Peace Meditation Retreat for Artists in Thailand

Deadline: 15 September 2013
Open to: artists from all around the world practicing any artistic discipline over 18 years of age
Fellowship: full or partial sponsoring of airfare, of artistic working tools and materials, free accommodation, catering, local transportation, meditation retreat fee

Description

Are you an artist constantly trying to improve your surroundings and seeking an opportunity to express and show your art to the world? Are you ready to participate in an unforgettable and enriching experience that will change you forever? 

The Peace Revolution fellowship will bring together twenty-five artists from all around the world with different backgrounds and specialties in a two-week Meditation and Artistic Retreat which aim is to educate, encourage and inspire these Artists through meditation, as well as exploring and understanding themselves. Afterwards, they will have the opportunity to help spreading the benefits and positive effects of meditation and self-development into their communities and around the world through their art and creativity.

The I Meditation Artistic Retreat will take place from 14 to 27 January 2014 at the Mooktawan sanctuary, a stunning picturesque location situated on the top of one of the islands on Thailand’s Southern Coast. It will consist of a two-week meditation and self-discipline training, where the participants will be guided into meditation by the Teaching Monks four times a day, including self-development activities, connecting cultures and ethics lessons.

Participants will gain knowledge of various theoretical approaches that include:

  • The Role of Our Habits in Our Daily Life and How to Improve; the Five Rooms of Life
  • The Factors that Determine Our Perception to Think, Act and Speak; Relation between Body and Mind
  • Leadership: Eight Pillars for a Stable Peaceful Society
  • Art Expression as Peace Building Tool
  • Connecting Cultures; Raising Tolerance through Inner Peace
  • Philosophy of Thai-Buddhist Studies

Eligibility

The candidates should fulfill the following criteria:

  • artists from all around the world, different backgrounds and practicing any artistic discipline
  • age above 18 
  • must complete the 42 days online self-development program before 30 November (in order to submit the application form, candidates do not need to have completed the online self-development program)
  • must have completed at least one online Special Ops
  • good proficiency in written and spoken English language
  • have confidence on their artistic skills and they are enthusiastic to share their art with the world, whatever the discipline is
  • believe a better world is possible and feel they have the chance of using their artworks to send messages of hope and kindness to the world
  • should be optimistic, open-minded, show leadership potential, and have a genuine interest in peace

Fellowship

The Thailand fellowship includes:

  • Full or partial sponsoring of airfare ( to be eligible for the partial sponsoring of airfare, candidates must be between 18-30 years old)
  • Partial sponsoring of artistic working tools and materials
  • Free accommodation
  • Free catering
  • Free local transportation
  • Free meditation retreat fee

Application

You will have to sign up HERE before you can apply for the fellowship. After you sign in, apply online HERE. The deadline is 15 September 2013.

Should you need more information about the fellowship programs in Thailand, please contact [email protected] and visit the official website HERE.

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