Ekabhumi Charles Ellik
Ekabhumi Charles Ellik is an award-winning poet, author, illustrator, yoga instructor and arts educator. Through a ritualized and meditative creative method, he makes artworks for ceremonial, therapeutic, and educational use. He is founder of One Earth Sacred Arts, co-founder of Mystic Art Retreats, and currently part of the core faculty of online school Living Sanskrit and co-founder of Mystic Art Retreats. Ekabhumi’s writing and artwork has been published widely, appearing in anthologies and journals like Tarka Magazine, The Poetry of Yoga, Berkeley Fiction Review, and Pearl. His instructional adult coloring books Shakti Coloring Book and the uplifting Bhakti Coloring Book are now available worldwide. He toured internationally as a performance poet, and the poets he coached won numerous regional and national titles. He facilitated writers’ groups, hosted poetry readings, and organized spoken-word festivals for nearly twenty years, culminating in the acclaimed 2009 Individual World Poetry Slam.