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April 2019

RETREAT: Finding Freedom in Stillness

26 April, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 30 April, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
The Blue Butterfly, Welbedacht Nature Reserve
Tulbagh, Western Cape

This 4-night silent retreat, held in a contained and nurturing atmosphere of contemplative silence, provides an opportunity to discover the healing and transformative path of meditation. Drawing on the practices and wisdom of Buddhist psychology, we will discover ways to…

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May 2019

RETREAT: From Fragmentation to Wholeness

10 May, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 12 May, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

This weekend retreat is held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence and is suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. Drawing on the wisdom of Buddhist meditation and psychology, we will learn how to still…

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RETREAT: The Art of Compassionate Listening

25 May, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 1 June, 2019 @ 7:30 am
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, near Underberg, Southern Drakensberg KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

This week-long retreat, held in contemplative (Noble) silence at the beautiful Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat in the southern Drakensberg, KZN is Sue’s first “training retreat” intended for people working with groups and/or interested in integrating Buddhist psychology and wisdom into their work.…

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June 2019

Mont-Fleur

RETREAT: Embracing Life with Compassionate Simplicity

14 June, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 17 June, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

This long-weekend “Open the Heart and Still the Mind” Compassion retreat is held in a contained and very nurturing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence at the stunning venue of Mont Fleur, nestled in the mountains near Stellenbosch. We will draw…

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August 2019

Embracing Change and Loss

RETREAT: Listening with a Kind and Compassionate Heart

8 August, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11 August, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Emoyeni Retreat Centre, Magaliesberg Mountains, North West Province, South Africa

This long-weekend silent Open the Heart and Still the Mind Compassion retreat will draw on the wisdom of Buddhist psychology and the inspiring teachings and practices of Kuan Yin, the bodhisattva of compassion, who “Listens to the cries of the…

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September 2019

RETREAT: Spring: The Joy of New Beginnings

6 September, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8 September, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

This Spring weekend retreat will be held in a contained and nurturing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence at the stunning Mont Fleur retreat venue, nestled in the mountains near Stellenbosch. It is suitable for beginners who have never attended a…

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RETREAT: Deepening our Authentic Presence

20 September, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 28 September, 2019 @ 7:30 am
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, near Underberg, Southern Drakensberg KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Details coming soon for this 8 day intensive retreat. A pre-retreat individual session is required for newcomers or if you have not attended one of Sue’s residential retreats before. The fee for this is R850 for 50 mins, fully covered…

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October 2019

RETREAT: Finding Courage for New Beginnings

18 October, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 20 October, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

This late Spring silent weekend retreat is suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners and is held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative silence. We will focus on the cultivation of life-affirming qualities of mind and heart…

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December 2019

RETREAT: Ending the Year with Courage and Trust

12 December, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 19 December, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Somerset Gift Getaway Farm, Sparrebosch turn-off from the N2
Swellendam, Western Cape 6740

Full details coming soon for this 7 night retreat, but accommodation and costing can be found below as bookings are now open. A pre-retreat individual session is required for newcomers or if you have not attended one of Sue’s residential retreats…

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RETREAT: Welcoming the New Year with Compassion and Joy

28 December, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 1 January, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

In this 4 night Open the Heart and Still the Mind silent retreat we will reflect with kindness and compassion on the year which is ending, creating a space of possibility for new beginnings and joyful discovery, as we welcome…

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