Scientists Discover a Boiling River of Amazonian Legend
Deep in the heart of the Amazon, legends tell of a river so hot that it boils from below. As a geoscientist, Andrés Ruzo’s training told him the stories couldn’t be true. But that was before he saw th...
Isha Vidhya
Isha Vidhya is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, which is committed to raising the level of education and literacy in rural India and help disadvantaged children rea...
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Scientists Discover a Boiling River of Amazonian Legend
Deep in the heart of the Amazon, legends tell of a river so hot that it boils from below. As a geoscientist, Andrés Ruzo’s training told him the stories couldn’t be true. But that was before he saw th...
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies is a non-profit educational retreat center located in Rhinebeck, New York. Founded in 1977 by Elizabeth Lesser and Stephan Rechtschaffen, inspired by Sufi mystic, ...
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Mount Lebanon Shaker Village
The Mount Lebanon Shaker Village is a historic site associated with the Shakers, a Protestant religious denomination. Founded as a communal group in the 1787, the Shakers located their Central Ministr...
Christiansbrunn
Christiansbrunn (Christian's Spring) is the name of two communities established in Pennsylvania.
A community of Single Brothers was established by the Moravian Unity in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsy...
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Tassajara Zen Mountain Center
The Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in the Ventana Wilderness area of the Los Padres National Forest, southeast of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is the oldest Japanese Buddhist Sōtō Zen monastery in th...
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Kairos Prison Ministry
Kairos Prison Ministry is an international organisation conducting three day movement programs for people serving in prisons and more recently as Kairos Outside for those directly affected by the impr...
Green Gulch Farm Zen Center
Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, or Soryu-ji (meaning Green Dragon Temple) is a Soto Zen practice center located near Muir Beach, California that practices in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki. In addition to...
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Dark retreat
Dark retreat (Wylie: mun mtshams) refers to advanced practices in the Taoism, Dzogchen lineages of the Nyingmapa, Bönpo, other schools of Tibetan Buddhism. A dark retreat is a solo retreat in a space ...
Avatar's Abode
Avatar's Abode is a 99-acre (40 ha) spiritual retreat about 115 km north of Brisbane, Australia dedicated to Meher Baba. The site has a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean to the east and ov...
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Vassa
Vassa (Pali: vassa-, Sanskrit: varṣa-, both "rain"; Burmese: ဝါတွင်း, [wàdwíɴ]; Khmer: វស្សា or ព្រះវស្សា; Lao: ພັນສາ [pʰán sǎː], sometimes ວັດສາ [wāt sǎː]; Thai: พรรษา phansa ...
Kannon Do Zen Meditation Center
Kannon Do Zen Meditation Center provides Sōtō Zen practice in the San Francisco Peninsula and the South Bay. Named after Kannon, the Buddhist personification of compassion, the center provides a suppo...
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Reb Anderson
Tenshin Zenki Reb Anderson (born 1943) is a Zen teacher and lineage holder in the Sōtō Zen tradition of Shunryu Suzuki. He is a Senior Dharma teacher at the San Francisco Zen Center and at Green Gulch...
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Blanche Hartman
Zenkei Blanche Hartman (born 1926) is a Soto Zen teacher practicing in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki. From 1996 to 2002 she served two terms as co-abbess of the San Francisco Zen Center. She was the f...
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The Abode of the Message
73°22′44″W / 42.44325°N 73.3789°W / 42.44325; -73.3789The Abode of the Message is a Universal Sufi community founded in 1975 by Vilayat Inayat Khan. The Abode is the central r...
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Tapovan
Tapovan (Sanskrit) comes from the two root words tapasya - meaning specifically austerity, and more generally spiritual practice, and vana, meaning forest, or wilderness. Tapovan then translates as f...
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Lighthouse Center
Lighthouse Center is a retreat center for spiritual development where Selfless Service or Seva is practiced in addition to meditation on the Sound Current (Shabd). Lighthouse Center is largely synony...
Siddhayatan
Siddhayatan is the first Hindu-Jain Tirth (pilgrimage site) in North America. Founded in 2008 by Acharya Shree Yogeesh, it is located on a 125-acre (0.51 km) site near Dallas, Texas, United State...
Fenton Johnson
John Fenton Johnson was born ninth of nine children into a Kentucky whiskey-making family with a strong storytelling tradition.
His most recent book Keeping Faith: A Skeptic's Journey draws on ti...
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Stony Point Center
Stony Point Center is one of three conference centers of the Presbyterian Church (USA). The other two conference and retreat centers are Ghost Ranch and Montreat. Stony Point Center welcomes people of...
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Kripalu Center
The Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is a non-profit organization that operates a health and yoga retreat in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Its 160,000-square-foot (15,000 m) facility is a for...
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San Francisco Zen Center
San Francisco Zen Center (SFZC), is a network of affiliated Sōtō Zen practice and retreat centers in the San Francisco Bay area, comprising the City Center or Beginner's Mind Temple, the Tassajara Zen...
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