(Please note: This event is organised by Bristol Insight. If you have any questions, please contact them directly).
Yanai Postelnik: Boundless Heart – Vulnerable Earth: Dharma practice in the ecological and climate emergency – organised by Bristol Insight – see their website for more details. https://www.bristolmeditation.org.uk/
This day will explore engaging with the noble heart qualities of loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity, in relation to our inner and outer spiritual practice, as meditators facing an eco-climatic crisis. The day will include guided and silent practice, teachings and time for questions. All levels of meditation experience are welcome. The day will be held in silence.
Since October 2018 I have been engaged with Extinction Rebellion, a young but swiftly growing movement organising non-violent mass civil disobedience to call for urgent government action on the climate and ecological emergency.
I have participated in a number of non-violent direct actions, including blockading the BBC in December by locking myself to fellow activists, calling on the news media to “Tell the Truth” blockading the International Petroleum Conference in London, together with a group of activists and dharma practitioners who super- glued themselves to the doors of the conference venue, and helping coordinate the week-long occupation of Waterloo Bridge, in London as part of the “International Rebellion” during which I was arrested four times. It has been a little bit of a change from retreats and sitting practice…
How to Book
You can book this retreat through our website www.bristolmeditation.org.uk or through Eventbrite:
For more information about our day retreats generally, please visit our ‘General information and practicalities’ page on our website. Please note this retreat will be held at Glenfrome Primary School if Covid restrictions allow. Cost £15 (waged) and £7.50 (unwaged).
The day will run from 10.00am –5pm. Please arrive as from 9.30am to allow yourself time to settle before we start at 10am.
The above booking fee covers the admin costs for the day, so dana/donation is welcome to cover the teaching element of the day.