More than a Word. Reconciliation takes action.
Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021, More than a word. Reconciliation takes action, urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action. Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians – as individuals, families, communities, organisations and importantly as a nation. At the heart of this journey are relationships between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We all have a role to play when it comes to reconciliation, and in playing our part we collectively build relationships and communities that value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, histories, cultures, and futures.
This was something we considered deeply when developing our Common Ground – Meditation In Australia forum, our vision for this event. Our starting point was a desire to explore the unique nature of meditation in Australia. You will hear from First Nations Australian practitioners, thinkers and academics explaining, guiding and teaching ancient Indigenous practices and stories representing the interconnected traditions of meditation, systems thinking and caring for Country. These concepts are deeply embedded in the original spirituality of Australia. Commonality – shared experience – a desire to learn more, especially from our Indigenous peoples and their unique perspectives. These are the aspirations we had in putting this event together.
We all of us sit upon the same Earth when we sit to meditate, contemplate and deeply listen.
We would love you to join us for the journey this Saturday!
Event Guide download here