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Review: Ilchi Lee's Book Signing and Talk at Ramapo College September 7, 2012

Author and meditation expert Ilchi Lee discussed his New York Times bestselling book The Call of Sedona: Journey of the Heart at Ramapo College to an attentive audience of 200-plus attendees.

On Friday, September 7th, 2012, renowned meditation expert and New York Times bestselling author Ilchi Lee appeared at the Trustees Pavilion at Ramapo College to discuss his most recent book, The Call of Sedona: Journey of the Heart. The evening began with a proclamation from Mahwah Mayor William C. Laforet proclaiming September 7th, 2012, Ilchi Lee Day, in recognition of Lee’s contribution to promoting peace thru many educational initiatives around the world, including Bergen County. Lee was noticeably moved by this official recognition. Lee has maintained a strong connection to Bergen County since the early 1990s, for it was here for that he first established his work in the United States. (For more information regarding Lee's humanitarian work, please visit IBREA Foundation).

From the joy of the Mayor’s proclamation, Lee launched into an enthusiastic 90-minute talk. Lee’s speaking style is very natural and comfortable and he makes the listener feel as if he is speaking directly to them. At first he spoke from the podium with quiet intensity. Then, he came from behind the podium and his manner became much more animated and playful. Lee joyfully engaged the attentive audience of 200-plus attendees and there was much smiling and laughter throughout the evening.

Lee mentioned how inspired he feels by the beauty of Sedona, Arizona. Lee’s core message revolved around the theme that by communicating with the beauty of Sedona through meditation, one can quiet their emotions and connect to their true, unchanging self. From this deep place within, one will realize that our soul is infinitely beautiful and connected with all of creation.

Lee continues his Call of Sedona book signing tour with several appearances in the greater DC area before going on to Houston, Texas. This is Lee’s second appearance in New Jersey during 2012 to promote his most recent book The Call of Sedona: Journey of the Heart. Friday’s appearance was in commemoration of July's re-release of The Call of Sedona by the Scribner imprint. This New York Times bestseller can be found in all your local bookstores. 

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Cynthia Bianco September 26, 2012 at 07:19 PM
I had the honor of being present at Ilchi Lee's Booksigning & Lecture at Ramapo College on Sept. 7th. Lee had the ability to make everyone in the audience feel special. He was able to simply convey his joy & love for all humanity. I was able to realize that by communicating with nature I can connect with my true self & create a life of purpose. An amazing & inspiring time was had by all.
Greg Quinn October 08, 2012 at 05:13 PM
Ilchi Lee's lecture and book signing at the Ramapo College was surprisingly inspirational. I Have attended many lectures and Mr. Lee was a very warm and funny speaker, he also made very simple yet powerful points on how I could change my life. Mr. Lee made it very obvious to me that I could create all the things I wanted in my live if my heart and thoughts where completely aligned. He did it in such a simple way, I could understand and apply his thoughts and ideas to my own life. Ilchee Lee is a must see speaker
Peter Bern February 22, 2013 at 07:38 PM
I attended this book event at Ramapo College and I really enjoyed it. The way in which the author spoke about his recent book The Call of Sedona, Journey of the Heart, really inspired me to examine my life to see if I were living an awakened lifestyle. I hope that Ilchi Lee will be speaking in the area again soon!
Robert Kruse May 23, 2013 at 04:15 PM
How can we make a better tomorrow and a better world to live in. This upcomming lecture and video can show how simple it is. Just a little change in our thoughts can mahe a big change in our lives.

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