Paneurhythmy: The Dance of the Soul
In Bulgaria, there is a spiritual master who is famous all over the world. This man is Peter Deunov (Beinsa Douno), the founder of the White Brotherhood, also called the Master. This is a doctrine connected with the inner balance of man and joy. The main lines in Deunov's teachings are love, wisdom, truth, justice, and virtue. Reading even just one of his books can change your life. And many followers say this is the religion of the future.
Paco Raban is his great follower, on unconfirmed information, even Einstein said he worships the Master's philosophy. Even Pope John XXIII calls him the greatest philosopher in today's epoch.
The first disciples of Peter Deunov (1900) had preached different religions. They start organizing lectures, singing songs, dancing. Many of the Master's books have been translated into France, Italy, Germany, England, the United States, and Russia.
Every year on August 19th, all White Brothers followers welcome the cosmic New Year at the Seven Rila Lakes in Bulgaria. The date is not accidental. This is the day when Christ is revealed as a divine power to two of his disciples. Paneurhythmy is being danced here. The meaning of the word Paneurhythmy is universal, divine rhythm, harmony. It is performed with light, smooth movements, and all are dressed in white. White clothes symbolize the purity of thoughts and feelings. When one makes these exercises, he is associated with the power of living nature. Paneurhythmy is practiced from March 22 to September 22, early in the morning with sunrise.
During this period, Nature wakes up for a new life, and energy is strongest. Everyone who dances is charged with new life forces. The whole dance lasts for about an hour, most often using a musical violin. The arrangement of people is in circles that are very similar to the movement the planets do in space. As long as Paneurhythmy is being danced, all the muscles of the body move evenly. Pure mountain air and deep breathing improve blood circulation. This dance also has a beneficial effect on the mental state - it improves the thought process, enriches the emotional experience, learns of cooperation and mutual support.
I know one day I will go to the Seven Rila Lakes and be part of this different dance and it will change me forever, as a Master's book has changed me many years ago.