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Retreat with Samten Drime | Tuesday 28 December 2021 – Sunday 2 January 2022

Topic : Compassion and the Foundations of Buddhist Practice This retreat will be conducted within the framework of the practice of Chenrezig, The Buddha of Compassion Samten is a Zimbabwe Buddhist monk who has spent time in retreat in Samye Ling in Scotland and Sekhar Retreat Centre in Nepal. TIMINGS:      Start time    Suggested arrival 16.00 – […]

Four Foundations of Mindfulness, 5 night retreat 26 – 31 October 2021

Dates : Tuesday 26  – Sunday 31 October 2021Venue : Susurumba Retreat Centre, Juliasdale This retreat will be centred around four online teachings recently given by Dharmacarya Ken Holmes on mindfulness of body, feelings, mind and phenomena. We will use the YouTube versions from Ken’s “khenpoken” channel. ‘Body’ relates to the form aggregate and includes objects […]

9-Day Meditation Retreat “How to see yourself as your really are” 25 June – 4 July, 2021

Retreat Theme : “How to see yourself as your really are” A practical guide to self knowledge leading to self mastery, by accepting, understanding and then freeing yourself from your own mind-made neuroses ( such as pride or insecurity, unworthiness, inferiority, loneliness , stress, anxiety, fear, etc.) For this retreat to be of benefit, participants […]

Retreat at Susurumba Retreat Centre |May 11-16, 2021 | All Difficulties in life arise from Self-cherishing

Topic : All Difficulties in life arise from Self-cherishingDates : Tuesday 11 – Sunday 16 May, 2021Facilitator : Dave SheehanLimited numbers due to COVID Contact: Dave whatsapp 0772-317424 or zimsheehans [at] All Difficulties in my Life arise from Self-cherishing ie placing my needs above those of Others This basic truth may be difficult to swallow. […]

Online retreat with Dónal Creedon | 12 – 20 March, 2021

Dónal has kindly offered to run a virtual retreat this March. The retreat will be held over ZOOM. About Dónal CreedonDónal Creedon is a Buddhist meditation teacher with many years’ experience, loved and deeply appreciated for his warmth, openness and sincerity. He studied and practiced with Buddhist masters of the Kagyu practice lineage in Europe […]

Retreat at Susurumba Retreat Centre 31 March – 5 April 2021| Welcoming the Unwelcome

Susurumba kopje This retreat will go ahead subject to the lifting of COVID travel and gathering restrictions. Wednesday 31 March – Monday 5 April 2021Facilitator : Dave SheehanTopic : Welcoming the Unwelcome TIMINGS:      Start time    Suggested arrival 16.00 – 17.00 hours on Wednesday 31 March Evening soup is at 18:00 followed by Introductory Talk at […]

Retreat | Confronting my Neuroses

Topic : Confronting my NeurosesDates : Tuesday 17 – Sunday 22 November, 2020Venue: Susurumba Retreat CentreFacilitator : Dave SheehanLimited numbers due to COVID : 10Contact: Dave whatsapp 0772-317424 or zimsheehans [at] Meditation practice brings all our neuroses to the surface rather than hiding them at the bottom of our minds.  It enables us to […]