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Inner Peace and Fierce Compassion (Dana Retreat)

A silent meditation retreat for activists and those those who may interested to engage in activism.

Sustainable, just and and regenerative cultures are rooted in wisdom and love. The cultivation of our heart’s capacity for openness, clarity and calm is is an essential foundation for an activism that can be both powerful and peaceful.

This retreat explores Insight Meditation as a pathway for profound inner wellbeing, and also a support for courageous engagement, amidst a world burning for transformation. In the spirit of generosity/dana, this retreat is offered without a set fee, and participants will be invited to offer contributions to GH after the retreat.

Suitable for both new and experienced meditators.

2024-01-26 (4 days) Gaia House

2024-01-27 Instructions - Sitting and Walking 42:50
Yanai Postelnik
2024-01-27 Why Mettā Matters 29:27
River Wolton
Short reflections on mettā for changemaking, and guided practice.
2024-01-27 Upcycling the Five Hindrances 40:43
River Wolton
Creatively engaging with what clouds our minds and hearts, particularly in the context of social engagement.
2024-01-28 Creative Engagement with Difficulties - Mind and Body; Short Guided Practice and Walking Instructions. 44:50
River Wolton
This recording also includes Yanai Postelnik.
2024-01-28 Inner Peace and Fierce Compassion 67:57
Yanai Postelnik
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