Forest Immersion: Shinrin-Yoku as Novasutras Practice

Explore the history, practice and science of "forest bathing", and how it can help you deepen your connection with all other beings in loving-kindness, with the complex wonder and sacred beauty of the universe, with what we call agaya and ubuntu in Novasutras. Shinrin-yoku practice may help you become a more effective agent for increasing ubuntu and agaya in the world.

Inviting in Ubuntu to Celebrate Interdependence

Purple-throated carib feeding at a flower, sharpphotography, CC BY 3.0

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The Cosmos in the Tree, as seen by Thích Nhất Hạnh

A wonderful quote by Thích Nhất Hạnh provides a lovely illustration of agaya "...I looked into the tree and I saw the whole cosmos in it..." Another expresses ubuntu "We are all the leaves of one tree. We are all the waves of one sea; the time has come for all to live as one."