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The Power of Presence: A Women's Meditation Retreat

"When women lose touch with their real selves, the harmony of the world ceases to exist and destruction sets in. It is therefore crucial that every woman, everywhere, make every effort to re-discover her fundamental nature, for only then can we save this world." - Mata Amritanandamayima (Ammachi)

Within each woman there is a reservoir of creative energy and intuitive wisdom that can fuel our spiritual awakening - and support our passionate participation in the interconnected web of life. Join a diverse circle of women on the path of embodied presence in this meditation retreat designed to awaken the gifts, creativity, and innate wisdom of women - while addressing the particular suffering of women's bodies, hearts and lives.

Whatever our age, ethnicity, body type, or sexual orientation, as women we share a common longing to heal our hearts, awaken to our own inherent wholeness, honor our interconnectedness, and take empowered action to help our world.

Within the safe and nourishing container of this silent retreat, we'll cultivate an approach to meditative practice that honors the creative, intuitive, embodied and relational dimensions of a woman's spiritual journey. We will use the tools of mindfulness meditation, loving-kindness, body-based practices, mandala drawing, inquiry and community sharing to melt the personal and cultural conditioning that may keep us from experiencing our essential value.

2013-09-23 (7 days) Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2013-09-24 Mindful Yoga - Day 1 1:40:09
Anne Cushman
2013-09-24 Women's Wisdom/Story of Inanna 45:19
Julie Wester
Recognizing the innate wisdom of women. The story of Inanna's Descent reminds us of the possibility of bringing compassionate presence to all the cycles of life.
2013-09-27 Faith and Power 46:31
Spring Washam
Women awakening the Feminine Power
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