Black Moshannon Whole Earth Body/Mind Encounter, October 25, 2009 with Rosalind Jiko
We started around a campfire at Ahimsa Village on a cool morning. Sitting feeling the earth holding us, the sky opening above, the forest around, and, with alert, soft, wide-open senses, the sounds, smells, and air on our skin. A few more sense- and awareness-opening activities and we were away to Black Moshannon State Park...read complete story at the Appalachian Zen House blog.
Ahimsa Village is a newly forming intentional community near State College, PA. Ahimsa Village consists of residential and nonresidential members, an education center, and small business enterprises. Activities include agroforestry; organic farming; holistic therapy program for at-risk young people; a “green living” summer camp; and workshops and classes on sustainable systems. The living environment is both vegetarian and ecologically friendly. Ahimsa Village is part of a 323-acre School of Living community land trust.