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Zen Pen: A writing - being and meditation retreat

Teacher: Dorian Haarhoff
Cost: 2 days’ accommodation + R250 surcharge
Dates: Friday 06 October 2017 - Sunday 08 October 2017

dorian_haaroff.jpgLooking at your image in a clear stream,
you answer the question by your very presence

In this workshop we explore the connection between writing and meditation. We write and meditate on the many changes and transformations we experience as we journey along the river of our lives.  We consider how creativity steadies the boat and how writing helps us dip the oars into dark water so we may navigate the river safely.

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Dorian Haarhoff  is a writer,  story-teller and mentor.  Passionate about developing our innate creativity and imagination, he believes in the power of stories to spread loving-kindness, to grow the moment and bring healing. Dorian’s workshops are based on his text, The Writer’s Voice.  He draws his inspiration from mythology, whole-brain theory, narrative therapy, Zen, creation spirituality, the new physics and eco-and Jungian psychology.  He is a former professor of English (Namibia) and facilitates story/writing workshops. His poems appear in Quiet Food and The Cake The Buddha Ate