Summer Dream & Spirituality Conference - at Kanuga and Online
May 29 - June 2, 2022
Dreaming a New World:
Mystical Love in Action
Yes, we will be in person!
We will have the privilege of spending our week with two of the world's mystics. Andrew Harvey & Mirabai Starr,
enabling us to go deeper in this work.
Both Mirabai and Andrew will have to join us virtually and the rest of our keynote speakers will be with us in person.
Join us in dreaming a new world with all our presenters.
Mirabai is an award-winning author of creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She teaches and speaks internationally on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. Her latest book is WILD MERCY: Living the Fierce & Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics. Mirabai is on the 2020 Watkins List of the “100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People of the World.” She lives with her extended family in the mountains of northern New Mexico.
“Our capacity to forgive is our superpower."
– Mirabai Starr
Mirabai Keynote Presentations:
– Fierce and Tender: Activating Feminine Wisdom to Mend the World
– Ordinary Mysticism: Reclaiming the Landscape of Our Lives as Holy Ground
Andrew is Founder & Director of the Institute for Sacred Activism, an international organization focused on inviting concerned people to take up the challenge of our contemporary global crises by becoming inspired, effective, and practical agents of institutional and systemic change, in order to create peace and sustainability. Sacred Activism is a transforming force of compassion-in-action that is born of a fusion of deep spiritual knowledge, courage, love, and passion, with wise radical action in the world.
Andrew was born in south India in 1952, where he lived until he was nine years old. It is this early period that he credits with shaping his sense of the inner unity of all religions and providing him with a permanent and inspiring vision of a world infused with the sacred. He left India to attend private school in England and entered Oxford University in 1970 with a scholarship to study history. At the age of 21, he became the youngest person ever to be awarded a fellowship to All Soul’s College, England’s highest academic honor.
In 1984, Andrew Harvey began a life-long exploration and explication of Rumi and Sufi mysticism in Paris with a group of French Sufis and under the guidance of Eva De Vitray-Meyerovitch, the magnificent translator of Rumi into French. With Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, he founded the Sufi Conferences, which have played a prominent role in uniting Sufis of all persuasions during the past six years. He has close connections with great Sufi teachers in America, Africa, India and Pakistan, and a very clear, comprehensive grasp of the state of modern Sufism in both the west and the east. Andrew has written three books on that subject: The Way of Passion: The Celebration of Rumi and Perfume of the Desert, an anthology of Sufi mysticism.
In 1990, Andrew collaborated with Sogyal Rinpoche and Patrick Gaffney in the writing of the international bestselling book, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. In 1992, he met Father Bede Griffiths in his ashram in south India near where Andrew was born. It was this meeting that helped him synthesize the whole of his mystical explorations and reconcile eastern with western mysticism.
He has written and edited over 30 books. Other honors he has received include the Benjamin Franklin Award and the Mind Body Spirit Award (both for Mary’s Vineyard: Daily Readings, Meditations, and Revelations).
Andrew Harvey has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality as well as the at various spiritual centers throughout the United States. He was the subject of the 1993 BBC film documentary, The Making of a Modern Mystic and appears also in Rumi Turning Ecstatic, Marion Woodman: Dancing in the Flames, and The Consciousness of the Christ: Reclaiming Jesus for A New Humanity.
Andrew Harvey Keynote Presentations:
– The Global Dark Night and Radical Regeneration
— Sacred Activism Now
Conference will be at Kanuga! And online.
May 29-June 2, 2022
4 DREAM GROUPS
WORSHIP & MEDITATIONS
YOGA & MUSIC
Every participant will have access to Keynote & Workshop recordings as educational resources for 6 months after conference!
Lodging Reservations have closed.
If you would still like to attend in person, please register and we'll be in touch about your lodging options.
You can look forward to gathering in-person or online - engaging the unconscious, making meaning of our dreams, becoming more fully who you are created to be, and embodying the inner work of integration. Our time together will be holy, sacred, difficult, inspiring, soul elevating, and full of beautiful memories, connections, journals, collages, poetry, and life changing insights.
We invite you to come experience this magic yourself in 2022!
— 2022 —
Allen Proctor, Director Haden Institute
“Nothing that happens on the surface of the sea can alter the calm of its depths.”
— Andrew Harvey
“If you're really listening, if you're awake to the poignant beauty of the world, your heart breaks regularly. In fact, your heart is made to break; its purpose is to burst open again and again so that it can hold evermore wonders.”
