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Retreats and Other Residential Programs 2015-16

Description Dates

Place Teacher(s) Cost ($)*
Awareness of Mind / Metta: the integration of love and wisdom 4 - 13 December

Nedlands, West Australia Kamala Masters 520 - 570 or 220 - 250 for weekend 
New Year Retreat: Recollective Awareness 27 December - 3 January

Karuna Retreat Centre, Blue Mountains, NSW  Betsy Faen, Jampa Jaffe and Peter Mackie 750, concessions available

Insight Meditation: An Inquiry into Awakening

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23 - 30 January 2016 

Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Subhana Barzaghi and Will James 675
The Four Satipatthana 11- 20 March 2016

BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains  Patrick Kearney 720
Easter Retreat 25- 28 March 2016

BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Michael Dash 285

*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  Melbourne - East Brunswick Melbourne Insight Meditation Group - CERES
Circle of Women
Blackheath Cloud Refuge Melbourne - East Malvern Melbourne Insight Meditation Group - BSV
Brisbane - Morningside DharmaCloud  Perth Perth Insight Meditation Group
Brisbane - West End Heart Insight Sydney - Lower North Shore Bluegum Sangha
Byron Bay Bay Insight Meditation Sydney - Eastern Suburbs Golden Wattle Sangha
Byron Shire - Possum Creek Women's group Sydney SIM (Sydney Insight Meditators)
Dandenong Ranges Heartwood Insight Sydney - Northern Beaches Beaches Sangha  
Daylesford (Vic) Whitegum Sangha


Dharma and Climate Change

 Social action in India supported by the Insight Meditation community

Past Events     
Dharma Yatras (more info)
2015 Wollumbin - Cape Byron
2015 Tasmania - NW Highlands
2014 Lamington - Springbrook
2014 Tasman Peninsula

2013 Nightcap Circuit
2013 Blue Tier
Dharma Yatra film 2010 (9 mins)
Earlier yatras
Dharma Gatherings 2006  2007  2008

Site last updated 20th November 2015. 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.