Season 1, Episode 118: Dr. Ian Prattis – Poet, Author & Spiritual Warrior

Today’s guest is Dr. Ian Prattis. Ian is a poet, Professor Emeritus, founder of Friends for Peace and a spiritual warrior for planetary care and social justice. He now lives with his wife Carolyn in the west end of Ottawa where the Pine Gate Meditation Hall is located in the lower level of their home.

Since retiring from Carleton University in 2007, Ian has enjoyed the freedom to create at his own pace; which is actually quite rigorous. He has authored four books on dharma, two on the environment, a novel and now his latest book which is part legend part autobiography titled Trailing Sky Six Feathers. As you can tell, he has yet to discern the ordinary meaning of retirement.

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