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Retreats and Other Residential Programs 2017


Description Dates

Nights
Place Teacher(s) Cost ($)*
Dharma Yatra 24 February - 5 March 9
Blue Tier, Tasmania
Jess Huon and Ronny Hickel 690
Fully booked
Satipatthana Retreat 10 - 19 March 2017 9 BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Patrick Kearney 785
Waiting list only
Recollective Awareness Retreat 24 - 26 March

2
Glenbarr Retreat Centre, Strathalbyn, South Australia  Anna Markey  240 /195 Early Bird waged / concession; 260 / 215 After 10 Feb waged / concession
Insight / Vipassana: The Path of Awakening 30 March - 4 April

5
Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Ellen Davison  485 standard
535 private room; 300 camping
Insight Meditation 27 - 30 April

3
North Farm, Bellingen, NSW Will James 325; 250 camping
Natural Dignity Retreat 3 - 7 May

4
Kallara, Strathbodie Ranges, Victoria Jess Huon 350
Insight Meditation: Deepening into Stillness 5 - 10 May 5 Brahma Kumaris Centre, Wilton, Sydney area Subhana Barzaghi and Alan Bassal 645 standard
710 supporting
515 concession

Insight Meditation: Finding Your Own Way

Registration form

24 - 31 May

7
Theosophical Society Retreat Centre, Springbrook, South East Queensland Victor von der Heyde and Lizzie Turnbull 640 standard
730 benefactor
550 concession
200 young people (18 - 25, two places)

Insight Meditation: Cultivating Wisdon and Awareness

Registration form

9 - 16 June

7
Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW  Subhana Barzaghi and Alan Bassal 750 standard
850 single room with ensuite; 485 camping
Mindfulness and the Four Heart Qualities 13 - 18 August

5
Mt Carmel Retreat, Varroville, Sydney area Mal Huxter 650 (single ensuite room)
Insight Meditation: Long Weekend Reteat 30 Sept - 2 October

2
BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Michael Dash 285
Satipatthana Retreat 13 - 22 October

9
BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Patrick Kearney 785 

*This cost does not include any payment to the teacher(s). Teachers rely on dana (literally "generosity") for these programs and there is usually a box at the retreat for this purpose.

Bookings are open for all the progams listed. There are other retreats and programs planned, they're shown in the Insight Meditation News and they'll appear on this table when bookings open.


Insight Meditation Groups and Centres

Adelaide Ashtree Sangha Goolwa (SA)  Goolwa Dharma Group
Alice Springs Desert Buddha Sangha Lismore Kuan Yin Meditation Centre
Bellingen Tallowwood Sangha Medlow Bath Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
Blackheath Cloud Refuge Melbourne - East Brunswick Melbourne Insight Meditation Group - CERES
Bundanoon (NSW) Southern Highlands Sangha
Brisbane DharmaCloud  Melbourne - East Malvern Melbourne Insight Meditation Group - BSV
Brisbane - West End Heart Insight Perth Perth Insight Meditation Group
Byron Bay Bay Insight Meditation Sydney - Lower North Shore Bluegum Sangha
Byron Shire - Possum Creek Women's Group Sydney - Eastern Suburbs Golden Wattle Sangha
Canberra - Lyneham Canberra Insight Meditation Group Sydney  SIM (Sydney Insight Meditators) 
Canberra Heartwood Insight  Sydney - Northern Beaches Beaches Sangha 
Daylesford (Vic) Whitegum Sangha Woolongong / Illawarra Ocean View Sangha


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Site last updated 21st February 2017. Site Information. Photos: by Ken Golding from the 2008 Dharma Gathering (1) and 2008 yatra (2,3) and by Kay Burns (4) from the 2011 Far South Coast yatra.