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After successfully receiving a donation of approximately 200 copies of El Pajaro del Alma, the Spanish edition of Bird of the Soul by Ilchi Lee, Casa Alianza in Nicaragua began to use them in their youth leadership course. The 20 youth, all who want a book of their own, have been working with the book, reading it and connecting with the birds of their souls. Here you can see their bird drawings and the hope they have discovered...

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On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, folks from the Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi Center in Mineola, NY visited their local Family & Children’s Association branch and delivered 50 copies of Bird of the Soul that were donated by their members. Besides center manager Joyce Peprah, the group included members Adam Wright and Mary DeMaro, as well as Dawn Quaresima, regional director of Dahn Yoga and Body & Brain Centers on...

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Thanks to the generosity of donors, Bird of the Soul is bringing positivity to kids close to home as well. Robert Wilson, a member of the Franklin Square Dahn Yoga Center in New York, donated 400 books with the intention of giving them to schools. He found the schools through Latoya Morgan from Forest Hills, New York, who knows the principals of PS 36 and PS 195 elementary schools in Queens. She and Dave Beal, Program Director of...

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The new Spanish translation of Bird of the Soul is beginning to reach communities in Latin America on a larger scale, thanks to the inspired works of Rebecca Gonzalez-Wheaton. Rebecca is currently spending time in Managua, Nicaragua volunteering for Casa Alianza, an international non-profit organization and the Latin American branch of Covenant House, which provides food, shelter, and essential services to homeless, trafficked, and...

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Pennye Green recently embarked upon a new personal journey with Bird of the Soul, the new book by Ilchi Lee. Her goal was set while travelling from her home in Gaithersburg, Maryland, on a meditation retreat in South Korea this past Spring. “When I went to Korea last May and visited the Bird of the Soul underneath the Dahngun statue, at Kookhakwon – that was it. That is when things really started taking off.” Pennye...

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Inspired by the dedicated actions of Ann Torruellas, a member of the Tempe Dahn Yoga Center, who has shared Bird of the Soul with the inmates of Arizona State Woman’s Prison, Perryville, Dahn Yoga Foundation is gathering 500 copies of Bird of the Soul by the end of 2014 to help people in Arizona prisons have hope for a healthier and more meaningful life. This is Ann’s story of how the book has already helped the women she works...

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