during this time as a spiritual embryo or psychic embryo.5
The first three years of life are the most fundamental in the development of human beings and their potential. The infant’s physical development is phenomenal and apparent and inspires our care and attention. Yet a profound and less obvious development is taking place within the child. Montessori refers to the child at this period as the spiritual embryo. A second embryonic period occurs after birth during the first three years of life when the child’s intelligence is formed, when the child acquires the culture and language into which he or she is born. It is a period when the core of personality, social being and the essence of spiritual life are developed. An understanding of the child’s development and the development of the human mind allows environments to be prepared to meet the needs of the infant and foster independence, psychomotor development and language acquisition.
love his place of birth. Thus, this spiritual embryo needs a
(Note the 'spiritual embryo' in the lower abdomen.)
Master Shiche asked his student, the nun Qiyuan Xinggang, “Buddha nature is not illusory. What was it like when you were nourishing the spiritual embryo?”
(Note 'spiritual embryo' in lower abdomen.)
Nebula is a sound installation with the listener as center, in an intimate and personal speech of the artist. Starting from the concept expressed by Maria Montessori on the idea of the child as “spiritual embryo”, Nebula represents the possibilities and the potentials of each human being. The artist develops an open dialogue with the listener, vulnerable to doubts, uncertainties, in a true sharing.