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Merlin Sheldrake

Merlin Sheldrake, PhD, is a biologist and a writer. He received a Ph.D. in Tropical Ecology from Cambridge University for his work on underground fungal networks in tropical forests in Panama, where he was based at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. His book – Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, and Shape Our Futures – is published in May 2020. He is a musician and keen fermenter. www.merlinsheldrake.com

Events with Merlin Sheldrake

Science & Spiritual Practices
July 29, 2020

People who have a regular spiritual practice tend to live healthier, longer, more content lives. Science sheds new light on many spiritual practices, including pilgrimages, meditation, chanting, prayer and rites of passage. Explore the interface and overlap of science and spirituality in Hollyhock’s beautiful, natural setting. In this program we spend part of our time outdoors, in the garden, seashore and forest, learning how to reconnect with the world around us, and integrate understanding with direct intuitive experience. We explore spiritual traditions through our own experiences, and through singing, listening, looking, telling stories, thinking and having fun. We reflect on our…