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Prabhat Eusebio: Editor, spiritual researcher, musician, father of two children. Begin a parent was guided him to materialize ideas and proposals, like the projects: "Bambini Nuovi" books, “New Children for the Future Human”, or the successful struggle to allow the practice of Lotus Birth (gradual removal of the umbilical cord), even in hospitals.
A good story speaks to the heart and knows how to open magical doors, from which our potentials and talents emerge. It liberates ingenuity, frees the mind, and puts wings on the dreams and the future, where the young will be the directors.
Other than feeding the body, young people need to be nourished in a more intimate sphere, one that is fed by stories, symbols and significance. They need to grow in all their facets, through encountering life, taking in the best that each culture has to offer.
Kavitha Rao and Jeff Golden, the founders of The Common Fire Foundation, have come to visit Damanhur for the first time, along with their daughter Samiha, on November 11 – 19. They stayed in one of the nucleo communities of Damanhur and visited many others. The guests also visited the Damanhur School, guided by Anaconda, and found the Temples of Humankind to be incredible and breathtaking.
Iride Pistacchio, Director of the Damanhur Education department, and Gazzella Mimosa, President of the Association Damanhur Education, presented at the conference “Family today: roots and wings ~ sacred everyday love” at Lonato del Garda, Italy. [Please visit the website (in Italian) for more information.] They spoke about their professional and personal experience with educating and raising children at Damanhur, and offered interactive sessions of “sunset metratura” – an awareness meditation – and “dynamic collective art.”
The course on “How to Create a Successful Community” was held October 20 – 24, with nine participants coming from various parts of the world: Hungary, Bulgaria, Brazil, Australia and America, some of whom already have communities in formation. The five-day course offered in-depth exploration in the art of creating a community, with themes including the choice of the territory, economic considerations, decision-making and organization, education and children, health and wellness, change and innovation, and networking with the communities of the world.
The Tentaty Organic Cooperative and Arielvo Bar & Restaurant have special offerings for Fair Trade Break.
“I Shop for Justice / Io faccio la spesa giusta” 17 – 25 October 2009
Come to Tentaty where you can find certified fair trade products. During this week, we will also promote the ecological bag campaign; you may acquire a Fair Trade cotton bag for your shopping, respecting the environment, and a Fair Trade recipe book, with everyday recipes using fair trade products written by Sophie Grigson.
“I Dine for Justice / Io faccio la cena giusta” Saturday, 24 October 2009, 8 pm
At the Arielvo Bar & Restaurant, come for a dinner made with organic, fair trade and local products. During the week 17 – 25 October, when you order coffee, you shall receive a coffee bean covered in chocolate, a fair trade product, to bring attention to the coffee harvesters of the world.
Dinner at Arielvo is by reservation
call Pellicano +39 0125 789921 or + 39 347 1253549
Stanislav Grof, psychiatrist and researcher of non-ordinary states of consciousness, came to Damanhur before his participation in a conference of the European Transpersonal Association in Milan. He was very moved by the Temples of Humankind and commented that having such a vision in and of itself is incredible, and the fact that Damanhurians succeeded in realizing it is a truly extraordinary feat.
Ashok Khosla (center) and Maneka Gandhi (right) came to visit Damanhur after their participation in the World Political Forum in Turin. This was Khosla’s second visit to Damanhur, and he and Gandhi visited Damjl, Damanhur Crea and the Temples. They also went to Cuceglio for a visit to Aval, where they received a tour of the bio-architectural features of the home, its renewable energy technologies, and the scientific laboratories of Damanhur.