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A Secular Buddhist Retreat: Towards a practice of care

Teacher: Katrin Auf der Heyde
Cost: 4 days accommodation + R300 surcharge
Dates: Wednesday 29 July 2020 - Sunday 02 August 2020

katrin auf de heyde oct2019In 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 retreat will consist of formal sitting practice interspersed with periods of walking and gentle movement to support an embodied experience. Silence will be maintained throughout.

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Katrin Auf der Heyde has participated in various long term dharma programs, including the 6-month Karuna Foundation course, the CDPP (Gaia House) and Secular Dharma Program (Bodhi College). For many years she was involved with Dharmagiri Retreat Centre where she also taught meditation and yoga retreats. Trained by Martine Batchelor, Katrin was accepted at the beginning of 2019 by the Gaia House Teacher’s Council as a Dharma teacher. She currently lives and works in Switzerland.