The skeleton and the butterfly

Meditating on the divinity Itzpapalotl moves strong archetypes within us. Her…


Itzpapalotl and the true meaning of things

Do not be fooled by Itzpapalotl’s somewhat disturbing appearance: the…


The New Photo Book and 2020 Calendar of the Temples of Humankind

The Temples of Humankind are the heart of Damanhur and a precious magical…


Temples of Humankind - virtual tour

The Temples of Humankind are visited by thousands of people from all over the…


The Temples told by
Terry Gilbey

Over the years we have had the pleasure of guiding thousands of pilgrims along…


Stories of Damanhurians: Pangolino Tulipano

Pangolino Tulipano came to Damanhur to give meaning to his life. He was born…


The Temples told by:
David Pearl

We have taken thousands of people to visit our Temples, and one thing we have…


Journey into the Temples of Humankind:
The Hall of Metals

This circular Temple is dedicated to metals and to time. Eight precious glass…


Journey into the Temples of Humankind:
The Hall of Water

I open a small door… and here I am in the Hall of Water In this hall,…


The Stone Circuits

To create a connection with the energies of the Earth and the cosmos, in…


Can all Divine forces co-exist in Harmony?

The Hall of the Labyrinth is one of the Halls of the Temples of Humankind which…


The Underground Temples of Humankind-A First Encounter

After nearly a month in Damanhur I finally go to the underground Temples. When…


A non conventional New Year's Eve

  New Year's Eve is not a real New Year's Eve without some specific…


What are the spheres?

In the halls of the Temples of Humankind there are magical, fascinating glass…


Why is the Sacred Woods a Temple?

According to Damanhurian philosophy, anything can become a temple when the use…


Temples of Humankind and Japanese Art

In the Hall of Mirrors, every gesture is multiplied and reflected at least 33…


Sacred Art in the Temples of Humankind

The sacred art in the Temples of Humankind plays the role of creating a bridge…