kuan yin meditation centre

Retreat Schedule

2019 Retreats
Residential Retreats

The Path of Awakening - Insight /Vipassana Meditation Retreat
Friday 29th March - Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Teacher: Ellen Davison
Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay NSW

This retreat will include meditation instructions on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, meditation periods of sitting and walking, Dharma talks, mindfulness work periods, and individual interviews and is an opportunity to stop and enter the stillness and silence within that brings forth our innate wisdom, equanimity and connection with all of life.

This retreat offers an ideal opportunity for established meditators to deepen their practice. Those new to meditation can experience a valuable but gentle introduction to silent meditation and the Dharma teachings in a welcoming, supportive environment.

The retreat program consists of sitting, walking and guided meditation. Meditation instruction, group and individual meetings with the teacher, evening Dharma talks and optional Yoga/exercise periods are also included. Three delicious vegetarian meals are provided each day.

For further retreat information email: kuanyinmeditationcentre798(at)gmail.com

Download flyer here (400kb pdf)

Download Registration Form here (1.6MB MSWord.docx)


Compassionate Heart, Wise Mind: The Buddha’s teachings on Wisdom and Compassion
Friday August 30th – Thursday September 5th 2019

Teachers: Ellen Davison and Radha Nicholson
Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay, NSW

This 6 day retreat will include periods of sitting and walking meditation, Inquiry, Dharma talks, meditation instructions, guided meditations and interviews with the teachers.

Bookings will open 3-4 months prior to the retreat.

Contact: Victoria vjwight(at)gmail.com


Hazy Moon Spring Sesshin (A 6 day Zen Retreat)
September: Saturday September 29th – Friday October 5th
Teacher: Ellen Davison
Venue: Mullumbimby

This 6 day sesshin will allow and encourage participants to settle deeply into the silence and stillness of the practice 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 15 years.

Contact: inahall(at)outlook.com

Non-residential Retreats

October: Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th
A 2 day non-residential retreat with Patrick Kearney
Venue: Kuan Yin Meditation Centre

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

Contact sonyanourse(at)hotmail.com

Ellen will also be leading one day Zen retreats (Zazenkai) in Bellingen in March, May, August and November. Contact Vince: bellingenzengroup(at)gmail.com.au


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