Global Awakening Day
October 1, 2023
Every year, on the first Sunday in October, the Ren Xue community gathers together in a very special Qifield to celebrate Global Awakening Day. All over the world, Ren Xue friends and practitioners find a special place in their environment to reflect and set intentions for the year to come. See below for more details on this year’s celebration.
What Is Awakening?
In Ren Xue awakening has two meanings. One is awakening to the reality that life is run by all kinds of unhealthy patterns (thoughts, behaviors, emotions) and is lost in the confusion and problems caused by them. When these unhealthy patterns are transformed, and the problems are cleared, one will gain clarity. This experience can feel like waking up from a long sleep.
The other layer of meaning refers to the state after the True Self manifests. Being in a state of pure awareness is awakening in a true sense.
‘I have every reason to believe that when we are on this path filled with determination and sincerity, we can expect to continually attain realization and wisdom. If more people participate, the world will be so much more hopeful and the future will be bright.’
Yuan Tze, Founder of Ren Xue
Global Awakening Day Around the World
Global Awakening Day is a day for yourself, for you to do something meaningful that you probably have always wanted to. You can use this special day to achieve unification—the unification of your own Jing (body), Qi (energy) and Shen (consciousness) and the unification of you, the world and the universe. It is also a day for you to return to your heart. From the most wonderful place in your heart, you can connect with everything and express your gratitude to nature, the universe, everything, and everyone.
You can also use this special day to envision what you would like to achieve in the year ahead and build the Qifield for it. Include your own growth and the work you aspire to do to help others and the world.
You can also use this special time to generously dedicate your best wishes for humanity and the world, from the very bottom of your heart
You can make this day (and any day) the most special day of your life. A day that you can dedicate your life to the benefit of the world.
Date: Sunday, October 1st, 2023
You are welcome to align your event or meditation with this or connect with them at the time you choose to hold your event.
Place: If circumstances allow, hold the activity at the top of a hill, a spot that is nice and quiet.
You can also hold it indoors, for example, a room for Yuan Gong practice, an activity center or your own house. You can also find a nice outdoor space such as your backyard or a public garden.
Participants: All are invited. You can do it by yourself or with other people, including fellow practitioners, friends, and family.
Format: Whatever format you use, the important thing is to be in the best Xin Ling (heart state) with the 5 Xin qualities (trust, openness, love, gratitude and true respect) being fully present.
It is recommended that you be sincere and maintain a sense of ritual.
You can use the recording of the verbal guidance (see below) or have someone read the verbal guidance out loud.
Ren Xue Global Awakening Day Verbal Guidance
Global Awakening Verbal Guidance
Global Awakening Verbal Guidance
Download & Listen
Global Events You Can Join
|Global Awakening Day Meditation with Yuan Tze and Melissa||Summit of Mt Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand||Sunday, 1 Oct, 10am NZDT||See above|
|Golden Bay Global Awakening Day Ceremony
||1318 Takaka Collingwood Highway opposite the Ren Xue Farm in Onekaka, New Zealand||Sunday, 1 Oct, 10am NZDT||
Meet and walk up to the retreat centre site for a short ceremony.
|Nelson Global Awakening Day Practice & Picnic
||Paddy’s Knob Reserve, 28 Stansell Avenue, Tāhunanui, Nelson, New Zealand
||Sunday, 1 Oct, 9:50am NZDT||Email Chris Turton for all details|
|Qigong Christchurch Global Awakening Day
||Mt Vernon – a short 5 minute walk from the Summit Rd
||Sunday, 1 Oct, 10:00am NZDT||
Ceremony at the summit of Mt Vernon for a 10am start. For those who would like to join us in walking up the hill meet us at the end of Albert Terrace (St Martins) at 8.30am sharp. For full details check out the website
|All Global Awakening Day events in the Americas||Online & In-person in the Americas||Varied||www.renxueamericas.org/global-awakening-day/|
|REN XUE Nederlands Global Awakening Day||Bunnik, The Netherlands||Sunday, 1 Oct, 10:30am CEST||www.renxuenederland.nl|
|Heidelberg Global Awakening Day Event||Monastery on Heilegenberg, Heidelberg, Germany
||Sunday, 1 Oct, 10:30am CEST||Email Phil Johns for all details|
|Hike, Qifield building + Yuan Gong Practice, followed by a Picnic||Rotonda Peña el Gato carpark, Manzanares el Real, Madrid, Spain
||Sunday, 1 Oct, 10:15am CEST||Email Ana Santosha for all details|
|Sunshine Coast Global Awakening Day Event||Noosa National Park – Marcus Beach, Australia||Sunday, 1 Oct, 7:00am AEST||Email Steve Campbell for all details|
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