London April Update: Awakins, Kindful Kids, Jai Jagat
Posted by Trishna Shah on Mar 25, 2019
April 2019 - London Gatherings
We look forward to seeing you at upcoming Awakin Circles along with a Kindful Kids Circle, where we've got some fun plans to explore the theme, "Empathy Begins at Home", with parents and children together. This week, we also have an inspiring guest in town from the Gandhi Ashram visiting Ani's Awakin Circle on Wednesday and giving a talk in Edgware on Thursday -- see below for more info.
Save the date -- Sunday, June 16th -- when our dear friend Nimo is bringing 17 children from the slums of India to share their labour-of-love dance/drama show, Jai Jagat ("One Earth Family")! More info below...
Awakin Circles: Harrow, Mill Hill, Shoreditch, Pimlico
Each month, you're invited to join Awakin Circles at locations around London, where we meditate for the first hour, engage in a circle of sharing based on a reading, and conclude with a home-cooked vegetarian dinner together.
- Weds, Mar 27th at 7:00pm (Mill Hill, North London)
- Friday, Mar 29th at 7:15pm (Shoreditch, Central London)
- Weds, April 10th at 7:00pm (Mill Hill, North London)
- Weds, April 10th at 7:15pm (Brighton - RSVP here)
- Weds, April 17th at 7:00pm (Harrow, Northwest London)
- Weds, April 24th at 7:00pm (Pimlico, Central London)
- Friday, April 26th at 7:15pm (Shoreditch, Central London)
To RSVP, visit Awakin London and use the drop-down box in the top right corner to select a date/location. For Mill Hill and Shoreditch Awakin Circles in April, the RSVP link will be available this weekend after the March circles have passed.
An Invitation for All Families: Kindful Kids Circle on April 28th!
We are delighted to welcome families for the upcoming Kindful Kids Circle on Sunday, April 28th from 2:00-5:00pm in Pimlico (Central London), where we plan to collectively explore the theme "Empathy Begins at Home." Our circles have included families with kids ranging in ages from 2-16, all are welcome! To learn more about previous gatherings, check out these blog posts from our first ever Kindful Kids Circle on "Kindness" along with the more recent gathering with Nimo on "Gratitude." RSVP on this event page to join in the fun, and remember to complete the "family RSVP" as well with your children's names/ages. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date: Jai Jagat Tour in London (June 16th @ UCL)
On Sunday, June 16th, you're invited to attend Jai Jagat ("One Earth Family"), an inspiring and moving dance/drama show performed in English by 17 beautiful children from the slums of Ahmedabad, India, sharing a message of love and hope for our planet. Directed by our dear friend Nimo, the heart behind Empty Hands Music, this labour of love show has been produced for Mahatma Gandhi's 150th anniversary and honours the values he cultivated through real life stories of inspiring people from around the world. Watch the official trailer, learn more about the children and this epic journey and RSVP to attend the show at UCL on June 16th at 5pm (children are welcome!). If you feel moved to volunteer your time, please complete this form. Questions? Email: email@example.com
Inspiring Guest From Gandhi Ashram (Mar 27th & 28th)
This week's Awakin Circle at Ani's on March 27th has a guest joining from the Gandhi Ashram family in Ahmedabad, Ashish Agrawal. With an engineering degree from MIT and an MBA from IRMA, Ashish founded Paryavaran Mitra ("Friends of the Environment") to uplift the lives of rag-picking women in a holistic manner with dignity and respect. You are also warmly invited to attend Ashish's talk on Thursday, March 28th from 8:30-10:00pm in Edgware at Shishukunj Bhavan (25-27 High St Edgware Middx HA8 7EE). To confirm your attendance for March 28th, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming circle this month.
With love and gratitude,
Trishna, Ani, Mita, Vicky, Shamash and Ewa :)
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