Yuramin - Guardians of the Land
By Yuramin Land
Yuramin is a podcast about sustainable living, art & permaculture. Isabel and Diogo started a journey across Europe in search of inspiring people. The intimate life stories of the "guardians of the land" inspire us to find new answers, opening new doors for the transformation into a regenerative human culture. *We want to keep our podcast free and accessible for everyone, but for that we need your support. DONATE to our Patreon https://www.patreon.com/yuramin or direct to PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org.
13. Seeking Truth - Benji Paula
Benji Paola, also known as Sister Benji or "Reggae Queen" has inspired us and many people to live joyfully with nature in a sustainable way. In the 90´s she and her partner returned from Holland to the countryside of Portugal without financial resources. With nothing more than love and confidence they managed to get some land and a ruin where they built up a healthy base to raise four children. Together they got known as the ONE LOVE Family, one of Portugals first reggae bands. Nowadays she takes care of the land by herself and frequently receives people who come to learn and experience her way of life – always seeking truth and love for the divine creation.
November 11, 2022
12. Bee Wisdom - Annelieke van der Sluijs
Annelieke van der Sluijs was born in the Netherlands and moved her life to Portugal many years ago, where she lives now in a lovely tiny house where she cares for several bee hives including the bees of Tamera EcoVillage. As a co-founder and holistic researcher of the BeeWisdom network she shares her passion and teachings of healing the relationship with the land through bees and trees. We are grateful and honored for this interview, in which she is talking about her deep love journey with the "bee deva". more info at www.beewisdom.earth *SUPPORT US* We want to keep our podcast free and accessible for everyone, but for that we need your support. DONATE via Patreon https://www.patreon.com/yuramin or use PayPal via email@example.com. - Interview with Annelieke van der Sluijs Illustration by Aguabel Musical Participation of Romana Asherah (www.kon7638.wixsite.com/voicewisdom/about-me) Gabriella Songbird (www.peace-trails.com/product/songs-of-the-dove) Daniel Bornmann (www.flairdrum.com)
June 20, 2022
11. Learning in Freedom - Moabi Atma
We had the honor to spend this winter volunteering at Tribodar, an inspiring project with the intention to recreate a paradise for human well-being in central east Portugal. In this episode we are listening to Moabi Atma sharing about her experience of following her own intuition walking the path of healing as a kundalini yogini and as a mother of 11-year-old Manu who is growing up unschooling. For more information about the project visit www.tribodar.com - Illustration by Aguabel Music recorded on site by Moabi, Isabel & Diogo *We want to keep our podcast free and accessible for everyone, but for that we need your support and welcome you warmly to share a contribution via https://yuramin.org/support-us/
April 09, 2022
10. Moon Dance - Antara Dakini
The moondance is an ancestral ceremony with its origins in Mexico, a prayer of sisters and brothers for mother earth and human evolution. The ritual is a beautiful chance for women to cleanse their bodies of generations of female suppression, to open up for healing and regain their strength, to transform into loving warrior women that our mother earth needs. For the second time we had the honor to make part of this powerful prayer which transformed our lives and we are excited to share this episode with a precious interview of Antara Dakini, who organizes the moondance in Austria. More informations at www.moondanceaustria.com *We want to keep our podcast free and accessible for everyone, but for that we need your support. DONATE via Patreon www.patreon.com/yuramin or via PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org Interview with Antara Dakini Illustration by Aguabel Music Recordings from the Moon Dance Cantos
September 23, 2021
9.1 Seeds & Garden Tour - Verena Wallner
Verena Wallner takes us on a little tour through the seed bank and the vegetable garden of Zetmau permaculture farm. She shares her experience, useful tips and knowledge of working the plants in all their cycle. *We want to keep our podcast free and accessible for everyone, but for that we need your support. Your donation is warmly welcome via PayPal: email@example.com Become our patreon: https://www.patreon.com/yuramin
September 02, 2021
9. Growing with the Land - Johannes Wedenig
Johannes Wedenig studied organic farming in Vienna, Austria. By that time a dream arose, a dream to live in nature doing communal gardening. Three years ago this dream became reality when he and his family bought a land in Carintia where many people have gathered so far to grow nutritious food in a sustainable way. He questions himself, how he can make his living as a farmer while keeping full respect for nature and wildlife. His vision is to create a farm where all the elements are connected and work together as one. *We want to keep our podcast free and accessible for everyone, but for that we need your support. DONATE via Patreon https://www.patreon.com/yuramin or use PayPal via firstname.lastname@example.org. _ Interview with Johannes Wedenig Illustration by Aguabel Musical Participation with Anna Wittner
July 27, 2021
8. A Common Land - Yassine Benderra
Yassine Benderra is a passionate permaculturist, ecological activist and a healer. Together with his partner Joana they’re the guardians of a small piece of the land in the magical surroundings of Gerês, North Portugal. On their journey from the city to the country side, they found their way of living and working joyfully and connect with nature. Their duty is not only to protect the land but also to develop it into a regenerative ecosystem. In the last years, many other people have been coming to learn from their experience and knowledge. Check their page here: https://www.facebook.com/Projecto-Agroecológico-Do-Soajo-234572577197867/ - Interview with Yassine Benderra Illustration by Isabel Aguabel Musical Participation with Tim Daly *We want to keep our podcast free and accessible for everyone, but for that we need your support. DONATE via Patreon https://www.patreon.com/yuramin or transfer via PayPal email@example.com.
