INSIGHT MEDITATION RETREATS
The Depth of Inquiry
An Insight Meditation Retreat
23 - 30 January 2021
Teachers: Subhana Barzaghi & Will James
Venue: ‘Sangsurya’, Byron Bay
Insight meditation allows us to see clearly into the reactions and distortions that arise in our daily life. Out of this clear awareness comes a stillness of mind that opens to the immensity and wonder of life.
Download flyer here (260kb pdf)
For information please contact Ali: alibarlow(at)netspace.net.au or phone 0406016408
Information and registration forms may be downloaded from www.tallowwoodsangha.org.au
Deepening into Stillness
Date: Friday 23rd - 28th April 2021 (five days)
Teachers: Subhana Barzaghi & Alan Bassal
Venue: Brahma Kumari Centre for Spiritual Learning – Wilton NSW
Open for bookings 4 months prior
Awakening the Heart and Mind
An insight meditation retreat
11th -18th June 2021
Teachers: Subhana Barzaghi & Carol Perry
Venue: Sangsurya, Byron Bay
This retreat is now fully booked.
Insight meditation allows us to examine the habitual patterns of mind that create confusion, anxiety and pain. Through the practice of calmness, mindfulness and inquiry we can cultivate wisdom and open the heart. Inquiry awakens us to our true nature, allowing a sense of profound ease and connection with life.
Download flyer (200kb pdf)
Download Registration Form (250kb MSWord.docx)
Further information: email Sonja Andrey sandrey1550(at)gmail.com
Insight Meditation, Tai Chi and Qigong Retreat
Finding nourishment & strength in the face of great uncertainty
Dates: 1st - 7th October, 2021
Teachers Subhana Barzaghi and Shirsha Marie
MCTT PROGRAM 2021-22
Mindfulness and Compassion Teacher Training Program 2021 - 2022
This program is for those who want to teach mindfulness and compassion aligned with the deep wisdom teachings of the Buddha. It is also for those who want to engage in an ongoing program of study to deepen their own journey of awakening.
The course will develop an understanding of the principles and application of the practices underlying meditation, mindfulness and the Boundless Heart qualities of loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity.
This two year program is particularly suited for those who are interested in incorporating and teaching mindfulness and compassion in various areas of work and life. In such areas as; allied health, yoga, fitness, group work, social work, conflict resolution, social activism, counselling and corporate work.
A level of prior experience is required.
Dates for 2021:
Weekend modules -
1) 20 - 21 February
2) 22 - 23 May
3) 21 - 22 August
4) 20 - 21 November
Dates for 2022: TBA
Teachers for the program
Subhana Barzaghi is an authorised Insight and Zen meditation teacher with over forty years’ experience in Buddhist meditation.
Alan Bassal has been studying and practicing Buddha’s teachings for over 35 years beginning in the Vipassana meditative tradition and then developing in Eastern and Western Insight.
For further information: email: alangbassal(at)gmail.com
ZEN SESSHINS / TRAININGS
Autumn Zen Sesshin
Sydney Zen Centre
Dates: 2nd – 9th April 2021
Teachers: Subhana Barzaghi
Venue: Temple of the Ancient Ground – Kodoji
Gorricks Run, via St. Albans
Melbourne Zen Group Spring Sesshin
Dates: 5th – 12th November 2021
Teacher: Subhana Barzaghi
Assistant teacher Wayne Rankin
Venue: Kallara Conference Centre – Euroa, Vic.
Enquiries: Melbourne Zen Group
Eco-Dharma Training Course
Sydney Zen Centre - 8 week program delivered on-line via zoom
Time: Thursday evenings 6.30 - 9pm
Dates: March 18th, 25th, April 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th
Zen Teachers Subhana Barzaghi & Mari Rhydwen will be joined by experts in the fields of ecology, mindfulness, psychology, economics, Buddhist ethics and activism to explore how we can participate in chartering a positive way forward to address the current climate crisis. The course is open to everyone and you can join in from wherever you are.
Download flyer here (300kb pdf)
For a detailed outline of the 8 week course - www.szc.org.au
Cost: $250.00 waged, $200 SZC member, Concession &/or student $80.00
For inquiry and registration contact Julie Robinson Email: julesandco(at)live.com.au
Sydney Zen Centre Bank details: BSB: 062-182 Account No: 1013 7103
Please tag payment with your name and the letters “ED” then email a copy of your bank transfer receipt confirmation to Julie Robinson.