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Retreats and Other Residential Programs 2017

Description Dates

Place Teacher(s) Cost ($)*
Insight into the Heart of the Buddha's Teachings
21 - 28 January 2017

Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Will James and
Subhana Barzaghi
Dharma Yatra 24 February - 5 March 2017 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

Glenbarr Retreat Centre, Strathalbyn, South Australia  Anna Markey  240 /195 Early Bird waged / concession; 260 / 215 After 10 Feb waged / concession
Insight Meditation: Deepening into Stillness 5 - 10 May 2017 5 Brahma Kumaris Centre, Wilton, Sydney area Subhana Barzaghi and Alan Bassal 645 standard
710 supporting
515 concession

*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 these tables 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
Brisbane- Morningside 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 Heartwood Insight Sydney SIM (Sydney Insight Meditators)
Daylesford (Vic) Whitegum Sangha Sydney - Northern Beaches Beaches Sangha  

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Site last updated 14th January 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.