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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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February 2019

RETREAT: Finding a Safe Home within Silence

22 February, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 24 February, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Mont Fleur Conference Centre, Upper Blaauwklippen Road
Stellenbosch , Western Cape 7600 South Africa

This silent weekend retreat will explore ways in which meditation and silence can provide emotional containment, when we find a quiet resting place within ourselves. As we ground ourselves more fully and wholeheartedly in the present moment, we will discover…

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March 2019

RETREAT: Embracing Change and Loss

20 March, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 24 March, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Buddhist Retreat Centre, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

This 4-night ‘Open the Heart and Still the Mind’ retreat offers an integration of body, heart and mind and is held in a contained and nurturing atmosphere of contemplative (Noble) silence. Inspired by the wisdom of Buddhist psychology, with its…

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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 (Waitlng-list only: Fully booked – please see 14-17 June retreat)

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

Please note that this retreat is fully booked, but Sue will include some of the teachings from this “training” retreat at the 14-17 June retreat which still has space. Details here. This week-long retreat, held in contemplative (Noble) silence at…

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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

Please note that  Sue will include some of the teachings from the 25 May – 1 June “training” retreat on this retreat, for those who are interested in integrating these teaching and practices into their work. This long-weekend “Open the Heart…

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