Celebrate the Hindu festival of Ganpati Chaturthi at the Zaara region! The welcome ceremony will start on September 19th at 10am PT and then there will be daily prayers at 10am PT until September 24th. There will also be contests you can participate in. People from all faiths and cultures are encouraged to join in and enjoy the festivities. Ganpati Bappa Morya!
The Ye Olde Shoppe Of Magick was created by real life witches! It is a full service magick shoppe - readings (tarot, divination, runes), spell casting, charmed items for inworld that help your SL and RL, manifestation coaching, chakra cleansing, and energy healing.
Living Faith Community Church warmly welcomes everyone, celebrating God's immense love for all. They cherish diversity and spiritual growth, delving into early Church teachings and championing Social Justice. Join them not just on Sundays but throughout the week. Dive deeper at livingfaithcommunitychurchsl.org
Meditation Mountain is a place for meditation and love. There is a Cathedral and Temple to relax in and explore. A private garden to explore. Animals to watch. Below the Cathedral there is a cave to walk through and below another cave with a small game room. From all sides of the mountaintop, you can look across the continent and see what people have created below, put your draw distance as far as you can to see the most. Meditation Mountain is partly on Phasma region and Lapara region.
Drishti Yoga Oasis is a tiny mainland roadside yoga and meditation garden. A peaceful place for your self-guided practice, with yoga mats, meditation cushions, and a wildlife pond to wade in. You are welcome here. Located along Route 9A on the Jeogeot continent since September 2022.
Koji means healing, cultivation, and peace. The Koji Sanctuary is a place of spiritual growth and healing. It is a safe space for all to explore their path. All paths are welcome. Enjoy meditation, yoga, and spiritual discussion night, or just come and chill at the temple or the Shinto garden. Meditations are streamed 24 hours a day.
Welcome to Lone Tree Yoga Studio & Meditation Garden! Delight in the present as you find your breath and journey toward self-discovery through the practices of yoga and guided meditation and more. Come wander the meditation garden and practice Tai Chi or sit and meditate and be one with the sights and sounds around you. All are loved and all are welcome. Add your images to their Flickr group: flickr.com/groups/lone-tree-yoga
You deserve a moment of peace and tranquility. Come and discover the oasis of your dreams. Here, you can practice yoga, tai chi, or simply meditate, enjoying some time for yourself. Find the inner peace you've always been looking for and feel invigorated in an environment of well-being and spiritual balance. Discover the happiness that lies within you, and experience the transformation at Kenji Zen Gardens.
Bhaktiville is a friendly place for high thinking, simple living, philosophical discussion, and devotional practice. All Vaisnava Sampradayas and citizens of Second Life are welcome to celebrate their commonalities and share in their devotional activities with the Lord. Visit and nurture and nourish your devotional seed. Hare Krishna!
Enchanted Stardust is a nature-based Pagan destination in a park-like setting. There are many places for quiet reflection or chat with grounds that change with the seasons. You will find seasonal rituals, handfasting, sharing spiritual paths, a horse rezzer, and an underwater area with ruins to explore. It is a magical space designed by landscape artist nhoema.
The Wild Moon Temple is a Witan Shrine of the Correllian Nativist Tradition and was established on Thursday 9th January 2020. The Temple exists, through the online platform of Second Life, to provide an opportunity for individuals from around the globe, to meet together in a virtual world to explore the Correllian Nativist Tradition and their own personal spiritual paths. The Temple is for Correllian Nativist Tradition members, or anyone of like mind and heart who would like to be part of our community.
Visit Unitarian Universalism, a community that focuses on a belief that there is a common thread of humanity that joins all of us. All are welcome at the services, held every Thursday at 6.30 p.m. (Pacific). At other times, you can sit in the quiet of the sanctuary or visit the coffee shop and library.
When consciousness first dawned, men and women were equally the two sides of human-ness. In reverence and longing for that balance long since lost, this Monastery is built as a place of remembrance for what may yet again return. The Monastery is based loosely on the "real life" Abbey of St Mary on the tiny Scottish island of Iona. More info at: sites.google.com/site/sudaneerato/items/monastery
St. John Greek Orthodox Church is the most authentic Orthodox Christian Church in Second Life. There is nonstop liturgical chanting in Greek and English with updated daily links to learn more about the original church. A peaceful place to come and meditate.
