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Regular events


Weekly:

Monday evening Insight Meditation
7pm to 8.30pm with teacher Will James at the Bellingen Yoga Studio.  Please use the rear lane to access the studio at the back of 8 Crown Street - there is a sign to the Studio in the lane. All are welcome, new and experienced, to come along for an evening of meditation, inquiry and discussion every Monday evening.


Fortnightly:

Dorrigo Insight Meditation Group
Every fortnight the Dorrigo Insight Meditation Group meets 6pm to 6.45pm in Dorrigo. 
For further information please contact Anke Bluhm on 02 6657 2910 or abluhm61@gmail.com
 


Upcoming Insight Meditation Events      

Tallowwood Sangha Insight Events for 2019

Date    
Event           
Teacher/s
Venue
Contact and Bookings                        
26 Jan - 2 Feb 2019
Insight Meditation Silent Retreat
Subhana Barzaghi and
Will James
Sangsurya Byron Bay This event is now fully booked, however you are very welcome to make an application to go on the waiting list, for which a deposit is not required.

enquiries to: Lisa at
tallowwoodsangha@gmail.com

download info here:
January 2019 Retreat Information (updated)

download retreat application form here:
January 2019 Retreat Application

Sunday 17 Feb
Day of Mindfulness

Single day Insight Meditation Silent Retreat

Will James North Farm Retreat Space, Bellingen, NSW

enquiries to: Lisa at
tallowwoodsangha@gmail.com

download info here:
February 2019 DOM flyer

Sample schedule No3 below

28 - 31 March
Autumn Retreat

Insight Meditation Silent Retreat

Will James North Farm Retreat Space, Bellingen, NSW

enquiries to: Guy at
guysaddleton@gmail.com

download info here:
Autumn 2019 Retreat flyer

download retreat application form here:
Autumn 2019 Retreat Application

Sunday 30 June
Day of Mindfulness

Single day Insight Meditation Silent Retreat

Will James North Farm Retreat Space, Bellingen, NSW

Details yet to be posted.

enquiries to: Lisa at
tallowwoodsangha@gmail.com

Sample schedule No3 below
19 - 26 July
Insight Meditation Silent Retreat

Will James and Radha
Nicholson

Sangsurya
Byron Bay
Details yet to be posted.

enquiries to: Lisa at
tallowwoodsangha@gmail.com

Sunday 25 Aug
Day of Mindfulness

Single day Insight Meditation Silent Retreat

Will James North Farm Retreat Space, Bellingen, NSW

Details yet to be posted.

enquiries to: Lisa at
tallowwoodsangha@gmail.com
19 - 22 Sept
Spring Retreat

Insight Meditation Silent Retreat

Will James North Farm Retreat Space, Bellingen, NSW

Details yet to be posted.

enquiries to: Lisa at
tallowwoodsangha@gmail.com
Sunday 17 Nov
Day of Mindfulness

Single day Insight Meditation Silent Retreat

Will James North Farm Retreat Space, Bellingen, NSW

Details yet to be posted.

enquiries to: Lisa at
tallowwoodsangha@gmail.com
    


Sample Insight Retreat Schedules

buddha with
                  purple kale
Sample 1: Multi-day silent retreat

5:45    Wake-up bell   
6:00    Yoga or exercise
6:45    Sitting Meditation  
7:30    Breakfast

8:10    Mindfulness Work  
9:20    Clean-up
9:30    Daily instructions & Sitting Meditation  
10:30  Walking meditation
11:15  Sitting Meditation  
12:00  Walking meditation
12:30  Lunch & Rest

2:00    Dharma Inquiry
3:00    Walking meditation
3:45    Sitting Meditation  
4:30    Walking Meditation
5:00    Evening meal

6:30    Sitting Meditation  
7:00    Break
7:15    Dharma Talk
8:00    Standing / Walking meditation
8:15    Evening program: guided meditation, poetry, music
9:00    Rest well

 

yarra bellSample 2: Multi-day silent retreat  
            

6:20    Wakeup bell
6:30    Optional exercise period
6:50    Sitting meditation
7:30    Breakfast

8:15    Mindfulness Work period
9:15    Instruction and talk on meditation practice
10:00  Walking meditation / group for beginners
10:45  Sitting meditation
11:30  Walking meditation / small groups
12:15  Lunch and rest

2:15    Dharma Inquiry
3:15    Sitting meditation
4:00    Walking meditation and small groups
5:00    Restorative yoga
6:00    Dinner

7:15    Dharma talk and discussion
8:15    Evening program: guided meditation, music, chanting



buddha with
                orchidSample 3: Day of Mindfulness Schedule

10:00   Sitting meditation
10:45   Walking meditation
11:15   Sitting meditation
12:00   Dharma Talk
12:30   We break silence for a shared lunch

1:30     Sitting meditation
2:15     Standing or Walking meditation
2:30     Dharma Inquiry
3:00     Walking meditation
3:15     Sitting meditation / Metta
3:45     Close of day