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Mindfulness Retreat: “Open Heart, Clear Mind”, 9-13 Dec 2015

When: Wednesday 9th – Sunday 13th December 2015 Where:  Susurumba, Juliasdale, Nyanga Course Presenter: Dave & Pam Sheehan “An open heart and clear mind is the root of harmony and mutual respect. It prevents us from feeling estranged or fearful of others. It also protects us from becoming angry, attached, closed-minded, proud or jealous. When opportunities arise to […]

Mindfulness Retreat: “Comfortable with Uncertainty”, 16-20 Sept 2015

When: Thursday 16th – Sunday 20th September 2015 Where:  Susurumba, Juliasdale, Nyanga Course Presenter: Dave Sheehan “The central question in our spiritual training is not how we avoid uncertainty and fear but how we relate to discomfort.  How do we cope with difficulty, with our emotions, and with the unpredictable encounters of an ordinary day?” Pema Chodron The root […]

Mindfulness Easter Meditation Retreat: ‘Forgiveness’ – Apr 2-6, 2015

When: Thursday 2nd April – Monday 6th April 2015 Where:  Susurumba, Juliasdale, Nyanga Course Presenter: Dave Sheehan Forgiveness means renouncing the suffering of anger and resentment. Abiding in a place where we no longer hold on to old grudges or hurts, we live in the present moment, undistracted by memories or projections. When we forgive […]

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: ‘Making friends with myself by learning to let go of painful mind states’

When: Wednesday 21st – Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:  Susurumba, Juliasdale, Nyanga Course Presenters: Dave Sheehan assisted by Sarah Sheehan Hi, You’re invited to attend this  five day Mindfulness Retreat at Susurumba in the beautiful Nyanga district. The theme will focus on how to let go of painful mind states, such as anxiety, stress and fear, […]

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: ‘Working skilfully with Anger’ – December 10-14, 2014

When: Wednesday 10th – Sunday 14th December 2014 Where:  Susurumba, Juliasdale, Nyanga Course Presenters: Dave and Pam Sheehan “Anger plagues all of us on a personal, national and international level. When it manifests in the mind of even one person, let alone a group or nation, the entire world can be affected. On a personal level, anger can […]

Rob Nairn – 5 Year Insight Course: Year 1 – 10-Day Insight Retreat Oct 3-12, 2014

Closed Retreat restricted to practitioners on the 5 Year Insight course Insight training really frees the mind. The power of Insight exposes the hidden forces that secretly trap us in the mind states that prevent freedom and happiness. The notion of there being hidden forces in our minds may be novel because most people would […]

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: ‘Awakening Compassion And Wisdom’ – August 8-12, 2014

When: Friday 8th – Tuesday 12th August 2014 ( Public holidays 11 and 12 August) Where:  Susurumba, Juliasdale, Nyanga Course Presenters: Dave and Pam Sheehan “The starting point of the spiritual path, is the understanding that we can transform ourselves. Our innate qualities, like loving-kindness, compassion and wisdom, and our abilities to help ourselves and […]

Retreat: The Four Foundations of Mindfulness – March 6-9 2014 – Susurumba, Nyanga

Mindfulness is being present with what is happening whilst it is happening, without preference. The theme of the retreat is Mindfulness of Body, Feelings, Mind and Teachings and will be facilitated by Ven. Lama Tsondru. Mindfulness in the Buddhist sense goes beyond just paying attention to things. It is a pure awareness free of judgments […]