5th Annual Voices of Sacred Earth Festival
Join us! The 24th – 26th March 2017
At the 2017 Voices of Sacred Festival we are coming together as the global family.
The Voices of Sacred Earth Festival is an Eco-Festival, gathering of hundreds of people for a weekend of seminars, transformational workshops and performances focusing on indigenous cultures, Earth wisdom, sacred ceremony, well-being and social change.
It’s all about re-Connection with Self, Others and Mother Earth!
Indigenous cultures throughout the world have maintained a reciprocal relationship with the Earth, have protected the sacred sites and are wisdom keepers for the modern world. This wisdom and knowledge is being shared and remembered within many people. The foundations of a new consciousness is now birthed to a new awareness from these ancestral wisdom to evolve new solutions, to embody a more sustainable and harmonious world for the entire community, our Global Family.
This is New Zealand's unique chance to experience indigenous leaders, visionaries and inspirational speakers, healers, practitioner’s gardeners, artists and musicians, all co-creating and harmonising in one place at one time!
Voices of Sacred Earth Festival provides the space for Indigenous healing from many cultures and perspectives. Sharing knowledge and the power of all the elements, how we are all connected to water, fire, earth and air. We will gather together and celebrate through the ceremonies being offered during this weekend festival.
You will have the chance to journey into remembrance with vibrational healing sounds, ancient tones and teachings activating and transporting us into higher dimensions within our Being, to connect with Heaven on Earth.
More than 100 inspiring workshops – leading international wisdom keepers, ancient earth based traditions, indigenous world music and healing ceremonies.
Come and learn with us how to make a tangible difference in our personal lives and larger communities with insights and practical solutions for personal and social improvements.
Sisters and Brothers from All Directions,
You who are among the Many Voices of Sacred Earth.
WELCOME to this gathering in Celebration of our home and life.
May these days bring us remarkable moments…To Listen deeply, to Share openly, To dance and sing and to play…
To commit to sacred actions, and to trust that our encounters will be exactly what we need to teach and nourish our soul.
May the Peaceful Circles we form during these Festive Days join the millions of Circles of Voyagers, Seekers and Lovers of
Earth and Peoples … everywhere.
We are truly the ones.
– Amine (Marama Winder)
The Festival starts on Friday at 4.30 pm. Come and be part of our global family and celebrate with us at the Opening ceremony, this will be followed by live music, film screening, and other activities for all the family to enjoy. Saturday and Sunday will continue with lots ofworkshops, music, performances, interactive activities to engage everyone at every level, then finishing on Sunday around 6.00 pm with the Closing ceremony.
This Eco-Festival provides the opportunity to promote awareness of new sustainable ways to enhance our natural home spaces, neighbourhoods, environment and our beautiful Earth, through beautifying recycling, respect and mindfulness, and connective caring through communities. A collective collaboration for a harmonious and unified Planet, starting in our own backyard. Be informed, entertained, reflective, creative, and inspired!
A safe, fun and adventurous place for children and families to connect in new ways to experience deeper expression through the many creative activities being shared. Healing music, drumming, tribal dances, soul sounds, are also central to the Festival.
This is just a taste of the people and the energy of Voices of Sacred Earth Eco-Festival…please join us, experience, expand and come away feeling fed, enlightened, connected and LOVED!
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When & Where
Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre has grown steadily over the past five years, becoming one of New Zealand’s most popular destinations for retreats, conferences and seminars in natural health, environmental awareness and personal development.
Kawai Purapura’s name signifies the nexus point between the past and the future. Kawai is the memory, ancestry, and tracing of the lineage from the past. Purapura is the seed of the future.
Our vision is to create a healing space wherein people can find their own potential for being well. This vision will develop into focused healing programmes that not only serve those who lack privilege, but contribute to natural health taking a significant place in overall health care delivery.
The call to retreat is the call to spirit, authenticity, and joy. It is the call to step away from the many forms of busyness in our everyday lives, to find sanctuary, time for deep reflection and to nourish the body, mind and spirit. It is the call to be in community with others who are also on a path of self-discovery. Every moment spent in meditation, yoga, and sacred community are moments that bring insight and clarity to our lives. Retreats infuse your being with inspiration on the path, which makes anything seem possible.
At Kawai Purapura we have designed a range of yoga retreats from healing and rejuvenation, to deep transformation. We bring together outstanding mentors, guides, way-showers and inspirational facilitators from around the world.
The underlying philosophy that guides development of our retreat centre is one of harmonious living with the land. We believe the omniscient consciousness is to be found within the human heart where all is synthesised into oneness. We aim to manifest ideals of natural health and healing, spirituality, sustainable lifestyle and social responsibility.
At Kawai Purapura we have a residential community that offers the opportunity to live and work in harmony with each other and the environment. The residents contribute greatly to the overall vision for the land.
We offer 5 different workshop spaces varying in size, character and charm. The spaces provide an ideal environment for retreat participants to pursue self-exploration, growth and re-discover personal peace and wellbeing. Our smallest space seats 1-30 (Prema Lounge) and our largest up to 150. In the warmer summer months we also have 2 additional outdoor tents to hire.
Free WiFi is available to retreat participants with laptops in designated areas (our WiFi covers most of the indoor areas in Kawai Purapura retreat centre).
For more information about hiring a venue for your next workshop or seminar please contact email@example.com.