Interview with poet and author Thomas Rain Crowe

Originally published at: https://systemschangealliance.org/events-calendar/interview-with-poet-and-author-thomas-rain-crowe/

Poets like Kabir, Hafiz and Rumi were “sacred activists” hundreds of years before the term was ever used by modern mystics like Andrew Harvey. The 14th century Sufi mystic Hafiz, for example, spoke of corruption, immoral statesmen, and greed long before it started playing out on a global scene as a systemic problem. We certainly recognize current environmental and social issues as well as the habits of our own politicians in these lines, below, rendered into English by poet Thomas Rain Crowe , (Drunk on the Wine of the Beloved: 100 Poems of Hafiz, Shambhala) whom Roar Bjonnes will interview on February 12…