|RE: French people on the list?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Claire Darbaud (clairedarbaud.com)|
|Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 13:20:52 -0700 (PDT)|
Hi Paul, I had found this site before, it does look very nice and very interesting to me, because I am indeed attracted to Buddhism. Yet, I can hardly see a single line on their site that actually relates to Cohousing... Moreover, I am very scared that Cohousing as a whole might get the very wrong sort of publicity out of this. "We ask that everyone make a commitment to a daily meditation practice and the principle of non-harming. Alongside the rest of the community you will also be invited to follow five mindfulness trainings" says the site... I am afraid this could lead to cohousing to be viewed like some weird Buddhist sect by my fellow people. I think it is probably better if people don't associate Cohousing and religion in their minds. What really attracted me to cohousing in the first place, was that there was to be no shared ideology other then live together in a friendly neighborish atmosphere. I've always felt very frightened by organised religions... I feel my spiritual path needs not be guided/oriented by anybody outside of myself... What do you think? Are there a lot of religious cohousings in the states? Thanks anyway... Regards, Claire -----Message d'origine----- De : Paul Stickney [mailto:PaloAltoMan [at] netzero.net] Envoyé : dimanche 2 avril 2006 20:36 À : Cohousing-L Objet : RE: [C-L]_ French people on the list? Hi Claire, I saw your e-mail on the Coho listserve. There is a community in France that I understand considers themselves a "CoHousing" community. They are in the forming stage. They already have the property. The community is Buddhist inspired... They consider the community as being "eco-spiritual". They are in Nimes, in southern France. I have seen some pictures of the property. It is incredibly beautiful. I live in a CoHousing community in Paso Robles, California, called Oak Creek Commons..... Personally, I love France, and would love to live there.... especially in southern France. J'etais etudiant etranger a Grenoble,... il y a une longue temps. Here is the e-mail address for one of the founding members of the group, whose name is Nick: thedharmahouse [at] yahoo.co.uk Also, they have a website: The Dharma house community project www.thedharmahouse.com Info and discussion group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DharmaHouse/ Bonne chance, Paul Stickney PaloAltoMan [at] netzero.net -----Original Message----- From: Claire Darbaud [mailto:claire [at] darbaud.com] Sent: Monday, March 27, 2006 2:43 PM To: 'Cohousing-L' Subject: [C-L]_ French people on the list? Are there any French people on this list? I mean some French people living in France. Does anyone know of any Cohousing initiatives in France? I am trying to start a group. Regards Claire _________________________________________________________________ Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ _________________________________________________________________ Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/
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