About HawaH

HawaH has authored 4 books, released 2 musical CDs, and produced 3 documentary films. He has dedicated his life to teaching about solutions to violence and ways to peace, and has traveled to over 35 countries to facilitate interactive workshops, dialogues, perform poetry, teach yoga, and speak with those interested in creating a caring, sustainable, and equitable world—he believes that no matter where one travels, they always remain in the same place, unless they are willing to change.

 

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Speaker , Yogi, Educator

As an artist, author, educator, yoga instructor, community organizer, and non-profit leader, Hawah has dedicated his life to teaching about solutions to violence and ways to peace. Having traveled to over 35 countries to facilitate interactive workshops, host dialogues, perform poetry, teach yoga, he speaks with those interested in creating a caring, compassionate, sustainable and equitable world.

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  • Reflections on Peace Education – What is Fly By Light? (Part 1 of 7)

    One Common Unity’s Executive Director Hawah Kasat discusses peace education and the violence perpetuated by the school system upon the hearts and minds of the same students they are meant to uplift and inspire. In this particular video, he speaks about his early experiences working with DC youth, specifically with a focus on the Fly […]

  • A Reflection On Peace Education – What is Academic Violence – (Part 2 of 7)

    My first summer in AmeriCorps where I first learned the term “Academic Violence” and the impact it’s having on our youth and society.  This is Part Two of Seven. Special thanks to YogaVille for recording the video for this.

  • Reflections On Racism and Immigrants (Part 3 of 7)

    One of our greatest needs is to fit in and belong. We want to be loved and we want people to naturally welcome us into their social groups. One Common Unity’s Executive Director Hawah Kasat discusses peace education and the violence perpetuated by Racism as it can affect you as a child. This is Part […]

  • A Reflection On Peace Education God Bless The World (Part 4 of 7)

    Hawah addresses how we continue to separate ourselves. If all faiths come together to understand that there are many paths to truth. It’s a key to building peace. This is Part Four of Seven. Special thanks to YogaVille for recording the video.

  • Racism, Gun Violence, Police Brutality, and Teaching Peace

    This statement and reflection was given by One Common Unity’s co-founder and executive director – Hawah Kasat. He recorded this approximately 28 days after the massacre and shooting in #Orlando took the lives of 50 people (we are counting the gunman too, as a human casualty), and days after Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were […]

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The Poetry of Yoga (Vol. 1)

The Poetry of Yoga (Vol. 1) is a modern day collection of poetry compiled and edited by artist, poet, and yogi HawaH.

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The Poetry of Yoga (Vol. 2) is a ground-breaking book anthology expanding the literary tradition of yoga to include the cultural perspective of the 21st century.

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Trails: A Voyage in Trust Before Suspicion

Trails: A Voyage in Trust Before Suspicion is a collection of true stories, poetry, photographs, and drawings.

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Escape Extinction

Escape Extinction, HawaH’s second book, is an analysis of War and Peace, Love and Hate, Creation and Destruction.

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zerONEss

zerONEss. This book, a symphony of poetry and prose, inspires contemplation, challenges traditional understandings about unity and origin, and encourages the reader to meditate upon breaking limits.

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CALL

CALL. Bring down the ancestors in this powerful CALL of rasp-ready vocals, chanting, industrial science beats, thundering drums, and an avant-garde fusion of harps, flutes, tablas and words that inspire, ignite, fuel, and pierce the fabric of existence.

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  • The Poetry of Yoga (Vol. 1) is a modern day collection of poetry compiled and edited by artist, poet, and yogi HawaH. This first volume is distilled from over 1,500 pages of poetry, submitted from 16 countries. The Poetry of Yoga is an important platform for a new body of work serving to expand the literary tradition of yoga to include the cultural perspective of the 21st century.

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  • The Poetry of Yoga (Vol. 2) is a ground-breaking book anthology expanding the literary tradition of yoga to include the cultural perspective of the 21st century. A modern day collection compiled and edited by artist, poet, and yogi HAWAH, this second volume is distilled from over 2,300 pages of poetry, submitted from 19 countries. Shiva Rea describes it as, “A great victory.” Yoga Journal says, “Perfect for solitary contemplation and full of yogic wisdom.”

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  • Trails: A Voyage in Trust Before Suspicion is a collection of true stories, poetry, photographs, and drawings. It is where I have taken myself, sometimes for no reason in particular except for the sake of seeing. Sometimes I am not satisfied until I reach a dot on the map, and if nothing’s there, at least I no longer have any questions about what I’m missing.
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  • Escape Extinction. As a former Peaceable Schools Coordinator in D.C. Public High Schools and also a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation Fellow to the United Nations and their World Conference Against Racism—HawaH’s second book is an analysis of War and Peace, Love and Hate, Creation and Destruction. In addition to essays addressing the need for humanity to rebalance with Mother Earth, and thoughts regarding how humanity could escape extinction, his new book intertwines poetry, prose, and short stories affirming our universal connections.

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  • zerONEss. This book, a symphony of poetry and prose, inspires contemplation, challenges traditional understandings about unity and origin, and encourages the reader to mediate upon breaking limits. Zero and One have perplexed and driven scientists for thousands of years. They have provided the basis for mathematical formulas and technological advances. They have created a framework within which religion has manifested and philosophy flowered.

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  • CALL. Bring down the ancestors in this powerful CALL of rasp-ready vocals, chanting, industrial science beats, thundering drums, and an avant-garde fusion of harps, flutes, tablas and words that inspire, ignite, fuel, and pierce the fabric of existence. This (HawaH’s second musical CD) comes complete with 12 hard hitting tracks.

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