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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…

20th - 30th October
Within a context of deep meditation this journey into Integral Transformation includes explorations of Non-Duality, Tantra fusing Shiva/Shakti, Masculine/Feminine, activation and balancing of subtle energy and the Chakras, Qi Gong, Trance Dance and more
22nd October
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.
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.
8th May - 18th 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!

Latest Blog Posts

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...
When I came to the Intensive, I came as an individual who took another step on their personal spiritual path. I was longing for...
At the beginning of June we started volunteering at the Awakened Life Project in the mountains of central Portugal. An...


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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