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Retreats and Other Residential Programs 2016

Description Dates
Place Teacher(s) Cost ($)*
Satipatthana retreat 2 - 17 September
BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Patrick Kearney 975
Befriending the Body: An Experiential Retreat for Women  9 - 14 September
Hartzer Park Bowral, NSW Lizzie Turnbull and Joyce Kornblatt 650 basic, 680 benefactor
Spring Recollective Retreat
at Gorricks Run
15 - 18 September

Gorrick's Run
2 hrs north west of Sydney

Winton Higgins and
Sylvie Vanasse
300 basic,
330 supporting,
200 concession

Buddha Touched the Earth - Dharma & Deep Ecology Retreat

6 - 9 October3
North Farm Retreat Centre, Bellingen
Will James, Lisa Siegel & John Seed375 waged,
285 unwaged
195 youth

Against the Grain: Silent Meditation Retreat

More info
Registration form

9 - 15 October6
Mullumbimby, North Coast NSW
Jess Huon
495 (share room) 460 (camping)
Recollective Awareness 21 - 26 October
Campfire in the Heart, Alice Springs Jason Siff and Jenny Taylor 810(single), 680(twin or double), 535 (camping)
Recollective Awareness 28 October - 1 November
Casa Pallotti, Millgrove, near Warburton, Victoria Jason Siff and Matthew Young 350 (camping), 470 (shared room), 590 (private room)

Insight Meditation Retreat for Women: Resting in Stillness

Registration form

4 - 7 November
Yarrahapinni, Stuarts Point, Near Macksville, NSW Mid North Coast Radha Nicholson and Judy Baderle 295 (early bird), 320 (shared room), 360 (single room)

Liberating the Heart and Mind

Info & Registration form

8 - 13 November
Forest Meditation Centre,
The Channon
Christopher Titmuss and Radha Nicholson300

Insight Meditation Retreat
(Recollective Awareness)

4 - 10 November
Glennbar Homestead, Strathalbyn,
South Australia
Linda Modaro and
Anna Markey
700/565 (early bird) 720/585

Insight Meditation: Mindfulness, Insight and Liberation

Registration form

17 - 24 November
Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Christopher Titmuss and Radha Nicholson 700 

Insight into the Heart of the Buddha's Teachings

21 - 28 January 2017
Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSWWill James and
Subhana Barzaghi
*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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Past Events
 Dharma Yatras 2006-2015 Dharma Gatherings 2006, 07, 08

Site last updated 24th September 2016. 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.