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Cultivating Mind-Heart Resonance Through Emotional Intelligence And Mindfulness

Teacher: Shanil Haricharan
Cost: 2 days accommodation + R400 surcharge
Dates: Friday 07 June 2024 - Sunday 09 June 2024

shanil haricharan2021"What we have become is frequently the chief obstacle to our journey - an assemblage of defense mechanisms and anxiety management systems" -James Hollis, Jungian psychologist and author

"Knowing thyself" is the first step towards enlightenment, according to traditional wisdom. This interactive weekend retreat will take you on an exciting journey of self-discovery, supporting you in peeling back the layers of conditioning that have constructed your current identity. Explore the timeless teachings of Rumi, Buddha, Krishnamurti, Jung, and others to learn more about the limitless potential of your unconditioned spirit. During this retreat, we will look into the present state of our mind, heart, body, and spirit, as well as learn about emotional intelligence and mindfulness to help you navigate this ever-changing and complex world in balance and harmony.

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Dr Shanil Haricharan is an academic, activist, adviser, author, and coach. He has a varied professional and academic background in the public and non-profit sectors, having spent 13 years as a senior advisor on leadership and organisational development at the National Treasury. At the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at UCT, he teaches and researches on emotional intelligence, public leadership, governance, organisational culture, and well-being. His doctoral study focused on the relationship between emotional intelligence and public leadership performance. At the Gestalt International Study Centre, he also completed the Gestalt International Organisation and Human Systems Development Programme.