Sacred Cauldron is the virtual home of Woolston-Steen Theological Seminary, the only state-recognized (Washington state) degree-granting institution for the study of Wiccan Ministry. Sacred Cauldron hosts a variety of workshops each week along with daily devotionals and weekly rituals that are open to the public. Visitors can also tour the many temple and fantasy landscapes on the region.
Nirvana Island is a sanctuary for your soul dedicated to well-being. All faiths and points of view are welcome. Diverse traditions and systems are harmoniously connected in this beautiful natural landscape full of treasures for mind, body, or spirit. There are daily group meetings and events. If you are in need of healing, solace, or sanctuary - you will find it here.
The National Shrine of the Divine Mercy is a ministry of the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, located in Stockbridge, MA. This reproduction in Second Life is an outreach ministry allowing residents to experience the shrine, daily readings from Saint Faustina's diary and seasonal choir music from St. Helena's Family Choir.
One of the first examples of detailed texturing dating back to the cusp of 2004, this cathedral proved hugely influential to successive generations of Second Life creators focused on realistic "brick and mortar" builds. Residents still use the prayer candles in memory of loved ones today.
Kingdom of Nubia is a small, wonderful oasis surrounded by a hot, unforgiving desert. Here, citizens live in peace and comfort despite the remote location, Nubia has many visitors from all over the world due to its Arabic Muslim tradition and charming mix of old and new.
First UCC is the first and only church in Second Life to have full standing as an actual church in a mainline denomination (UCC). The church has been active in Second Life for over 6 years. They offer in-world worship and places for socializing with friends. Everyone is welcome at First UCC. "No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here."
Dornoch Cathedral is located in the heart of the Scottish village of Dornoch in the Highlands of Scotland. An Anglican cathedral, it is designed in the Gothic style and features custom made stained glass windows, a large pipe organ, steeple bells, plus lovely grounds to enjoy. A spiritual place for peaceful, quiet contemplation, available for weddings. Concerts held quarterly too!
Dedicated to the Goddess in all her forms and womanhood, the church is currently open to the public for quiet contemplation and meditation or to light a candle for family or friends. Please contact Existential Conundrum or Chezz Firelyte to set wedding appointments. LGBTQ+ and women-owned.
Mindfulness can literally transform your entire world from the inside out and for the millions of mindfulness practitioners around the world, it’s doing just that! Come and discover the most incredible and wonderful surprise: everything you’ve been searching for ‘out there’ feelings of fulfillment, peace, and wholeness, have been within you all along. The Center for Mindfulness is a beautiful and calming place to come meditate and learn a few mindful tricks. Learn more at mindfulnessinsl.blogspot.com
The Buddha Center's mission statement is very simple and concise. They assure to the best of their abilities that Buddhism will be unequivocally and purely taught by experienced monastics and lay people in Second Life. This is a non-profit organization that allows all individuals the opportunity to gather and hear Buddhist monastics and lay people speak of various Buddhist practices.
The Amalfi Cathedral in Ville de Coeur is based on the RL Italian church built with Arab-Norman, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Byzantine elements. The Belltower, mosaic, bronze portal, and 62 exterior steps are reproduced. Services are held here (or one of the other Ville de Coeur churches) on Saturdays at 11 am by Magnus Brody. All are welcome. English service is streamed with music.
Akimori is a beautiful, authentic Asian region of multiple worlds including lost isle of Xiao Dai; Mt Fuji in the Plains; the Gobi desert with "Clay & Seed" by Haveit Neox, Lilia Artis & Bamboo Barnes. "Galleria" by Shoshisn Shilova; "XSPACE" by Betty Tureaud; and "Kerupa Flow's World" Lots to do here including posing; dancing, a sampan tour, and several magical cuddle spots which await you.
Yokai Empire is an Asian-inspired fantasy destination. They have many areas for you to relax and enjoy the scenery. They offer other realms through portals for you to explore, and if you desire, you can create your own fantasy roleplay. This area is the first region of Yokai, in the Mahou District.
Yokai Empire is an Asian-inspired fantasy destination. They have many areas for you to relax and enjoy the scenery. They offer other realms through portals, and if you desire, you can create your own fantasy roleplay. This area is the second region of Yokai, in the Otari District.
