Phil Cousineau - The Art of Pilgrimage (Corte Madera Store)

Phil Cousineau

The Art of the Pilgrimage

Sun., Sept. 26, 2021 • 4:00pm PT • Corte Madera Store

This event will be hosted in-person at Book Passage's Corte Madera location


The classic guide to making travel meaningful, The Art of Pilgrimage is the must-have guide full of inspiration for the spiritual traveler.

Not just for pilgrims. We are descendants of nomads. Although we no longer partake in this nomadic life, the instinct to travel remains. Whether we're planning a trip or buying a secondhand copy of Siddhartha, we're always searching for a journey, a pilgrimage. With remarkable stories from famous travelers, poets, and modern-day pilgrims, The Art of Pilgrimage is for the mindful traveler who longs for something more than diversion and escape.

Rick Steves with a literary twist. Through literary travel stories and meditations, award-winning writer, filmmaker, and host of the acclaimed Global Spirit PBS series Phil Cousineau shows readers that travel is worthy of mindfulness and spiritual examination. Learn to approach travel with a desire for risk and renewal, practicing intentionality and being present.

Spiritual travel for the soul. If you're looking for reasons to travel, this is it. Whether traveling to Mecca or Memphis, Stonehenge or Cooperstown, one's journey becomes meaningful when the traveler's heart and imagination are open to experiencing the sacred. The Art of Pilgrimage shows that there is something sacred waiting to be discovered around us.

Inside you will find: inspirational stories, myths, parables, and quotes from many travelers and many faiths; how to see with the "eyes of the heart;" and over 70 illustrations.

If you enjoyed books like The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho, Unlikely Pilgrim, Zen on the Trail, or Pilgrimage─The Sacred Art, then The Art of Pilgrimage is a travel companion you'll want to have with you.

Phil Cousineau is an award-winning writer and filmmaker, teacher and editor, lecturer, storyteller, and TV host. With more than 35 books translated into more than ten languages and 15 scriptwriting credits to his name, Cousineau has also appeared alongside mentors Joseph Campbell and Huston Smith. Host and co-writer of Global Spirit on PBS-TV, he has also appeared on CNN, the Discovery Channel, the Smithsonian Channel, and has been interviewed for stories in Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times. Cousineau lives with his family in North Beach in San Francisco, California, and leads one or two small group travel programs or writing retreats each year. Learn more about his work at



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The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker's Guide to Making Travel Sacred (the Spiritual Traveler's Travel Guide) Cover Image
By Phil Cousineau, Huston Smith (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781642502909
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Conari Press - August 27th, 2021