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Retreats and Other Residential Programs, Online retreats,

Description Dates
Place Teacher(s) Cost ($) excluding dana*
Silent Meditation Retreat: Cultivating Serenity, Insight and the Heart
27 August - 5 September, or 27 August -  2 September
6 or 9
Now online only

Mal Huxter and Lisa Brown
No cost apart from dana
waiting list only
Satipatthana Retreat
3 - 12 September
Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
Patrick Kearney
waiting list only
Insight Meditation: Freedom of the Heart
10 - 16 September
6 Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Ellen Davison and Radha Nicholson
840 single
720 shared
480 camping/van
Insight Meditation and Qigong: Embodied Wisdom and Compassion
1- 7 October
6 Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Subhana Barzaghi and Shirsha Marie
1040 single
740 twin share
500 camping, van
Spring Meditation Retreat
4 - 7 November
Glenbarr, Stathalbyn, South Australia
Anna Markey
395/320 Earlybird standard/concession
415/340 standard/concession
Embodied Awakening 1 - 6 December 5 Brahma Kumaris Centre, Wilton, Sydney area Lizzie Turnbul 975 single
775 twin share
675 concession
waiting list only
High Country Walking Retreat
6 - 13 December
Pygmy Possum Lodge, Charlotte Pass, Kosciuszko National Park
Victor von der Heyde and Suzie Brown
980 single room
fully booked, waiting list only
New Year Retreat: Strengthening the Two Wings of Awakening
29 December - 7 January
Brahma Kumaris Centre, Wilton, Sydney area Jill Shepherd
Twin share: 1300
Single: 1600
*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 this table when bookings open.

Insight Meditation Groups and Centres

Adelaide Ashtree Sangha Medlow Bath Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
Bellingen Tallowwood Sangha Melbourne
Melbourne Insight Meditation Group
Blackheath Cloud Refuge Perth Perth Insight Meditation Group
Bundanoon (NSW) Southern Highlands Sangha Rockhampton Rockhampton Insight Meditation
Brisbane DharmaCloud Sydney SIM (Sydney Insight Meditators
Brisbane - West End Heart Insight Meditation Group Sydney - Eastern Suburbs
Golden Wattle Sangha
Byron Shire - Possum Creek Women's Group Sydney - Inner West Kookaburra Sangha
Canberra - Lyneham Canberra Insight Meditation Group Sydney - Lower North Shore Bluegum Sangha
Canberra Heartwood Insight Sydney - Northern Beaches Beaches Sangha

Still Water Sangha
Goolwa (SA) Goolwa Dharma Group Woolongong / Illawarra Ocean View Sangha
Lismore Kuan Yin Meditation Centre

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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.
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