SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned spiritual teacher, Catriona MacGregor, announces her next spiritual retreat, pilgrimage to ancient Orkney, Scotland in May 2017. She will lead participants during a week-long transformative program inner journey while exploring ancient Orkney Scotland with ancient sites older than the pyramids and Stonehenge.
According to MacGregor, "A quest can provide the impetus to take the first steps toward living a life in tune with one's own inner path," affirms McGregor. "Amidst the undisturbed archeological marvels of this 'Egypt of the North', we will access a place of immense clarity and wisdom, and learn powerful practices to support a new vision of your life."
Featured in National Geographic, Stone Age Orkney was an important religious and cultural center and a spiritual pilgrimage destination. The home of a very advanced civilization going back to 3200 B.C. "I am excited to share the raw beauty and power of the ancestral lands of my heritage," enthuses MacGregor. "These days, we spend more time indoors or in cars commuting - leaving little time for deep inner journeys or quiet walks in the woods. We miss the subtle changes in the wind, the calls of birds, the smell of the land beneath our feet, the wonder of the night sky. But all these profound joys are waiting to be remembered and rediscovered."
The Earth speaks to us all if we just take a moment to listen.
An archipelago of beautiful and remote islands just north of the Scottish mainland, Orkney is an easy one-hour flight from Edinburgh, Scotland or a short scenic ferry ride from Scotland's dramatic northern tip. Beyond the important archaeological sites, the area is home to charming villages, rugged cliffs, and abundant wildlife - including seals, eagles, and a Puffin breeding colony the group will visit.
Participants will commune with the energies of the land through hiking, meditation, and journeys into the past. They will also go on a solo mini Quest in nature under MacGregor's supervision.
For centuries, people have embarked on rites of passage in nature to gain awareness of the sacred realms and of the highest self. Spiritual journeys into nature can provide greater life direction and harmony. These archetypal passages, or quests into nature, are powerful acts that can change a person's life profoundly.
Orkney Nature Quest was founded by Catriona MacGregor, whose ancestors come from Scotland from one of the most ancient clans. Catriona offers spiritual retreats, online programs and nature tours in California, Scotland, and Hawaii. Catriona (Gaelic for Catherine) is a spiritual teacher and quest leader who helps people find greater meaning in their lives. She is the founder of Nature Quest (www.naturequests.org).
She is also the award-winning author of "Partnering with Nature: The Wild Path to Reconnecting with the Earth," A Gold Medal Winner – Nautilus Book Awards. (Previous winners include His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Deepak Chopra, and Thich Nhat Han).
The insight (Catriona) shares is something we can all benefit from. ~ Shirley MacLaine
To benefit from the Early Bird Special and register for this spiritual retreat to Orkney, Scotland – May 26-June 2 2017: www.naturequests.org
415 747 1019
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