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Hero’s Journey, Inner Alchemy at Hollyhock

October 25, 2015 - October 30, 2015

For most of us, the ego is locked in a life-and-death struggle with the shadow. We’re continually pulled back and forth between the excitement of exploration on one hand, and the fear of abandonment and rejection on the other. The Hero/ine undertakes the courageous journey to assimilate ego and shadow, tapping into inner, previously unknown gifts to triumph over lifelong challenges in the guise of opponents. The results blossom as the harmonious union of light and dark that characterizes a truly healthy, integrated human being. Exquisitely humbled by the process, we offer all that we have learned to benefit all beings in our lives. This program features teachings, exercises and guided meditations to shepherd us through the fearless, meditative and experiential path of the hero’s journey.

Video: Hero’s Journey Retreat

For further insight and inspiration, read Doug and Catherine’s recent article on Transforming Demons to Allies and Six Benefits of the Hero’s Journey.

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This program on the hero’s journey is offered on the basis of dāna, or generosity practice. Learn more about dāna.

Location & Registration

This program is presented at beautiful Hollyhock retreat center on Cortes Island in BC.  Please visit the Hero’s Journey course page for registration, accommodation and meal fees at Hollyhock. There is a generous discount currently available for meals & accomodation.   Scholarships are also available: apply at Hollyhock’s Scholarship Program.



October 25, 2015
October 30, 2015
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Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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(250) 935-6576
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