MALENY SILENT RETREAT

Upcoming Dates

Retreat From Your Busy Life

Calm Your Mind

Immerse Yourself In Silence...

Join Kara Swift for a weekend of silence at beautiful Maleny in the Hinterland of the Sunshine Coast, with a small group of up to 9 people.

Step away from your busy life and busy mind, learn how to meditate or deepen your meditation practice, without the distraction of chatter and devices. Receive fascinating teachings and guidance from an ordained Buddhist Monk. 

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Inclusions

🌱 2 nights accommodation  & delicious meals.

🌱 Meditation instruction & practice with Kara

🌱 Teachings from an Ordained Zen Buddhist master

🌱 Yoga Classes

🌱 Sound Healing

🌱 There is no need to "withdraw" from caffeine on our retreats - tea and plunger coffee are provided. 

🌱 Plenty of free time to nap, wander the grounds, take in the views, read books from the extensive library on philosophy, Zen & Buddhism.

Prices

🌱 Single room with shared bathroom  - $590. The single rooms book up very quickly. 

🌱 Twin share room/shared bathroom - $540 per person. This option is for friends or couples

🌱 Bedlinen, pillow and towel are provided

🌱 A non-refundable deposit of $200 will secure your retreat.

🌱 Arrival/Departure times: Arrive between 3pm-4pm and retreat finishes just after lunch on the last day.  

Because of the nature of these retreats we can't accept late arrivals so that we can all commence the schedule at the same time.  

Sep 25-27

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Oct 30 - Nov 1

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Nov 27-29

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Join Kara...

For a very special experience of immersion in --

- stillness

 -silence

- meditation 

- nature connection. 

fill your cup by spending very well-deserved quality time on YOU 

 

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FLOW OF THE DAY

Every aspect of your weekend is meticulously designed to take you on a journey, from an outward focussed and busy state of being, to a balanced state of inner reflection and calm. 

Morning

Start your day with some gentle seated stretches to wake your body, then a  guided meditation - on the "Tai-chi" deck with stunning views over the valley and off to the horizon.

A simple, leisurely breakfast is followed by some free time before your meditation class. You might even feel like crawling back to bed for a while - just because you can! :)

Afternoon

After lunch you might like to indulge in a nap or read a book under a tree (you are welcome to browse the library of hundreds of books that will deepen your spiritual journey). 

Then we will come together for a deliciously slow and restorative "yin yoga class" (all done either sitting or lying down and suitable for total beginners to yoga too). 

Evening

Before your delicious dinner enjoy some free time watching the fading sun and immersing yourself in the sounds of nature before a fascinating talk by a Buddhist monk after dinner. 

After which, a guided meditation will prepare you for a sound and restful sleep. 

Enjoy a herbal tea, some more reading or star-gazing before bed. 

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