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Lucy Draper-Clarke PhD 

The Compassionate Activist - a book for these times

"Lucy offers a unique perspective on compassionate activism drawn from her decades of living in Africa... Her work is authentic, heartfelt and deeply beneficial."


Charlie Morley, Bestselling Author of 'Dreaming through Darkness'

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About Lucy

I have spent many years in formal education, and learnt so much from the Eastern and African Wisdom Traditions. In 2014, I was awarded a PhD in Mindfulness and Education. While I appreciate academic rigour, I am more at home in the role of researcher-practitioner, exploring the benefit of these practices in daily life. Nothing gives me more joy than supporting others to develop their own, life-enhancing, contemplative practices. 

  • Polishing the Pearl Retreat
    Polishing the Pearl Retreat
    Fri, 27 Oct
    Emoyeni Retreat Centre
    27 Oct, 17:30 – 29 Oct, 12:30
    Emoyeni Retreat Centre, A 65 Buffelshoek Farm, Mooinooi, 0325, South Africa
    The myth of Indra's Net will set the stage for a retreat on interconnectedness and life purpose.

Inside each of us there is a noble heart. When we clear away all that blocks it, this heart can change the world.

His Holiness, the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Communicating with Compassion and Clarity

A 10-day Audio Course | 15 min/day

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Rob Nairn

It has become clear to me that Lucy has the intelligence, depth of education, and natural teaching qualities which mark her as someone who would be able to help others.

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MBLC Participant

As a facilitator, Lucy is superb. She is knowledgeable, gentle and caring with a calm demeanour and soothing voice, together with honesty and humour with regard to her own experience.

Retreat Participant

Lucy is a warm, wise and wonderful teacher, embodying fully the heart-mind connections she gently encourages in others. What she offers comes directly from her heart, enabling her to provide exactly what is needed spontaneously in the moment.

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