Bathing in the Wisdom of Forests
If we are open to the possibility of plant sentience, forest bathing can be a social or even spiritual communion with nature.
In ancient India, so the story goes, a king facing acute depression stopped his carriage for a breather in a forest full of tall tropical trees. While walking among their giant roots the king noticed the trees’ silence, their quiet steadfastness, and their offer of refuge from the harsh world of human affairs. He felt […]