Ellen's 2019 Schedule

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Weekly Meditation Groups

Mondays: Zen Meditation 7:00pm-8:45pm

Kuan Yin Meditation Centre, Lismore Heights

Contact Rachel 0427 778 837


Wednesdays: Insight/Vipassana Meditation 7:00pm -8:45pm

Kuan Yin Meditation Centre, Lismore Heights

Contact: Rosie on 0402 682 925





The Path of Awakening

Insight /Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Friday March 29th –Wednesday April 3rd 2019

Teacher: Ellen Davison

Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay NSW Australia

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. 

Download flyer here (400kb MSWord.docx)

Download Registration Form here (1.6MB MSWord.docx)

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


Compassionate Heart, Wise Mind: The Buddha's Teachings on Wisdom and Compassion

Friday August 20th - Thursday September 5th

Teachers: Ellen Davison and Radha Nicholson

Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay

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

Open Heart Awakened Mind

Saturday 28th September - Thursday 3rd October

Teacher: Ellen Davison

Venue: Mullumbimby, NSW

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


Ellen will also be leading one day Zen retreats (Zazenkai) in Bellingen in March, May, August and November

Contact: Vince bellingenzengroup(at)gmail.com


Download a printable version of Ellen's 2019 Retreat Schedule here (200kb MSWord.docx)

Freedom of the Heart - A 6 day silent Meditation Retreat
August: Friday 19th - Thursday 25th
Teachers: Ellen Davison and Radha Nicholson
Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Ba