This Solstice is Dec 20th/21st, when the sun is directly overhead at the Tropic of Capricorn. The sun being overhead in southern Africa, and the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn at dusk, make this Solstice a special time for honoring ubuntu. Novasutras celebrates with a live online guided meditation focusing on global well-being and loving-kindness.
We seek to manifest a community of practice; to cherish our diversity of experiences, age, wealth, culture, gifts, talents and focus. A community of practice is a way that people with shared concerns and passions learn from one another, support each other, and grow in skills and abilities.
Thanksgiving can become a celebration of agaya and ubuntu, through the Native American tradition of the "Thanksgiving Address." What are you grateful for? How do you celebrate ubuntu and agaya?
Celebrate the Cross-Quarter with Us The cross-quarters are the midpoint between the Equinox and the Solstice. The precise timing of a cross-quarter is defined as the time when the sun crosses Latitude 16° 20′, midway between the Equator and the Tropic line. That will be tomorrow, November 7th at 22:56 UTC (2:56pm PST). Novasutras will … Continue reading Cross-Quarter Nov 7th & Novasutras’ 3rd Anniversary
Focusing partnership practice is a powerful tool for connecting with our inner wisdom. It can open us to the power of Nature and community. We become more effective change agents when we develop heart-knowing and deep listening skills.
We offer these meditations for well-being on Earth, at or near the times of the four main phases of the moon (about once a week, times vary). We celebrate the ever-changing moon as a reminder of the dynamic change that is essential to life, with an emphasis on global unity and loving-kindness to all beings.
This September 22nd is the Equinox. Novasutras celebrates with a live online guided meditation focusing on global well-being and loving-kindness -- see the video.
Life on Earth teaches us how to be together, and how we are related to the life around us. We need only remember how to listen to those most ancient teachings. What we seek to accomplish on behalf of the planet has work within as a necessary corollary.