Awakin Circles (Now Virtual!)

We've all heard the phrase, "When life gives us lemons, we make lemonade." In so many ways, the current disruption of our lives is inviting us to hold new questions and perhaps a deeper consciousness.

For decades, Awakin Circles have been held in living rooms around the globe. Now, they are still held -- but virtually. Moreover, we now have opportunity to cross pollinate across global circles! While you can RSVP as usual for each circle, below is a listing of various virtual events that you may enjoy:


Attend A Virtual Circle

Date Time Event Name
Sep 18, 2021
Saturday
09:00AM

Awakin Call With Shanta Premawardhana

“The seeds of peace come from the ground.” “You don’t begin by going to library. Theology begins on the street. ... 2021-09-18

Sep 18, 2021
Saturday
08:30PM PDT

Teen Awakin Circle

Welcome to the Teen Awakin Circle hosted from San Jose, California! We start at 6:30 PM Pacific Time on Saturday ... 2021-09-18

Sep 20, 2021
Monday
07:00PM BST

London Virtual Awakin (Mill Hill) 19:00 -20-30

We gather once a month to sit in silence for an hour, do a circle of sharing our "aha" moments ... 2021-09-20

Sep 21, 2021
Tuesday
07:30PM CEST

Awakin Paris (Virtual)

S'inspirant des cercles Awakin et de l'esprit de communauté, nous nous réunissons pour un moment de silence puis nous partageons en cercle virtuel nos moments d'"aha" (habituellement autour ... 2021-09-21

Sep 21, 2021
Tuesday
06:30PM PDT

Awakin Oakland

Inspired by Wednesdays and the selfless work of our ServiceSpace family in Santa Clara, few kindred spirits in the East Bay community ... 2021-09-21

Sep 22, 2021
Wednesday
07:00PM IST

Awakin Circle in Ahmedabad

Inspired by Awakin Circles and the spirit of community, we gather every Wednesday to sit in silence for an hour, ... 2021-09-22

Sep 22, 2021
Wednesday
06:30PM CDT

Awakin NYC: September 22nd Online Event

Special notice: For the time being, our Awakin gatherings will be held online. Given the very challenging circumstances in our community ... 2021-09-22

Sep 22, 2021
Wednesday
07:30PM PDT

Awakin Circle, Santa Clara

Awakin Santa Clara circle this week has moved to a virtual space!  Based on Santa Clara County's guidance around Coronavirus risks, ... 2021-09-22

Sep 23, 2021
Thursday
06:00PM IST

Awakin Circle Surat

Inspired by Awakin Circles and the spirit of community, we gather every Thursday to sit in silence for an hour ... 2021-09-23

Sep 29, 2021
Wednesday
07:30PM BST

London Virtual Awakin (7:30-9:00pm) [Harrow]

We normally gather once a month to sit in silence for an hour, do a circle of sharing our "aha" ... 2021-09-29


Local Circles

Awakin gatherings are currently hosted in 104 locations around the world. To engage, you can explore the map below or explore our alphabetical listing.


   


Host Your Own Circle

Awakin gathering are rooted in silence, community and service. For some more context, read this blog on "The Extra 'Ordinariness' of Wednesdays".

Broadly speaking, Awakin Circles are a grassroot expression of stillness and service.  More than a dozen years ago, a small group of people came together to sit in silence for an hour, share aha-moments in the second hour and eat dinner in the third hour.  There were no teachers, no brand, no marketing, no commerce, no agenda.  Just a humble space for anyone to enjoy.  Over the years, more than 20 thousand people walked into that living room, many of whom were visiting friends who wanted to start "Wednesdays" in their own local community.

To learn about hosting a circle locally, please check out our guide below.


Contact Us

We are a group of volunteers, who share a resonance with our shared values, and are grateful for the opportunity to be of service. If you have any questions or comments, or want to get more involved, do feel free to write to us.

About Awakin Circles

Awakin circles started in the mid 90s when couple friends got together to sit in silence in an ordinary living room. For over a decade, it was known simply as 'Wednesdays'. Today, it has touched numerous lives around the globe and are now being voluntarily hosted by everyday heroes in over hundred cities.

 

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