Bobbi Allan is a Buddhist teacher in the Insight tradition with
over 30 years experience in Buddhist practice. Her teachers
have included S.N. Goenka, Christopher Titmuss, Subhana Barzaghi,
Patrick Kearney and Jason Siff. Since 1984 she has also worked
and trained with US 'Engaged Buddhist', Buddhist scholar, systems
thinker and activist, Joanna Macy.
Bobbi has a professional background in management training,
facilitation and communication / conflict processes, and a long
history in various forms of social and environmental action.
She is a founding member of Heart Politics Conferences and the
Social Change Training & Resource Centre. She is Buddhist
Chaplain at Southern Cross University, and writes and works
on contemporary issues.
She leads "Stillness in Action" retreats, combining
meditation with the 'engaged Buddhist' processes developed by
She also co-leads "Natural Mind" retreats with her
husband and fellow Buddhist teacher, John Allan.
For further information, please contact Bobbi
Stillness in Action develops wisdom, calmness,
courage and clarity to sustain a life of freedom and integrity
in challenging times.
Take the opportunity to:
* Learn a simple meditation to still the confusions of
the mind - allowing wisdom and compassion to arise, and
freeing your intellectual, emotional and creative intelligence;
* Renew your spirit for restoring a sustainable environment,
for building a just and equitable society, for participating
in healthy and creative communities, for personal and
* Strengthen confidence, kindness and joy - and your power
to make a difference - through processes of deep ecology,
systems science and ancient earth wisdom;
* Use practical tools to clarify your values and intentions
and move them into action;
* Learn to build sustaining communities of friendship.
* Nurture and refresh your body and mind through walking,
yoga, journaling and silent contemplation in the beauty
Mornings of silent meditative reflection teach the sacred
art of presence.
Each afternoon, creative group work reveals fresh paths
to personal and social change - inspired by Joanna Macy's
Evenings sharing stories, poetry, music and laughter,
enliven and deepen community.
Each day unfolds a new perspective on a journey to reconnect
our lives with our
"Go forth on your journey for the benefit of the
many, for the joy of the many, out of compassion for the
world, for the welfare, for the benefit and joy of all
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