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Contemplating Meditative Walk

Hosted by the Consul of the Vienna Personal Development Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 15 Sep 14:00 - 17:00

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Take a walk to savour nature and quiet the mind

Walking meditation, also known as mindful walking, is an active practice that lets you to be consciously aware and moving in the environment rather than sitting down with your eyes closed. The practice brings you closer to nature and your body. It also helps strengthen your concentration, makes you more aware, and connects you to the present moment.

Walking in silence with a group is a unique and oddly bonding experience. First, you have the space in which to savour your surroundings. Then, when you regroup, the pleasure of being together is amplified, the conversation more compelling, the sharing of feelings and thoughts more of an occasion.

Attending to calm surroundings not only connects us to our environment, but to a deeper place in our own being. For those struggling to be mindful, and even for those proficient in meditation, a mindful walk through nature can ease many troubles.

Watch this short video by Thich Nhat Hanh on Mindful Walking: Protected content

Date: Sep. 15th, Protected content , 02.00 pm Protected content pm

Programme:
- We will meet at the entrance of the Protected content at 02.00 pm
- At 02.15 pm we will then take an easy and relaxed walk in silence for approx. an hour
- We will then be returning to the Protected content sharing feelings and thoughts, having a calm, pleasant and fun time together until approx. 05.00 pm

Location: Protected content

Looking forward to seeing you at this "little adventure"!
Dieter

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PLEASE NOTE:

a) This event will take place regardless the weather :-)!

b) I will be making a reservation for us at the Protected content so PLEASE only sign up if you are sure you will be coming, or cancel as soon as you know you will not be able to make it!. THANKS IN ADVANCE!