John Giorno

John Giorno is a poet and performance author. He founded the artist collective Giorno Poetry Systems and created its mass communication experiment Dial-A-Poem. This poem is from Subduing Demons in America: Selected Poems 1962–2007 by John Giorno and edited by Marcus Boon, © 2008 by John Giorno. Reprinted with permission of Soft Skull Press.


The Masters Of Meditation And Miracles: The Longchen Nyingthig Lineage Of Tibetan Buddhism

The Masters of Meditation and Miracles: The Longchen Nyingthig Lineage of Tibetan BuddhismTulku ThondupEdited by Harold TalbottShambhala Publications: Boston, 1996.383 pp., $35 (cloth). The Longchen Nyingthig lineage of Tibetan Buddhism is said to have originated with the primordial Buddha Samantabhadra. But the first master of these teachings was Garab Dorje. Born in the Swat Valley […]

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