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Sunday
Nov122017

Meditation & Service Retreat with SanghaSeva (12-31 Mar 2018)

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What: Meditation & Service Retreat with SanghaSeva

WhereDharmalaya Institute in Bir, HP, India

When: 12-31 March 2018

Language: English

Facilitators: Zohar Lavie, Nathan Glyde, and Mark Moore

Description: A two-part exploration of meditation and inner and outer sustainability: First, a one-week, (mostly) silent meditation retreat in the Insight Meditation tradition (12-20 March), followed by an optional ten-day service retreat providing opportunities to put meditation into action through work on earthen building, organic gardening, and permaculture landscaping, while also continuing formal meditation practice in the mornings and evenings (21-31 March). Led by Zohar Lavie and Nathan Glyde of SanghaSeva, with Dharmalaya’s faculty and artisans facilitating the service work.

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Friday
Dec022016

Meditation & Service Retreat with SanghaSeva (23 Mar - 11 Apr 2017)

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What: Meditation & Service Retreat with SanghaSeva

WhereDharmalaya Institute in Bir, HP, India

When: 23 March - 11 April 2017

Language: English

Facilitators: Zohar Lavie, Nathan Glyde, and Mark Moore

Description: A two-part exploration of inner and outer sustainability: First, a one-week, (mostly) silent meditation retreat in the Insight Meditation tradition (23-31 March 2017), followed by an optional ten-day service retreat providing opportunities to put meditation into action through work on earthen building, organic gardening, and permaculture landscaping, while also continuing formal meditation practice in the mornings and evenings (1-11 April). Led by Zohar Lavie and Nathan Glyde of SanghaSeva, with Dharmalaya’s faculty and artisans facilitating the service work.

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Sunday
Nov272016

Earthen Building Workshop (13-19 March 2017)

[SORRY, REGISTRATION FULL, NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS]

What: Intensive service-learning workshop

Topics: Vernacular eco-architecture of the Himalayas, organic gardening, meditation

Where: Dharmalaya Institute in Bir, HP, India

When: 13-19 March 2017 (must attend from the start)

Language: English (with Hindi translation if needed)

Facilitators: Dharmalaya faculty and artisans, e.g. Mark Moore, Naresh Sharma, et al.

Description: Residential service-learning programme at the Dharmalaya Institute providing hands-on training in earthen construction . Learn to build eco-friendly structures in the neo-traditional Kangra style of esteemed eco-architect Didi Contractor, while contemplating our relationship with nature and the values of sustainable and compassionate living. Group meditation sessions morning and evening.

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Monday
May302016

Sustainable Living Workshop (24-30 Oct 2016)

What: Intensive service-learning workshop

Topics: Vernacular eco-architecture of the Himalayas, organic gardening, meditation

Where: Dharmalaya Institute in Bir, HP, India

When: 24 October through 6 November 2016 (must attend from the start)

Language: English (with Hindi translation if needed)

Facilitators: Dharmalaya faculty and artisans, e.g. Mark Moore, Naresh Sharma, et al.

Description: Residential service-learning programme at the Dharmalaya Institute exploring both outer and inner sustainability, combining hands-on training in earthen building and organic gardening with a daily meditation programme. Learn to build eco-friendly structures in the neo-traditional Kangra style of esteemed eco-architect Didi Contractor, while contemplating our relationship with nature and the values of sustainable and compassionate living.

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Saturday
Oct312015

Meditation & Service Retreat with SanghaSeva (17 Mar - 5 Apr 2016)

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[NOTE: REGISTRATION FULL, WAITLIST ONLY]

What: Meditation & Service Retreat with SanghaSeva

WhereDharmalaya Institute in Bir, HP, India

When: 17 March - 5 April 2016

Language: English

Facilitators: Zohar Lavie, Nathan Glyde, and Mark Moore

Description: A two-part exploration of inner and outer sustainability: First, a one-week, (mostly) silent meditation retreat in the Insight Meditation tradition (17-24 March 2016), followed by an optional ten-day service retreat providing opportunities to put meditation into action through work on earthen building, organic gardening, and permaculture landscaping, while also continuing formal meditation practice in the mornings and evenings (25 March - 5 April). Led by Zohar Lavie and Nathan Glyde of SanghaSeva, with the Dharmalaya faculty facilitating the service work.

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Sunday
Mar292015

Vernacular Eco-Architecture Workshop (15-29 Oct 2015)

 What: Intensive Service-Learning Workshop

Topic: Vernacular Eco-architecture of the Himalayas

Where: Dharmalaya Institute in Bir, HP, India

When: 15-29 October 2015 (must attend from the start)

Language: English (with Hindi translation if needed)

Facilitators: Dharmalaya faculty and artisans, e.g. Mark Moore, Sourabh Phadke (not yet confirmed), et al.

Description: Residential service-learning programme at the Dharmalaya Institute with hands-on training in earthen building and more. Learn to build eco-friendly structures in the neotraditional Kangra style of esteemed eco-architect Didi Contractor, while contemplating our relationship with nature and the values of sustainable and compassionate living.

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Wednesday
Mar252015

Earthen Building Workshop (22-28 Jun 2015)

 SORRY, COMPLETELY FULL

What: Intensive service-learning workshop

Topic: Earthen building methods & techniques

Where: Dharmalaya Institute in Bir, HP, India

When: 22-28 June 2015 (must attend from the beginning)

Language: English (with Hindi translation if needed)

Facilitators: Mark Moore, Sidney Rosario, et al.

Description: Week-long, residential service-learning programme at the Dharmalaya Institute providing hands-on training in traditional, eco-friendly earthen building techniques of the Himalayas. Learn by doing, in the real-world context of helping to build a few new structures on the Dharmalaya campus. Activities will depend on the needs on site (and the weather), but are likely to include earthen renders (mud plasters), foundations and plinth, stonework, and possibly other methods and techniques of earthen building.

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