We are a small friendly meditation community living in caves in Almería, Southern Spain

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Spain

 

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    01/09/2019

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello!

    We are a small friendly meditation community living in caves in Almería, Southern Spain. We are run purely on donations, and open to anyone who wants to come and meditate with us.

    Our hope is to grow our community into a thriving eco-meditation project, coupling meditation with re-wilding the land.

    At the moment we don't own the caves we live in, but we do have the blessing of the local authorities to be there. Our hope is to buy some land nearby in the future.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Charity work
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn meditation, cave dwelling, cave restoration, and community living with a lovely group of people. If you're enthusiastic then you can also help us to grow a thriving eco-meditation community!

  • Help

    Help

    At the moment we are primarily looking for someone to stay in the caves long-term (at least six months) to welcome new guests and to do a bit of cleaning (about an hour per day). This is especially important in times when our teacher is travelling and the community is quiet. You could think of it as being like a cave sitter, to look after the caves when there's not many people around.

    We would also love volunteers with building skills to help renovate more caves, gardening skills to help us establish a veggie garden, and social media skills to help raise awareness of our project.

    In addition to any work, all volunteers are asked to join our group meditation sittings at 7am and 7pm each day. You can use our meditation cave any time of the day or night if you would like to meditate longer!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Your own cave. We share food in a communal kitchen. Each person is welcome to contribute food to the kitchen for everyone to share. We take turns to cook.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are on the edge of Almeria town in easy walking distance to the shops and beach, a bus ride from cabo de gata national park. Lovely weather, even in the winter, and fresh figs growing nearby through the summer.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    One or two hours per day, plus two hours meditation.

Host ref number: 148555663977