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Retreat Dharma Talks at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Spirit of Creativity

This is a silent retreat for anyone wanting to deepen their contact with the creative spirit through storytelling/movement, painting, or writing. You do not have to have previous experience in these disciplines — just the passion to explore!

The focus of the retreat is on the dynamic principles of spiritual and creative unfolding: how meditation supports the creative process and how the creative process enlivens spiritual awakening. The focus is very much on process rather than the pressure to produce a result, artistic or spiritual. Alternating between stillness and creative activity provides fertile ground for the flowering of one’s unique expression.

2018-09-10 (7 days) Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2018-09-12 The Seven Principles of Process Arts (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 52:45
Stewart Cubley
In this talk, Stewart explores the seven essential principles of painting for process rather than product and how these principles relate to spiritual practice. Each principle is an invitation to a deeper connection to the creative source as well as a personal opportunity for greater authenticity.
2018-09-13 The Art of Freedom (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 55:26
Nina Wise
Self expression as spiritual practice.
2018-09-14 The Mysterious Creative Process of Living and Dying (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 50:54
Anna Douglas
Life and Death as a process of change and transformation.
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