We build upon and give witness to the teachings and practices of the Buddha
Shakyamuni and Buddhist meditation masters. We endeavor to assist in, and facilitate, a
peaceful and compassionate co- creative conscience evolution as it relates to
contemporary humanity, culture and nature. Our intentions are:
To study and practice the meditation and contemplative methods of the forest and
wilderness meditation Masters within the Buddhist tradition.
To further the awareness and benefits of the contemplative sciences: the spiritual,
psychological, creative, philosophical and physical benefits of a wilderness forest retreat
practice – individually, socially and culturally.
To teach approaches and practices of an altruistic transformative spirituality - assisting
practitioners in cultivating and stabilizing an enlightened consciousness.
To model a creative and sustainable green environment
To foster and encourage integral studies and practices in light of contemplative science,
especially in the fields of education, social justice concerns, religion, health, ecology,
To foster ecumenical and inter-faith understanding between the religious
To cooperate with other organizations who are in solidarity with Flower Dance Temple.