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 26, 2021

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 integrating 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…