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Christmas Celebration Retreat

Christmas Celebration Retreat

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  • Sat 24 Dec ’16, 5:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Sun 25 Dec ’16, 9:00am – 9:00pm
  • Mon 26 Dec ’16, 9:00am – 9:00pm
  • Tue 27 Dec ’16, 9:00am – 10:00am


Balanced Living Centre, 81a Pleasant Road, Titirangi


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Christmas Retreat: $300.75

This retreat is a truly spiritual way to celebrate the inner beauty of Christmas. Following a meal served on arrival - giving time for all participants to get to know each other - this retreat is held in the silence, giving ample time for meditation, thinking, relaxing and getting in touch with the inner self.

Coming on a Silent Retreat at the Centre is a lovely chance to get away from the material hurly-burly of the world, and they are popular with both first-time and experienced retreatants.

The retreat begins after a brief introduction - a chance to greet each other then we go into the silence except for necessities.

During this time retreatants can enjoy:
- A meditation room is available and you are welcome to join in with morning and evening meditation.
- Christmas Satsanga - a beautiful Spiritual celebration on Christmas morning.
- Individual yoga practice on our deck with views to the Waitakeres.
- Our dharma area with Spiritual publications.
- A bath with salts and lavender oil.
- Local walks from the Centre grounds (maps available).
- Rest, recuperation and inner refreshment.
- Delicious, fresh and simple food offered buffet-style - salads, grains, soup and rolls, yoghurt, fruit and biscuits.
- There is always someone on hand to help if you need anything.

What are the benefits of coming on a Silent Retreat?
- Recharge and rest.
- Connect with the spiritual.
- Hear your inner voice - listen to your inner wisdom, clear blocks, develop creativity, connect with inspiration.

Who comes on Silent Retreats?
Everyone! All ages from 18 to 90 and from all backgrounds and cultures.

Costs include full board in a shared or single room (if available).

Do I have to follow a religion or spiritual path to come on a Silent Retreat?
No. People from all paths come - including Christians, Buddhists, Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus, Humanists, Atheists and Agnostics. Love and peace are universal and are within all of us. Why not come - and connect with your true self?

We can also offer the opportunity to learn Pure Meditation Foundation for those who would like to learn a meditative peace and mindfulness practise before the retreat - please enquire.

If you have any further questions please feel welcome to email us on info@balancedliving.co.nz or ring us on 09 817 8738 - we look forward to hearing from you.

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