Retreats

Awakening the Embodied Mind with Leander Kane

Leander Kane Weekend Retreat – Friday September 21st evening until Sunday September 23rd afternoon  This weekend retreat offers an opportunity to study mindfulness and meditative clarity in a very direct way through the body. Sati, often translated as “mindfulness” in Pali, also means “remembering”. The Buddha’s treatise on sati commences with contemplation of body. By “re-member-ing”…

The Heart of Mahayana bodhicitta/bodhisattva Samantabhadra, Natural Awakening, and Contemplative Science a retreat with Tarchin Hearn

A retreat with Tarchin Hearn When: beginning the morning of July 26 – ending the morning of August 4, 2018 Where: Orgyen Hermitage, Katikati During this retreat will we will contemplate the Seven Trainings of Samantabhadra as a way of glimpsing the heart/core vision of radical inclusivity found throughout the Avatamsaka Sutra. Participants will need…

Liberation through the Body with Leander Kane, 17-19 November

Weekend Retreat – Friday November 17th evening until Sunday November 19th afternoon This weekend retreat offers an opportunity to study mindfulness and meditative clarity in a very direct way by using the body itself as a meditation tool. The body and mind are not separate. In this method, the practitioner uses very specific guided movements…

The Seven-fold Training of Samantabhadra Auckland Retreat With Tarchin Hearn

The Seven-fold Training of Samantabhadra With Tarchin Hearn, Friday night 22nd September 6pm, until Sunday afternoon 24th September This weekend retreat is an opportunity to study an ancient Buddhist teaching presented through the lens of Natural Awakening and Contemplative Science. During this retreat we will cultivate the arts of loving-kindness, clear-seeing presence and enquiry. The retreat will involve…

Auckland Retreats

Mark your calendars for these great new retreats coming up in 2017 What: Natural Awakening with Tarchin Hearn When: Friday September 22nd to Sunday 24th afternoon Where: Sharda Centre, Tuakau Cost: Waged: $245  Unwaged: $230;   plus dana to the teacher Contact: Janet:  janete1@ihug.co.nz;  021 2981242   What: Auckland Sphere Group Sangha Retreat When: Friday October 6th to Sunday 8th…

WESTERN MYSTICISM, AUCKLAND MEDITATION CLASSES

Enter the mystical realm of Greek, Roman, Norse, Celt and Egyptian Gods and Goddesses. Feel how ancient symbolism can help with emotional integration and calm. Six week series on Western Mysticism from the 16th of August. Participate in person, online or watch the recordings at your own timing.   Western Mysticism Tools for your life…

Prajñāpāramittā and the Sādhana of Manjuśri Retreat with Tarchin Hearn

Prajñāpāramittā and the Sādhana of Manjuśri with Tarchin Hearn   Sept. 10 – 19, 2017  Orgyen Hermitage, Katikati This is a retreat for people with prior experience in meditation and an empathy for Tibetan practice. Tarchin will give one class each morning unfolding the teachings of Manjuśri and the vision of Prajñāpāramittā/Mahāmudrā. He will also be…

Leander Kane Liberation through the Body Weekend Movement Retreat

Liberation through the Body with Leander Kane Weekend Retreat – June 9th evening until June 11th afternoon  This weekend retreat offers an opportunity to study mindfulness and meditative clarity in a very direct way by using the body itself as a meditation tool. The body and mind are not separate. In this method, the practitioner uses…

Western Meditation Retreat – tools for your life right now with Mira Riddiford

Western Meditation Retreat – tools for your life right now 9 –16 June 2017 at the beautiful and peaceful Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre For centuries, Western Mystical traditions have taught ways of working with key life concerns, the meditations that we will explore on this retreat provide healing and understanding to help with thriving in daily life….

Tarchin Hearn Auckland Retreat, Easter 2017

Hello Auckland Sphere Group Community, We are delighted to announce a retreat in Auckland with Tarchin Hearn this Easter. Also: – we are looking for a cook for this retreat in exchange for free accommodation and food, anyone interested please apply to Janet Eades. Natural Awakening, A Path of Contemplative Science a modern expression of Buddhist teaching and…