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Consciousness, 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…

26th April
Wild food is abundant in Portugal. It is an under used resource that not only costs nothing but is many times more nutritious than most of the food we buy and not covered in toxic biocides. Wild food is a priceless gift from Nature we can all enjoy!
Quinta da Mizarela
25th April
The day will include a guided tour of the permaculture project, solar and hydro systems, ram pump, a delicious vegetarian meal and plenty of time for discussion and to enjoy the natural beauty and waterfalls of Fraga da Pena.
Awakened Life Project, Benfeita, Arganil
9 - 16th May
Spring is a time of rebirth and this 7 day retreat is a rare opportunity to discover your liberation as the source of peace, love and creativity. Peter will guide you to this discovery through meditation and inquiry exercises that reveal the miraculous truth of non-duality...
Avidanja, Montemor-o-velho, Coimbra
May 4th - June 30th 2015
This 2 month 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

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2015. A fantastic, mysterious and inspiring passageway into the New Year. I am definitely seduced by meditation. A indescribable...


Discover the Dance of Life toward a new Evolutionary Culture... Near Coimbra with events on the themes of health, art, meditation and sustainability.
Listen to podcasts of Peter Bampton interviewed on The Cosmic Lighthouse from Shoreditch radio...
We feel inspired to create a documentary film that we hope will catalyze a cultural conversation and a significant awakening of the Portuguese soul.


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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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