Tell a friend about this talk!

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google Buzz

other talks in this theme

Other talks from Dublin

Leonard Cohen: Troubadour, Psychonaut, Buddhist Monk

by Jyotika (2019)

Leonard Cohen’s musical genius was intimately connected with his spiritual life, which was deeply influenced by Buddhism. In this talk Jyotika looks at how Buddhism and the philosophies of the East helped shape some of the finest songs ever written in the English language.

Talk given during Culture Night 2019 at the Dublin Buddhist Centre.

Note: During the talk Jyotika played the following songs: 'Suzanne', ' Hallelujah', 'Anthem' and 'Avalanche'. For copyright reasons these songs are not included in this recording.