New forms of society are possible and practicable. Communities are human laboratories for the future, where new paradigms, systems and norms can be tested towards the creation of sustainable and happy societies.
To launch a global campaign of awareness and celebration of the relationship between humans and trees. People from all over the world are invited to participate, adding their unique artistic, cultural, and spiritual approaches.
Considered by many as the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World — or the First Wonder of the New World—the complex of these underground Temples stretches for over 4,000 cubic meters, on five different levels, connected by hundreds of meters of corridors.
The present complex of the Temples of Humankind is only a portion of the development of sacred space envisaged for this area on top of Vidracco’s hill. A new project sees the Temples being extended into new spaces with the reclamation of an abandoned stone quarry, that is now defacing the woodland area adjacent to the Temples of Humankind.
All the traditions of the world — of every continent and epoch — speak of sentient trees, of gardens protecting precious Trees of Knowledge, of lives of humans, plants and gods inter-twined in a shared destiny. They speak of cosmic trees connecting humanity to the universe. They indicate a way for divine consciousness to descend into forms and for human beings to rise to the levels of the Gods.
The “Tree Orienting” Project Launched in 2011, in California and Japan, this project has spread all over the world. At the core of this initiative is a specific technique devised in Damanhur, and people from all over the world are invited to participate, adding their unique artistic, cultural, and spiritual approaches. Damanhur began this effort… Donate
Imagine a world in which humans have learnt that everything that lives, humans, animals and plants have emotions and feelings and participate in life fully as we do. Imagine gardens and forests in which trees and flowers interact with human beings by means of sounds and music. All this may soon not sound like sci-fi anymore, but become part of the normal experience of every child of planet Earth.
A sacred place where Indigenous leaders will be able to meet with each other – and with leaders of thought. A Parliament to reinforce faith in the ethical nature of human beings and from which to build a path towards a future of peace.
CRYSTAL SPIRAL On the ground of this area, there is a first, beautiful stone spiral made with crystals from all over the world. Damanhur’s project envisages its expansion and enrichment with new elements. In many traditions,crystals are an instrument of contact with the energies of our planet, and Indigenous peoples consider them as powerful tools… Donate
The creation of sacred space has always been at the core of the great civilizations of the past. This collective endeavor has symbolic and transcendent meaning and gives a feeling of development not only in material, but also in spiritual and artistic terms.