In Person – Emily Dickinson & Dr. Seuss Walk into an Ashram

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In Person – Emily Dickinson & Dr. Seuss Walk into an Ashram

Dean Sluyter, Lama Willa Blythe Baker
April 24, 2022

An In-Person Conversation with Dean Sluyter, author of the new book The Dharma Bum’s Guide to Western Literature.

This is the in-person component of this hybrid event. For the online component, click here.

We have a 40-person limit for attendance in person at Wonderwell. When this maximum is reached, registration will automatically close. Please email if you’d like to be placed on a waiting list. Thank you!


What if Moby-Dick, Huckleberry Finn, the slave narrative of Frederick Douglass — all the books you read (or were supposed to read) in English 101 — turned out to be Dharma gates? Join Dean Sluyter as he discusses his new book The Dharma Bum’s Guide to Western Literature: Finding Nirvana in the Classics. Event will include a reading, interview with the author, and a book signing.



  • Everyone attending this in-person event must be fully vaccinated and present proof of this when arriving at Wonderwell. You may want to take a picture of your vaccination card with your phone in case you accidentally leave it at home. You will not be admitted to the building without this proof.
  • Masks must be worn at all times inside Wonderwell.
  • There is a 40-person event maximum. If the event is full when you register, you can ask to be placed on a waiting list.

There will not be a potluck after the teaching as we have done in the past.

April 24, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET. Please plan to join the session early, since we will begin promptly at 10:00 am.

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$15 suggested donation

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About the Teachers

Dean Sluyter

Visiting Teacher
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Lama Willa Blythe Baker

Lama, Founding Teacher, Spiritual Co-Director
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