La Chispa Recommends
May 7 & 8: La Chispa mini festival ‘a Twist of Lemon’
07/05/2016 - 08/05/2016
Nov 5 – 9: Gnosis of the Land – Rock art in Southern Andalucia
05/11/2015 - 09/11/2015
Oct 9 – 12: Edible forest course
09/10/2015 - 12/10/2015
Spet 11 – 13: Self-sufficiency in health and living
11/09/2015 - 13/09/2015
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A course in miracles is one of the many ways of self-knowledge or self-realization.
It is a non-dual teaching based on forgiveness, understanding for forgiveness a constant choice of peace instead of conflict in each situation that arises in our daily lives.
Part of the base that any conflict we experience is an error of perception, encouraged by a mentality of conflict based on unconscious guilt. This guilt makes a misinterpretation of everything that we perceive, taking us to the struggle, suffering and non-acceptance.
In individual sessions or … Continue reading
Sociocracy is both:
A social ideal that values equality and the rights of people to determine the conditions under which they live and work, and
A method of organizing effective, harmonious, and collaborative organizations—businesses, and governments, large and small.
The uniqueness of sociocracy in a democratic society is that it is not just a statement of the values of freedom and equality or the right to self-determination. Sociocracy goes deeper. It is a method of implementation. Unlike democracy, it can … Continue reading
Shamanic Christmas written by Matt Toussaint shaman in Los Angeles.
Have you ever wondered why in modern Christmas tradition we do the things we do? What is the origin of the Christmas tree, with the star on top, decorations about, and all the brightly wrapped presents beneath? Or the idea behind Santa Claus who jets around the globe in a magic sleigh with flying reindeer – defying both time and space – to deliver the world’s children a bounty of Christmas gifts? And … Continue reading
Unlike many other forms of exercise, yoga is truly a practice for the mind, the body and the soul. All too often we think of yoga as bendy positions, perfect balance, elongated lines and difficult postures…yet we tend to forget the essential philosophy – to breathe, to connect with our hearts and to bring mind, body and soul together in a moment of pure awareness and mindfulness. Ultimately to achieve that elusive glimpse of ‘enlightenment’ that makes the whole practice worthwhile.
Meditation is key … Continue reading
EQuiReflect is a highly effective, engaging and enjoyable method, of discovering and rapidly understanding where and how to implement positive change and growth in many areas and aspects of your life/relationships/work. Emotional Intelligence is the focus. Horses are the tool… the master teachers.
Because they are a prey animal, to survive, horses have highly developed senses and instinct. They react with incredible awareness and sensitivity to feelings, attitudes, behaviour, energy projection, intentions and body language and they mirror or feed back immediately what they feel … Continue reading
Date: Dec 6 & 7 2014
Time: 10.30 – 21.00
Location: La Carpa, Recinto Ferial, San Pedro Alcantara
Over 100 activities, a dynamic market, live shows, practical classes and workshops throughout the weekend.
For the past 7 years Arte Sano festivals have been bringing healing arts events to San Pedro Alcantara, and during the first weekend of December (the ‘puente’) will be celebrating the ninth edition of this popular event in the ‘Carpa’ municipal in the town’s feria ground.
“Many people are looking for new ways of living these days,” … Continue reading
One of the best ways to help others switch to a sustainable lifestyle is by holding workshops within the community. Workshops have always been effective for the dissemination of information, as well as forming support groups and giving people the chance to get to know others who share their cause.
Unfortunately, some workshops get a bad rap for being boring. This is often addressed by facilitators with fun games and activities, but it’s always important to choose activities that are appropriate, based on both subject matter … Continue reading
Dynamic lecturer, progressive scholar, and one of the most prolific writers and translators of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, B. Alan Wallace, Ph.D., continually seeks innovative ways to integrate Buddhist contemplative practices with Western science to advance the study of the mind.
Dr. Wallace, a scholar and practitioner of Buddhism since 1970, has taught Buddhist theory and meditation worldwide since 1976. Having devoted fourteen years to training as a Tibetan Buddhist monk, ordained by H. H. the Dalai Lama, he went on to earn an undergraduate … Continue reading
How many lives do we have? Do we really die? We don’t know anymore!
The knowledge of life, through the cycles of death and rebirth, can be understood as part of a continuing process; but death is usually interpreted as an end. In the last 50 years, we have placed great emphasis on the concept of reincarnation to the point it is today difficult to reject this new premise, which appears in the various media today: magazines, books, movies … Reincarnation is a fact. We believe … Continue reading
We have put to one side the profound significance of these forms, that hide within them the mysteries of creation of life. Geometry, that we know in everyday use, helps us to define spaces, how to measure the size of plots of land, create maps and define the movement and properties of objects. Ancient Egypt had a deep knowledge of geometry, which they needed to create their impressive structures.
This geometry becomes sacred when we realise that geometry is like a mould that represents the … Continue reading