The land site directly borders the present outskirts of the township Möhra, it measures 1.8 hectare and contains fruit trees, a meadow and garden areas. This hillside parcel faces south-west and is slightly inclined with a level difference of about 12 meters. The view from the property opens to the landscape of the Rhön in the west. The construction plan takes advantage of this geographical orientation in such a way that every house can benefit from it. Having a high proportion of green area and considering its ecological master plan, the housing project at Möhra reflects an approach to living that is innovative and socially responsible.


The community center is situated in the middle of the housing area and is equipped with a meditation room, a central kitchen, community room, office and guestroom. It is available for use by the Möhra Dharma Center as part of a valuable exchange that encourages a creative, sensible and joyful handling of the personal and common resources. Also through this interaction, models will be developed for assisted living situations and Buddhist-based terminal care.

The village of Möhra, with its bakery, butcher shop, post office, kindergarten, physician, dentist and nearby train connection, offers a valuable infra structure.

The Möhra Dharma Center is within walking distance--at 2 km, it is a delightful 20 minutes by foot. This proximity promotes the desired spiritual exchange and strengthens the collective aim.  There is bus connection to the nearby city of Eisenach, as well as the health resorts of Bad Salzungen and Bad Liebenstein. In addition to a lively culture and various possibilities for shopping and medical care, Eisenach also provides multiple educational facilities, including a Waldorf School.

Due to its extensive forested areas, the Thüringen region is known as the “green heart of Germany” and is home to the country’s most famous and popular high route, the Rennsteig, offering countless possibilities for hiking. The area is rich with recreational opportunities: soaking in the thermal salt baths of Bad Salzungen, canoeing on the Werra river, and swimming in lake Immelborn to name just a few.

As the birthplace of Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach is home to the Bach museum and the Wartburg Castle, a UNESCO world heritage site. The reformer Martin Luther grew up in Eisenach, and one can visit the house where he is reported to have translated the Bible into German.  The nearby cities of Erfurt, Weimar, and Leipzig are also steeped in a rich culture and history.


Two kilometers from Möhra is the train station Ettenhausen where the Süd-Thüringen-Bahn departs every hour for the 15-minute trip to Eisenach. From there, one can make connections in all directions using the ICE of Deutsche Bahn.  Going south, the Süd-Thüringen-Bahn connects via Meiningen with the regional express to Schweinfurt, Würzburg and Nürnberg.

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