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Profiles of Australian dharma teachers

Retreats and Other Residential Programs, Online retreats, 2024

Description Dates
Place Teacher(s) Cost ($) excluding dana*
Mindfulness of Breathing and the Four Boundless Divine Abodes 15 - 21 March
Malcolm Huxter with Lisa Brown
250  Basic
150 scholarship
350 benefactor
Ocean of Breath, Ocean of Love
22- 28 March
Sangsurya Retreat Centre, Byron Bay Carol Perry and Lizzie Turnbull
985 shared room 1430 single room (wait ist)
680 van camping (wait list)
Deepening into Stillness: love, compassoin, joy and equanimityl
22 - 28 April
Brahma Kumaris Centre, Wilton (Sydney area)
Subhana Barzaghi Alan Bassal, Suzie Brown
930 shared room
1230 single room
825 concession
Cultivating Serenity, Insight and the Heart 26 April - 2 May
Sangsurya Retreat Centre, Byron Bay
or online
Malcolm Huxter and Lisa Brown
250 online general
150 online supported
680-780 van
90-1610  shared or single
Awakening the Heart and Mind

7 - 14 June
Sangsurya Retreat Centre, Byron Bay Subhana Barzaghi, Carol Perry and Louise Taylor
1610 single
1120 twin share
770 campervan
The Inner Rhythm of Being
19 - 24 July
Brahma Kumaris Centre, Wilton (Sydney area) Alan Bassal and Renata Malinauskas
905 shared room
1170 single room
815 concession
Waking up with Serenity, Insight and a Boundless Heart
30 August - 8 September
6 or 9
Mt Carmel Retreat Centre, Varroville (Sydney area)
or online
Malcolm Huxter
150 online
1150 (total) 6 nights
1590 (total) 9 nights
Embodied Awakening
13 - 18 September
Brahma Kumaris Centre, Wilton (Sydney area) Lizzie Turnbull and Renata Malinauskas
905 shared room
1170 single room
815 concession
*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.

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Insight Meditation Groups and Centres

Adelaide See Coast and City Sangha
Lismore Kuan Yin Meditation Centre
Bellingen Tallowwood Sangha Medlow Bath Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
Blackheath Cloud Refuge Melbourne Melbourne Insight Meditation Group
Bundanoon (NSW) Southern Highlands Sangha Newcastle The Sit In
Brisbane DharmaCloud Perth Perth Insight Meditation Group
Brisbane - West End Heart Insight Meditation Group Rockhampton Rockhampton Insight Meditation
Brunswick Heads
Flowing Mountain Meditation Group
SIM (Sydney Insight Meditators)
Byron Shire - Possum Creek Women's Group Sydney - Eastern Suburbs Golden Wattle Sangha
Cairns Insight Meditation
Sydney - Inner West Kookaburra Sangha
Canberra - Lyneham Canberra Insight Meditation Group Sydney - Lower North Shore Bluegum Sangha
Dubbo Insight Meditation
Sydney - Narrabeen
Still Water Sangha
Goolwa (SA) Goolwa Dharma Group Sydney - Northern Beaches Beaches Sangha
Hobart Insight Meditation
Woolongong / Illawarra Ocean View Sangha

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Site last updated 7th February 2024. 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.
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