Earth Treasure Vase: Global Healing Project
Linking our world in a practice of planetary protection & renewal.

Hanford ETV

Hanford ETV is Accomplished For two years, Laura Feldman has diligently stewarded an ETV dedicated to healing the Hanford Nuclear site. On Oct 28th this vase was finally buried along the shores of the Colombia River in close proximity to the B Reactor. In 2015 our friend Laura Feldman, requested an ETV for the Hanford Nuclear […]

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Arctic Alaska Utiagvik

ETV steward, Dahr Jamail, an investigative journalist and author whose forthcoming book, “The End of Ice”, is a personal, visceral report from the front lines of some of the places where abrupt climate change is happening the fastest, is taking the ETV to Barrow, Alaska, is a place known as “ground zero” for scientists studying climate […]

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The Purnululu ETV

The Kimberley ETV is one of four 2nd generation Earth Treasure Vases that were given to Jeremy Ball and the Australian ETV Mob after the burial of the last of the original ETVs on the ancestral lands of Aunty Margaret Katherine in Jawyon Country, Northern Territory, Australia, in 2013. Magi and Eva participated in that pilgrimage, then […]

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Planting the Santa Cruz Mountains/Silicon Valley ETV

From Leslie Meehan: Leslie Meehan with the Santa Cruz Mountain ETV and friends. The Santa Cruz Mountains / Silicon Valley Earth Treasure Vase was planted in the Earth on October’s full moon during a powerful rainstorm. California is suffering from a drought, yet an unseasonal rain began to fall as we gathered for the closing […]

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The Kansas ETV Story

In June, Gaiafield Project co-founders, David Nicol and Leslie Meehan came to Santa Fe to initiate the Wise USA ETV with Cynthia. Following a beautiful ceremony at Open Way Sangha, the vase was driven across country to Wichita, Kansas, where we were hosted by Pam Bjork and her wonderful community. Here is the story: From […]

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The Great Stupa of Boudhnath Receives an ETV

  During my three months in retreat, the answer to some deeply held prayers was realized when a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity presented itself to place one of our ETVs inside the Great Stupa at Boudnath!! The great Stupa is a powerful repository of blessings for the world and due to earthquake damage is currently “open” for […]

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Findhorn ETV

Buried October 27, 2015, on the Full Moon at Sundown Once upon a time, Cynthia Jurs traveled to East Asia with a question: How can I contribute to healing the Earth? She was given an unusual answer by a Tibetan lama, literally an elder living in a cave á la the fairy tales. He said: […]

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Gabarnmung Earth Treasure Vase Placement

June 16-17 New Moon at Gabarnmung: As mentioned, Cynthia will be traveling to Australia for the third time to participate in the burial of the first of the 2nd generation ETVs at the sacred site Gabarnmung at the invitation of Jawoyn elder (her “mumma”) Auntie Margaret Katherine. Few people beyond the archeologists studying the site have ever […]

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The Planting of the Canada Earth Treasure Vase

ABOUT THE CANADA ETV, IN THE WORDS OF ELIZABETH CHRISTINE: At the end of May, I am returning to Ontario with the intention of burying the first Earth Treasure Vase of our lineage in Canadian soil – at the same time as the vase at Gabarnmung will also be buried. Upon receiving this vase, I […]

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Los Alamos, New Mexico

This location is considered to be the center of the entire Earth Treasure Vase global healing mandala. There is a cave above Los Alamos National Laboratory, the birthplace of the atomic bomb, where one of the first vases was buried with the help of the Gyumed monks. When Cynthia first asked the 106-year-old lama Charok […]

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Australia

  It is done! The final Earth Treasure Vase was buried in Australia on the June 2013 full moon by Cynthia and a group of pilgrims. Now, the global mandala is complete and transmitting our most heartfelt prayers, songs and dreams throughout the Earth for her protection and healing. Cynthia shares her account of the […]

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Ein Kerem, Israel

Our friend, Irit, a woman working with Israeli and Palestine youth to build peace in the region received a vase and buried it with heartfelt prayers in the village of Ein Kerem, a location she chose because of its shared connection to both Israel and Palestine. There is a sacred spring there where she buried […]

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Il’ca’bama, Ecuador

Taken to Ecuador by Elly Richards, this Treasure Vase was originally planned for burial in northern Ecuador on a sacred mountain whose waters flow into the Amazon where there has been much devastation from the oil companies. That turned out not to be the case and the sacred valley of Il’ca’bama was chosen instead. Il’ca’bama is […]

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Mt. Baldy, New Mexico

The highest mountain in our Rio Grande bioregion received one of the first Treasure Vases, anchoring the eastern point of the original mandala. Pictured here is David Bacon who crafted many copper-covered hardwood boxes to contain the Treasure Vases for burial. We chose copper because it is said to conduct energy within the earth.

