The Infinite Field: Meditation and Writing Practice for Liberating Self and Other

Retreats and Closed Groups for Creativity, Contemplation, and Catharsis

The combined practice of meditation and freewriting is a powerful spiritual tool that can help writers and non-writers alike clarify seemingly vague ideas and comprehend the value of their lives with enormous self-compassion; spaciousness; loving inquiry; and an expansive window of welcome for paradox, beauty, and synchronicity.
 
In my retreats and closed groups, participants will move through two to four meditations, ranging from potent guided visualizations to silent reflections that will set the wheels of creativity in motion.
 
After each meditation, participants will be offered a writing prompt that allows our inherent creativity to emerge from our in-the-moment experience.
 
The majority of our time together will be for meditation instruction and writing, but the final minutes will offer room for sharing our experience and writing.
 
Closed groups for BIPOC womxn: Currently, I am offering seasonal eight-week groups to BIPOC womxn only. Please fill out my form and find out more about upcoming groups here.
 
Retreats: I offer three annual half-day retreats around the Winter Solstice, Summer Solstice, and Halloween. Register for my Winter Solstice retreat on December 27, 2020, here.

What to bring: A pen, a journal, a comfortable area to sit or lie down, and a spirit of gentle curiosity.

Testimonials from participants:

“Thank you as usual, Nirmala. This morning’s session was so very powerful. I appreciate how your prompts seem to always be on time with what I am dealing with in the moment. I am so grateful for the space that you provide for us to write, meditate, renew, and just be without judgment. The poetry and readings are so inspiring and relevant. I feel blessed to have been here.”—Derise

“I’ve had a very uncomfortable relationship to writing. It used to feel hard, very hard. Through Nirmala’s closed group sessions, I’ve learned to not just enjoy writing, but I LOVE freewriting. There is a potency in the combination of meditation, listening to poems, and freewriting where the heart opens and you get to know yourself in ways that no other practices allow. So much meaning making happens in this contemplative space. It’s a chance to be with oneself through a collective container. No overthinking—simply letting my spirit come through my hand onto paper. Nirmala knows how to pick just the right prompts, poetry, and meditations to lovingly guide the group. I always feel nourished after our sessions.”—Usa Lee

“Nirmala creates a beautiful space for BIPOC womxn to be with one another. Even though we don’t share much as a group—just some check-ins and check-outs, with most of the time devoted to guided meditations and self-exploratory writing—it’s a powerful, one-of-a-kind space to surrender into.” —Bo

If you are interested in my retreats or closed groups , please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Closed groups for BIPOC womxn are offered on a sliding scale from $50–250. For the half-day retreats, the suggested donation is $25–100. While donations are welcome, they are not required—and I encourage you to give freely or not as your heart wishes. Your presence is a gift!

If you wish to contribute, please send your donations via
Venmo: @Nirmala-Nataraj
or
PayPal: nirmala.nataraj@gmail.com

If you are interested in my retreats or closed groups , please fill out the following form:

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