Green Dharma: A Residential Retreat for EcoSattvas
Date(s) - Sep 25, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge
Event Sponsor and Host
Wonderwell Mountain Refuge
With Willa Miller, Liz Monson, Sarah Buie and Kristin Barker
Note: The dates of this retreat have been updated.
Do you long to find a way to integrate your concern for the planet with your interest in mindfulness, meditation and spirituality? Are you seeking to develop resilience in the face of an uncertain future? Is planet earth your passion?
Now more than ever, the planet needs inhabitants that not only care, but whose care is informed by contemplative depth and resilience. While science provides us with clarity about this planet’s possible futures, we need resources to help us cope with the implications of this new knowledge.
When it comes to resilience, contemplative traditions can help. Contemplative traditions safeguard techniques for metabolizing suffering and reflecting on the deep psychic roots of our cultural malaise.
This unique weeklong retreat is designed to help participants explore the truths we know, while seeking a path forward that includes both mobilization and transformation. Through a combined approach of study, council practice, discussion, contemplation and meditation, we will begin awaken the inner “ecosattva,” the contemplative activist within.
This retreat is designed for those who long to reconnect to inner sources of strength, support and healing while joining activism with spirituality: to deepen in relationship with the self, reconnect with the natural world, find community and explore what it means to be a mindful steward of the planet.
This event is hosted by Wonderwell Mountain Refuge.
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