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Gavin Harrison

Gavin Harrison

Gavin Harrison (1950 – 2018) was the author and poet of Petals and Blood: Stories, Dharma and Poems of Ecstasy, Awakening and Annihilation and In the Lap of the Buddha. He was a recipient of the “Unsung Heroes of Compassion Award,” presented to him by His Holiness the Dalai Lama for “kindness and quiet dedication to others.” His teachings of Awakening were rooted in the Buddhist Insight Meditation Tradition. He lived on the Big Island of Hawai‘I, was a student of Yoga, Tai Chi and Qi Gong and his passions included ocean swimming, hiking and growing fruit and vegetables. He was a USA fundraiser for The Woza Moya Project and The Group of Hope supporting AIDS orphans in KwaZulu, South Africa.

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