The Festival of Presence - United in Silence 2022

Intimate encounter with meditation and a fundraiser in one. Develop your meditation practice and support projects of yoga for disadvantaged groups. This is the intent and spirit of the Festival of Presence, which will be held on 14 May 2022 with the subtitle United in Silence. Join us at the beautiful Přítomnost Cinema in Prague to listen to inspirational talks, get to know yourself through meditation, meet like-minded beings, and support a good cause. By purchasing a ticket, you will donate towards projects of yoga for senior citizens and children in children´s homes.

The inspiration for this year´s festival theme has come to us from a series of interviews with people experienced in meditation, whom we talked to in the frame of the United in Silence project. In the cosy and meditation friendly environment of Prague´s Přítomnost Cinema, our guests will give talks and guide you through various meditation techniques. They are all experienced in meditation and spiritual practice.

Talks and meditations will be performed by:

  • Jan Benda (Psychologist and therapist using mindfulness and meditation in his practice)
  • Naropa (Dutch mystic and artist with affinity to Czechia)
  • František Lomský (Mindfulness coach, meditation teacher, Theravada Buddhism follower )

Find more information and how to donate/buy tickets here.

The path to a meditation practice and to revealing the treasure it offers may be different for each of us. Various ways for various people. But behind all pictures, believes and concepts, there is silence, peace and absolute presence. Recognizing our true nature.

Through this live event, we also want to support key activities of the Mindfulness Foundation, which is free yoga for disadvantaged groups. You can choose how much you pay for a ticket and thus the amount of your donation. You can do so at GoOut here.

Why yoga and meditation for senior citizens?

By bringing yoga classes, we believe that we support healthy experiencing of the present moment, the joy of sharing and thus help improve participants' quality of life. To get the best benefit from yoga practice, regular exercise is important. Thanks to your support, we can bring it to the senior citizens in an evergrowing extent.

You cannot make it to the Festival but still wish to support the fundraising collection?

If you are not able to take part at the Festival, you may still support senior citizens by an on-line payment below. Thank you. 🧡