Meditation Gathering for Climate Action

Meditation Gathering for Climate Action
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Date/Time
Date(s) - Nov 29, 2015
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Location
Joy of Life Fountain

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On the eve of the beginning of the Paris Climate Summit on the 29 November people around the world will be taking to the streets to show our love for the planet, and our solidarity as a globally conscious and connected movement at this pivotal time.

Find out more about the People’s March in London: http://climatejusticejobs.org.uk/about/

Prior to the People’s March in London we will sit together in meditation as an opportunity for people from all walks of life to come together as a supportive community and express peacefully and in silence our deep care and love for this world and our concern about the ongoing devastation of that which supports life. We will join in solidarity with our brothers and sisters across the globe, as a movement setting a clear intention to bring about the changes for a healthier, more loving world.

Details

Date & Time: Sunday 29th November 2015 – 12-12.30pm
Where: “Joy of Life Fountain” in Hyde Park, located next to Aldford Street North Gate, alongside Park Lane, London W1K
Nearest tube stations: Hyde Park Corner, Green Park, Marble Arch,
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Bring

Something comfortable to sit on, such as a cushion or a stool. Umbrella and waterproof clothing in case it rains. You are welcome to join the meditation with signs that express your message of care for the planet too.

What will happen

At 12pm, the sound of the bell will signal the start of the meditation that will last for 30 minutes next to the Joy of Life Fountain. Sitting or standing, firmly grounded on this Earth with awareness and kindness, we pay attention to what it means to be alive, to inhabit this body breathing. Resting with the basic sensations of breath moving in our body, thus connecting with our inner peace and stability, enabling us to respond with clarity and compassion to the challenges of our times.

At 12.30pm, another sound of the bell will signal the end of the meditation and we will join the People’s March.

Organized by friends from Wake Up London & Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement – DANCE

What Else?

~ Before the meditation gathering, DANCE invites you to join Buddhist monks, mindful warriors and spiritual activists at the British Museum, where a purification ritual will be performed encouraging the museum to drop it’s sponsorship relationship with BP:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1628316994102348/

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