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  Federation of Damanhur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Federation Of Damanhur, often called simply Damanhur, is a commune and spiritual community situated in the Piedmont region of northern Italy about 30 miles north of the city of Turin.
It is located in the foothills of the Alps in the Valchiusella valley.
Damanhur is named after the Egyptian city of Damanhur which was the site of a temple dedicated to Horus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federation_of_Damanhur   (221 words)

 Carla King: Reports from the Federation of Damanhur
In the fall of 2001 I visited the community of Damanhur at the urging of Michael Gosney and Ron Anastasia (co-producers of the Paradox Conference at Arcosanti in Arizona) and a variety of curious community-seekers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
One of Damanhur's asserted goals is the re-awakening of the human being; as a spiritual, material, divine being, free from the patterns that reduce its essence.
In Damanhur the most significant aspects of the day and year are marked by ritual moments in which the meaning and the awareness of existence is celebrated.
www.carlaking.com /motorcyclemisadventures/italianlessons.org/Damanhur   (869 words)

 Imaginal education: Game playing, science fiction, language, art and world-making   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Damanhur has been deliberately located in a strata of rare rock (mylonite) at a geological junction between the European and African tectonic plates.
As an exercise in imagination, the art of Damanhur can be usefully compared and contrasted with that of Christo as an "environmental and conceptual artist." His large-scale projects have involved wrapping bridges and buildings, and surrounding islands with pink floating plastic.
The Damanhur Temple of Mankind is of course an exercise in sacred architecture.
www.laetusinpraesens.org /docs00s/horus1.php   (6305 words)

 The Damanhur of Italy, the system of time travel to the past
When the leaders of Damanhur, a utopian and somewhat phantasmagorically-inclined spiritual kibbutz in Catholic-dominated northern Italy, claimed that its members could go back in time, the first honest reaction was a titter.
In clinically scientific terms, the concepts of time travel is a matter of such insanely complicated theoretical meta-mathematics that it keeps most cults from claiming to have sat and quaffed wine with Charlemagne or gazed upon Gautama the Buddha.
If anything, it has dug its toes in; as of March 1996, one Damanhur 'credit' is worth 1,400 liras, said to be fully convertible within the valley; the organization has purchased, upfront and cash-down, 120 hectares of dense woodland, 5 hectares of slickly built-up urban surface, 60 hectares of fecund farmland, and over 70 buildings.
www.lifepositive.com /mind/evolution/time-travel/damanhur.asp   (905 words)

 Meet The Damanhurians - FT116
The Federation of Damanhur is a nation with its own social, political and economic structure, based on the application of spiritual and aesthetic philosophy to daily life.
Damanhur's citizens for it is a democratic community, not a cult believe that individual spiritual evolution is only practical among like-minded people who share a commitment to self-improvement as well as to the general good of humankind and the planet.
Damanhur is proud of its creation and welcomes visitors and those who wish to stay longer or perhaps even join them.
www.forteantimes.com /articles/116_alchemy.shtml   (583 words)

 Communities Directory: Damanhur
Founded in 1977, Damanhur is an international spiritual center for research.
Situated in Valchiusella Valley, in the Alpine foothills of northern Italy, Damanhur is a federation of communities with over 800 citizens, a social and political structure, a constitution, 40 economic activities, its own currency, schools, and a daily paper.
Damanhur consists of three "bodies." The first relates to content and memory, (the School of Meditation), the second relates to innovation and planning (The Game of Life), and the third relates to practical everyday life and organization (the social environment).
directory.ic.org /records?action=view&page=view&record_id=315   (255 words)

