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Event Success Story: Spiritual teacher Mark Nepo leaves audiences feeling transformed and inspired at Chautauqua Institution
Globally renowned spiritual teacher and bestselling author MARK NEPO has been deeply moving audiences for decades through writing, teaching, and as a sought-after inspirational speaker. A beloved storyteller, Mark presented a keynote at the Chautauqua Institution’s Interfaith Lecture Series that deeply moved the over 800 attendees and earned him resounding praise. Titled “Heartwork: Being a Spirit in the World,” his transformative talk explored how audiences can face fear, obstacles, and the unknown, and overcome them to live a more connected and hopeful life. The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awakening, which sold over 1M copies, is a trusted voice and a leader in living joyfully in the face of adversity. In his thirties, Mark was diagnosed with a rare cancer, which upended his life and shaped his philosophy on living fully and embracing the unknowable future. He’s shared his story, wisdom, and insights with numerous groups, such as the Omega Institute and on Oprah Winfrey’s The Life You Want Tour, and always receives glowing reviews. Following his event at the Chautauqua Institution, the host shared: "Mark was beyond wonderful! People fell in love with him and were truly and deeply moved by his teaching. I could not be more grateful!"
Poet, philosopher, and spiritual teacher MARK NEPO moves and inspires audiences and readers all over the world with his influential inspirational voice.
Poet, philosopher, and spiritual teacher MARK NEPO moves and inspires audiences and readers all over the world as he shares his ideas on living an authentic life, inner transformation, finding courage, and more. Nepo was living as any middle-ager does, with his wife, pursuing their careers, when he found out he had cancer. This diagnosis changed his life dramatically, and his outlook on living. Since then, he has survived cancer and shared his story of awakening into what he calls “honest living.” His #1 New York Times Bestseller, The Book of Awakening, has sold over a million copies and put him on the map as a beloved and inspiring storyteller. He has now published twenty-two books, is a regular columnist for Spirituality & Health Magazine, and is often interviewed about moving forward in the midst of so much turmoil. Audiences leave his talks feeling inspired, more connected to what it means to be human, and with a new framework for generating ideas. After recently hosting Mark for an event, the New Thought Center for Spiritual Living shared, “The event was wonderful! We all found him to be the nicest, warm, kind, most genuine person we have hosted here. He was a delight to meet and have here at our Center.”
Mark Nepo is a poet and spiritual adviser who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over 40 years. With over a million copies sold, Mark has moved and inspired readers and seekers all over the world with his #1 New York Times bestseller, The Book of Awakening. A beloved poet, teacher, and storyteller, Mark has been called “one of the finest spiritual guides of our time,” “a consummate storyteller,” and “an eloquent spiritual teacher.” His work is widely accessible and used by many, and his books have been translated into more than twenty languages. A bestselling author, Mark has published twenty-two books and recorded fifteen audio projects. Recent work includes The Book of Soul (St. Martin’s Essentials, 2020), recently honored by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2020, Drinking from the River of Light (Sounds True, 2019), a Nautilus Book Award Winner; More Together Than Alone (Atria, 2018) cited by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2018; and Things That Join the Sea and the Sky (Sounds True, 2017), a Nautilus Book Award Winner. Mark was given a Life-Achievement Award by AgeNation in 2015; in 2016 he was named by Watkins: Mind Body Spirit as one of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People, and was also chosen as one of OWN’s SuperSoul 100, a group of inspired leaders using their gifts and voices to elevate humanity. In 2014 Mark was part of Oprah Winfrey’s The Life You Want Tour, and has appeared several times on her Super Soul Sunday program on OWN TV. He has also been interviewed by Robin Roberts on Good Morning America. Mark is a regular columnist for Spirituality & Health Magazine.
In his 30s Mark was diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma, a struggle which helped to form his philosophy of experiencing life fully while staying in relationship to an unknowable future. Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship. He continues to offer readings, lectures, and retreats. Please visit him at: www.MarkNepo.com, http://threeintentions.com and http://wmespeakers.com/speaker/mark-nepo.