Monthly Archives: June 2016

Meditation Retreat at Temple Druid

 

Meditation Retreat Aug 16Meditation Retreat

1 ~ 5 August 2016

This retreat will offer each participant an opportunity to develop their practice at a pace that is right for them. This retreat is based on Buddhist principles, but does not require participants to be Buddhist or convert from their own religious/spiritual beliefs. All spiritual backgrounds or none are very welcome and we positively encourage discussion in these areas.

To book on or for further info, contact Jules julia3636@sky.com or call 01437 532957

There will be opportunities for 1-1 sessions through out the week if participants feel they need to think through and discuss any issues that are arising in their practice.

Liquid refreshments are available throughout the day along with 3 vegetarian meals. Please feel free to bring along cakes, snacks and fruit to share.

Monday 1st August

  • noon arrival, refreshments & settling in

  • 14.00 program outline, discussion and land walk

  • 15.00 meditation session

  • 18.30 evening meal & clear up

  • 20.00 meditation session

  • 21.00 fire and discussion – the noble eightfold path

Tuesday 2nd August

(introspection – the six sense doors & three feeling tones)

  • 07.00 morning meditation

  • 08.30 breakfast

  • 10.00 discussion ~ introspection and senses

  • 10.30 meditation session

  • 12.30 lunch

  • 14.00 meditation session

  • 16.00 refreshment break

  • 16.30 silent guided walk

  • 18.00 silent meal in the Zen tradition

  • 20.00 evening meditation

  • 21.30 fire & discussion

Wednesday 3rd August

(roots of mind & five precepts)

  • 07.00 morning meditation

  • 08.30 breakfast

  • 10.00 discussion ~ roots of mind & five precepts

  • 10.30 meditation session

  • 12.30 lunch

  • 14.00 meditation session

  • 16.00 refreshment break

  • 16.30 self reflective practice

  • 18.00 evening meal

  • 20.00 evening meditation

  • 21.30 fire & discussion

Thursday 4th August

(four noble truths & four metta phases)

  • 07.00 morning meditation

  • 08.30 breakfast

  • 10.00 discussion ~ 4 noble truths & 4 metta phases

  • 11.00 meditation session

  • 12.30 lunch

  • 14.00 meditation session

  • 16.00 refreshment break

  • 16.30 meditation session

  • 18.00 evening meal

  • 20.00 meditation session

  • 21.30 fire & discussion

Friday 5th August

(the eight vicissitudes)

  • 07.00 morning meditation

  • 08.30 breakfast

  • 10.00 discussion ~ the eight vicissitudes

  • 11.00 meditation session

  • 12.30 lunch

  • 14.00 closing discussion, evaluation and meditation

Wisdom Within Retreat At Temple Druid

Wisdom WithinWisdom Within Retreat

This retreat is set over 4 days, in the grounds of Temple Druid, Pembrokeshire. The programme is designed to support each participant to discover their own strengths and challenges from past lives and bring the knowledge to this life. Understanding your whole self, can bring new energy and focus to this life, enabling you to break free from old cycles or patterns and feel more connected and confident to move forward with new ideas and challenges.

To book on or for further info, contact Jules julia3636@sky.com or call 01437 532957


Accommodation
is provided in tents, however you are very welcome to bring your own tipi, yurt, bender, tent, caravan or other!

Food & refreshments are provided throughout the retreat. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be ample vegetarian feasts with tea, coffee and other beverages available throughout the day.

Toilets & Showers will be rustic! We have a beautiful compost toilet and are hoping to construct a shower/bathing amenity in time for the retreat!

Travel & parking. You are welcome to drive to within 100 mtrs of the venue. Please be aware that access is by a steep slate track, and parking is on site. You can also travel by train and pick up from Clunderwen station will be available.

Programe

Throughout the 4 days there will be opportunity for both self reflection and group discussion. You will be encouraged to keep your own journal of discovery over the weekend.

Friday 22nd July (Arrive from noon onwards)

The beginning’

  • 16.00 ~ bespoke 1-1 past life sessions begin

  • 18.00 ~ evening meal

  • 19.30 ~ the journey unveiled – opening ceremony,

discussion, questions and answers, initial teaching of the connective movement practice.

Saturday 23rd July

Unveiling the light’

  • 08.00 ~ connective movement practice

  • 08.15 ~ breakfast

  • 09.30 ~ morning guided meditation

  • 10.30 ~ refreshment break

  • 11.00 ~ shamanic journey

  • 13.00 ~ lunch

  • 14.30 ~ questioned reflective space/walk

  • 16.00 ~ group reflective discussion

  • 18.00 ~ dinner

  • 20.00 ~ fire meditation

Sunday 24th July

Embracing the dark’

  • 08.00 ~ connective movement practice

  • 08.30 ~ breakfast

  • 10.00 ~ guided meditation

  • 11.00 ~ questioned reflective space/walk

  • 12.30 ~ lunch

  • 13.30 ~ beach experience/ exploring our dark side

  • 18.00 ~ dinner

  • 19.30 ~ fire and reflective discussion

Monday 25th July

Yin & Yang circle’

  • 08.00 ~ connective movement practice

  • 08.30 ~ breakfast

  • 10.00 ~ shamanic journey – making a whole

  • 11.30 ~ refreshment break

  • 12.00 ~ reflective group

  • 13.00 ~ lunch

  • 14.00 ~ closing ceremony