Heartfulness Speaker Event
July 19th 6pm – 8pm
University Hall, University of Redlands, 1200 East Colton, Redlands, CA 92374
“When the Heart is at Peace, the Mind is at Ease!”
Join us for an inspiring talk and conversation with Joshua Pollock, a Heartfulness practitioner, trainer and the best selling co-author of The Heartfulness Way book. Joshua will share his insights and experiences from his spiritual journey that led to the book The Heartfulness Way.
The program includes:
Interview by Jennifer Downey, Principal Librarian at the historic A.K.Smiley Public Library
Meditation session conducted by Joshua Pollock.
Book signing and purchase opportunity of the book The Heartfulness Way & Refreshments
JOSHUA POLLOCK is a Heartfulness trainer and practitioner from the United States. An accomplished Western classical violinist, he has performed and taught throughout the world, including multiple collaborations with composer A.R. Rahman. Pollock is a dedicated spiritual aspirant, and is enthusiastic about sharing his passion for meditation, frequently lecturing at private seminars, holding practical demonstrations in corporate, educational and governmental settings, and providing ongoing individual support to local seekers. Pollock holds a Bachelor of Musical Arts degree from Indiana University and two master’s degrees from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He currently resides in India with his wife and their two children.
Principal Librarian at the historic A.K.Smiley Public Library
Jennifer Downey serves as the Principal Librarian at the historic A.K. Smiley Public Library. She is the author of Public Library Collections in the Balance: Censorship, Inclusivity, and Truth (2017, Libraries Unlimited) as well as several professional articles about equity of access, intellectual freedom, censorship, and outreach to underrepresented groups. Prior to becoming a librarian, she spent ten years as a social worker providing services to at-risk families. A student of meditation and yoga, Jennifer enjoys bringing new and mind-broadening experiences to her library patrons and partnering with others to bring these programs out of the library and into thegreater community.
Since 1945, Heartfulness meditation practices have spread to millions of people worldwide. These practices are offered free of charge to people fifteen years of age and above, and Heartfulness Relaxation can be taught to children. Today there are thousands of certified Heartfulness volunteer trainers serving people in over 130 countries. They are supported by Kamlesh D. Patel, who is also known as Daaji. You can learn more about Daaji at daaji.org.
Heartfulness organizations manage various programs and facilities worldwide, including:
- Scholarships for students from all continents to attend advanced training programs
- Cutting-edge research on the effects of meditation
- ‘Conscious Living’ programs on values and life skills for teachers and students in schools
- Programs in colleges and universities, and in corporate and government organizations
- Programs for villagers and tribal communities
- Free medical clinics
- Ashrams, meditation centers, research facilities and retreat centers
About The Heartfulness Way
Building on ageless oral tradition, Kamlesh D. Patel – widely known as Daaji, the fourth guru in the Heartfulness tradition – traces a seeker’s journey as he examines the nature of spiritual search. Through a series of illuminating conversations between a teacher and a student, Daaji reveals the principles of the Heartfulness practice and philosophy to Joshua Pollock, a Heartfulness practitioner and trainer.
If you knew there was a practical way to transcend suffering and fly into the sky of hope and contentment, would you be interested?
That is exactly what Heartfulness offers – transforming us from the inside out so that we see the world in a new way, without the filters of our limitations.