Tuesday 14 September – Sunday 19 September 2021Venue : Susurumba Retreat Centre, JuliasdaleFacilitator : Dave Sheehan We all know that it is beneficial to be kind. We feel it is good for ourselves if somebody is kind to us. So we need to reflect: if I want and wish other people to be kind to […]
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 […]
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] gmail.com 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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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] gmail.com Meditation practice brings all our neuroses to the surface rather than hiding them at the bottom of our minds. It enables us to […]
Dónal has kindly offered to run a virtual retreat for the Southern Africa Centres this November. The retreat will be held over Zoom. Please watch this post for updates. Dates: Friday 6 – Saturday 14 November, 2020 Retreat Theme: Bodhicitta. An Affirming Flame ‘Defenceless under the nightOur world in stupor lies;Yet, dotted everywhere,Ironic points of […]
We regret that due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Alan’s visit to Zimbabwe has been cancelled.
We regret that due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this retreat has been cancelled.
We cannot change the world to conform to our wishes, but we can have mastery over how we experience it; learning to accept and adapt will mature our minds. A rigid or narrow-minded person has difficulty in getting on with other people and with their own life. On the other hand, a broad-minded, flexible person […]