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Headwaters Redwood Forest, California

Old growth redwood trees — “the ancient ones” — threatened by logging, called for protection in the Headwaters Forest in Northern California. One of the earliest vases to go out beyond the Rio Grande bioregion went into the depth of this primordial forest, stewarded by our dear friend and dharma sister Wendy Johnson. This is […]

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Papua New Guinea

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Dtao Dum Forest, Thailand

The Earth Treasure Vase buried in a vast and wild forest near the Burmese border in Thailand, was stewarded by renunciate monks in the Thai forest tradition of Ajahn Chaa. Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro of Abhayagiri Monastery in Northern California requested the vase to protect this pristine forest under siege from drug trafficking, potential […]

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Oaxaca, Mexico

After a tremendous hurricane devastated the coast of Oaxaca, a vase was taken into ceremony between the equinox and the solstice with local curanderas and healers, then buried on the sacred land of the Punta Cometa. As the group asked Spirit for an indication as to where the vase should be buried, a whale breached […]

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Biosphere 2, Arizona

Biosphere 2 was an architectural wonder built in the Arizona desert to contain the living eco-systems of Earth’s biosphere inside a structure that would model a living, breathing, life-enhancing support system to the world. The crew who built Biosphere 2, lived inside it, and demonstrated how the biosphere was a delicate living system, needing care […]

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Source of the Amazon River, Peru

In 2004 a Treasure Vase was buried near the source of the Amazon River by Vijali Hamilton. Vijali is a sculptor, artist, writer and filmmaker. Her World Wheel Project has taken her to many places around the world where she engages with communities using art and activism to inspire a vision of peace. I have […]

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Kosovo

The Treasure Vase was taken to Kosovo by our dear friend Fran Peavy and Jan Hartsough of the non-profit organization Crabgrass as well as the Women in Black who were working in the former Yugoslavia to bring peace and healing to the women post war. Carefully packed in its special copper-lined basket made by Anne Wilson […]

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East Oakland, California

Like many cities across the world, East Oakland is the home of gang violence and high crime. Activist Claire Greens Felder directed the MLK Freedom Center located in the MLK Regional Shoreline Park in East Oakland. The center’s work focuses on empowering youth to stand for change and become leaders in their community. The vase […]

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Hudson River, New York

One of the first Treasure Vases to go out beyond New Mexico was stewarded by Ann Dunn who was strongly called to place a vessel in upstate New York for the protection of the Hudson River. She chose the Harriman State Forest which is close to the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

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Source of the Ganges, India

In late winter/early spring of 2004, a small group of us made a pilgrimage along the upper reaches of the Ganges with the intention of burying a Treasure Vase as close to the spiritual source of the Ganges (at or near Gangotri) as we could get that time of year. We had already been in […]

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New York City

After 9/11 a Treasure Vase was taken to New York City by Wendy Johnson who also stewarded a Treasure Vase for us to the Headwaters Forest in Northern California. Wendy worked with the members of the Village Zendo to fill and seal the vase and a location in the wild land belonging to the Cloisters was […]

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Hiroshima, Japan

Interview with artist & activist, Mayumi Oda about the Earth Treasure Vase she took to Hiroshima: Mayumi Oda is an artist who is known to many as the “Matisse of Japan” and has done extensive work with female goddess imagery. Born to a Buddhist family in Japan in 1941, Mayumi studied fine arts and traditional […]

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Colombia

The Elder Brothers in the high Sierras of Colombia were in possession of an ETV that was buried in secret by the leader of the Tayrona peoples, Ramon Gil, in 2009. Gil is both Kogi and Wiwa, as well as a Mama. We have been inspired by the Tayrona peoples since 1992 when a book by […]

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Tritium Lab, Berkeley CA

“Vessels of the Holy” The work of mentor and advisor to the Earth Treasure Vase global healing project, Joanna Macy, has been a profound inspiration to Cynthia from the beginning. Joanna buried a vessel in the grounds of the University of California at Berkeley where there is a laboratory working with Tritium, one of the […]

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Mt. Chicoma, New Mexico

Anchoring the western point of the original mandala in the Rio Grande bioregion of northern New Mexico, Mt. Chicoma is a sacred site for the Tewa people and rises above many of the pueblos in the area. Part of the Jemez mountain range, hundreds of thousands of years ago these volcanic mountains were as high […]

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Mouth of the Rio Grande at the Gulf of Mexico

Our intention in burying a vase at the mouth of the Rio Grande was to anchor the entire bioregion and direct our prayers out into the Gulf. This location marks the southern point of the four directions of the original mandala that began this practice. When the B.P. oil spill happened in 2010, this location […]

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