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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…

31 July - 2nd August
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
25 July
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
Sept 7 to October 17
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
14-23 August 2015
Experience the evolutionary edge of individual and collective transformation in the beautiful setting of the Awakened Life Project, Portugal. Discover the deeper dynamics of what it means to transform not only yourself, but the relationships and values you share with others...
Awakened Life Project

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As I sat in the meditation room, it was immediate - as if I was being sucked into the immensity of the Cosmos. Merging into the...
I knew it would be an incredible experience. I knew there would be deep, important discoveries…friendships beyond ego…tastes of...
With the first people arriving at Avidanja silence settled in and around the place. I sensed that we were all already tuned into...
Listen to an interview with Peter in which he shares his spiritual journey, how he understands and teaches meditation and what...
I spent a month meditating in the beautiful yurt of the Awakened Life Project. It is hard to capture in words the whole...
When in September 2014 I left for the Intensive Transformation at Awakened Life Project, I set the strong intention to become a...
Before arriving at ALP I had been feeling a huge sense of frustration as well as a strong desire to let go of unhealthy...


Peter's website which features articles, audios and videos on different aspects of Evolutionary Awakening...
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.
This short film tells the story of our Yurt deck and the transformation of Adam with soundtrack by Pete & Glen...


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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