’s Journey Through the Realms of Autism, and Spiritual Dimensions of Guided Imagery and Music.

Mark Ryan, an historian of American thought, is a member of the Community for Conscious Aging’s steering committee. He holds a Ph.D. from Yale where he taught for 22 years and was a residential college dean. At Universidad de las Américas in Puebla Mexico he served as a professor, dean of the colleges, and director of the graduate program in United States studies. A certified practitioner of Holotropic Breathwork his most recent book is A Different Dimension Reflections on the History of Transpersonal Thought.

This program is being offered IN-PERSON only, and will NOT be recorded.

All times are CT. Please contact onlinelearning@junghouston.org with any questions.

Please register early. Programs with four or fewer participants are subject to cancellation, 48 hours prior to their start.

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