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Sorrow’s springs – a Meditation retreat

Goedgedacht Farm, Kasteelberg near Riebeek-Kasteel

14 days ● Sunday 12 Nov to Sunday 26 Nov 2017

(Arrive Sun afternoon 12 Nov depart Sunday morning 26 Nov)

‘No matter, child, the name:
Sórrow’s spríngs áre the same.’
– Gerard Manly Hopkins

The world today is full of uncertainty, hopelessness, fear and sorrow. Sorrow is both an outward and inner experience and its source lies in the depths of the human heart.

The heart of our retreat will be meditation as taught in the Mahamudra tradition but we will address our human problems placed in the wider context of meditation as a way of life. Inquire if it’s possible to live our lives from a source beyond the spring’s of sorrow.

Conditions for participants:

We request the participant to attend the whole retreat from beginning to end. Partial or casual attendance is discouraged, nor is coming and going during the retreat. However those who due to circumstances cannot attend the whole retreat and a have sincere wish to attend part may contact Charlotte on and your request will be forwarded to Donal for permission to attend.

Participants should be fully committed to the program leaving behind personal demands and agendas. Preference will be given to those who can attend the full retreat.

Costs – from R10400 for the dorm to R14600 for en suite single room.

Prices include venue hire, accommodation for 14 nights, 3 vegetarian meals per day, morning & afternoon tea, and international teacher surcharge. Teachings are free of charge. The surcharge helps cover travel and other expenses.

To book please email Charlotte