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.
Please join a global meditation during the total lunar eclipse on January 20-21, 2019.
Agaya came from merging the words agape and Gaia. Gaia references the Gaia Theory that Earth systems interact to promote life’s resilience. Agape is divine, altruistic love.
May is a great month to commit to becoming more mindful through meditation. Its power to promote well-being is backed by science. Learn about ways to support your mindfulness meditation practice.
Celebrating Earth Day Every Day, but especially around April 22nd!
You’re smart. You often notice that things aren’t quite right. You long for community with meaning and purpose. Science shows that people in religious communities, and people who practice meditation regularly, are happier and healthier…
Long-term goals and big projects of the Novasutras movement: Defending and protecting the environment, agaya and ubuntu —
Responding to disasters — Rebuilding after disasters — Supporting social justice causes — Education — Preserving knowledge and culture — Spreading joy and celebration
Science continues to reveal the complex intelligence of the Plant Kindom* upon which we utterly depend for the food we eat and the oxygen we breathe.
How else can we integrate our respect for the dignity of the Plant Kindom into the way we live and shape our societies?