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Retreats and Other Residential Programs 2015

Description Dates

Place Teacher(s) Cost ($)*

Insight/Vipassana: The Path of Awakening

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27 - 30 March

Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Ellen Davison 180 (camping), 295 (shared room), 355 (single room)
Insight Meditation: Deepening Into Stillness 24 - 29 April

Wilton, Sydney area, NSW Subhana Barzaghi and Alan Bassal 645 (some concessions available)

Insight Meditation: Women's Retreat

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1- 4 May

Yarrahapinni, Stuarts Point, Mid North Coast NSW Radha Nicholson with Judy Baderle 285 - 360
Dharma Yatra: Summit to Sea 10 - 17 May

Wollumbin (Mt Warning) to Cape Byron, NSW Victor von der Heyde and Ronny Hickel 490

Insight/Vipassana: Open Heart, Open Mind

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5 - 12 June

Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Subhana Barzaghi and Carol Perry 475 - 850

Insight Meditation: Heart Wisdom

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Full retreat information

24 - 30 July

Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW Radha Nicholson and Will James 580
Satipatthana: Deepening Practice 28 August - 25 September

BMIMC, Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains, NSW Patrick Kearney 1400, fully booked, wait list only

Recollective Awareness

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25 September - 1 October

Woodhouse Scout Centre, Piccadilly, South Australia Jason Siff and Anna Markey 640 (early bird concession) - 840
Recollective Awareness 30 October - 3 November

Casa Pallotti, Millgrove, Yarra Valley, Victoria Jason Siff with Mathew Young  350 - 590

Recollective Awareness

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10 - 15 November

Country Fire Service (CFS) Training Centre
Brukunga, South Australia
Jason Siff and Jenny Taylor  720 (early bird concession) - 940 

*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

 Social action in India supported by the Insight Meditation community

Past Events     
Dharma Yatras (more info)
2014 Lamington - Springbrook
2014 Tasman Peninsula
2013 Nightcap Circuit
2013 Blue Tier

2012 Moreton Island
2012 Mimosa Rocks - Gulaga
Dharma Yatra film 2010 (9 mins)
Earlier yatras, 2006 - 11
Dharma Gatherings, 2006 - 08 

Site last updated 20th March 2015. 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.