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Remembering the Present – Nine Day Retreat

with Patrick Kearney

January 13 - 22, 2023
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation centre
In this retreat we will practise mindfulness and explore its nature and application to our daily lives.

Healing the heart, refining the mind, finding freedom

with Jill Shepherd

March 24 - April 2, 2023
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
Over the course of nine days, we will explore a variety of foundational Buddhist practices, including the Four Establishments of Mindfulness that orient us to deep freedom, the four Brahmavihara practices of kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity that open the heart and mind, and some relational practice meditating together in pairs or small groups, to strengthen our sense of community.

Easter Retreat

with Michael Dash

April 7 - 10, 2023
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
The focus of this retreat is on realistic and practical understanding of Buddhism and Buddhist meditation with an emphasis on personalising the practice and using it in everyday life.

Foundations of Buddhism & Meditation

with Danny Taylor

April 28 - 30, 2023
BMIMC
This integrated process is for people interested in the foundations of Buddhism and its relationship to meditation & life.  It consists of three events, starting with a weekend at BMIMC, and two half-days in Sydney.  Meditation will be central, but explored in its Buddhist context as a foundation for living. The format will allow us to experiment with integrating meditation into our everyday lives, while appreciating the Buddha’s core messages.  This process is open to complete beginners and more experienced meditators.

Five-day Retreat with Lesley Lebkowicz

with Lesley Lebkowicz

May 19 - 24, 2023
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
   

October Long Weekend Retreat

with Tara Frances

September 29 - October 2, 2023
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
The weekend comprises instruction and formal practice sessions in both metta (lovingkindness) and mindfulness meditation, as well as an engaged attention to everyday activities. These will be presented within the context of the Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path.