 Renaissance Zones: experimenting with the intentional significance of the Damanhur community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Situated in the Alpine foothills of northern Italy, it is a Federation of Communities and Regions (currently 44) with over 800 citizens, a social and political structure, a Constitution, 40 economic activities, its own currency, schools and university, and a network of 25,000 supporters worldwide.
The focus of this reflection is on the way in which Damanhur has chosen to make very extensive use of symbolism, notably embodied in the construction of a massive underground complex: the Temple of Mankind -- 4,000 cu.
Damanhur has responded to the mnemonic challenge of associating the diverse cultural insights of humanity in a coherent whole to constitute a kind of semantic web through which time travel becomes a credible possibility -- to them.
www.laetusinpraesens.org /docs00s/horus.php   (1470 words)

 Article on Damanhur conscious community by Randy Peyser   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Damanhur has a self-made political infrastructure, its own constitution, and a small council of respected members who serve as mediators in those rare times of unresolved dispute.
Damanhur is comprised of numerous towns in which members reside alongside the local people.
Members of the Damanhur community are comprised of professionals such as geologists, architects, scientists, and teachers, as well as farmers, decorators, gardeners, tailors, etc. At Damanhur, all tasks are considered worthy and members engage in all of the activities necessary for a society to exist and thrive.
members.aol.com /RPeyser/damanhur.htm   (1634 words)

 Federation of Damanhur - Info - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Situated in Valchiusella Valley, in the Alpine foothills of northern Italy, Damanhur is a
During the first years of its life, Damanhur was ruled by structures that created the foundations of a spiritual community and differentiated it from other 'commune' experiences.
The first form of Damanhurian government was radically modified in 1983, a year in which the resident population grew significantly, with an increase in citizens from 40 to over 150.
www.damanhur.org /info   (301 words)

 FEDERATION OF DAMANHUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Founded in 1977, Damanhur is a Federation of Communities and Regions, situated in Valchiusella Valley, in the Alpine foothills of northern Italy.
Damanhur has over 800 citizens, of which more than 500 reside in The Valley itself.
Damanhur has its own social and political structure, a constitution, a multitude of diverse economic activities including its own currency, schools and a daily newspaper.
home.versatel.nl /shiboleth/damanhur1.html   (295 words)

 Federation of Damanhur - Etulte - The Circuits
The people of Damanhur have reclaimed them piece by piece and begun an intensive programme to restore the vitality of the trees, allowing them to heal, to grow and recreate their own eco-system.
Etulte, the second of Damanhur's communities, is located on a beautiful hillside completely covered with woodland.
Damanhur's stone circuits are an integral part of the Temples, and they use and direct their energy.
www.damanhur.org /etulte/html/the_circuits.htm   (834 words)

 Federation of Damanhur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The sacred in Damanhur is a concrete reality, created by sharing, by the offer of everybody's creativity, and by the strength of the realization of common ideals.
Damanhur is a way of living and thinking based on experimentation, play and transformation in order to overcome limiting habits and open up to new empowering visions of reality.
The choice of establishing Damanhur in Valchiusella - and building the Temples of Humankind there, was not made by accident: The valley presents unique features, both mineralogical - it has the highest concentration of different minerals on the planet - and energetic.
www.meta-religion.com /World_Religions/federation_of_damanhur.htm   (383 words)

 DAMANHUR : 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Damanhur is an eco-society, a federation of communities and eco-villages with a continuously evolving social and political structure.
The aims of Damanhur are: the freedom and re-awakening of the Human Being as a divine, spiritual and material principle; the creation of a self-sustaining model of life based on ethical principles of good communal living and love; harmonic integration and co-operation with all the Forces linked to the evolution of Humankind.
The Federation of Damanhur is well known all over the world for its extraordinary experiments, which border on science fiction.
www.360d.com /damanhur/federation   (315 words)

 Amazon.com: Damanhur: The Community They Tried to Brand a Cult: Books: Jeff Merrifield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Temple of Mankind at Damanhur is the home of a fascinating spiritual and artistic community.
Hidden inside a mountain in the Italian Alps, it is renowned for its exceptional artistry and breathtaking mix of marble, mosaic, and stained glass.
The most important section of the book discusses Damanhur's unique structure, decentralized, with a constitution that is always evolving in order to reflect the challenges of community life.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/072253700X?v=glance   (743 words)

