DharmaCloud runs Insight Meditation practice days
and retreats, both in the Brisbane area and in Northern NSW.
A weekly meditation group,
Insight group, meets in West End in Brisbane.
4th June 2016: Day of Practice at Bodhi Chan Meditation Centre,
Springwood with Hui Chyuan and Victor von der Heyde (organised by Bodhi Chan)
Our 2016 retreat at Springbrook went
from 25th May to 1st June.
The arrangments for 2017 are:
Insight Meditation: Finding your own Way
with Victor von der Heyde and Lizzie
Theosophical Society Retreat Centre, Springbrook, Gold Coast
Wednesday 24th May - Wednesday 31st May 2017
Bookings will open in late January or
von der Heyde has been
practising meditation for over thirty years. He studied with
a wide range of Dharma teachers in India, Nepal, the US, UK and
Australia and spent over a year in silent retreats. He has taken
Dharma teaching roles since the mid 1990s and has been leading
yatras since they started in Australia in 2006. Victor worked
for many years as a counsellor and as chair of the Bodhgaya Development
Association, an aid organisation that supports literacy and self-sufficiency
programs in India.
Turnbull has been studying
and practising Buddhism since 1985 in the Vajrayana tradition
and then in Zen and Western Insight. She began teaching Insight
meditation retreats in 2010. For many years she has been interested
in integrating the Buddha Dharma with the social sciences and
psychotherapy. Lizzie was a director of Somatics Body Oriented
Psychotherapy Training in Sydney and now teaches and supervises
on the Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists
(AABCAP) professional training programme. She has a private practice
in the Byron Shire.
DharmaCloud email list: We have an email list for people
who would like to receive occasional emails - very occasional
- of DharmaCloud events. This is a separate from the list for
the Australia-wide quarterly Insight Meditation News. If you'd
like to be on the DharmaCloud list, please email us (email address
information call (07) 3343-8243 or email