In tune with the general ethos of SAFFRON LOTUS PUBLISHING, we would like to encourage all sorts of people, in many areas of life. So, we have set up, and will continue posting, links to individuals and organisations offering a positive influence, hope, clarity, humour, beauty, art. The list is in random order, so please do take a look through. You never know what you may discover … just click on the picture of each link:
A freelance cinematographer and graduate of the UK's National Film and Television School, Robin has shot many award-
Kristina Yee is an award-
Daniela Coronelli is a longstanding practitioner and teacher of Shiatsu, Seiki, Movement and Mindfulness. She has a long established practice in Totnes, Devon (UK), where she also runs courses in Mindfulness for Chronic Pain Management and Stress Relief and an annual programme of Seiki workshops.
Roy Whenary is a writer, photographer and music composer, whose work is available through Saffron Lotus Publishing.
He lives in Totnes, Devon (UK). His passionate interest in life is, and has always been primarily nature, art, poetry and spiritual philosophy, which is reflected in his creative expressions, such as his book “The Texture Of Being” and his music albums “Starlight” and “Inner Peace”, amongst others.
Avaaz is a campaigning group that empowers millions of people around the world, from all walks of life, to take action on pressing global, regional and national issues, from corruption and poverty to conflict and climate change. Bringing people-
Transition Network is a charitable organisation whose role is to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities as they self-
Founded to support all forms of art and creative works which consider the hybrid concepts of humanity and cultural diversity. Padepokan Lemah Putih aims to be a place that focuses on sharing and exchanging such ideas, as well as being a bridge that connects people and disciplines -
We are seed savers and seed defenders, farmers and gardeners, practioners of ecological agriculture and participants in fair trade. Our right to save and exchange our open pollinated, non GMO, non patented seed is non alienable. Farmers rights are non negotiable. We will resist every law and technology that attempts to undermine our freedoms, and the freedom of the seed, which is intimately linked to the freedom of Mother Earth. We are committed to preventing Monsanto and other chemical corporations which are seeking to control our Seed Supply through GMOs, patents, and Intellectual Property Rights.
38 Degrees is the angle at which snowflakes come together to form an avalanche – together we're unstoppable.
38 Degrees is one of the UK’s biggest campaigning communities, with millions of members. Every day we campaign (and win) together on the issues that matter.
Peter Russell is on the faculty of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, and a fellow of The World Business Academy and The Findhorn Foundation, and an Honorary Member of The Club of Budapest. At Cambridge University (UK), he studied mathematics and theoretical physics. His principal interest is the deeper, spiritual significance of the times we are passing through. His work seeks to distill the essence of the world's spiritual traditions and present it in ways relevant to the current times.
Breathworks offers a toolkit of knowledge for lifelong use, drawing on the best of mindfulness practice and the founders’ personal experience. Our mindfulness courses, teacher training programme and products have been developed to meet the needs of everyone living with chronic pain, physical illness and associated stress. They are designed to ensure that regardless of your situation or condition, you can have access to the Breathworks methods. We also provide specialist programmes for organisations and for health, education and social care professionals wishing to incorporate mindfulness into their work.
Theoretical Quantum Physicist Dr. Amit Goswami is a revolutionary amongst a growing body of renegade scientists who, in recent years, has ventured into the domain of the spiritual in an attempt both to interpret the seemingly inexplicable findings of curious experiments and to validate intuitions about the existence of a spiritual dimension of life. A prolific writer, teacher, and visionary, Dr. Goswami has appeared in the movies What the Bleep do we know!?, Dalai Lama Renaissance, as well as the award winning documentary, The Quantum Activist.
Rupert Sheldrake, a biologist and author, is best known for his hypothesis of morphic fields and morphic resonance, which leads to a vision of a living, developing universe with its own inherent memory. He worked in developmental biology at Cambridge University, where he was a Fellow of Clare College. He was then Principal Plant Physiologist at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-
Collector and seller of unique rare and one of a kind Buddhist Iconography, Chinese Han and Ming Dynasty Mingqi, Chinese antique porcelain and Indonesian keris'