Days of Mindfulness and Retreats

Full Schedule of Days of Mindfulness and Retreats

Kuan Yin Meditation Centre Retreats and Days of Mindfulness
are held through the year as per the schedule listed below.
This schedule is subject to change without notice and as such bookings are recommended.
2021 Day of Mindfulness and Retreat Schedule

Download the Day of Mindfulness and Retreat Schedule 2021

The Depth of Inquiry

Friday 23rd January – Friday 30th January
An Insight Meditation Retreat
Teachers: Subhana Barzaghi and Will James

Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay

Info at: www.insightmeditationaustralia.org 

Meditation in Action

Sunday February 14th  -  9:30am - 1pm
Kuan Yin Meditation Sangha Work Morning
There will be an optional period of meditation practice in the morning from 9-9:30am.
The main activities will be working in the gardens and working in the Dojo.

Contact: Sue on 0477880185 for more information.

Walking The Path of Awakening

Friday March 12th – Thursday March 18th
A 6 day Insight/Mindfulness/Vipassana Retreat
Teachers: Ellen Davison and Jen Ireland assisting

Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay

This retreat is suitable for both beginners and experienced meditators. The retreat consists of meditation instruction with guided meditations, sitting and walking meditation, Dharma talks plus group and individual interviews.

Flyer (PDF): Walking The Path of Wisdom and Awakening Flyer March 2021

Registration Form (Doc): Path of Awakening Rego 2021

For further information and bookings email: vjwight(at)gmail.com.au

2 day Zen Meditation Retreat

Saturday March 27th - Sunday March 28th
A two day non-residential retreat of Zen Meditation

Teachers: Ellen Davison and Rachel Whiting
Venue: Kuan Yin Meditation Centre

Inquiries:: Colin at nimbinensis(at)hotmail.com

Insight Meditation Retreat 

Friday June 11th –Friday June 18th
Insight Meditation Retreat
Teachers: Subhana  Barzaghi and Carol Perry

Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay

Info at www.insightmeditationaustralia.org; www.dharma.org.au  

Meditation in Action

Sunday 18th July 9am-12pm
Kuan Yin Meditation Centre Sangha Work Morning

A meditation and Sangha work day.
This day will combine 1 period of meditation practice in the morning followed by applying one's practice into the activities of everyday life.

Contact: Sue on 0477 880 185

2 day Insight/Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Saturday August 28th – Sunday August 29th
A 2 day non-residential Insight/Vipassana Meditation Retreat
Teachers: Ellen Davison and Matt Currie
Venue: Kuan Yin Meditation Centre

Contact: Rosie on 0402682925

A 6 day silent Insight/Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Friday September 10th - Thursday September 16th
A 6 day silent Insight/Vipassana Meditation Retreat
Teachers: Ellen Davison and Radha Nicholson
Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay

This retreat consists of sitting and walking meditation, open inquiry sessions, group and individual meetings with the teachers, an optional morning yoga period, Dharma talks, and guided meditations.

Info at www.insightmeditationaustralia.org or www.dharma.org.au

Hazy Moon Spring Sesshin (Zen Retreat)

Friday September 24th – Thursday September 30th
A 6 day Zen Sesshin (Zen retreat)
Teachers: Ellen Davison and Rachel Whiting
Venue: Mullumbimby

This 6 day sesshin will allow and encourage participants to settle deeply into the silence and stillness within and to explore the deeper questions and issues which often arise in the course of one’s life. Ellen is a Roshi in the Diamond Sangha lineage and has been leading sesshin in Australia for over 17 years.

For further information contact Colin on (02) 66891614 or email: nimbinensis(at)hotmail.com

Meditation in Action

Sunday 17th October 9am - 1pm
A Meditation and Sangha work morning.

Contact: Sue: 0477 880 185

A 2 day non-residential retreat

Saturday 30th October & Sunday 31st
A 2 day non-residential retreat

Teacher: Patrick Kearney
Venue: Kuan Yin Meditation Centre

Patrick has over 30 years in meditation experience and teaches retreats throughout Australia. Patrick emphasises the importance of developing independence in practice throughout the dynamics of meditation and the theory that guides it.

Contact: sonyanourse(at)hotmail.com

Morning of Mindfulness

Sunday December 5th 9:00am – 1:15pm
Morning of Mindfulness with Ellen Davison

This Morning of Mindfulness will include meditation instructions, sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk and interviews, followed by a shared lunch. Ellen emphasises the application of the teachings to everyday life.

Contact: Sue on 0477 880 185

This schedule is subject to change without notice and as such bookings are recommended
Note: Registration forms for retreats will be available on the websites three months prior to retreats
Vipassana Meditation