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Retreats and Other Residential Programs 2016

Description Dates

Place Teacher(s) Cost ($)*
Tasmanian Dharma Yatra 19 - 28 February

Bruny Island, Tasmania Ronny Hickel and Jess Huon 780
The Four Satipatthana  11- 20 March

BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Patrick Kearney 720

Insight / Vipassana: The Path of Awakening

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18- 22 March

Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Ellen Davison 270 camping; 395 standard; 435 single room
Easter Retreat 25- 28 March

BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Michael Dash 285
Insight Meditation: Deeping into Stillness 22- 27 April

Brahma Kumaris Centre Wilton (Sydney area) Subhana Barzaghi and Allan Bassal 645 standard; 710 supporting; 515 concession; 895 single room 

Insight Meditation: Finding your own Way

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25 May - 1 June

Theosophical Society Centre, Springbrook, Gold Coast Hinterland, SE Qld Victor von der Heyde and Lizzie Turnbull 635 standard; 725 benefactor rate; 545 concession rate 
Establishing Mindfulness: the Way of Serenity and Insight 8 - 17 July

Jhana Grove Meditation Centre, Serpentine, WA  Patrick Kearney 580 early bird, 630 full rate. Also weekend rates
Satipatthana retreat 2 - 17 September

BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Patrick Kearney 975

*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  Melbourne - East Brunswick Melbourne Insight Meditation Group - CERES
Circle of Women
Blackheath Cloud Refuge Melbourne - East Malvern Melbourne Insight Meditation Group - BSV
Brisbane - Morningside DharmaCloud  Perth Perth Insight Meditation Group
Brisbane - West End Heart Insight Sydney - Lower North Shore Bluegum Sangha
Byron Bay Bay Insight Meditation Sydney - Eastern Suburbs Golden Wattle Sangha
Byron Shire - Possum Creek Women's group Sydney SIM (Sydney Insight Meditators)
Dandenong Ranges Heartwood Insight Sydney - Northern Beaches Beaches Sangha  
Daylesford (Vic) Whitegum Sangha


Dharma and Climate Change

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Past Events     
Dharma Yatras (more info)
2015 Wollumbin - Cape Byron
2015 Tasmania - NW Highlands
2014 Lamington - Springbrook
2014 Tasman Peninsula

2013 Nightcap Circuit
2013 Blue Tier
Dharma Yatra film 2010 (9 mins)
Earlier yatras
Dharma Gatherings 2006  2007  2008

Site last updated 24th January 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.