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

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)…

* OPEN WEEKEND with a difference

Weekend ~ Auguest 13 – 15       

Standard rate: R2100 – R2500 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R2600 – R3100(en-suite);

On this *Open weekend with a Difference we will be adding “An introduction to Ho’Oponopono (To put to rights or make things right…)”  in the form of a voluntary nano-workshop between 10 -12 on Saturday morning. 

 

WORK RETREAT

 

Weekend  ~ August 20 – 22    

Work Retreats are a great way to see the reciprocal nature of service and Dana in practice…Emoyeni offers you free board and lodging  in exchange  for service …

QUIET MOUNTAIN, CLEAR SKY

Meditation with calmness and clarity

  Mervyn Croft

Weekend ~ August 27 – 29

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

This weekend silent retreat will provide an opportunity to explore two aspects of Buddhist meditation practice – the gradual development of calmness and peacefulness in our mind; and the practice of awareness, to live with more clarity and more centeredness in the present moment….

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…

BEAN TO BAR

A weekend of tasting, making and learning about real chocolate

Ana Maria Panait

Weekend ~ September 10 -12       

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.

A SECULAR BUDDHIST RETREAT

 Towards a practice of care

 Katrin  Auf den Heyde

3-Days ~ September 23 – 26     

Standard rate: R3300 – R3700 (en-suite);
Generous Rate:
R4050 – R4800(en-suite);
plus suggested
Teachers Dana: R400 – R2000

In this retreat we will explore how the Buddha’s teachings inspire a way of being in this world, at this time, in a way that is both caring and responsive…

 

THE ALCHEMY OF ANXIETY & UNCERTAINTY

Exploring ways to transform what is difficult or painful into spiritual gold

  Rene Stevenson

Weekend ~ October 1 – 3

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

This retreat offers an alchemical ‘crucible of containment and care’ in which to hold  the vulnerabilities and struggles you bring…  To support us will be practices of mindful image making (no art experience necessary); journaling, walking in nature, ritual, silence, meditation, embodied awareness practices, story-telling and poetry…

EXPLORING YIN & YANG - TAI CHI AND BAGUAZHANG

 From inner harmony to self-defence

 Nayashen Naidoo

Weekend ~ October 15 – 17

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….

No prior Tai Chi or martial arts experience necessary.

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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