 Laireth's Xanga Site
Damanhur was founded by Oberto Airaudi (1950 -) in 1975.  It is "the largest communal group in the ancient wisdom-magical tradition." It may well be the largest spiritual communal group in the world.
Damanhur is a unique spiritual and religious group whose beliefs are derived from several ancient sources: Celtic Paganism, Celtic Christianity, Egyptian and Greek Pagan religion.
Damanhur has been attacked by the media and anti-cult groups which accused it of mind control practices.
www.xanga.com /Laireth   (1402 words)

 Carla King: 02 Oct 2002: Damanhur, A Year Later
Situated in Valchiusella Valley, in the Alpine foothills of northern Italy, Damanhur is a Federation of Communities and Regions with over 800 citizens, a social and political structure, a constitution, 40 economic activities, its own currency, schools and a daily paper.
We are spiritual beings being human." One of Damanhur's asserted goals is the re-awakening of the human being; as a spiritual, material, divine being, free from the patterns that reduce its essence.
Initially an Italian community because of geography, Damanhur is attracting an evermore international citizenship and there is a special Prima Passi program for this, co-created by Ron Anastasia who co-produces the Arcosanti Paradox Conference with Michael.
www.carlaking.com /motorcyclemisadventures/italianlessons.org/dispatches/100202.html   (465 words)

 Damanhur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
It is the capital of the Buhayrah governorate, with 4.9 million inhabitants (2005 estimate) and an area of 10,129 km².
Damanhur is an important trade and administrative city for the northwestern Delta.
Damanhur is well-connected with other urban centres by road and rail, and even canal.
i-cias.com /e.o/damanhur.htm   (130 words)

 Innerchange - Articles - Temples of Time Travel by Dan Watson, Ph.D.
Damanhur was founded 1977 by a group of spiritual visionaries of the Horus Centre of Turin lead by Oberto Airaudi.
Damanhur also has a social and political structure, a Constitution, 40 economic activities, schools, a daily paper, and its own currency (at the same value as the Euro).
Selfic art is also found nearly everywhere in Damanhur from the outdoor temple to the vast network of stone spirals and labyrinths found in various locations within the hills of Damanhur.
innerchangemag.com /0804-watson-temples-of-time-travel.htm   (1513 words)

 Ecodorp Actueel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The community of Damanhur in Italy is, as far as I can know, the most evolved demonstration of visionary community that exists on this planet.
Just as the Temple of Humankind at Damanhur is a coherent work of art, a story of Humankind, so we hope that EcoVilla Cornucopia will have a coherent message, that of the reality of joining in intimate relationship with each other, plants and animals, creative endeavours, music and media, and all avenues of soul development.
At Damanhur you constantly hear the word research for they are constantly seeking to expand the understanding of healing, soul integration and planetary transformation.
www.ecodorp.nl /archiefweb/a31_eng.html   (831 words)

 Damanhur & Prana
Damanhur is one of the most successful and fascinating intentional communities in the world today.
When he was 17, his interest in natural medicine and the development of paranormal faculties inspired him to move to Damanhur, where he’s lived for 16 years, specializing in spiritual healing and the development of human potential.
She moved to Damanhur at the age of 23 to further her interest in spiritual research.
www.rowecenter.org /schedule/2005/20050415_CrotaloSesamo.html   (590 words)

 Damanhur, Egypt
Damanhur, chief town of the Governorate of Buhayra, which extends from the Rosetta arm of the Nile to the Western (Libyan) Desert, lies on the Mahmudiya Canal at the west end of the Delta.
Damanhur is now an important railroad junction, with several cotton ginning plants.
It is also the market town of the very fertile surrounding area and a major center of the rice trade.
www.planetware.com /egypt/damanhur-egy-buha-dam.htm   (150 words)

