Old mystics offer one view of the World, modern sciences another. Both are largely consistent in themselves, but often differ significantly from each other, are even contradictory. Both, however, were developed by generations of outstanding and deep personalities. And yet: there is only one World!

Only connect, the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die.

E. M. Forster, 1910, Howards End, chap 22

This World of ours is manifestly larger than any of our visions (essay).

We wish to perceive and explore this ONE and to pass on what we thereby learn. We work on three interconnected levels:



A series of short texts explains elements of our ordinary physical and cultural world, of the current scientific understanding.


atelier peinture

To get in touch with our Self, our most subtle part, to then express our creative potential through intuitive painting. (french only)

departure points

Introduction, tools, and a set of departure points for your silent meditation.

(This page is only available in Deutsch and Français. Please drop me a note, if you’d like to have it also in english.)



Views, stories, meditations,… landmarks on the quest for the being beyond being.


We offer different workshops here at Arolla that can open new perspectives for a deeper understanding of the world and your being, allow you to exchange with other seekers, and have enough time for you to start creating something new within yourself.