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January 20, 2021 - January 25, 2021

Mindfulness Training Institute

A five day retreat exploring the four foundations of mindfulness

Retreat | 20 – 25 January 2021 | Healesville, Vic, Australia

This silent retreat is suitable for anyone wishing to deepen his or her practice and cultivate further understanding of the wisdom teachings underpinning mindfulness practices. These teachings and practices will emphasise connecting to embodied experience, quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing clarity and insight in order to explore and release suffering.

We will also consider our relationship to the suffering in the world more broadly – especially in the light of the emerging climate crisis. A question might be: how can we use our practice and wisdom to investigate and choose our own responses to this complex challenge? We hope to create some space to reflect together, and cultivate some  intelligent and tender care for our own lives, for the human community and the natural world.

This retreat will offer silent periods of stillness and moving meditation, yoga as well as group and individual discussions with the teachers. Teachers will also offer daily talks and systematic meditation instructions that are imbued with the spirit of kindness and compassion. The quiet, continuity, spaciousness and good company will support you in developing an open, flexible and dynamic practice.

Prerequisites

This is a silent meditation retreat with intensive periods of practice. It will be appropriate for most people to have had some practice of mindfulness meditation beforehand (e.g. having completed the 8 week MBSR or MBCT course). Do be in touch if you want to check that it will be suitable for you.

Details

Start:
January 20, 2021
End:
January 25, 2021

Organiser

Mindfulness Training Institute
Phone:
0435 049 383
Email:
Website:
https://www.mtia.org.au/

Venue

Maitripa Centre
528 Myers Creek Road
Healesville, Victoria 3777 Australia
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Website:
www.maitripacentre.org