Alan Muller is one of our hidden South African Buddhist treasures. Alan Muller took refuge in 1997 with Akong Rinpoche. He has completed a one year and two six month closed retreats under the guidance of Lama Yeshe Rinpoche. Alan was a monk for six years and has dedicated his time fully to Kagyu centres since 2000. Some of the teachers he has received teachings from are H.H. Dalai Lama, Thrangu Rinpoche, Tai Situpa Rinpoche, Minjur Rinpoche and Drupon Rinpoche. He has much experience and wisdom to share in his quiet, humble and compassionate manner.å
- Weekend Teachings at the Harare Buddhist Centre, 7a Ernie’s Lane, Monavale
Sat 27/Sun 28 June – Timings TBA
Topic: “The five Self-centered Emotions” – recognizing the mind poisons and exploring their antidotes
A weekend of reflection and guided meditations
“Craving, hatred, and the other passions are enemies without hands or feet; they are neither brave nor intelligent. How have I become their slave?”
Saturday 27 June
10.00 – 11.00 Teaching session
11.00 – 11.30 Tea/coffee break
11.30 – 12.30 Teaching session
12.30 – 14.00 Bring and share lunch
Sunday 28 June
09.00-09.45 Personal meditation
10.00-11.00 Teaching session
11.00-11.30 Tea break
11.30-12.30 Teaching session
- Retreat with Alan Muller
Venue: Susurumba Retreat Centre, Juliasdale, Zimbabwe
Dates: 6 night retreat : Mon 29 June (6pm) – Sun 5 July (10.30am), 2020
Topic : Seeking Happiness
“Every man wants to be happy, but in order to be so he needs first to understand what happiness is” Quote from Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
“If happiness is indeed a way of being, a state of consciousness and inner freedom, there is essentially nothing to prevent us from achieving it” Quote from Matthieu Ricard.
We will look at what happiness is and how to foster it.
USD300 single accommodation (very limited)
USD200 shared accommodation
(We can also provide tent, mattress and pillow up to five campers, on a first paid/first reserved basis; @ USD30 cash preferred per person. Please bring own sleeping bag)
Financial constraints should not be a restricting factor. Please contact Dave.
Bookings : Please note that bookings can only be accepted on completion of the online booking form. This can be accessed by clicking on this link.
If you are experiencing problems with filling in the booking form, please contact Pam on email@example.com or whatsapp 0772-404129
For further information about the retreat please contact Dave Sheehan at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone/whatsapp Dave on 0772317424
Payments: Once booking online is completed, a 50% deposit will secure your being on the retreat.
Remaining 50% to be paid before 5 June please.