Be still : A Meditation Day

“”Be still””: A Meditation Day for beginners and experienced meditators. 22 July 2006 – Terrigal, NSW Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish Hall, Serpentine Road, Terrigal, NSW. 9:30am – 4:30pm  This is a “learn to meditate day” for experienced meditators and complete beginners.  The day is being presented by Spirituality in the Pub and […]

Whole Woman Festival

Northern New South Wales I will be speaking and offering a workshop in Tweed Heads, and speaking at Byron Bay, as part of the  uplifting Whole Woman Festival in Northern New South Wales on 10 and 11 March. More details of this wonderful Festival and to book: “,,

Adyar breakfast event

On 15 March I am speaking in Sydney (226 Clarence Street) at the first of the Adyar breakfast events. Adyar is one of the widest-ranging spiritual bookshops in the world so it will be a treat to discover the bookshop if you don’t know it already. Time to sign books also. Cost, including breakfast: $20.  […]

Happiness and its Causes – Conference

More on happiness – I will give a major keynote address on happiness and its role in our lives as part of the major “Happiness and its Causes” weekend conference in Sydney on 1 April. This will be an exceptional international event with speakers from around the world, including the esteemed Lama Zopa, offering an […]

The Sea of Faith National Conference 2006

The Sea of Faith National Conference 2006 God: Creator or Created? 22-24 September 2006 at Dunmore Lang College, Macquarie University in Sydney. Speakers include Don Cupitt, Stephanie Dowrick, Michael Morwood and Lloyd Geering.  More information and registration: This will be a very intellectually dynamic conference organised by “”a network of Australians who are seeking […]

Perth – Talk and Workshop

Perth – Talk and One-day Workshop on Happiness 30 June 2006 and 1 July 2006 Stephanie will give a major talk on the social, spiritual and emotional aspects of wellbeing and happiness on Friday 30 June, and on the following day will give a full-day practical workshop highlighting some of the major insights from her book, Choosing […]

Mt Koyasan – Japan

In October 2006 Stephanie will lead a small group to the holy mountain of Koyasan, reached by train from Osaka and regarded by many Japanese as “”a sacred place unparalleled in the world””. The Itinerary in PDF form is available here Japan Itinerary   Koyasan is the centre for the Shingon sect of Buddhism which […]

Stephanie Dowrick talks with Bill Idol

Stephanie Dowrick talks with Bill Idol Audio Download – provided in mp3 format – this file is 25MB and runs for 54 minutes Click here for the file In this wide-ranging interview, Bill Idol talks with Stephanie Dowrick about her life and work.  Bill recorded this interview after the 2006 Easter Retreat for his regular […]

Book of the Month

The Universal Heart back in print! A No.1 best-seller, The Universal Heart is the ultimate psychological and spiritual relationship book that can lift ALL your interactions with other people – and your own spirits and wellbeing. The Universal Heart’s chapters include Love Generously, Live Encouragingly, Know What’s Going On and Light Up Your Shadow. In […]

Courage: A Powerpoint Postcard

Stephanie says “”Those of you who have read my book Forgiveness and Other Acts of Love will know that one of the most powerful qualities that I wrote about in that book was courage. This chapter has resonated with many readers and one of them – Jessica Perini – has been inspired by it to […]

Choosing Happiness published in the UK and Canada

Choosing Happiness: Life & Soul Essentials is now available in the UK and Canada, published by Random House UK under their wonderful Rider imprint. This means a great deal to me as Rider is also the publisher of books by many of the writers I most admire, including the inspirational Zen teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh. […]

Meet the author in 2006!

Stephanie says, “”What follows are just some of the public events planned for 2006.  The list will be updated from time to time.  And do keep in touch via the Universal Heart Network for the latest news. I have had a number of enquires about Melbourne and country Victoria.  I’m working on it!  Meanwhile, if […]