Basil is a facilitator for interfaith dialogue and the founder of IfThenHow, a community-building consultancy focused on interreligious projects. Previously part of a Catholic religious order for close to a decade, he holds Master’s degrees in both Philosophy as well as in Theology – with a focus on contextual theology, contemporary spirituality, and interfaith dialogue.
Many of you have been watching our interfaith COVID-19 retreat episodes. This is the recording of the Facebook Live chat we've just organised with the retreat directors from 5 different religions. Read More
Sunlight and darkness trigger the release of hormones in your brain. Exposure to sunlight is thought to increase the brain’s release of a hormone called serotonin.
Serotonin is associated with boosting mood and helping a person feel calm and focused. At night, darker lighting triggers the brain to make another hormone called melatonin. This hormone is responsible for helping you sleep. Read More
At sunrise, they saw with astonishment what a large crowd of believers and curious people had spent the night here.
On all paths of the marvellous grove, monks walked in yellow robes, under the trees they sat here and there, in deep contemplation—or in a conversation about spiritual matters [...] Read More