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A Monk in the Bee Hive

- January 1, 2015 - - (excerpt)

A Monk in the Bee Hive weaves together the threads of nature and spiritual practice, sitting, silence and the sound of bees. Beekeeping and monasticism have for centuries been partners, and here this ancient practice continues, combining the mystery of the soul with the magic of the hive. Skye’s story brings sweetness and simplicity into our life, connecting us to the deeper roots of our own being. It leaves both sweetness and the fragrance of flowers behind, as well as silence and the ringing of temple bells.

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Sufi teacher and author of The Prayer of the Heart in Christian and Sufi Mysticism.

How does a monk actually get into a bee hive?? Skye does it by going on a meditative journey which opens up a…