Awaken to the mystery of being here . . .

Mantra, Yoga & Meditation with Jenny & Swami GyanDharma

Awaken to the mystery of being here and enter the quiet immensity of your own presence.
Have joy and peace in the temple of your senses
Receive encouragement when new frontiers beckon.
Respond to the call of your giift and the courage to follow its path.
Let the flame of anger free you of all falsity
May warmth of heart keep your presence aflame.
May anxiety never linger about you
May your outer dignity mirror an inner dignity of soulTake time to celebrate the quiet miracles that seek no attention
Be consoled in the secret symmetry of your soul
May you experience each day as a sacred gift woven around the heart of wonder.
~ by John O’Donohue

This beautiful poem encompasses so much of our time spent together at Under the Linden Tree. The great energetic gift of Tinos land, sea and weather uplifted us all and settled our hearts to receive the sacred teaching of yoga, Buddhism, and psychology.

We flourished all through the gifts of delicious fruit, cheese, yoghurt, grains, eggs – all the amazing aspects of gracious hospitality offered the the Linden team. Thank you Nilufer, Evangelia, Sofia, Liliana for your shared joy in our retreat and the kindness – and Evgenia for the healing massage, and our yoga equipment.

Athens-based yoga therapist Katerina bought us some profound Kundalini teachings that empowered the group in new ways, and my practise now often includes a few loud HA’s every day.

We came from all over Europe, and the connections that were made continue to expand, and warm our hearts in times which require more and more connection, and less othering.

Its truly a unique and extraordinary experience to practise yoga under the Linden Tree, and a space has been created which deeply nourishes the wild, and mysterious ways in which we can more easily flourish and change with all the energies that are present.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all that participated. I do hope that we meet again soon.