小岛市 (Xiǎo dǎo shì) at The Walled City Island with Harbour and Dragon Park is an urban hang-out open to all kinds of people. Kowshima is a small Island with a Japanese and Chinese background. Visit the "Walled City" where you will find plenty of interesting places such as the Junior High School, take a look at the Dragon Park, or visit the club in the Harbour to spend time with friends or meet fascinating new people. They have only one rule: "Be Kind!"
At Kyoto Kagai Hanafusa & Komayaka visit teahouses for geisha entertainment. Experience theater performances and learn more about traditional Japanese art and culture through events and roleplay in modern Kyoto, Japan. You will find shopping, shrines, the Maiko Museum, okiya, and ochaya of the karyukai.
Night Blossom Lounge is a Japanese-inspired nightclub with a romantic atmosphere. Enjoy the nightlife at this beautifully landscaped location and find the perfect spot to take photos in the Garden of Dark Delights. There are also many lounging areas and a game area on top of the club's roof. With many new and inspiring DJs, the genre is always changing to fit the needs of the community.
Seiryu Blues Lounge & Bar is the latest jazz club to hit the scene. Seiryu is a uniquely Japanese take on traditional jazz clubs. Located at the back of Kiyori's adult section, they serve as a one-of-a-kind adult nightlife experience in a cozy yet classy atmosphere. Grab a drink and seat yourself at the bar and mingle or lounge on the couches and listen to the musical fusion of modern American jazz meets Japanese culture.
Akijima is a beautiful, authentic Japanese region of multiple worlds including: Kinkaku-Ji Golden Pavilion in Kyoto; a tropical island of Okinawa; Kumanogawa - a Riverworld; Hokkano a winter world of ice mountains; and Tengoku a lunar landscape for shows! Lots to do here including posing, dancing, skating, raft riding, balloon ride, and horseback riding. Several magical cuddle spots await you.
Gion Kobu Hamachi is a Japanese Edo period role play region circa 1867. The region is run by the geisha of Karyukai Okiya, Second Life's first geisha community. They provide live entertainment in the form of Japanese ozashiki or banquets, dance shows, and traditional seasonal festivals. The region contains two tea houses, an indoor and outdoor theater, Shinto shrine, park lands, and an new art gallery.
MeltingDots is a support center for Japanese beginners run entirely by volunteers. There are tutorial institutions, freebie shops, sightseeing guidance, sand boxes, salons and more. Or swing by for the pleasant events held on Saturday nights, with occasional prizes.
Hamster Bar is where hamster lovers gather. Once a year in August, they hold a festival called "Hamster Festival" focusing on hamsters. This festival is enjoyed not only by hamsters but also by many other people. It is crowded with many hamster fans and shopping malls with fun items. Visit for a fun-filled summer!
Visit Ahiru and enjoy a picturesque Edo-period Japanese village. Walk along winding paths that cut through seasonal changing landscapes. Peacefully row through the waterways that traverse the entire region. You can explore vibrant forests, relax in the hot springs with friends, or take it easy in the lush gardens for a lovely midday picnic. Housing is also offered within this little village.
Shobu is the community center for the Sakura Linden Homes. Enjoy dozens of beautiful gardens and koi ponds, or sit and have some Japanese tea with new friends. The cherry trees have begun their annual cycle coinciding with cherry blossom time in Japan. They transition in three week-long stages. In the last week of March, the trees transform into a state with buds visible. In the first week of April, the buds will bloom. Finally, in the second week of April, the petals start to fall.
Bathe in the neon glow of this region based on Hong Kong's infamous Kowloon Walled City, a place with a sordid past and where sunlight rarely reaches the ground below. Shops line the narrow city streets and darkened alleys, while Panda Park offers the lone space to stare up at the stars.
Akimitsu is a beautiful, authentic Japanese region of multiple worlds: Hakone at the foot of Mt Fuji is the centerpiece. The city of Arcadia is here, as well as Synapses a region-wide light sculpture. The milky way galaxy is the performance venue! Lots to do here including posing, dancing, romancing, a balloon ride, and horse-back riding. Several magical cuddle spots await you!
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