Awakin gatherings started when three friends got together in 1996 to sit in silence, every Wednesday, in an ordinary living room in Silicon Valley. No teachers or gurus. No set agendas or proposed beliefs either. Just one strong principle – when you change within, the world changes. And instead of closing the door, they left it open … to all.
Inspired by many others, who have done this for decades, Awakin Circles offer a space to come together and share in a context of stillness, community and service.
Today, Awakin Circles have organically rippled to eighty cities around the globe. People meditate for the first hour, engage in a circle of reflective sharing in the second hour, and conclude the night by receiving a home-cooked vegetarian meal. A palpable sense of gratitude and community weaves through it all. The ripples of inner transformation are countless – and continue on.
The rough format of the evening goes something like this …
|7:00PM||An hour of collective silence; its unguided, without any instructions or music. For first-timers, this primer on meditation may be helpful.|
|8:00PM||A short reading (sent out earlier via email), followed by a circle of sharing of reflections and any “aha” moments from everyday life.|
|8.45PM||Simple Vegan dinner|
There is no charge and no one is expected to bring anything. People organically “pay-it-forward” to the world in their own ways.
Guest Speaker Awakin Circle: An Artist’s Labour of Love, from Nepal!
|70 Carlton Ave
Harrow HA3 8AY
|28 Jun 2017|
|6.30pm – Sit in collective silence
7:30pm – Milan shares reflections and stories from his personal service journey
8:00pm – Q&A and circle of sharing with the group
8:45pm – Home-cooked vegan dinner
Please register here