Saturday April 5th – Allen Ginsberg’s Parinirvana.
Two Perspectives on Allen’s Last Hours
First, Gelek Rinpoche
We lost Allen [Ginsberg], but believe me, he died very well – extremely well. We would be very lucky to go like he did. He was absolutely ready. It is interesting. It looked like he was always thinking that he had another ten years to live. Last year, after the summer retreat, … Read More
Happy (74th) Birthday Gelek Rinpoche! Tibetan Lama, Allen’s friend & guru, founder of Jewel Heart, currently centered in Ann Arbor Michigan. For an illuminating introduction, here’s the trailer for Nikki Appino’s new documentary American Rimpoche, peppered with photos by Allen, and music by Philip Glass.
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