Andras Corban-Arthen is the founder and spiritual director of the EarthSpirit Community. Andras has taught and lectured publicly about the pagan traditions throughout the U.S. and abroad since the 1970s, and has been featured in a number of books as well as news media. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, the oldest and largest inter-religious organization.
Andras was chosen to represent the pagan traditions at the United Nations Interfaith Conference on Religion and Prejudice in 1991, and has been a featured presenter at the Parliaments of the World’s Religions held in Chicago, Barcelona, Melbourne, and Salt Lake City, as well as at the Encuentro Mundial Interreligioso and the Diálogo Cultural Universal in México.
More recently, he spoke at the Religions for the Earth conference, and at the concurrent People’s Climate March, in NYC. Andras also serves as president of the European Congress of Ethnic Religions headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania, and sits on the advisory board of the Ecospirituality Foundation, a United Nations Consultative NGO based in Torino, Italy. Originally from Galiza, Spain, he lives with his extended family in Glenwood, a 135-acre pagan sanctuary and nature preserve in the Berkshire Highlands of western Massachusetts. http://www.earthspirit.com/
Paganicon would like to thank the Coven of the Standing Stones for sponsoring Andras’ visit!