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Retreats and Other Residential Programs 2014

Description Dates

Place Teacher(s) Cost ($)*

Womens' Meditation Retreat

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23 - 26 May

Yarrahapinni, near Grassy Head, south of Macksville, Mid North Coast NSW Radha Nicholson and Judy Baderle 270 - 310

Insight Meditation: Cultivating Wisdom and Awareness

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6 - 13 June

Sangsurya, Byron Bay Subhana Barzaghi and Ellen Davison 665 (some scholarships available)


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6 - 20 June 3,9 or 14 Kallara, Strathbogie Ranges, Victoria Patrick Kearney 285 - 965

Insight Meditation: Finding your own Way

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27 August - 3 September

Springbrook, SE Qld Victor von der Heyde and Lizzie Turmbull 590, or 680 (benefactor rate) or 500 (concession rate)
Satipatthana 26 September - 5 October

BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Patrick Kearney 630
Insight Meditation 10-12 October

BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains Michael Dash 180
Recollective Awareness 31 October - 4 November

Millgrove, near Warburton, Victoria  Jason Siff and Matthew Young 350 - 590 (depending on accommodation type)

*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
Tortoise Mountain Sangha
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 Wollongong Illawarra Sangha


Overseas Insight teachers who lead retreats in Australia  Social action in India supported by the Insight Meditation community     Links

Past Events     
Dharma Yatras (more info)
2013 Nightcap Circuit
2013 Blue Tier
2012 Moreton Island
2012 Mimosa Rocks - Gulaga

2011 Nightcap Circuit
2011 Mimosa Rocks - Gulaga
Dharma Yatra film 2010 (9 mins)
Earlier yatras, 2006 - 10
Dharma Gatherings, 2006 - 08 

Site last updated 15th April 2014. 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.