Ilchi Lee, a Korean visionary who globalized Korea’s mind-body tradition, and Emanuel Pastreich, an American scholar of East Asian cultures, sat together for a conversation on a single question: What we can learn from ancient Korean wisdom that can help us create a more mindful and sustainable life on earth?
Their conclusions are illuminated in this book and offer inspiration to those looking for a new direction in this age of consumption and alienation. How did humanity wander so far off course, and how can we steer ourselves back to a life in harmony with the dynamic biome on which all life depends? The dialogue between these two figures suggests a new hope that small, daily actions taken by individuals can have a lasting impact on the entire planet.
About the Authors
ILCHI LEE is an impassioned visionary, educator, mentor, and innovator; he has dedicated his life to developing and teaching methods to nurture the full potential of the human brain, particularly Body & Brain Yoga and Brain Education. Author of over 40 books, including the New York Times
bestseller, The Call of Sedona
, he is also a well-respected humanitarian who created the Earth Citizen Movement
and has been working with the United Nations and other organizations for global peace. He serves as president of the Korea Institute of Brain Science (KIBS), the University of Brain Education (UBE), the Global Cyber University, and the International Brain Education Association (IBREA)
. For more information, visit ilchi.com
EMANUEL PASTREICH, PhD is an American scholar who specializes in East Asian cultures. Trained at Yale University and Harvard University, Pastreich takes deep interest in the potential for a sustainable spiritual society offered by traditional Korean culture. He teaches at Kyung Hee University and serves as the director of The Asia Institute in Seoul. Pastreich has worked as a consultant to both local and central government in South Korea, as well as a variety of American, Korean, and Japanese research institutions. His book, The Republic of Korea of Which Koreans Are Ignorant
, was a best seller in Korea and was praised by the Korean president. For more information, visit asia-institute.org
193 pages, B&W
Best Life Media (September 6, 2016)