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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…

5th - 6th December
On December 5 through December 6, hundreds of people from around the world will go to zero and meditate together for 24 hours. Together, they will discover the source of a creativity that comes from nothing...
May 2nd - 12th June
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!
Awakened Life Project
27th - 29th November
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...
Awakened Life Project, Benfeita, Arganil
27 December - 3rd January
Renew your Spirit at New Year by diving into the silence of deep meditation in the beautiful nature and enchanting atmosphere of Avidanja. Bringing the mystery of spiritual freedom alive through simple yet profound teachings, Peter will guide everyone into the wonder, peace and joy of Pure Being.
Avidanja, Montemor-o-velho, Coimbra

Latest Blog Posts

Video of a talk by Peter and Cynthia Bampton and question and answer session with Terry Patten given at the Evolution of...
In this retreat I felt more than ever the power of Stillness, of the Silence, of the Nature! I felt the greatness and infinity of...
The Transformation Intensive was a deeply life changing experience for me. I heard about the Awakened Life Project through a...
It is hard to chose the right words or describe precisely the experience of deepening myself in the path of conscious evolution,...
The world around me is a different place since I came back from the Awakened Life Project. Undergoing the transformation...
The most important and ®evolutionary aspect of the Awakened Life Project is the creation of a new human culture based on the...
When I watched a video of a previous participant and they said they are now aware of their ego, I thought well I already am aware...


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.
We feel inspired to create a documentary film that we hope will catalyze a cultural conversation and a significant awakening of the Portuguese soul.


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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