Solala Towler

Solala Towler

Solala Towler
International Advisory Board Member


Solala Towler was editor and publisher of the spiritual and scholarly journal The Empty Vessel: The Journal of Daoist Philosophy and Practice for 25 years.  

He has had 14 books published, including Inner Chapters of Chuang Tzu,  The Tao of Intimacy and Ecstasy: The Promise of Spiritual UnionTales From the Tao (Watkins); and Practicing the Tao Te Ching: 81 Steps on the Way

Mr. Towler’s work has been translated into Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish. He is a founding board member of the National Qigong Association as well as its past President.  Mr. Towler has taught qigong and Daoist meditation for over 30 years, and leads tours to visit Daoist temples in the sacred mountains of China. 

Solala also leads Daoist Tea Ceremonies and is author of the books Cha Dao: The Way of Tea: Tea As a Way of Life and Tea Mind Tea Heart.

As a musician, Solala has recorded four cds of meditation/relaxation music. He does this using large Tibetan Bowls, flutes, harmonic overtone singing and group chant.

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