Yearly Archives: 2008

How the ‘Archived’ Project Got Started

‘Archived’ is a project featuring older photos from the archive which picture ex-members of the Findhorn Foundation Community. Some are names we know so well in Findhorn, sometimes just because there is a bungalow or a caravan named after them. Community photographer and designer Adriana Bijman, who started the project, has been interviewing people still living in community who were somehow related to those profiled. They share serious, funny or heartwarming memories. (read more…)

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“After You”

On the day of Christmas Eve a patient, who has suffered a lot in her life, asked me my opinion about legalising euthanasia and we engaged in a deep discussion. At one point she mentioned the Boddhisattva Oath. This vow states that the Boddhisattva will not realise or attain Nirvana until all sentient beings have done so. (read more…)

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The New Troubadours Revisited

Mike Scott and David Spangler look back on the formation of The New Troubadours in the early days of the community and talk about the compilation of the Vintage Best Of CD which can be purchased from the online store …. Compiling the Troubadours: A Labour of Love and Music by Mike Scott (read more…)

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Miracles Do Happen in Findhorn

If you had told me two years ago what was to come in my life I would not have believed you, even if you had a PhD in reading the Akashic records (thought to contain all knowledge of human experience, and the history of the cosmos, on a non-physical plane of existence)…. (read more…)

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Winter Solstice at Findhorn

This year’s Winter Solstice meditation was led by former Foundation Chair of Management and community stalwart, Judy McAllister. This is a time that is cherished by many in the community as a highlight of the year and we were very fortunate to have Judy visiting with us for an extended period. What follows is a transcript of the ritual kindly offered by Judy. (read more…)

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Getting Actively Artistic for Peace

Mid-Winter Blues…reds…golds…yellows…greens and Getting Actively Artistic for Peace For many of us worldwide, it is the season of Light Festivals and lots of work preparing to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Diwali … but whatever your faith or traditions you may have time for some introspective art making … (read more…)

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Evelyn Sanford

Adriana Bijman is a photographer, designer and writer living in Scotland as part of the Findhorn Foundation and Community. To find out more about Adriana and her work visit, Adriana Sjan Bijman PhotoArt: (read more…)

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Moray Art Centre poised to win big!

The Moray Art Centre has secured a place on the final list of projects for the People’s Millions competition, giving them a chance to win a cash prize of ££50,000 from the Big Lottery Fund. This is the second time that they have been in this position. The first was three years ago when they walked away victorious and used the money towards the construction of the arts centre itself. (read more…)

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Day 3 – Breakthrough to the Godhead

The stage is set for the experience of manifesting ourselves as God, James began, reiterating the material from the previous day’s sessions. The sadness of our life has its roots in not knowing who we are. Our vocation is to realise and bear witness to the divine nature of the universe. (read more…)

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Day 2 – Birth of World and Soul

The day began with a review of the previous day. In summary, Eckhart is trying to help us wake up. There is the universe and infinity, and where they meet is the point of oneness that is perpetually birthing itself moment by moment in a dynamic activity of love. God holds nothing back. To wake up and realise this unity, we must become detached. This is a lifelong, intimate practice. The morning session followed, focusing on meditation and detachment. (read more…)

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