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Integral Evolutionary Spirituality, Community & Sustainability

Welcome! We are a non-profit Association that offers retreats, courses and volunteer programs to support the evolution of consciousness and culture in communion with the ecological web of life…

19th - 21st May
If we want to be free, if we want to live a life of profound wholeness and purpose, then we need to discover and become grounded in the source of our Being. In this weekend retreat we will dive deeply into the experience of meditation, not through a technique, but through discovering our natural state...
2 - 4th June
Discover the power, strength and vulnerability of a liberated masculine essence. Join the men of the Awakened Life Project for a deep integral exploration of authentic transformation for men through meditation, shared inquiry and sweat lodge.
8th August - 17th September
This 6 week Intensive offers a transformational education experience that encompasses evolutionary integral spirituality, meditation, yoga, permaculture/sustainability and health/nutrition in a vibrant community context. Come and experience the multidimensional, evolutionary heart of The Awakened Life Project!

Latest Blog Posts

Testimonials & Photos from the explosion of Consciousness, Love and Devotion that was the Awakened Life Sangha Retreat 2017...
In December 2016, Peter was invited to give a talk called "Living the Truth of Unity" in Auroville, India. This is a video of the...
Testimonials from 10 Day Integral Meditation & Whole Body Enlightenment Retreat...
From July 12th to July 17th the women of the regular ALP Women’s groups had our annual retreat.  Every year this retreat takes us...
Esteban from Colombia speaks about his experience of the Spring 2016 6 Week Intensive Course.
Adam from Morocco speaks about his experience of the Spring 2016 Intensive
A reflection on the 10 Day Evolutionary Awakening Retreat experience...


The Awakened Forest Project aims to revive an area of mostly abandoned pine monoculture nestling in the hillsides of the Serra do Açor...
This documentary, created by Aurora's Eye Films, is a beautiful, captivating and humorous introduction to the multidimensional organism that is the Awakened Life Project.
Peter's website which features articles, audios and videos on different aspects of Evolutionary Awakening and details of personal coaching...
Discover the Dance of Life toward a new Evolutionary Culture... Near Coimbra with events on the themes of health, art, meditation and sustainability.
Find out about the EvoLusa initiative that aims to inspire a cultural conversation about the untapped potential of the Portuguese...



Experiences of Volunteers and Visitors

About the project

The Awakened Life Project is situated in a beautiful and wild ecological reserve in the mountains Central Portugal. We offer volunteer programs, courses, events and retreats to support the liberation of the human spirit in a context of evolutionary emergence and communion with the ecological web of life.


Quinta da Mizarela
3305-031 Benfeita
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