Our relationships shape our world and influence our well-being deeply. As human beings we are constantly in relationships: with the world around us, with those close to us and with ourselves.
Is our world one of accusations and anger, polarization and struggle, hostility and resentment, or a world of deep understanding, friendship, kindness and harmony?
Buddhist teaching and practices embody an ancient and yet radical toolbox that can help us break free from painful patterns that bind us, and offer an invaluable perspective that can change our inner world and hence our relationships in all facets of life. Through meditation, enquiry, and deepening into the Buddhist teachings, we will look at the patterns that bind us to a life of discontent and struggle, and explore the way out of them, to a fulfilling, friendly and nourishing relationships.
It’s this one mystery that is living and manifesting through all of us burning through our eyes like the stars through the vast blanket of the sky. Singing through our voice, crying through our tears, loving through our hearts. Everything belongs to IT, made out of IT. Nothing and no-body-mind-heart is excluded.
“In order to discover new land, we must be wiling to lose sight of the shore”, wrote French Author Andre Gide. Both inner and outer movements that yield sweet fruits in the map of our soul, are the shifts from being a tourist, often seeking that which is similar to where we came from,
Meditation, Dharma, freedom…
The retreat will be held mostly in silence, with times of daily sharings,teachings, Yoga practice and short walks in the beautiful scenery of the island.
the retreat is opt for people with experience in the Dharma
.This is the classical retreat that is opt for beginners and experienced practitioners alike
Today my dear friend Leo passed away to the other side of things. His death came as a shock to me, although I knew he wasn’t well.
Dana is one of the deepest expression of the mutual dependence between us all. Dana supports the cultivation of the beautiful and transormative quality of generosity.
This retreat is a unique opportunity that weaves together the classical insight Vipassana retreat with the practices of Ashtanga Yoga in the tradition of Patanjali and Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.
We will deepen into the ancient and radical teachings of the Buddha for the liberation of the heart and mind, side by side with transformative Yoga practices.
This classical Vipassana retreat will include comprehensive meditation instructions in Vipassana (Insight) meditation, a daily talk and regular one to one meetings with Lila. The retreat offers the opportunity to go deeply into ourselves in a supportive and caring atmosphere. It points to inner renewal, a deep sense of presence and the emptying of the mind for fresh perceptions and insights. Suitable for new and experienced meditators.