Synopses & Reviews
Geared toward the modern-day pilgrim who is looking for inspiration and a few spiritual tools for the road, The Art of Pilgrimage weaves stories, myths, parables, and quotations from famous travelers of the past with practical suggestions and contemporary accounts of people traveling the sacred way today.
The Art of Pilgrimage is a guide for the armchair traveler curious to know what it means to travel with a soulful purpose and travelers ready to embark on a sacred journey. A journey that depends on the kind of deeply held intention that transforms even the most ordinary trip into a pilgrimagea subtle or life-altering move from mindless to mindful, soul-less to soulful.
For travelers the world over, The Art of Pilgrimage will be a valuable guide, treasured gift, and source of lasting inspiration.
"If Joseph Campbell, the Dalai Lama and Bill Moyers were to have collaborated on a book about journeys...I suspect it would look very much like The Art of Pilgrimage." Austin American-Statesman
If Phil Cousineaus fine book were to have the influence it deserves, tourism might cease to be an environment blight and become and educational blessing. San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
A must read before a trip. Escape
About the Author
Phil Cousineau is a bestselling author, editor, photographer, award-winning documentary filmmaker, adventure travel leader, and independant scholar who lectures around the world on a wide range of topics from mythology, mentorship, and soul. His books include The Art of Pilgrimage, Soul Moments, Riddle Me This, and The Soul Aflame. A protege of the late Joseph Campbell, Cousineau is also the author of The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work. He lives in San Francisco, California.