Dr. Marc Gafni dropped by Integral Life to share his new venture, The Center for World Spirituality. Dr. Marc in dialogue with David Riordan, discusses in-depth, the vision for the Center for World Spirituality.
The conversation takes a delightful turn, focusing on our World Spirituality Annual Retreat of Love and Activism that is takes place on July 17th- 24th in Berkeley, California. Watch as Dr. Marc explains the mission of World Spirituality and how this retreat in July is designed to take the retreat format itself to a whole new level.
If you can make it to the San Francisco Bay area in July, this is one event that you do not want to miss!
We live in a context where many of us have outgrown traditional forms of religion. This means that pre-modern, ethnocentric versions of our world’s traditions no longer have the capacity to meet our modern and postmodern needs. The integrative space of a World Spirituality allows our great religious traditions to evolve from ethnocentric to world-centric, and even to kosmocentric consciousness. World Spirituality allows us all to move forward together, beyond the limitations of traditional religion, while still embracing all of the valuable insights and gifts of the past.
That’s why we are delighted to invite you to World Spirituality Annual Practice Retreat of Love and Activism – Evolutionary Integral Relationships with Dr. Marc Gafni, Sally Kempton, Terry Patten, Warren Farrell, Mariana Caplan, Decker Cunov, Dustin DiPerna, & Marcy Baruch, July 17th – 24th in Berkeley, California.
Our annual practice retreat of love and activism is itself an example of World Spirituality practice: it is designed to engage you cognitively, inter-personally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We will employ a balance of theoretical and experiential, as well as individual and group, learning sessions—all woven together into a vital, comprehensive, and balanced awareness.
We will also focus on helping you develop and strengthen your own World Spirituality practice. Each day will consist of deep engagement in dharma (spiritual teachings), practice, and experiential and relational exercises, including: