Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 303
February 17, 2017
  Sad news this week of the passing of Allen’s last great spiritual advisor, Gelek Rimpoche (1937-2017), teaching the lesson of impermanence. Gelek was there at Allen’s deathbed  (see this account). Allen was deeply[…]
Jewel Heart Howl Reading
December 21, 2013
, Allen Ginsberg reads “Howl” in 1994 at the Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan, at a benefit for Jewel Heart From the program notes: On “Howl, for Carl Solomon” Allen Ginsberg’s writing and first reading of “Howl, for Carl Solomon” in 1955 marked a change in American letters and public life that[…]
Gelek Rinpoche’s Birthday!
October 26, 2011
Gelek and Allen and Jewel Heart – Jon Kain in his piece for the Shambhala Sun, some years back, “Gelek Rinpoche’s Remarkable Journey”, notes “They met in the[…]