... from Helgenaes, Denmark in the Nordic high Summer:
Offering music at the inaugural apple tree planting at the conclusion of the Gomde Højskole, Contemplative Summer School, on the evening of the full moon eclipse and super Mars. The Summer School is based on the philosophy of N.F.S. Grundtvig— Danish theologian, scholar, poet and educator, embracing folk education and creativity . Pictured below: a ceremony in nature to symbolize the wish that the school grow deep roots and rise toward the heavens. - David Hykes
More images from the Contemplative Summer School at Gomde Buddhist retreat centre:
What is Gomde Højskole?
"The contemplative Summer Institute at Gomde DK will be the first of its kind, but we hope and believe this merging of open dialogic life engagement and contemplative practices and thoughts will catch on and become an annual event.
The two 7-day seminars will be held at Gomde Denmark, a Buddhist retreat center in the beautiful Nordic high summer at Helgenaes, Denmark. The seminars are particularly aimed at young adults, creative souls and anyone shaping their life".... read more
Here are a couple of interviews with founders of the Summer School:
Anders Laugesen (Lutheran Danish church - on Grundtvig, folk education, creativity, language of the heart, contemplative hymns) http://www.gomde-hoejskole.dk/en/anders-laugesen-interview-eng/
David Hykes (on Word and harmony and listening) http://www.gomde-hoejskole.dk/en/david-hykes-interview/
Informational video (raise volume to listen):
For more information on contemplative retreats in France, Denmark, and other locations, contact David Hykes www.harmonicpresence.org