Frequently asked Questions
Q: Why 7 Days?
7 Days of Rest holds both symbolic and pragmatic significance. On a symbolic level, the number 7 has profound meaning in many spiritual traditions and the concept of 7 levels of space, time, color and sound can be found across cultures.
A week is a unit of time, a cycle of activity and rest according to which we organize ourselves in modern life. A week offers a natural opportunity for participants to undergo a significant journey, a process of deepening immersion into the vibration of rest and healing.
1.01.19 amplifies the energy of a fresh beginning - seeded through a sacred collective process from which a new blueprint for a thriving planet can take root and grow.
Q: How To attend/ How to register?
A: You can register through the contact form. We will then send you a newsletter with more detail about the different ways to join the local and global events. There will be a map with details of the events and how to participate in them. You can also mark “going” on the Facebook event.
Q: Does the event cost money? Is there a product or service being sold at the event?
A: The event is created in the spirit of generosity and it is essential that all events that are part of the 7 Days of Rest are created on a no financial profit basis.The event has no income. Nothing will be sold.
Q:Where is the event taking place?
A: The event has both local and global elements co-created by participants and partners across the world. Anyone who creates an event will be able to share that event on our global map which we will put in place shortly. There will also be a global platform where we will offer synchronized global meditations and other suggested activities during these days. The way in which people participate is very individual. Some may choose to honor the 7 Days in a silent retreat by themselves - others may choose to join peace-building activities or ecological activities, rituals, learning events - or any other activities aligned with the purpose of the event. During the event one will be able to check our interactive map and see what’s happening both close to where you live as well as the global events online that can be joined from anywhere. The schedule will be published closer to the actual date. By signing up as a participant or as a community through the website, you will receive newsletters closer to, and during the event with more information.
Q: Let me know what I can do/ What kind of support do you need?
A: Thank you for offering your aid! There are a few things that you can do -
There are a wide range of ways to support the event:
~ Share far and wide the event’s details and, website and Facebook page and event.
~ Organize an event in your local area that aligns with the event’s concept.
Some possible ideas we can suggest: A group meditation, Daily gatherings in your community during the week, yoga events, a concert of sacred music, dialogue groups, activities devoted to compassion, ecology, awareness raising etc. Whatever your passion is aligned with the 7 Days you can create an event around it and inspire others.
~Join our team! We need help with: Coordination, Social media and media coverage, translation to more languages, reach-out to different groups and public figures.
~Bring on board like-minded communities. The more diverse the communities are that adopt it the richer our collective field will be.
Q: Is this something I could forward to my contact list?
A: Yes, Please do. Thank you for your willingness to spread the word and amplify the field of consciousness by sharing with your networks. You can forward the website’s address with a personal appeal to your contacts to join. You can also share the Facebook page and event on your news feed and the main video or blurb from our Facebook page that have a short description of the event.
Q:If I live in the city, should I take the time off and retreat to a place that is closer to nature?
A: This is a personal decision. The rest we envision invites resting from business as usual to move forward in 2019 in a new and healthy way for all. This intention can be manifested in many different ways - both through a personal retreat in nature - to finding new, healing and replenishing ways in the midst of city life.
Q: How can I know of other people from my area who are taking part in the event?
A: You will be able check out the map or ask on the wall of the event if there’s someone from your area.
Q: What is planned to happen after the event is over?
A: With the completion of the 7 Days, from the 8 of January 2019, individuals and communities will be invited to continue to connect as a global community. Our intention is to build the foundations of an ongoing virtual community platform that will enable a vibrant co-creative sharing space where we can together evolve a new form of eco-governance and sacred stewardship of the planet.