 SIGHTINGS:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
They worship in a vast glass and golden temple, their reflections glinting endlessly from dozens of sparkling mirrors.
Members of the cult of Damanhur are proud of the room they carved under what is now known as Mystic Mountain.
Damanhur, which means "city of light" and takes its name from an ancient Egyptian town, was founded in 1977 by 48-year-old artist Oberto Airaudi.
www.rense.com /ufo/travelcult.htm   (439 words)

 Damanhur Workshops in Santa Cruz CA
Damanhur Workshops in Santa Cruz, CA In October-November 2005, we spent five weeks at a very amazing community in Italy: Damanhur.
Piovra dreamed much of the spectacular artwork now in The Temples of Humankind,-- a series of Halls carved deep inside a mountain in northern Italy and considered by some to be the Eighth Wonder of the World.
Saturday, January 28, 2006 in Santa Cruz, CA with Esperide Ananas, who is one of the principal respresentatives of Damanhur and a member of Damanhur's Way of the Oracle.
www.hanfordmead.com /workshops/004,003.php   (378 words)

 Villa Cornucopia
This home, in the foothills of the Italian Alps, was purchased by a group of non-Damanhurian, non-Italian citizens in partnership with a Damanhurian Nucleo family group.
In the past, one could be part of Damanhur only by accepting some form of Damanhurian citizenship....and speaking Italian.
Damanhur has had an impact on the Valchiusella and has begun to bring prosperity back to the valley, and the infusion of an international community of environmentally sensitive creative people will add to the mix.
www.greensolutions.org /VillaCornucopia.html   (411 words)

 Damanhur.Info - Home Page Magazine
The TEMPLES OF HUMANKIND are a pathway to the Divine, towards contact with Forces that are collaborating in the creation of a new future for Humanity.
One of Damanhur’s dreams is to contribute to the economic and social revival of Valchiusella.
One of the research fields to which Falco, the founder of damanhur is very committed is that of ‘selficpainting’: the use of ‘intelligent’ energies through two-dimensional forms based on signs and colours.
www.damanhur.info /en/html/home.asp   (297 words)

 New Italy Flyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
DAMANHUR is considered by many the 8th wonder of the world.
The temple is an unprecedented work of art and beauty, created with such precision and spiritual intention that is automatically opens and activates one more fully to one's true essense and destiny.
The Damanhur Temple of Humankind is an interdimensional creative feat of Divine magnitude not to be found elsewhere!
www.breathe2000.com /ExperienceSpirit.html   (472 words)

 Sound Matters.
According to their literature, Damanhur was founded near Turin in Northern Italy over 20 years ago, and is now an internationally renowned center for spiritual and social research.
It is a federation that has its own currency, restaurants, internal schools, a social and political structure with a constitution, and a university that attracts philosophical and spiritual students of all ages from all over the world.
About the only other thing I remember is what happened after the Damanhur singers performed a song in their ancient, sacred language, which they say is based on a song from Atlantis.
www.lightworks.com /monthlyaspectarian/1999/december/1299-09.htm   (1147 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The shift from flood to perennial irrigation enabled three or four crops a year to be grown in the Delta, as is still the case.
Although much of it is drably functional, this city of 170,000 people gains a dash of colour from green-shuttered houses and bougainvillea-laden archways, and blossoms during its festival.
Turbaned Sufis perform zikrs and munshids to enthusiastic crowds during Damanhur's Moulid of Sheikh Abu Rish.
www.greatestcities.com /talkread.bml?journal=damanhour&itemid=352   (262 words)

 Damanhur pg. 2
For years my friend and I had been talking about taking a journey into the extraordinary reality of Damanhur, and every year, for at least five years, we found all the reasons why we couldn’t go; the time, the money, the distance of the journey, responsibilities to others, “someday we’ll go”.
In Damanhur it appears that everyone does everything and I loved the fact that they are not an ego driven society and they are about the whole of humankind.
Another interesting fact about the people of Damanhur is that many of them take on animal and plant names.
www.inlightimes.com /archives/2002/09/f2.htm   (603 words)

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