Audio

This audio content includes links to streaming providers as well as material that is only located on this website. It covers recordings of public talks, workshops and guided meditations and immersions.

Morning meditation with Stephanie Dowrick

On this voice file Dr Stephanie Dowrick leads a simple, calming meditation on acceptance  and on opening to a new day. Recorded at Mana Retreat Centre, October 2015. You may need to be patient for a few seconds as this is an unedited recording. We hope it brings peace to

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2014 Easter Retreat Immersive – ‘Sanctuary of Love’

These talks by retreat leader and writer Dr Stephanie Dowrick were recorded at the annual Retreat at Easter, Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, New Zealand. The theme this year was “Sanctuary of Love”. We considered how this supports us inwardly and also in the many ways we move through and respond

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2013 Mana Retreat Immersive – ‘Peace of Mind’

Dr Stephanie Dowrick shares her talks from the Peace of Mind Retreat, Mana Retreat Centre, New Zealand, October 2013. Please note that the talks were not professionally recorded but will bring you the insights and encouragement of that retreat. Please check “Events” on this website for details of future retreats.

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Heavenly CD available by mail order

“An immensely rare and beautiful treat: sacred words and music.” Calming, enriching, transformative,”Heavenly” is an exquisite CD of sacred words from universal sources read by Heaven on Earth author, Dr Stephanie Dowrick, with sublime music from sacred musician/composer Dr Kim Cunio. It is 69 minutes long, beautifully packaged with a

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Stephanie Dowrick speaks on Forgiveness

Stephanie Dowrick is the author, among other books, of Forgiveness and Other Acts of Love. This talk on the vital theme of forgiveness was recorded at the Happiness & Its Causes Conference in Sydney, in 2007. Stephanie spoke after His Holiness the Dalai Lama had spoken to a packed and

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Further talks and spoken word

More RETREAT talks, including Easter 2012 and Easter 2011, are included among the links below. This post also takes you to a series of exceptional interviews, discussions, reviews and comments about Stephanie Dowrick’s work. The emphasis is on spoken media, with the occasional print interview and blog. Please also see

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Q&A: Identity & self-awareness

What would you like to ask Stephanie Dowrick? What do you want to know about identity, self-awareness – and even how and what to question? In this hour-long MP3 file, you will hear others’ personal, courageous questions, asked in a safe retreat setting. And you may benefit from Stephanie’s considered

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Stephanie Dowrick speaks with Kathryn Ryan

Recorded late in 2010, this is a particularly wide-ranging interview with Stephanie Dowrick on contemporary views of the sacred, Stephanie’s journey towards writing about the sacred dimensions of life in Seeking the Sacred, and particularly about the inevitable social impact of our personal philosophies. Stephanie says:“This interview was recorded under

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Audio of Seeking the Sacred

Just published is the audio edition of Dr Stephanie Dowrick’s intimate, inspiring book, Seeking the Sacred, described by Claire Scobie in the Sydney Morning Herald as “A chalice of wisdom”. Whether you are a “seeker” or simply curious, this book speaks to some of our most pressing concerns, socially and

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Gina Lazenby interviews Stephanie Dowrick

British writer and women’s retreat leader Gina Lazenby caught up with Stephanie Dowrick in Sydney recently. Here is a short video of Gina talking with Stephanie about her latest book, Seeking the Sacred, why she is an interfaith minister as well as a writer, big and small transitions and –

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Conversations – listen & read

We have a new feature on this web site which lists some of my public conversations and interviews – and the occasional blog mention. These include some wonderful spoken word from the ABC, including the interviews with Rachael Kohn (The Spirit of Things) and John Cleary (Sunday Nights) which gave

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Peaceful Mind – a sublime meditation CD

Stephanie Dowrick & Kim Cunio’s magnificent CD collaboration Peaceful Mind is a powerfully effective meditation CD created by Dr Stephanie Dowrick with musician/composer Dr Kim Cunio. There are five tracks, opening with a short talk from Stephanie on how to meditate and the benefits of meditation. The CD also includes

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Self-Love – Stephanie Dowrick Meditation and Discussions

Self-Love: Accepting Yourself & Loving Others (2 CD Set) Self-Love allows us to treat ourselves respectfully and affectionately. Yet many of us fear self-love, or misunderstand it. In this series of six in-depth talks with leading broadcaster Geraldine Doogue, Stephanie Dowrick shows how our attitude towards ourselves is lived out

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Guided Meditations: Grace & Courage CD

Guided Meditations: Grace & Courage Two intensely powerful and beautiful guided meditations from Dr Stephanie Dowrick are combined with the inspirational gospel-style music of singer-composer Tony Backhouse to create a unique inner experience of joy, consolation and hope. The first meditation is an invitation to grace; the second, an invitation

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