Emoyeni – Cultivating Wisdom & Compassion

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ONLINE MEDITATION SESSIONS

Join us for our online meditation sessions.
R200 for the month

Since the 28th of April 2020, Emoyeni has been hosting 4 half-hour meditations each week using Zoom. To try and accommodate the differing lifestyles we offer a mix of morning and evening sessions:

Monday evening:  19.30 – 20.00
Tuesday morning:  07.00 – 07.30
Wednesday evening:  19.30 – 20.30  (extra 30 mins for questions/discussion)
Thursday morning:  07.00 – 07.30

EXPLORING YIN & YANG - TAI CHI and BAGUAZHANG

 From inner harmony to self-defence

 Nayashen Naidoo

Weekend ~ May 7 – 9         

Standard rate: R2100 – R2500 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2600 – R3100(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

On this retreat we combine the Yang Family Tai Chi style with Yin Style Baguazhang to focus on harmonising mind, body and spirit. We will also explore the Tai Chi Straight Sword form…

FIGURE & PUPPET MAKING AS A REPRESENTATION OF THE SELF

A creative and explorative weekend with self-expression, relaxation and meditation

 Sharon Benatar

Weekend ~ May 14 – 16        

Standard rate: R2100 – R2500 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2600 – R3100(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

 Winnicott, the renowned psychotherapist, spoke about the link between creativity and creative living itself.

On this retreat we will explore and experiment with making a symbolic figurine, puppet – be it a spirit warrior or healing doll or a representative animal creature –  any form that comes to mind…

WESAK AND WALKING WITH THE BUDDDHIST PATH

21 Years of walking the path to deepening our understanding of the Buddhist teachings

Mervyn Croft

May 28 – 30

Standard rate: R2000 – R2400 (en-suite);   
Generous Rate:
 R2500 – R3000 (en-suite);  
     plus suggested 
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

This year we are including the celebration of Emoyeni’s 21 birthday and Wesak on our annual introduction to Buddhism. The Buddha’s teachings are extraordinary…

SELFCARE & CENTEREDNESS

Finding and keeping your center 

 Tessa Pretorius

Weekend ~ June 11 -13         

Standard rate: R2000 – R2400 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2500 – R3000(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

Tessa Pretorius                   

Why is it so difficult for us to be kind, gentle or good to ourselves? What if it wasn’t that difficult…?

 The Buddha’s teachings emphasise the importance of taking care of oneself as a way to show yourself, and others, compassion… 

BEAN TO BAR

A weekend of tasting, making and learning about real chocolate

Ana Maria Panait

Weekend ~ July 2 – 4       

Standard rate: R2100 – R2500 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2600 – R3100(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

Did you know that chocolate offers the same complexity as wine, beer and coffee? Did you know that 70% of the world’s cacao comes from four countries in West Africa? … 

This is an exploratory journey through single origin cacao from different countries, and all chocoholics and taste explorers are welcome.

OPEN THE HEART AND STILL THE MIND

 Listening with a kind and compassionate heart

Sue Cooper

3-Days ~ August 6 – 9    

Standard rate: R3300 – R3700 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R4050 – R4800(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R750 – R3 500

This long-weekend silent Open the Heart and Still the Mind Compassion retreat will draw on the wisdom of Buddhist psychology and the inspiring teachings and practices of Kuan Yin, the bodhisattva of compassion…

This retreat includes guided sitting and walking meditations, short individual sessions with Sue and daily sessions of qigong (chi kung)…

COOKING VEGAN-ISH

COOKING VEGAN-ISH

A Gentle Journey to a Plant-based Life

 Samantha and Endré Sparks

Weekend ~ August 27 -29

Standard rate: R2100 – R2500 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2600 – R3100(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

In this cooking demo retreat, we will explore vegan cooking. For vegan newbies, you will be exposed to some exciting ingredients… 

Mostly the retreat will be about preparing and enjoying great food that you can recreate at home…

 

YOGA, MANTRA AND SACRED SOUND

Mantra and Sacred Sound within our practice

  Paul Carlos

Weekend ~ September 3 – 5

Standard rate: R2100 – R2500 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2600 – R3100(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

Using mantra and sacred sound in our meditation and yoga practice is a technique to raise our dominant vibrational frequency and this aids us in re-connecting with our-selves on a deep level…

 

How to make a booking?

Find Us

Google Earth: 25 deg 47′ 41.90″ S; 27 deg 33′ 22.21″ E
GPS decimal: lat -25.794800 long: 27.556224.

Emoyeni is reached by a dirt road, please drive slowly over the last 2 km.

Office Hours

Office hours for bookings:
Weekdays 8 am – 4:30 pm.

Please email, rather than call, us over the weekends.
We run retreats over weekends (sometimes in silence) so phone calls are problematic.

Contact Details

Emoyeni Retreat Centre, A65 Buffelshoek Farm,
Mooinooi, North-West, 0325

Email: retreat@emoyeni.org.za

Telephone: +27 (0)82 308 1533

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