A 40-Day Worldwide
Spiritual Practice Intensive
What nine months does for the embryo
Forty early mornings
Will do for your growing awareness
- Jelaluddin Rumi
Deepen Your Daily Spiritual Practice
All are welcome
You are invited to participate in the Feast no matter where you are, what your spiritual practice is, or how experienced you feel. Join the tens of thousands of people who, for 40 days from January 15-February 25, join the Feast and commit to intensifying their heartfelt spiritual practice. When you do, your resilience, your peacefulness, and your connectedness to everyone who calls this planet home, will increase. Who you are and how you live creates a ripple effect. A smile, a compassionate act, a kind word, and a moment of connecting and truly being present with someone is often born from spiritual practice. You and your peacefulness are essential to creating more peace in the world. Now that's a good reason to join the Feast. A Feast of peace!Learn MoreLearn More
Embrace stillness and change your life with inner peace
The Feast for the Soul is observed from January 15 through February 23, and you can commit to deepening your practice during the Feast or any other time of year. The resources on this site will support you. Enjoy the myriad of meditations and access the faculty's guidance and insight.
The annual Feast for the Soul unites people in their commitment to a 40-day practice of stillness. Many commit to 40 minutes of spiritual practice each morning of the Feast and report transformational effects form their commitment. The Feast for the Soul embraces all forms of spiritual practice, whatever allows you to bask in a period of peace in your daily life. Whether it is winter or summer where you are in January, we hope you will join the more than 20,000 people worldwide who participate each year.
The Mission and Vision
Establishing a daily spiritual practice.
The Feast for the Soul exists to create and support a global community of individuals committed to sustaining a personal daily spiritual practice. People around the world are invited to observe the Feast, a 40 day practice period from January 15 to February 23, during which a faculty of spiritual guides and teachers from a variety of religious traditions and lineages offer guided meditations and discourses, and lend encouragement to Feast participants. It makes guided meditations and discourses available online free of charge year-round. The Feast is a cost-free intensive that everyone—regardless of spiritual tradition, path, or practice—is encouraged to observe in order to create more personal peace and world peace.
We hold a vision of a world at peace—one that embraces all peaceful spiritual traditions and organizations, made up of a community of individuals, each committed to their personal daily spiritual practice, creating more peace on this planet. We visualize people everywhere, regardless of the imagined boundaries of creed, culture, and philosophical beliefs, participating in the synchronized spiritual practice intensive, the Feast for the Soul.
Deepen your spiritual practice and momentum with the Feast.
Each year, an esteemed faculty of spiritual guides and teachers from a variety of traditions volunteer to support you in deepening your daily spiritual practice.Meet the FacultyMeet the Faculty
“When you take meditative practice on for yourself, it bleeds over onto your friends and family and affects them, too. It's a kind of quiet leadership.”
Sarah McLeanDirector, Winter Feast for the Soul
“When the 40-days were complete, not only are those who observe it transformed personally, the world around them was also transformed by their practice.”
Patricia DiFazio2010 Attendee
“I meditated today, the first day of the Winter Feast for the Soul...This energy moves faster than ships and planes.”
Dr. R. BentelCalifornia, Former Attendee
“I will certainly participate! Thank you for putting this out in the ethers to grow and nourish us all.”