Beauty and urgency

Starts 3 Feb 2022

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Turning the mind to truth

Vaccine passports will be used for this retreat. Read about the retreat conditions here.

There are four reflections that are said to turn the mind to the truth; to help us focus on what is most crucial in life.

As the summer holiday season winds down, this Waitangi Weekend retreat is an opportunity to set your sights on how to live meaningfully, purposefully and urgently through these four mind-turning reflections.

Meditation, Dharma talks, ritual, and an opportunity for some silent reflection in the wild beauty of Sudarshanaloka.

This retreat is suitable for those who are actively involved in our sangha, including those who may not yet have been on retreat with us, but have recently completed the 10 week intro course and / or subsequent Dharma courses.


Start: 3 Feb 2022 at 7:00pm
Finish: 7 Feb 2022 at 11:00am

Cost: $370 / $330, , This retreat will require those attending to be double vaccinated and have a vaccine passport. By booking on you are confirming you have read and agree to these conditions.

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