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April 2020

RETREAT: Cultivating Kindness and Compassion (postponed to July 2020)

9 April, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 13 April, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

This retreat has been postponed to 29 July – 2 August 2020. Please click here to see the updated event.

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RETREAT: From Shame and Self-Doubt to Freedom (postponed to August 2020)

30 April, 2020 - 3 May, 2020
The Blue Butterfly, Welbedacht Nature Reserve
Tulbagh, Western Cape

This retreat has been postponed to 20 – 23 August 2020. Please click here to see the updated event.

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May 2020

RETREAT: From Fragmentation to Wholeness

15 May, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 17 May, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Temenos Retreat Centre, Corner of Bree and Voortrekker Streets
McGregor, Western Cape

Please note that this event will be confirmed nearer the time, depending on the status of the Covid-19 pandemic. This weekend retreat is held in a nurturing and containing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence and is suitable for beginners as…

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June 2020

RETREAT: Rediscovering Joy amidst Change & Loss

12 June, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 16 June, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

Whilst learning to understand and embrace the law of Impermanence is a central theme in Budhhist teachings, the heart’s capacity to embrace the joys and the sorrows of life is also deeply understood and appreciated. This long-weekend 4 night Open…

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Embracing Change and Loss

RETREAT: Healing and Containment through Silence

26 June, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 28 June, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Emoyeni Retreat Centre, Magaliesberg Mountains, North West Province, South Africa

This weekend retreat, suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners is held in a nurturing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence at the beautiful and rustic venue of Emoyeni, near the Magaliesberg mountains. We will explore ways in which meditation and silence…

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July 2020

RETREAT: Cultivating Kindness and Compassion

29 July, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 2 August, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

This 4 night Open the Heart and Still the Mind Compassion Retreat (postponed Easter weekend 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…

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August 2020

Embracing Change and Loss

RETREAT: Listening with a Kind & Compassionate Heart

7 August, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 10 August, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Emoyeni Retreat Centre, Magaliesberg Mountains, North West Province, South Africa

This 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 world…

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RETREAT: From Shame and Self-Doubt to Freedom

20 August, 2020 - 23 August, 2020
The Blue Butterfly, Welbedacht Nature Reserve
Tulbagh, Western Cape

This 3-night long weekend 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…

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September 2020

RETREAT: Joy of New Beginnings

4 September, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 6 September, 2020 @ 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: The Art of Compassionate Boundaries

19 September, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 27 September, 2020 @ 7:30 am
Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, near Underberg, Southern Drakensberg KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

This 8 night retreat, held in contemplative (Noble) silence at the beautiful Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat in the southern Drakensberg, KZN is another of Sue’s training retreats intended for people working with groups and/or interested in integrating Buddhist psychology and…

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