Smiles all around at the close of our second annual silent meditation retreat with SanghaSeva at the Dharmalaya Institute in the Indian Himalayas.
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After a marathon rush of construction activity through the winter, the Dharmalaya Institute held the first programs in the new (and still-unfinished) main building of its Himalayan eco-campus for sustainable and compassionate living. Over thirty participants from ten countries made the journey to the mountain village of Bir for the occasion…
Visionary educator Arnie Langberg shares stories from two of his public alternative schools: Mountain Open High School in Evergreen, CO, and High School Redirection in Denver…
Visionary educator Arnie Langberg examines the awkwardness of U.S. middle schools and the need for them to mature.
When we left you with the season finale cliffhanger last June, we had just bundled up our baby building with prayers that she’d survive the monsoon rains without a roof….
Visionary educator Arnie Langberg examines the failure of the educational system to embrace a successful alternative.
Visionary educator Arnie Langberg recalls his experiences as the incoming Principal at a group of struggling alternative satellite programs within conventional schools in Denver.
Earthville’s Dharmalaya team is celebrating the completion of the ground floor for the Dharmalaya Institute, an eco-friendly service-learning campus in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas.
The biggest news on the construction of the Dharmalaya Institute is in regard to our race against time to get the roof on our baby building before the onslaught of the monsoon rains this month… and the update is that, well, we couldn’t win, so we’ve done our best to change the game.
This week, during our first service retreat program (see news article) on the Dharmalaya Institute’s new Himalayan eco-campus, we had a precious opportunity: our friends at SanghaSeva brought sixteen wonderful, hard-working volunteers from all over the globe to work with us, so we figured this was the time to take on…