FLYING GONDOLAS

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Compassion Boats


Providing spaces for reflection, education, creativity, care and communication actions to meditate, study and promote compassion.
To understand, transform and alleviate mental suffering in a context full of healing arts, nature and presence.
Traveling interesting itineraries guided by compassion principles and practices from the waters of Venice to the inner worlds of each person, in different languages, to reach online and offline all the waters of the world. 

The Compassion Boats initiatives will be implemented with the following actions:
-THE NAVIGATION EXPERIENCES
-THE INNER NAVIGATION BOOKLETS
-THE MAPS, ITINERARIES AND PROGRAMS
-THE BOARD BOAT DIARIES
-THE COMMUNICATION MATERIALS
-THE COMMUNITY
-THE CARING TRANSPORTS AND SERVICES
-THE PORTS, HARBOURS AND LANDS

You could join these initiatives with two options:
-From remote: reading, accessing materials, connecting online.
-In presence: joining individual journeys or group boat trips. Please note that the boat types are diverse: gondolas, electric and hybrid boats, sailing boats, etc. The Itineraries could last an hour, a morning, a full day, full weekends depemding on the program. Capacity is limited according to the boat types.

Long-term partnerships with specific groups interested in discovering more about the compassion values and principles with meditation practices is also possible.

And if you would like to go deeper into compassion education for a period of time, we provide in these settings the Cognitively-Based Compassion Trainings CBCT® 

Please do not hesitate to contact us.

About Us

Welcome to our home page, where you can find out all the news, updates and information about the upcoming compassion boats initiatives and events. Stay tuned for more information.

The Compassion Boats is a capstone project developed by E.V.A.L. for the Applied Compassion Training (ACT 2022) by the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education of Stanford Medicine.

learn more about the values and principles of compassion with:
  • Boat trips
  • Meditations Journeys
  • Inner navigation guides
  • Variety of Map Itineraries
  • Caring experiences
  • Healing arts activities
  • Connection to nature
  • Self-compassion
  • Interaction with others
  • Alleviation of mental suffering
  • Insights to personal transformation
  • Communication Materials
  • CBCT® Trainings
  • Social, Emotional and Ethical Learning (SEE Learning®) for children
  • Compassion in action 
  • Caring transports and services
  • Safe ports, harbours and lands

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