The Summoning the Sacred workshop led by Deepak Chopra and Jean Houston will help participants discover their own hero's journey to meaning, joy, and true success.
Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013
This December 11–15 at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, California, best-selling authors and spiritual teachers ― Deepak Chopra and Jean Houston ― will lead the Summoning the Sacred course, an experiential 4-day course that draws on the power of the world’s wisdom traditions, myths, archetypes, and other timeless tools for creating a life of purpose, joy, and true success.
“In our fast-paced modern lives, many of us are working harder than ever, and even when we achieve a degree of material success, we still may feel a deep void or emptiness – a longing to belong, to create, to express ourselves, to make a difference, and to feel connected to a higher experience of reality or spirituality,” said Chopra Center co-founder Deepak Chopra.
“My colleague Jean Houston and I created the Summoning the Sacred course to help people find a deeper purpose, creativity, joy, and peace in their lives through the power of myths. Far from being old tales, myths are the collective story of what our lives mean.
"As Jean, who is one of the world’s recognized authorities in mythology, says, myths are codes and roads and maps. Where we wind up on life’s journey depends upon the map we carry with us, which is why it’s so important to understand our own myths and personal archetypes – and use them to awaken to deeper meaning and fulfillment,” Dr. Chopra said.
This December at Summoning the Sacred, participants will:
- Learn archetypes can support and guide you towards actualizing your dreams and wishes
- Identify your own “Hero’s Journey” as a vehicle for personal transformation
- Advance or begin your yoga and pranayama (breathing) practices
- Learn or deepen your practice of Primordial Sound Meditation
- Practice a special, chakra-centered yoga designed specifically for the Summoning the Sacred course
- Develop greater awareness, inner peace, and balance in life
Summoning the Sacred will take place this December 11–15, 2013, at the Chopra Center’s location at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California. For more information or to register for Summoning the Sacred, call 888.736.6895 or visit http://www.chopra.com/programs/summoning-the-sacred/
About the Chopra Center for Wellbeing
The Chopra Center for Wellbeing was founded by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D. in 1996. Located in Carlsbad, California, the Center offers a wide variety of programs, retreats, and teacher training programs that integrate the healing arts of the East with the best in modern Western medicine. The Chopra Center has helped millions of people around the world find peace of mind, physical balance, and emotional healing. The website http://www.chopra.com is your starting point on the path to wellbeing.
About Deepak Chopra, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing
Deepak Chopra, M.D. is the author of more than 65 books, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. His medical training is in internal medicine and endocrinology, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and an adjunct professor of Executive Programs at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is also a Distinguished Executive Scholar at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, and a Senior Scientist at the Gallup organization. For more than a decade, he has participated as a lecturer at the Update in Internal Medicine, an annual event sponsored by Harvard Medical School’s Department of Continuing Education and the Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
About Jean Houston, Ph.D.
Dr. Jean Houston is a renowned visionary, scholar, and one of the principal founders of the Human Potential Movement. Recognized as one of the world’s leading scholars in mythic and spiritual studies, she is the founder and principal teacher of the Mystery School, dedicated to teaching history, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, myth, archetypes, and the many dimensions of human potential.
Dr. Houston is a prolific writer and author of 26 books, including A Passion for the Possible, Search for the Beloved, Life Force, The Possible Human, Public Like a Frog, A Mythic Life: Learning to Live Our Greater Story, Manual of the Peacemaker, and The Wizard of Us.
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