March 01, 2021
7. Reconnect Dance - Pedro Paz
Pedro Paz grew up in Lisbon but then left his past life and belongings to return to the wild. Now he is back in the city where he bridges both worlds by bringing people together to sing, dance and to reconnect with their own true nature. His life as a researcher in dance, contact & improvisation has helped many people out of their mental and intellectual problems to find more joy, curiosity and magic in their lives. - Interview with Pedro Paz Illustration by Isabel Aguabel *We want to keep our podcast free and accessible for everyone, but for that we need your support. DONATE to our Patreon https://www.patreon.com/yuramin or direct to PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 29, 2021
6. Life as a Resource - Lukas Uhl
Lukas Uhl was a traveling engineer for ecological restoration until he started longing for his own home somewhere to hang his backpack and start his own garden. A little dream got bigger as he bought 11 ha of wild and remote land in Alentejo, Portugal, an area close to desertification due to its long history of environmental destruction and land degradation. Together with his family and friends Lucas wants to put his experience about permaculture and ecology into practice to create a true paradise, where conventional agriculture, supermarkets and pollution simply become unnecessary. - Interviews with Lukas Uhl Musical Participation by Ana Nobre & Mariana Root (https://marianaroot.bandcamp.com) DONATE NOW to support our project. via Paypal: email@example.com or bank transfer: Isabel Seda / BIC: RVSAAT2S IBAN: AT22 3500 0000 9106 9336
December 18, 2020
5. A Common Wealth - Monte Mimo
Dreamers of the oasis, lovers of life, experimenters of autonomy. Their vision is to create the conditions for family sustainability and thereby contribute to the lives of all beings. They have been living since 10 years in a dry region of south Portugal in the middle of the Agro-Industry where they focus their energy on soil and landscape regeneration. Inspired by the principles and practices of Permaculture, they adapt knowledge to their capacities, style and specificities of the land. Here, mules are still used in the fieldwork. The house is made of recycled and ecological materials built with hands, feet and soul. In this episode we are meeting Sergio and Rita at Monte Mimo. A family with children and many happy animals. Welcome to an Oasis in the Desert! - Interview with Rita Asas & Sergio Correia Musical Participation with Edgar Valente & Sara Mercier Illustration by Isabel Aguabel
November 07, 2020
4.1 As I Began to Love Myself
During our stay with Sara Näf, she shared with us a very inspiring text about self love. Close your eyes, tune your heart and listen to this wise words.
October 24, 2020
4. Raising in Nature - Sara Näf
Sara Näf talks about her experience of giving birth and raising her child in nature. She is sharing with us her intimate thoughts about the beauty and simplicity of living outside everyday and also giving an insight to her challenges and worries as a mother far away from all the things we think we need. Together with her partner she lives in a yurt in a remote land in South Portugal, where their “little one” is growing up without any artificial toys, but surrounded by the wilderness of their rural life. - Interview with Sara Näf Music by Mariana Root
October 17, 2020
3.1 Guided Meditation by Clare Finlator
In this bonus episode Clare Finlator is sharing a guided meditation that helps us to enter a deep relaxation by bringing awareness to our breath and body. Find a quite place where you can sit comfortable and give yourself the time to go on this journey.
September 18, 2020
3. Living in Balance - Clare Finlator
In our forth episode Clare Finlator is sharing her story about selling her flat in London to become a guardian of a 35 ha land called Monte da Vida in South Portugal, where they are in a process of rediscovering what would be like an indigenous relationship with the surrounding plants and wildlife. She talks about her journey of finding out about the function of a human being in an ecosystem and what can be done to regenerate our degraded parts of the earth and to come back to a life in harmony and balance. - Interview with: Clare Finlator www.montedavida.com www.earthgoods.com
September 11, 2020
2. Nature Always Comes Back - Anne Dinneen
Anne Dinneen was born in Ireland and came to Portugal in 1998 as a single mother of two children, transporting a Tipi which was their home. Now she lives in a stone house on top of a hill called Picota from where you have a breathtaking view over South Portugal. But what you see from up there is shocking. The once green hills have turned into a monoculture industry of Eucalyptus, which is sucking a lot of water from the ground. This business was the reason for various forest fires which have burned down big areas of Monchique. Anne had to run away twice from the flames loosing her house and trees. In this episode she talks about her life as a yogateacher who again and again rises up from the ashes to defend bio diversity and healing in this corner of the planet.
August 07, 2020
1. Soul of a Community - Yemadas
Ana Rute and Tiago Rouxinol spent many years traveling and exploring the world. Their passion for music and dance brought them to different tribes and cultures around the globe. For ten years the famous ecovillage Auroville in India was their base of living. There they formed the band Yemadas, which for them means "a group of nomadic people with a positive spirit and a lot of joy to share." When their son was born, they felt the call to return to their roots in Portugal. Together with friends they found their "promised land" in a remote valley and are now guardians of one of the last remaining native forests in this area. We had the honor to be their guests for two weeks in which this podcast was recorded :) Interviews with Ana Rute, Tiago Rouxinol, Gian and Maria Rute www.yemadasband.com
July 24, 2020
0. Planting a Dream - Isabel Seda & Diogo Quaresma
A seed is in our hands. It wants to grow, to expand, to reach out. The land is calling. As many others in those times of transformation, Isabel and Diogo also feel that something has to change. On their journey from grey to green they meet people who have already done that step out of the old system.In order to share the unique life stories of those guardians of the land, the seed of Yuramin was planted. May this podcast inspire the global community to shift towards a more sustainable way of living in collaboration with nature.
July 17, 2020