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World understanding - Encounter with Muslims
We were really pleased, that the Imam of the Kongo mosque in Kenya welcomed us and was willing to pray and meditate with us.
Encountering the Digo – a nature tribe
Singing and full of rhythm we started our walk. All of us at once felt the origin african way of life.
PEACE MEAL – Brothers dinner together
From of all communities we had visited, we invited Kogis to the PEACE DINNER
Fourth Kogis meeting: Kogis from Kuinyimake and San Antonio
It took several days of preparation and a meeting in advance with one of the three Kogi-Mamas so that this encounter could take place.
Our third Kogis’ visit leads us to the Kogi-community Seiviaka including spending the night there
The Seiviaka-community lives in a village further above in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Tungueka – The second visit to the Kogis
The drive to the Tungueka´s Kogi-village passes off over scree, through water and narrow roads.
Duanamake – A Kogui-community in Colombia
With respect and in dignity we stand at the entrance of the village which is marked in the earth by a big heart-shaped stone.
Visit to a school in in the middle of the rainforest
A further experience took place when we visited a school on the banks of the Rio Negro.
International Understanding – Encounters beyond the cultures
On the morning of the Good Friday we went by boat to the Tuyuka an indigenous people near Manaus.
Hindu temple ceremony
We as well expressed our openness and appreciation towards all religions by visiting a Hindu temple ceremony.
Participation in the Ogoh-Ogoh parade
The holiest Hindu holiday, the Balinese New Year festival, called Nyepi Day, fell exactly in the time of our trip to Bali. Nyepi is the Balinese day of silence and meditation.