― Andrew Harvey
ADDITIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS (in person at Kanuga):
— Purity of Heart is to Desire One Thing:
Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing. Prior to the center's opening she chaired its precursor, Beloved Community: Commission for Dismantling Racism for the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. A sought-after teacher and workshop leader, Catherine brings four decades of experience to the work of transforming the dismantling racism work in Atlanta. The core of her work has been with people who have been marginalized because of economic status, race, gender or physical ability as they pursue liberation, justice and access to resources that can help lead them to health, wellness and a more abundant life. This work grows out of her understanding of her call to the vocation of teacher as well as her realization that all of humanity is one family which God desires to unite.
— Encountering the Outside Inside:
What Dreams Teach Us on the Path of Mystical Love
Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and diplomate Jungian Analyst in private practice. Her work with clients recognizes the importance of the present moment, the moment of meeting between analyst and analysand, as primary. She is author of New Life: Symbolic Meditations on the Birth of the Divine and New Life: Symbolic Meditations on the Promise of Easter and Spring.
— The Dreamer’s Journey of Transformation
Bob's approach to Dream Work is based on a unique blending of Gestalt work, Jungian theory, the neurobiology of dreaming, and his research into the significance of color in dreams. He is the past President of the International Assoc. for the Study of Dreams (IASD), Director of the DreamScience Foundation, and author of Dream Language.
Rabbi Howard Addison
— Seeing the World Anew:
Midrash, Waking Dreams and Active Imagination
Associate Professor for Instruction at Temple University and Director of the DMin Program in Jewish Spirituality at the Graduate Theological Foundation. He is an ordained rabbi and a founding teacher of Lev Shomea, North America's first program to train Jewish spiritual directors. His books include Jewish Spiritual Direction and The Enneagram and Kabalah: Reading Your Soul.
— Alchemy: Becoming the Hero in Our Own Story
Kwame Scruggs has over 20 years of experience using myth in the development of male youth and adults. He holds a Ph.D. and MA in Mythological Studies with an emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Kwame is the founder and director of Alchemy, a non-profit organization in Akron, Ohio established in 2003. Alchemy uses myths to engage adolescents. In 2012, Alchemy was one of 12 programs to receive the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities—the nation’s highest honor for after-school and out-of-school programs. Alchemy was also the backdrop for a feature-length documentary, “Finding the Gold Within.”
Rumi and Sufi teachings on the Dark Night process — Andrew Harvey
Kabir and Engoldenment — Andrew Harvey
The Art of Loving: Taming Our Many-Hued Psyche — Kathleen Wiley
Accessing the Dreamer’s Journey of Transformation — Bob Hoss
Seeing the World Anew: Dream Incubation — Rabbi Howard Addison
Playful Spirit Journal Making — Janet Abel
Sweet Dreams Yoga — Janet Abel
Introduction to the Psyche: Where Dreams Come From — Karen Bonner
Someday Fire: The Mystical Teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin — Larry Burk
Hidden Grief: Exploring our stories of loss — Karen Campbell
Fairy Tale Writing With Dreams — Darby Christopher
Doing Dreamwork in Jails/Prisons — Thomas Cook
Movement & Imagination: Embodied Storytelling with Dreams — Dina Delaney
The Book as Sacred Container for Embodied Dreams: An Exploration of Book Arts & the Studio Processes of Jung as found in The Red Book — Elizabeth Garlington
The Power of She — Lisa Green
Beneath the Shattered Surface Lies a Hidden Wholeness — Bill Hobbs
Salsa Dancing the Dream: A Ritual of Rhythm & Movement to Dream Tending — MariaTeresa Jones
Grief : To Honor & Hold (or Happy Grief) — Denise Joseph
Dream Divina: Contemplating Dream Images as Sacred Icons — Sheri Kling
Why Dreams and Dream Work are Spiritual — Sheri Kling
Creating Healthy Boundaries for Spiritual Directors & Empaths — Megan Lyon
Being Enough — Celia McBride
Kabbalah: The Reemergence of the Divine Feminine in Jewish Mysticism — Linda McFadden
Living Within A Liminal Reality — Diana McKendree
Exploring the Intuitive Edge in Dreams — Pam Muller
The Power of Using SandTray in Dreamwork — Sara Nafziger-Shelly
Exploring the Mystic Garden through Poetry — Susan O’Connell
Authentic Movement: Active Imagination with Dream Images — Bess Park
Prison Recidivism: Breaking the chains of incarceration — Wayne Purcell
Wild Ignatius: Opening the Book of Nature — Holly Rockwell
Anima, Animus, Animx? Queerying Gender and Exploring the Archetypal Non-Binary — Elizabeth Valera
The Labyrinth of Love - Walking the Path of Individuation in Connection — Chelsea Wakefield
Leading and Engaging Across Differences (L.E.A.D.) — Charles Weathers
Africa in the Popular White Western Imagination: A Metaphor for Confronting the Unconscious — Troy Copeland
Dream Journaling Unleashed — Sheila Petruccelli