Rilke’s Book of Hours

By Anita Barrows


While visiting Russia in his twenties, Rainer Maria Rilke, one of the twentieth century’s greatest poets, was moved by a spirituality he encountered there. Inspired, Rilke returned to Germany and put down on paper what he felt were spontaneously received prayers. Rilke’s Book of Hours is the invigorating vision of spiritual practice for the secular…


Published date: January 1, 1899
Type: Books
Genre: Poetry

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@HibbsPierce His Book of Hours is one of the most precious books I own. I love the translations from Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy.

Krista Tippett mentioned this book on "The Tim Ferriss Show" podcast.