In the midst of the hustle and bustle of urban life, getting away and spending some time with nature can feel like being in a sanctuary of tranquility and respite. It is a realm where the melody of bird songs and rustling leaves drowns out the clamor of city life, the shackles of routine, and the digital tendrils that entangle our daily lives. Spending time in the lap of nature can feel like being in an ethereal space where time loses its grip, and we are enveloped by the raw beauty that stirs within us. Just as the Romantics figured it out centuries ago, it is amidst nature that we find solace, contemplation, inspiration, and a profound connection to the rhythms of the earth.
Speaking of basking in the glow of nature, one is reminded of Rishikesh in India, nestled amidst the awe-inspiring Himalayas. The place reveals a serene sanctuary where nature's beauty unfolds in all its splendor. The tranquil banks of the Ganges River, embraced by lush green forests and majestic mountains, offer a refuge for self-discovery. Here, one can immerse themselves in the serenity of their surroundings, finding solace and inner harmony. Rishikesh's ethereal charm invites introspection, providing a space for individuals to connect with their inner selves and embark on a profound journey of self-discovery amidst the breathtaking natural landscapes that envelop this beautiful place. It is no wonder that in the late ‘60s, even the Beatles chose to come to Rishikesh to plunge into an introspective journey.
Tiny Farm Lab has initiated an open call to all nature lovers for a retreat in Dhunar Village, Rishikesh. They have organized a hands-on workshop where you will be introduced to different techniques of natural building. One of the workshops’ main focuses is to inspire you to build a sustainable mud house while finding healing and community in the wilderness. Apart from that, the workshop will allow you to immerse yourself in a vibrant celebration of color and joy as you embrace the Holi festival amidst the breathtaking beauty of the forest. Picture yourself in a serene and natural setting, surrounded by kindred spirits, reveling in the festivities that paint the world with pure bliss.
This one-of-a-kind workshop welcomes individuals of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of their building expertise. Whether you're a seasoned craftsman or a novice, you'll find yourself actively participating and contributing to the collective creation. Get ready to forge connections, forge friendships, and foster a genuine sense of community as you collaborate with like-minded individuals from diverse walks of life.
But it doesn't end with the joy of building. Prepare to engage in a plethora of activities that cultivate sustainable living and foster a profound connection with the environment. Embark on tranquil nature walks that invigorate your senses, gaze upon the star-studded skies that reveal the wonders of the cosmos, and embrace cultural performances that honor the rich tapestry of traditions.
Why settle for a holiday amidst the humdrum of crowded cities or in the whirlwind of busy resorts when you can bask in the serenity of nature while simultaneously learning and creating?
Nature Building Workshop
Venue: Dhunar Village, Rishikesh, India
Time: 18th May - 21st May 2023
Fees for selected participants:
Workshop and training fees: Rs.7500
Rs. 900/day/person for dormitory accommodation and all meals.
(Local food cooked with love)