Ecuador & Colombia Tour

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Date(s): Oct. 07, 2015 - Nov. 02, 2015
Language: English / Spanish

Quito, Bogotá, Cajicá

P1150813Following a very successful tour of South American countries last year, monastics from Plum Village will be returning to Ecuador and Colombia this autumn, from October 7 – November 2, 2015.

Events are being organised by Wake Up Sanghas in both countries, with the aspiration of deepening their own mindfulness practices and sharing these practices with others.

Events will include public peace walks, public talks, residential retreats and mindfulness workshops for young people, peace activists and educators.


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Oct 7: Public Walking Meditation
“Caminata por la Paz”
@ Peace Bell (Campana de la Paz), La Carolina Park (Parque Carolina), Quito,  17:30 – 19:00, Open to all (everyone is invited to wear white)

Oct 9-11: Wake Up Retreat (Retiro Vivir Despiertos). Three days of community building, meditation and dharma talks.
@ CDI Tumbaco, the first meditation center in Quito

Oct 14: Workshop for Wake Up Facilitators (Vivir Despiertos, herramientas para facilitadores y terapeutas) A focussed workshop on bringing Wake Up mindfulness practices to groups and workplaces
@USFQ, San Francisco University. Cumbayá-Quito

Oct 17: Day of Mindfulness for Educators 
@USFQ, San Francisco University. Cumbayá-Quito

For more information and how to register, please visit our Facebook Page



Oct 19: Public Talk in Festival ElDorado –Mindfulness Comunication at Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá

Oct 20: Public Talk, “Mindfulness: Cultivando la Paz en mí, paz con el mundo”
@Gimnasio Moderno – Bibliotheque, Bogotá (Register here)

Oct 21: Mindfulness Workshop: Taller Experiencial – “Mindfulness: Hacia la Paz Interior , un camino para la felicidad”
@Gimnasio Moderno – Bibliotheque, Bogotá (Register here)

Oct 22: Workshop for Peace Activists: Taller de Reconciliación – “Paz en mi, paz en Colombia, paz en el Mundo”
@Gimnasio Moderno – Bibliotheque, Bogotá (18:00 – 21:00)

Oct 27: Workshop for Educators: Taller Educadores – “Los educadores felices cambiarán el mundo”
@Gimnasio Moderno – Bibliotheque, Bogotá

Oct 29: Evening of Mindfulness with Colombia Sangha

Oct 31 – Nov 2: Retreat“Mindfulness: Cultivando la paz interior”
Hotel Xue – Cajicá

For more information and to register, please email: