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June 2018

Meditation Retreats Sue Cooper

RETREAT: A Peaceful Awakening (Fully booked, waiting list only)

15 June, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 17 June, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

Fully booked, waiting list only This winter weekend retreat is suitable for beginner as well as experienced meditators and will be held in a contained and nurturing atmosphere of contemplative silence, at the very beautiful Mont Fleur retreat venue, nestled…

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August 2018

RETREAT: Listening with a Kind and Compassionate Heart

9 August, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12 August, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 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 2018

Mont-Fleur-Conference-Centre

RETREAT: Celebrating Spring

8 September, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 9 September, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

This early Spring overnight retreat, offered as a Spring Special, 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…

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RETREAT: Finding Joy within Stillness

20 September, 2018 - 24 September, 2018
Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

This 4 night, long-weekend retreat, which integrates meditation and the wisdom of Buddhist psychology, is held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence. Through the teachings and practices of compassionate wisdom, we will cultivate a calm, spacious…

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RETREAT: Awakening the Heart of Compassion

25 September, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 2 October, 2018 @ 7:30 am
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, near Underberg, Southern Drakensberg KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Held in a contained and nurturing atmosphere of contemplative silence, this 7 night silent retreat is offered to those who have previously attended one of my Open the Heart and Still the Mind retreats and can be attended separately or…

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October 2018

RETREAT: Finding Courage for New Beginnings (Fully Booked)

19 October, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 21 October, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

This retreat is fully booked, please see 16-18 November retreat. 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…

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November 2018

RETREAT: Overnight Retreat – Healing and Containment through Silence

3 November, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4 November, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

This overnight retreat is held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence at the beautiful venue of Mont Fleur, nestled in the mountains near Stellenbosch. It is suitable for beginners who are new to the silent retreat…

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Temenos magic garden

RETREAT: From Courageous Presence to Wise Action

16 November, 2018 - 18 November, 2018
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

This “Open the Heart and Still the Mind” weekend retreat, held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative silence, will focus on strengthening our courageous presence and freeing ourselves from the burden of fear, shame and self-doubt. As we…

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December 2018

Somerset Gift

RETREAT: Ending the Year with Kindness and Compassion (shared loft room available or camping on request)

14 December, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 19 December, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Somerset Gift Getaway Farm, Sparrebosch turn-off from the N2
Swellendam, Western Cape 6740

Shared loft room available or camping on request (waiting list for single rooms) This 5-night annual end-of-year retreat (Friday evening – Wednesday lunch) is suitable for beginners as well as experienced meditators and will be held in a contained and…

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Somerset-Gift

RETREAT: Ending the Year with Appreciative Joy

19 December, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 23 December, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Somerset Gift Getaway Farm, Sparrebosch turn-off from the N2
Swellendam, Western Cape 6740

This 4-night annual end-of-year retreat (Wednesday evening – Sunday lunch) is suitable for beginners as well as experienced meditators and can be attended separately or as a follow-on from Ending the Year with Kindness and Compassion (14-19 Dec).  Both retreats…

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