Respect for the earth, the environment and exploration of interspecies communication
Fostering of spiritual awareness through the arts, education and the creation of Sacred Spaces
Intercultural dialogue and support of Indigenous Peoples’ wisdom
The Labyrinth is composed of five long naves with Gothic arches, connected by perpendicular corridors.
The art works in the two naves further to the left from the entrance have been recently completed: they are splendidly painted and enriched with sculptures and mosaics. The walls of the three older naves, on the contrary, are undergoing a first phase of restorations.
One of Damanhur’s purposes is to establishing a Learning Center to collect and disseminates ancient knowledge on how to create, sustain and develop a community and a People.
Connected to the Parliament there will therefore be a library dedicated to sacred and spiritual texts of Indigenous peoples, as well as to research on their traditions. A part of this knowledge will be collected by Damanhurian researchers themselves, in partnership with different experts and institutions. This is to make sure that the information can then be transmitted in a way that is as close as possible to the oral tradition through whichever they’re normally transmitted.
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.
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
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.
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.
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