Link TV Premieres New Episodes of Existential Series, 'Global Spirit' | KCET
Link TV Premieres New Episodes of Existential Series, 'Global Spirit'
San Francisco, Calif. - Feb. 28, 2014 - Link TV, the national satellite television network and global
content provider, will premiere two new episodes of the "internal
travel" series, Global Spirit, which
takes a global approach to
the exploration of human consciousness, offering compelling ideas, practices
and distilled wisdom from different cultures.
New episodes, "The Search for God" and "Stories to Remember"
will premiere on Link TV (via DirecTV 375 and DISH
9410) Sundays, March 2 and March 9, 2014 at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT,
respectively. Viewers can also access
the episodes online at linktv.org/globalspirit.
"The Search For God" brings together philosopher and
author Jacob Needleman with Sufi teacher Pir Zia Inayat Khan to share their
unique insights on the concept and the experience of "God." In addition to
their engaging studio conversation, this program includes unique original
footage from a recent spiritual retreat led by Pir Zia, along with a discussion
of God by philosophy group led by Jacob Needleman. With both these groups, the
concept of God is shared, explored and even felt, by some participants.
Following the premiere on March 2, viewers will have the
opportunity to access a live
webcast to join the
conversation with the program guests, send comments and ask questions.
"Stories to Remember" brings together two guests who use the power
of storytelling to remember what is important. Kay Olan, a renowned
storyteller from the Mohawk nation in upstate New York, meets community
organizer and youth mentor, Orland Bishop, who brings the power of story and African
wisdom traditions to his work with members of notorious Los Angeles street
Global Spirit is a unique inquiry into
humankind's belief systems, wisdom traditions, and states of
consciousness. Presented by British actor and writer John Cleese and
hosted by author and spiritual seeker Phil Cousineau, this unique,
critically acclaimed series features renowned experts such as Deepak Chopra,
Karen Armstrong, Robert Thurman, Riane Eisler, and many others. Mixing
evocative film segments with deep discussion, Global Spirit takes
viewers on a mind and soul-expanding journey, exploring the relationships
between ancient wisdom traditions, diverse belief systems, world religions,
metaphysics and modern science.
ABOUT LINK TV
Link TV is a viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization,
distributed nationally via satellite on DIRECTV channel 375 and DISH Network
channel 9410 - reaching more than 34 million US households. Link TV is a
service of KCETLink, the national independent public transmedia organization
formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. For complete background
information, program schedule and Internet streaming, go to LinkTV.org. Follow on Twitter @LinkTV and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/linktv. Link TV is a service of KCETLink.