Diego Rodriguez and Marcela Abreu– (Colombia)
Diego and Marcela have been leading the macrobiotic movement in Colombia for over 27 years, during which time Diego has annually attended the residential Winter Seminars held in Sao Paulo Brasil under the direction of Tomio Kikuchi, a contemporary of
Here is the introduction to a recent seminar led by Diego and Marcela in Bogota.
Destiny is the consequence of our daily drama of life and death. So destiny is determined by our daily lifestyle, by our decision at every moment. And it is with our word that we control our lifestyle and our destiny. That is why we need to train for a more lively, more correctable, more understandable, more reasonable word of mouth to develop a greater capacity for self-correction, self-transformation, self-awareness, self-determination, – Education. All our problems are a consequence of the inversion of the proportion between the necessary main part and the desired complementary part of our physiological lever.
We need to develop a lifestyle more in harmony with the laws of our internal-external nature, to avoid falling victim to the growing crises of commercial systems (hospital medical system, mass consumption system, religious mystical systems) that are increasingly manipulating most of our lives. The Centro de Auto-Educación Vitalicia de
Their projects in Colombia include horticulture with local people in the mountains outside Bogota, collaboration with indigenous people and their wisdom, rice growing in the lowlands, tofu production, an aikido school, a nature reserve in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, with Diegos eldest son, and, under the guidance of Marcela, a traditional macrobiotic restaurant, Comedor Transformacion, and now a downtown gourmet vegan restaurant popular with students, ReverdeSer.
Diego runs a small specialist building business.
In 2010 I participated in
Vicissitude – Fatal imagination – vital perception
Coherent paradox – Degenerative easiness and evolutive difficulty
Blood – Master key
Hopeful Competitiveness – evolutionary use of the progressive crisis and the final 2017 seminar: here the link
Diego attended the seminar was very reasonable and everyone is encouraged to carry on activities – including the organic garden at Escola Musso.