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Feminine Heart: Spiritual Writing & Chanting – G200611

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Dates: June 7 - June 11
Price: $550.00 - $1,100.00

Inter-spiritual author and speaker Mirabai Starr and renowned “Kirtan Wali” (devotional singer) Nina Rao come together to lead an ecstatic immersion into the waters of sacred music and transformational writing in honor of the Divine Mother. We will explore the wisdom of women mystics across the spiritual landscape, respond to evocative writing prompts, sing simple call-and-response chants from the Hindu and Buddhist traditions, and share our reflections in both small groups and the full workshop community.


Package Price
All Inclusive, Double Occupancy: Private Bath$1,100.00
All Inclusive, Double Occupancy: Shared Bath$1,050.00
All Inclusive, Double Occupancy: Communal Bath$835.00
Camping RV$715.00
Camping w/Electricity$715.00
Mirabai Starr

Mirabai Starr writes creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She taught Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos for 20 years and now teaches and speaks internationally on contemplative practice and

Nina Rao

Nina Rao learned traditional chants (bhajans) from her grandfather in a village in south India when she nine years old. The chants quietly stayed with her until she rediscovered chanting with Krishna Das in New

Please note that our workshop price structure packages your tuition, course materials, lodging and meals together in a single rate. Prices are presented for each of the types of lodging available for the workshop you select. Some art workshops will have an additional list of course materials and supplies that can be purchased or you will be asked to bring with you.
  • Note: Some courses (especially studio courses and plein air painting courses) can carry an additional material list or expense.
All rates are Per Person, Double Occupancy unless otherwise specified. Single Occupancy: Single occupancy rooms may be reserved for an additional $50 per night for rooms with communal bath, $100 per night for rooms with private or shared bath when space is available. The fee will be charged when space is confirmed. Single occupancy lodging is generally not available during June and July. If you are a single person and do not specify a roommate, a roommate of the same gender will be assigned to share your lodging space. For more information or if you would like to attend this workshop, but do not need lodging, please call the Registrar's Office at 505.685.1017 ext 4155 or toll-free at 877.804.4678 — available Sunday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. MST.

Three ways to register:

  1. Download printable registration form and mail to: Ghost Ranch Registrar, 280 Private Drive 1708, Abiquiu, NM 87510. OR scan and email your completed form to:
  2. Register by telephone at 505.685.1017 or toll-free at 877.804.4678 — available Thursdays - Mondays, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. MST.
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