The name MARA has many meanings. In Belarusian it is dream, in Gaelic sea, in Hebrew it means bitter, in Igbo (Nigeria) beautiful, in Maltese and Syrian it translates as woman. Depending on how you view MARA, different aspects become apparent.
MARA is changeable and can unify several aspects
MARA is not fixed and should not be defined
MARA is non-judgemental and independent
MARA is also the name of chameleon - changeable, and combining more shades simultaneously. These aspects symbolize the idea of life, where similarities as well as differences have a place, and where change is possible. This can be perceived by taking on a mindful attitude, where the focus is on experiencing the present moment, respecting it as a constantly changing part of life.
Find more information about our comprehension of mindfulness at Nonprofit MARA
Who is behind MARA?
Many people make up MARA. Strictly speaking, these are all people who have made a contribution so we got where we are today. These are, for instance, relatives, friends, teachers, respectively. But it also includes people whom we got to know indirectly through their work, such as writers or radio announcers.
mindfulness as taught by Jon Kabat-Zinn,
German as a second language,
alphabetization, Russian, French, Music
then we are able to lay the foundation for lasting changes“
A lot has changed for me and one needs to stay on it!
To make this tool available to as many people as possible,
that’s why I want to support it wholeheartedly“
teacher & student
and all that lies in-between
imagination and space, in order to mobilize our most inner resources
and the infinite potential of human existence. In this way we can
reconnect with ourselves and the world“