Retreats

Long Weekend Online Retreat with Michael Dash

with Michael Dash

October 2 - 4, 2021
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. This was previoulsy offered as a residential retreat but due to Covid restrictions it will now be online. Michael Dash has been a Buddhist practitioner for over twenty years, studying in Australia, Thailand and Burma, where he trained in satipatthāna vipassanā meditation in the Mahāsī tradition. He also has led the Centre’s regular group sits in Sydney and is a professional counselor.
Spaces 25
Open

Foundations of Buddhism and Meditation with Danny Taylor (Online)

with Danny Taylor

October 22 - November 27, 2021
This integrated process is for people interested in the foundations of Buddhism and its relationship to meditation & life. All sessions are online via Zoom. It consists of three events, starting with a group weekend, a 1-to-1 discussion, and a follow-up day, over the course of a month. 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.
Spaces 8
Open

Nine Day Retreat with Lesley Lebkowicz (Online)

with Lesley Lebkowicz

November 5 - 14, 2021
Lesley Lebkowicz has practised with Western teachers and Burmese meditation masters in the Mahasi lineage of Insight Meditation in Burma, Nepal, the United States and Australia since 1983. Her main teachers have been Michele McDonald, Sayadaw U Pandita, John Hale and Sayadaw U Vivekananda. Lesley’s teaching focusses on developing a loving gentleness towards our own minds and on the importance of exercising autonomy and responsibility for our own development. This retreat is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced meditators.
Spaces 15
Open

New Year Retreat **Save the Date**

with Jill Shepherd and Graham Wheeler

January 14 - 19, 2022
The format of this retreat (i.e., online or residential) will be determined closer to the time, depending on NSW Government Covid rules and restrictions. Please join the wait list to express interest in the attending this retreat and we will contact you once the format has been decided.
Waiting List

Nine Day Retreat with Patrick Kearney **Save the Date*

with Patrick Kearney

February 4 - 13, 2022
The format of this retreat (i.e., online or residential) will be determined closer to the time, depending on NSW Government Covid rules and restrictions. Please join the wait list to express interest in the attending this retreat and we will contact you once the format has been decided.

Two-week Retreat with Ariya Baumann **Save the Date**

with Ariya Baumann

March 11 - 26, 2022
The format of this retreat (i.e., online or residential) will be determined closer to the time, depending on NSW Government Covid rules and restrictions. Please join the wait list to express interest in the attending this retreat and we will contact you once the format has been decided.  
Waiting List

Easter Retreat with Michael Dash **Save the Date**

with Michael Dash

April 15 - 18, 2022
The format of this retreat (i.e., online or residential) will be determined closer to the time, depending on NSW Government Covid rules and restrictions. Please join the wait list to express interest in the attending this retreat and we will contact you once the format has been decided.  
Waiting List